The Resource Down the Colorado : John Wesley Powell, the one-armed explorer, Deborah Kogan Ray

Down the Colorado : John Wesley Powell, the one-armed explorer, Deborah Kogan Ray

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Down the Colorado : John Wesley Powell, the one-armed explorer
Title
Down the Colorado
Title remainder
John Wesley Powell, the one-armed explorer
Statement of responsibility
Deborah Kogan Ray
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Although John Wesley Powell's minister father always wanted his son to follow in his footsteps, young Wes had different plans for his future. Enraptured by the wonders of the natural world, he was determined to take the path of science. Even after losing his right arm below the elbow in battle during the Civil War, Wes would not be deterred from his dream of leading the first scientific expedition down the Colorado River and through the Grand Canyon. Braving treacherous rapids and perilous waterfalls, Major Powell would surpass all expectations and return home a national hero
Title
Down the Colorado
Creator
Summary
After losing part of his arm in the Civil War, John Wesley Powell's passion to explore the natural world would not be deterred and he kept his dream of exploring the vast Colorado River and all its wonders, including the Grand Canyon
Subject
Genre
Award
ALA Notable Children's Book, 2008
Biography type
individual biography
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206741
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 917.91/3044092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
F788.P88
LC item number
R395 2007
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1070
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 3
  • 5
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
juvenile
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the story of John Wesley Powell, the one-armed explorer
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the story of John Wesley Powell, the one-armed explorer
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Deborah Kogan Ray
Down the Colorado : John Wesley Powell, the one-armed explorer, Deborah Kogan Ray
Label
Down the Colorado : John Wesley Powell, the one-armed explorer, Deborah Kogan Ray
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780374318383
Lccn
2006043994
Other physical details
col. ill., map
System control number
  • ocm65521603
  • (OCoLC)65521603

Library Locations

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