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Lewis and Clark Expedition

When searching Keene-Link use these subject headings:

  Lewis and Clark Expedition

  Lewis, Meriwether

  Clark, William

  Corps of Discovery

  Sacagawea

  Explorers

When browsing the Keene Public Library shelves use these Dewey Numbers:

  917 and j 917 Geography and travel-North America

  973.4 and j 973.4 Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804-1805)

  978 and j 978 West (US)-Expeditions

  979.5 and j 979.5 Pacific Northeast

 Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, Atlases, & Specific Subject References:

Woodger, Elin. Encyclopedia of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Facts on File, c2004.

 General Titles:

Hall, Eleanor J. The Lewis and Clark Expedition. Lucent Books, c2004.

 Recommended Web Resources:

  Discovering Lewis and Clark -"Focuses on issues, values and visions relating to the Lewis & Clark Expedition, its preludes, and its aftermath up to the present time."

 Echoes of a Bitter Crossing: Lewis and Clark in Idaho -Visit this site to find out the Native American contributions to this difficult part of the journey.

 Journey of the Corps of Discovery -Produced to accompany the PBS film, this site has in-depth information about the people and events of the expedition. Includes lots of information about the interactions with Native Americans during the expedition.

 Lewis and Clark-Mapping the West -This site from the Smithsonian Institute provides kid-friendly information about the journey, along with lesson plans and activities for learning about mapmaking.

 Lewis and Clark at National Geographic -Join the Lewis and Clark expedition in this interactive journey based on the book How We Crossed the West: The Adventures of Lewis and Clark by Rosalyn Schanzer.