When 33 men in the 1800s set out find their way through the wilderness on a trip across America, they needed a guide — and they found one in Sacagawea, the Native American teenage mother who helped the Lewis and Clark expedition survive. She and her baby braved floods, hunger, storms, and snakes along the way, but she knew how to handle all of those dangers. And without the brave, resourceful, and courageous Sacagawea, Lewis and Clark would never have succeeded in their expedition that opened the West.
This graphic biography from the Show Me History! series is a thrilling introduction to a woman who changed American history — but who is too often reduced to a footnote in the story. With full-color illustrations and historically accurate text, kids will follow her from her childhood with the Shoshone to her critical role in the expedition. It's a vibrant tribute to a woman who became a pioneer and a role model for generations to come.