The trailblazing life of Daniel Boone: and how early Americans took to the road

Book Cover
Average Rating
National Geographic,
Pub. Date:
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.National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources.Visit for more information.
More Details
Also in This Series
More Like This
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 4bab5fa2-0368-332c-990b-93eb9d071389
Grouping Title trailblazing life of daniel boone and how early americans took to the road
Grouping Author harness cheryl
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-10-03 04:49:02AM
Last Indexed 2018-10-17 04:52:19AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Harness, Cheryl.
author_display Harness, Cheryl
available_at_arlington Central
collection_arlington Kids Biography
detailed_location_arlington Central Kids Biography, National Geographic Virtual Library
display_description Profiles the life and adventures of Daniel Boone; chronicling his childhood in Pennsylvania, service in the French and Indian War, journey across the Appalachians, and settlement of Boonesboro, Kentucky; and includes illustrations, maps, and primary source quotations.
format_arlington Book, eBook
format_category_arlington Books, eBook
id 4bab5fa2-0368-332c-990b-93eb9d071389
isbn 9781426301452, 9781426301469
item_details external_econtent:ils:.b15206865||National Geographic Virtual Library|Online|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|National Geographic Virtual Library||||Available Online||qjneb||, ils:.b12955516|.i13488430|Central Kids Biography|JB BOONE D|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Aug 29, 2018|cjnb||
itype_arlington Hardback, eCollection
last_indexed 2018-10-17T08:52:19.043Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_arlington JB BOONE D, Online
owning_library_arlington Arlington Public Library, Arlington Public Library Online, Aurora Hills, Aurora Hills Online, Central, Central Online, Cherrydale, Cherrydale Online, Columbia Pike, Columbia Pike Online, Connection Crystal City, Connection Crystal City Online, Detention Center, Detention Center Online, Glencarlyn, Glencarlyn Online, Local History, Local History Online, Plaza, Plaza Online, Shirlington, Shirlington Online, Westover, Westover Online
owning_location_arlington Central
primary_isbn 9781426301452
publishDate 2007
record_details external_econtent:ils:.b15206865|eBook|eBook||English|National Geographic,|[2007]|1 online resource (144 pages) : illustrations,., ils:.b12955516|Book|Books||English|National Geographic,|[2007]|144 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
external_econtent:ils:.b15206865 Available Online Available Online false true false false false true
ils:.b12955516 .i13488430 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true 9999
series Cheryl Harness histories
series_with_volume Cheryl Harness histories|
subject_facet Boone, Daniel, -- 1734-1820 -- Juvenile literature, Explorers -- Juvenile literature, Explorers -- Kentucky -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Frontier and pioneer life -- Kentucky -- Juvenile literature, Kentucky -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Kentucky -- Discovery and exploration -- Juvenile literature, National Geographic Virtual Library, Pioneers -- Juvenile literature, Pioneers -- Kentucky -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Roads -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature, United States -- Description and travel -- Juvenile literature
title_display The trailblazing life of Daniel Boone : and how early Americans took to the road
title_full The trailblazing life of Daniel Boone : and how early Americans took to the road / painstakingly written and illustrated by Cheryl Harness
title_short The trailblazing life of Daniel Boone :
title_sub and how early Americans took to the road