American Slave, American Hero

American Slave, American Hero

York of the Lewis and Clark Expedition

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Baker & Taylor
A biography of William Clark's personal slave, who provided invaluable assistance to the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

Perseus Publishing
The little-known life of York, the African American slave owned by William Clark, and his contributions to the success of the Lewis and Clark expedition are examined in this carefully crafted Society of School Librarians International Honor Book. Award-winning author Laurence Pringle gives an accurate account of York's lifebefore, during, and after the expedition. Using quotations from the expedition's journals, he tells how York's skills, strength, and intelligence helped in the day-to-day challenges of the journey. Artists Cornelius Van Wright and Ying-Hwa Hu consulted with a Lewis and Clark expert to create thoroughly researched and stunning watercolor paintings of York's life.


Boyds Mills Pr
The little-known life of York, the African American slave owned by William Clark, and his contributions to the success of the Lewis and Clark expedition are examined in this carefully crafted Society of School Librarians International Honor Book. Award-winning author Laurence Pringle gives an accurate account of York's life—before, during, and after the expedition. Using quotations from the expedition's journals, he tells how York's skills, strength, and intelligence helped in the day-to-day challenges of the journey. Artists Cornelius Van Wright and Ying-Hwa Hu consulted with a Lewis and Clark expert to create thoroughly researched and stunning watercolor paintings of York's life.


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& Taylor

Describes the probable life of York, the slave of William Clark, and his accomplishments during Lewis and Clark's exploration of the American West.
Offers the true account of York, the African-American slave owned by William Clark, who went on and helped make the famous Lewis and Clark expedition the great success it turned out to be, enhanced with vivid illustrations and quotations from the expedition's journals.

Publisher: Honesdale, Pa. : Calkins Creek Books, 2005
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781590782828
1590782828
Branch Call Number: J B YORK PRING
Characteristics: 40 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Notes: Includes index

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