Footprints in Time: A Walk in Sacajawea's Moccasins by Bonnie Turner
Series: Historical Collection · Children (ages 9-12).
Approx. 11,000 words.
Published on June 5, 2010.
In 1805, a young Shoshone woman named Sacajawea joined the Lewis and Clark expedition as an interpreter, and with a papoose on her back helped explore America's northwest while searching for a route to the Pacific Ocean. This time-honored true story of the hardships of the expedition, in particular that of Sacajawea and her baby, Jean-Baptist (Pomp), is retold for young readers ages 8-12.