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3.50375 out of 53.50375 out of 53.50375 out of 53.50375 out of 53.50375 out of 5 3.50 (8 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Joseph Bruchac Narrator: Nicolle Littrell, Michael Rafkin Publisher: Blackstone Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: May 2017 ISBN: 9781538467190
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At age sixteen, Sacajawea is married, a mother, and has been taken from her Shoshone people. She has been asked to join Lewis and Clark in their expedition to explore the land from the Mississippi to the Pacific Ocean. As a translator, peacemaker, caretaker, and guide, young Sacajawea alone will make the historic journey of Lewis and Clark possible. This captivating novel, which is told in alternating points of view—by Sacajawea herself and by William Clark—is a unique blend of history and humanity. It proves an intimate glimpse into what it would have been like to witness firsthand this fascinating time in our history. This is Sacajawea's legendary journey… Download and start listening now!

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Quotes & Awards

  • “How pleased I am with your beautiful telling of my cousin’s story. I found it filled with a wonderful spirit and many things that have not been written about before.”

    Eileen Charbonneau, contemporary relative of Sacajawea

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jamie | 3/26/2011

    " I love books about native american's. I love history and this looked interesting "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jenny | 1/24/2011

    " The story of the Lewis and Clark expedition told in alternating chapters by Lewis and Sacajawea, to her son. Indian captives, grizzly bear attacks, harsh winters, and amazing sights fill the amazing journey. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Jessica | 3/25/2010

    " This book sucks, stay away!!! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Barbara | 1/1/2010

    " Book is a mixture of Sacajawea's story as told to her son, excerpts from Lewis and Clark's expedition diaries, William Clark's story as told to Sacajawea's son and Native American legends.
    All good except for William Clark talking to Sacajawea's son. That got a little tedious. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Mary Ellen | 9/22/2009

    " A children's biography, but for older readers or readers who are really into history. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Collette | 6/24/2009

    " Good book done in the voices of the two best characters. Now if everyone would just pronounce it correctly! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Corinneecomly | 8/6/2008

    " Excellent retelling of the life of Sacajawea. The story of her journey is told to her son by herself and by William Clark. Author keeps as true to historical fact as possible. "

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About the Author
Author Joseph Bruchac

Joseph Bruchac is a highly acclaimed children’s book author, poet, novelist, and storyteller, as well as a scholar of Native American culture. His work has appeared in hundreds of publications, from Akwesasne Notes and American Poetry Review to National Geographic and Parabola. He has authored many books for adults and children, including Code Talker: A Novel About the Navajo Marines of World War Two, Skeleton Man, and The Heart of a Chief.

About the Narrators

Nicolle Littrell is a professional audiobook narrator. Her work includes Louise Erdrich’s The Birchbark House and Joseph Bruchac’s Sacajawea.

Michael Rafkin is best known as the founding artistic director of The Mad Horse Theater Company in Portland, Maine. He is also a member of 3D Radio Theatre. He performed in The Misanthrope at Portland Stage and in Beanstalk Variations, which he coauthored with Figures of Speech Theatre. Michael acts, directs, and teaches throughout Maine and New England.