Streams to the River, River to the Sea Book Summary and Study Guide

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Sacagawea is a young Shoshone girl who is forced to marry a French trader. She and her husband are hired by explorers Lewis and Clark to go with them on their journey to the Pacific Ocean, with Sacagawea serving as a translator and sometimes guide. The journey is fraught with danger, from meeting hostile natives to surviving the elements, and Sacagawea must all the while take care of her infant son. She ends up falling in love with Clark, but longs to go back to her tribe.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1600-1899 Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Age 11-14 Exploring into the wild    -   Yes kind of story    -   surviving natural elements

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   American Indian


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   8 () United States    -   Yes Forest?    -   Yes Water?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   fort/military installation

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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