Item description for Meriwether Lewis: Off the Edge of the Map (Heroes of History) (Benge, Janet, Heroes of History.) by Janet Benge, Geoff Benge & Ywam Publishing...
Overview Meriwether Lewis had been commissioned by President Jefferson to lead a daring expedition so remarkable it would become one of the most famous explorations in history. He chose as his co-captain William Clark. Their mission - to find a land route to the Pacific Ocean while learning as much as possible about the thousands of miles of unexplored territory they struggled through (1774-1809). Heroes of History is a unique biography series that brings the shaping of history to life with the remarkable true stories of fascinating men and women who changed the course of history. The stories of Heroes of History are told in an engaging narrative format, where related history, geography, government, and science topics come to life and make a lasting impression. This is a premier biography line for the entire family.
Publishers Description "Children and adults alike love the popular Christian Heroes: Then & Now series. Now Christian Heroes authors Janet and Geoff Benge tell the stories of Heroes of History with the same engaging narrative style and historical depth This new series brings the shaping of history to life with the remarkable true stories of fascinating men and women who changed the course of history. Meriwether Lewis, together with William Clark, headed the expedition for a land route to the Pacific, opening vast unexplored territories of the American West (1774-1809).
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Studio: Emerald Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.9" Width: 5.2" Height: 0.7" Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Release Date Feb 28, 2002
Publisher YWAM Publishing
Grade Level Multiple Grades
Series Heroes Of History
Series Number 3
ISBN 188300280X ISBN13 9781883002800
Availability 0 units.
More About Janet Benge, Geoff Benge & Ywam Publishing
Janet and Geoff Benge are a husband and wife writing team with twenty years of writing experience. Janet is a former elementary school teacher. Geoff holds a degree in history. Together they have a passion to make history come alive for a new generation. Originally from New Zealand, the Benges make their home in the Orlando, Florida, area.
Janet Benge currently resides in Orlando, in the state of Florida. Janet Benge was born in 1958.
Janet Benge has published or released items in the following series...