Exploring the Great River
Read Online

Exploring the Great River early voyagers on the Mississippi from De Soto to La Salle ... by Robert Meredith

  • 172 Want to read
  • ·
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English



  • Mississippi River


  • Mississippi River -- Discovery and exploration -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Mississippi River -- Discovery and exploration.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementadapted and edited by Robert Meredith and E. Brooks Smith. Illustrated by Leonard Everett Fisher.
ContributionsSmith, E. Brooks, 1917- joint author., Fisher, Leonard Everett, illus.
LC ClassificationsF352 .M45
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 161 p.
Number of Pages161
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5679509M
LC Control Number69010662

Download Exploring the Great River


  Prepared by the Book Division--P. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Boxid_2Pages: Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for History () Winner of the Bancroft Prize in History () Winner of both the Pulitzer Prize and Bancroft Prize for History, Great River was hailed as a literary masterpiece and enduring classic when it first appeared in It is an epic history of four civilizations--Native American, Spanish, Mexican, and Anglo-American--that people th/5. Across the Great River book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Fiction. Irene Beltran Hernandez's ACROSS THE GREAT RIVER, an adve /5. Down the Great River; Embracing an Account of the Discovery of the True Source of the Mississippi, Together with Views, Descriptive and Pictorial, of the Cities, Towns, Villages and Scenery on the Banks of the River, as Seen During a Canoe Voyage of Over Three Thousand Miles from its Head Waters to the Gulf of Mexico. GLAZIER, Captain Willard.

So naturally, there have been a couple of great river books over the years. Here are nine masterworks of the genre. Some are pure fiction, others are real-life expeditions, and some have been adopted into award-winning films, but all of them earn a well-deserved spot on any river runners’ bookshelf. Want to take an amazing road trip along the Great River Road? Order your copy of “Roadtrip with a Raindrop: 90 Days Along the Mississippi River,” the latest book from travel photographer and author Gayle Harper. Harper’s award-winning book follows a raindrop named Serendipity as it takes the day journey along the Mississippi River from [ ]. The Great River is the ninth chapter of the Book Two of The Fellowship of the Ring.. Plot. After leaving Lothlórien the Fellowship embarks on water in boats given to them by the Lord and Lady of the Galadhrim, Celeborn and chapter's title refers to the river Anduin, by which the company travels.. It is during this part of the journey that Boromir begins acting exceedingly.   I am hoping to take a trip from Oregon along the Columbia River to Idaho, Montana, North and South Dakota and back. I taught 5th grade and we studied Lewis and Clark and even did a play of their travels. I want to follow some of their travels in the West. This book is VERY informative with information and s:

The Grand Canyon is a source of inspiration for all river runners. It’s the ultimate bucket list trip, and as such, it has spawned more great books than any river in the world. From the early explorations of John Wesley Powell to the daring speed record of Kenton Grua, the literature of the Grand Canyon is .   Colorado River footbridge. If you are hiking across the canyon, the South Kaibab Trail crosses the Colorado River on a narrow foot bridge 70 feet/ 21 m above the water. It is a 21 mile/ 34 km hike to go "Rim To Rim," with a vertical descent - followed by a climb - of 1 mile/ km. In sum, this is a great history book that does a wonderful job of helping the reader visualize and understand the challenges that Powell and his men faced. Read more. 10 people found this helpful. Helpful. out of 5 stars A New Perspective on The Colorado River Exploring s: Technical Slot Canyon Guide to the Colorado Plateau. This book is sold out, but the Updated 2nd Edition will be published in Hiking and Exploring the Paria River, 6th Edition, $ Hiking & Exploring Utah’s San Rafael Swell, 4th Edition, $ Hiking and Exploring Utah’s Henry Mountains and Robbers Roost, 3rd Edition, $