New York : Rosen Central, 2004.
112 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 25 cm.
The library of explorers and exploration
A biography of the French explorers whose primary goal was to find the Northwest Passage, but who made their mark on history by exploring and charting the Mississippi River.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 109) and index.
The great river seekers -- The colony of New France -- Parallel lives come together -- Rumors of a great river -- On the way to the great river -- Meeting the Illinois -- The power of the peace pipe -- The return voyage -- Jolliet's life after the Mississippi -- Marquette and Jolliet: their legacy.
0823936252 (library binding)
9780823936250 (library binding)