Jim Bridger : frontiersman and mountain guide
|Format:||Print Book 2003|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
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.
Learning the fur trade
Exploring the land
Native American friends and enemies
Filling in the map
Jim Bridger's legacy.
|Series||Maynard, Charles W. (Charles William), 1955- Famous explorers of the American West.|
-- 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
24 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 24 cm.
|ISBN||0823962881 (lib. bdg.)