Jim Bridger : frontiersman and mountain guide

by Maynard, Charles W. 1955-

Format: Print Book 2003
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Northern Tier Regional Library Juvenile Biography J BIO BRIDGER
Location  Northern Tier Regional Library
Collection  Juvenile Biography
Call Number  J BIO BRIDGER
You might have heard of Fort Bridger and the Bridger-Teton National Forest. In this engaging, nonfiction tale, students will read about the man who gave his name to these places. As a fur trapper, Bridger was one of the first white men to see Great Salt Lake and part of today's Yellowstone National Park. As a scout and guide, Bridger led pioneers across the rugged frontier. Students will learn about his legacy through clear, straightforward text and compelling primary source illustrations.
Early life
Learning the fur trade
Exploring the land
Native American friends and enemies
Fort Bridger
Old Gabe
Filling in the map
Jim Bridger's legacy.

Additional Information
Series Maynard, Charles W. (Charles William), 1955- Famous explorers of the American West.
Subjects Bridger, Jim, -- 1804-1881 -- Juvenile literature.
Bridger, Jim, -- 1804-1881.
Pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) -- Juvenile literature.
Scouts (Reconnaissance) -- West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Trappers -- West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
West (U.S.) -- Biography.
West (U.S.) -- Discovery and exploration.
Publisher New York :PowerKids Press,2003
Edition 1st ed.
Language English
Description 24 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 24 cm.
ISBN 0823962881 (lib. bdg.)
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