Publisher description for The trailblazing life of Daniel Boone : and how early Americans took to the road / painstakingly written and illustrated by Cheryl Harness.


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Daniel Boone's story is every young adventurer's fantasy: A childhood in Pennsylvania spent hunting on lands shared with Native Americans; a coming-of-age fighting in the French and Indian War; and the fulfillment of a life's dream with the blazing of the Wilderness Road across the Appalachian Mountains and the settling of Boonesborough in Kentucky. Add to this the rescue of his daughter from Shawnee warriors, and readers are quickly in the thick of another irresistible Cheryl Harness History.

Once again, Cheryl Harness combines lively storytelling with vividly detailed illustrations to transport readers back to an exciting era in American history. During Daniel Boone's 86-year life, Colonial America is transformed into a revolutionary republic, trails morph into roads and highways, and Americans discover new ways to travel-by canal, and by steam-powered boats and trains. Readers journey through these formative milestones in America's great westward expansion with the aid of a time line running along each page, 200-plus illustrations, maps, sidebars, primary-source quotations, and resource lists. The amazing, true story of Daniel Boone will give readers insight into an era of explosive change and unforgettable adventure.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Boone, Daniel, -- 1734-1820 -- Juvenile literature.
Pioneers -- Kentucky -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Explorers -- Kentucky -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Kentucky -- Juvenile literature.
Kentucky -- Discovery and exploration -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- Description and travel -- Juvenile literature.
Roads -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Boone, Daniel, -- 1734-1820.
Pioneers.
Explorers.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Kentucky.
Kentucky -- Biography.
Kentucky -- Discovery and exploration.
United States -- Description and travel.
Roads -- United States -- History.