Far As The Eye Can Reach:
Lewis and Clark's Westward Quest
Ages 9-12; Random House Books for Young Readers;
Story: In 1803, at President Jefferson's request, Captains
Lewis and Clark and their Corps of Discovery set out to explore
beyond the newly purchased land of the Louisiana Territory to the
western end of the continent. By the time the Corps returned years
later, everyone believed they were dead. But the men had survived
and with their long journey, they staked a claim to the West for
the new country, America.
have always been one of Elizabeth Cody Kimmel's favorite subjects.
Reading the journals of Lewis and Clark, she became captivated with
the time when America was wild, unexplored, and almost entirely
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