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Sieur de La Salle: New World Adventurer - PB
Sieur de La Salle: New World Adventurer - PB
Sieur de La Salle: New World Adventurer - PB
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Hungry for adventure, young Sieur de La Salle didn’t think twice before leaving the priesthood in France and setting sail for the New World at the tender age of 22. Young readers will be fascinated by this new book which chronicles his success leading a colony in New France in the late 1600s and his search for an easy route through North America to the Pacific Ocean. A recipe from the period is also included. Topics include
• charting the Mississippi and Ohio rivers
• encounters with the Iroquois
• the building of Fort Frontenac and Fort Crévocoeur
• the discovery of the Louisiana basin
• poor leadership among his crew
• Le Griffon, Amiable, and Belle
• the shipwreck of La Belle near Matagorda Bay, Texas
• early navigation techniques, such as dead reckoning
• survival skills in the uncharted American south
• mutiny by the crew Teacher’s guide available.

Reading Level: Gr. 4-5
Interest Level: Gr. 3-6
Guided Reading Level: P
Binding: Paperback
Series: In the Footsteps of Explorers
Author(s): John Zronik

Size: 8 ½″ × 11″
No. of Pages: 32
Index Included: Yes
Glossary Included: Yes

Dewey: 910.92
Lexile: 1080L
Copyright: 2006

Sieur de La Salle: New World Adventurer

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