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Author Heinrichs, Ann.
Title La Salle : La Salle and the Mississippi River / by Ann Heinrichs.
Pub Info Minneapolis, Minn. : Compass Point Books, c2002.
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 E Dennis (Sears)-Juvenile  J 921 LA SALLE     WITHDRAWN
Descript 48 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 24 cm.
Series Exploring the world
Exploring the world.
Audience 850L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 4.8 0.5 0.5 56894
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 46) and index.
Summary A biography of the seventeenth-century French explorer who was the first European to travel the entire length of the Mississippi River, claiming for France not only that river, but also all the land whose waters fed into it.
Contents "I do now take possession" -- The early years -- Learning the ways of the wilderness -- Off to a rough start -- Laying claim to Louisiana -- The death of a dream.
Subject La Salle, Robert Cavelier, sieur de, 1643-1687 -- Juvenile literature.
Explorers -- Mississippi River Valley -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Explorers -- France -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Mississippi River Valley -- Discovery and exploration -- French -- Juvenile literature.
Mississippi River Valley -- History -- To 1803 -- Juvenile literature.
Canada -- History -- To 1763 (New France) -- Juvenile literature.
La Salle, Robert Cavelier, sieur de, 1643-1687.
Explorers.
Mississippi River -- Discovery and exploration.
America -- Discovery and exploration -- French.
ISBN 0756501784 (lib. bdg.)
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