A biography profiling the life of explorer Zebulon Pike, describing his adventures and treks of the land west of the Mississippi River, known as the American West. Includes source notes and timeline.
About the Author
Robin S. Doak has been writing for children for more than 19 years. A former editor of Weekly Reader and U*S*Kids magazine, Doak has authored fun and educational materials for kids of all ages. She is a past winner of the Educational Press Association of America Distinguished Achievement Award. She lives with her family in Maine.
Table of Contents
Exploring an unknown country Early life A chance for adventure The first expedition Into dangerous territory Hunted men Winter in the Rockies A prisoner of Spain A suspected spy The War of 1812.