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York"s adventures with Lewis and Clark

an African-American"s part in the great expedition

by Rhoda Blumberg

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by HarperCollins Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • York, -- ca. 1775-ca. 1815 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Slaves -- West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 86) and index.

    Statementby Rhoda Blumberg.
    GenreJuvenile literature, Biography
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 88 p. :
    Number of Pages88
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23273177M
    ISBN 100060091118, 0060091126
    LC Control Number2003009425

    York's Adventures with Lewis and Clark: An African-American's Part in the Great Expedition Most people know of the courageous expedition made by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark in A beautiful book full of well-documented photos and drawings focuses on a little-known member of the team, a man whose contributions all but ensured the. One member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition was not a volunteer, and according to the law at the time, he was the property of another member of the expedition. He was York, an African-American slave who belonged to William Clark, the expedition's co-leader.

      Stephen Ambrose brings a special passion to this tale of exploration. Ambrose relates in the foreword, his lifelong fascination and exploration of the Lewis and Clark adventure. I like how he brings all the characters, Lewis, Clark, Jefferson, various Indian chiefs, members of the Corps of Exploration and many other participants to life /5. American Slave, American Hero: York of the Lewis and Clark Expedition () by Laurence Pringle Illustrated by Cornelius Van Wright & Ying-Hwa Hu This amazing story of York, the slave and personal servant of William Clark, of Lewis and Clark Expedition fame, is carefully and painstakingly pieced together from records and accounts of that age/5.

    Venture through the unknown lands beyond the Mississippi with Lewis and Clark, their crew of army men, the slave York, the young Shoshone guide Sacagawea, and a dog named Seaman. See the party brave all kinds of hair-raising obstacles in its search for a water route to the Pacific Ocean. Rosalyn Schanzer?s marvelously detailed and engaging illustrations work beautifully with excerpts from /5(2).   The Lewis and Clark Expedition began in , when President Thomas Jefferson tasked Meriwether Lewis with exploring lands west of the .


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York"s adventures with Lewis and Clark by Rhoda Blumberg Download PDF EPUB FB2

Rhoda Blumberg's YORK'S ADVENTURES WITH LEWIS AND CLARK: An African-American's Part in the Great Expedition, cries out for an Oprah spotlight. Blumberg painstakingly and faithfully recreates how York worked, starved, sweated, suffered, and trailblazed alongside Lewis, Clark, Sacagawea /5(6).

Rhoda Blumberg's YORK'S ADVENTURES WITH LEWIS AND CLARK: An African-American's Part in the Great Expedition, cries out for an Oprah spotlight/5(6).

York's Adventures with Lewis and Clark: An African-American's Part in the Great Expedition (Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children (Awards)) by Blumberg, Rhoda () Hardcover Hardcover – January 1, /5(6).

Yorks Adventures with Lewis and Clark by Rhonda Blumberg is about Meriwether Lewis and William Clarks Great Expedition in the s. The book details the Expedition of Lewis and Clark through the eyes of an African American boy and slave to Clark named York/5. A slave of William Clark, York was an essential part of the famous Lewis and Clark expedition to explore the newly purchased Louisiana Territory.

This boo This gripping account brings to life an African American explorer often forgotten in history books. An account of York and the Lewis and Clark Expedition is two stories in one: the grandeur of the expedition and the cruelty of slavery.

The story of Lewis and Clark is well known; York’s story—an enslaved man on the journey with his master, William Clark—may be new to many : Rhoda Blumberg. The award-winning author Rhoda Blumberg tells of Lewis and Clark's adventure with York's experiences firmly in view.

Giving readers an unusual perspective, she draws on Clark's journal entries to reveal York's importance/5(37). Rhoda Blumberg (A) and Jaime J. Holmberg (A) List Price: $ (Hardcover - African American History - ) York's Adventures with Lewis and Clark: An African-American's Part in the Great Expedition Description: Did you know that an African-American man participated in Lewis and Clarks famous expedition.

Working alon. York's Adventures with Lewis and Clark is a chapter book about the Lewis and Clark expedition geared towards late elementary school and early middle school students, but also has a lot to offer adult readers because of its unique and valuable perspective.

It features maps, illustrations, a table of contents, end notes, a bibliography, and an index/5(25). York Rsquo S Adventures With Lewis And Clark SAVE TO LIST. This book prints all the documents describing these trips for the 20 years prior to the departure of Lewis and Clark from St.

Louis. It’s history raw—and fascinating. Donald Jackson, ed., Letters of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, With Related Documents, (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, ). Relates the adventures of York, a slave and "body servant" to William Clark, who journeyed west with the Lewis and Clark Expedition of Includes bibliographical references (p.

86) and indexPages: of results for "lewis and clark books" Skip to main search results Amazon Prime. Eligible for Free Shipping. Free Shipping by Amazon How We Crossed The West: The Adventures Of Lewis And Clark.

by Rosalyn Schanzer | Mar 1, out of 5 stars Paperback $ $ 6. Get it as. Rhoda Blumberg's YORK'S ADVENTURES WITH LEWIS AND CLARK: An African-American's Part in the Great Expedition, cries out for an Oprah spotlight. Blumberg painstakingly and faithfully recreates how York worked, starved, sweated, suffered, and trailblazed alongside Lewis, Clark, Sacagawea /5.

About the Edition. Relates the adventures of York, a slave and "body servant" to William Clark, who journeyed west with the Lewis and Clark Expedition of Pages: York’s Adventures with Lewis and Clark An African-American’s Part in the Great Expedition By Rhoda Blumberg Everyone knows the story of Lewis, Clark and Sacagawea.

But as Paul Harvey says, “In a minute you’ll hear the rrrest of the story.”. Yesterday’s Black History Month blurb in the Louisville Courier-Journal very appropriately featured York of the famous to Lewis and Clark Expedition to the Pacific Ocean.

Largely forgotten by history until recent years, York made a significant contribution to the success of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. In the last dozen years, books, poetry, paintings, documentary films.

Get this from a library. York's adventures with Lewis and Clark: an African-American's part in the great expedition. [Rhoda Blumberg] -- Relates the adventures of York, a slave and "body servant" to William Clark, who journeyed west with the Lewis and Clark Expedition of York (explorer) York ( – before ) was an African-American explorer best known for his participation with the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

Enslaved by William Clark's father and passed down through a will to William Clark, he performed hard manual labor without pay, but participated as a full member of the :Ladysmith, Caroline County, Virginia.

Relates the adventures of York, a slave and “body servant” to William Clark, who journeyed west with the Lewis and Clark Expedition of ISBN: Published:HarperCollinsThemes: s, African American, Discovery and exploration, human rights, Indigenous of North America, Lewis and Clark, Slaves and slaveryDescriptors: Historical Fiction.

Get this from a library! The adventures of Lewis and Clark. [Ormonde De Kay; John Powers Severin] -- An easy-to-read history of the expedition which explored the unknown Louisiana Purchase territory and Pacific Northwest from St.

Louis to the mouth of the Columbia River.As a biography, the book is focused entirely on Lewis, and Clark, Sacagawea and the others are addressed principally in their interactions with Lewis.

The expedition, and Lewis' life as a whole, is placed within the broader context of Jefferson's presidency, the Author: Stephen E. Ambrose. A statue of York with Lewis and Clark in Great Falls, Montana.

(Andre Jenny / Alamy Stock Photo) It wasn’t York’s choice to join the expedition. Then again, York didn’t have a say in the.