The Captain's Dog: My Journey with the Lewis and Clark Tribe

Paperback | June 1, 2008

byRoland Smith

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Born the runt of his litter and gambled away to a rusty old river man, the Newfoundland pup Seaman doesn't imagine his life will be marked by any kind of glory. But when he meets Captain Meriwether Lewis, Seaman finds himself on a path that will make history. Lewis is setting off on his landmark search for the Northwest Passage, and he takes Seaman along. Sharing the curiosity and spirit of his new master, the intrepid dog proves himself a valuable companion at every turn. Part history, part science-and all adventure-this is the thrilling tale of America's greatest journey of discovery. Includes an author's note and a reader ' s guide.

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Born the runt of his litter and gambled away to a rusty old river man, the Newfoundland pup Seaman doesn't imagine his life will be marked by any kind of glory. But when he meets Captain Meriwether Lewis, Seaman finds himself on a path that will make history. Lewis is setting off on his landmark search for the Northwest Passage, and he...

Roland Smith is a former zookeeper and leading expert on red wolves as well as an author. He lives on a small farm near Portland, Oregon.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 7.08 × 4.68 × 0.76 inPublished:June 1, 2008Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0152026967

ISBN - 13:9780152026967

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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'Fresh and original.'- Publishers Weekly 'Action and adventure abound . . . [An] entertaining introduction to an episode of American history rarely celebrated in fiction.'- School Library Journal