West By Waterway

author: Nirgiotis, Nicholas
Studies how the westward expansion of the United States was facilitated by the use of the country's many waterways, describing the different types of boats pioneers used to make their journeys, and discussing some of the reasons people were determined to go west.
year: 1995
copies: 6
call number/section: 386
lexile: 1220
subjects: inland navigation [X], inland water transportation, frontier and pioneer life, united states [X]

River Horse

author: Heat Moon, William Least
William Least Heat-Moon provides an account of his experiences during a five-thousand mile journey across America by boat.
year: 1999
copies: 2
call number/section: 917.3
lexile: 1380
subjects: heat moon, william least, inland navigation [X], boats and boating, dories (boats), united states [X]

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