The diary of John Wesley Powell: conquering the Grand Canyon

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Publisher:
Benchmark Books,
Pub. Date:
2000.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 5.9 - AR Pts: 2
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Many towering figures are credited with shaping the course of American history. For each of these celebrated lives, there were countless others -- writing the real story of America. In My Own Words introduces young readers to these lesser-known Americans and their stories. This exciting series reveals the tales of four ordinary people in extraordinary circumstances through their personal writings. Readers will be amused by the sly Yankee humor that Revolutionary War soldier Joseph Plumb Martin brings to his stirring account of the war for independence. The thrilling writings of John Wesley Powell -- the first white man to explore the Grand Canyon -- allow readers to sense the profound awe Powell and his crew felt discovering the Canyon's natural wonders, as well as the dangers and hardships they faced daily.
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ISBN:
9780761410133
Reading Level:
MG
Level 5.9, 2 Points
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subject_facet Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) -- Description and travel, Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) -- Discovery and exploration, Diaries, Explorers -- Arizona -- Grand Canyon -- Diaries, Grand Canyon (Ariz.) -- Description and travel, Grand Canyon (Ariz.) -- Discovery and exploration, Powell, John Wesley, -- 1834-1902. -- Diaries, West (U.S.) -- Discovery and exploration
title_display The diary of John Wesley Powell : conquering the Grand Canyon
title_full The diary of John Wesley Powell : conquering the Grand Canyon / edited by Connie and Peter Roop
title_short The diary of John Wesley Powell :
title_sub conquering the Grand Canyon
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