The Inside Guide: Famous Native Americans
Reading Level: 4-5
Interest Level: 4-6
From her tragic abduction as a young girl to her confident and accomplished seat as navigator and translator for the Corps of Discovery, Sacagawea emerged a heroine in the story of America's westward expansion. Young readers will learn of Sacagawea's tribe and culture, her deeds as part of the Lewis and Clark expedition, and her life in the years that followed. This book explores relations between Native Americans and newcomers to their lands. It shows how and why Sacagawea became the symbol of women's independence and importance that she remains today.