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Explore with Sieur de La Salle - HC
Explore with Sieur de La Salle - HC
Explore with Sieur de La Salle - HC
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This engaging book follows the travels of French nobleman Sieur de la Salle who expanded the fur trade in North America—then called New France—and explored the Mississippi River down to the Gulf of Mexico. Historical information and high-interest fact boxes are presented in a tabloid-news style that guides readers through major voyages, explorations, and discoveries. Topics include La Salle’s quest for a new trade route to China, life in New France, interactions with the Seneca, the fur trade, sailing down the Mississippi, and La Salle's legacy. Teacher’s guide available.

Reading Level: Gr. 4-5
Interest Level: Gr. 3-6
Guided Reading Level: S
Binding: Hardcover
Series: Travel with the Great Explorers
Author(s): Cynthia O'Brien

Size: 8 ½″ × 10 ¾″
No. of Pages: 32
Index Included: Yes
Glossary Included: Yes

ATOS: 6.1
Dewey: 910.92
Lexile: 900L
Copyright: 2015

Explore with Sieur de La Salle

"Explore with Sieur de La Salle explains his exploration of the Great Lakes, the Mississippi River, Louisiana, and Texas as well as his expansion of the French fur trade. Humorous headlines make the series more engaging, while practical back matter makes it useful to beginning researchers." - Booklist, 03/15