George Rogers Clark: Boy of the Northwest Frontier

Biography

This biography details the childhood adventures of George Rogers Clark, a courageous explorer and Revolutionary War hero whose bravery and leadership helped win the Battle of Vincennes. George’s boyhood curiosity and zest for exploration are described, including his adventures while camping, riding horses, and playing with his childhood friend, Thomas Jefferson. Young explorers follow George into the woods, where he rescues a baby raccoon, outwits a hapless thief, saves a money bag, and hunts his first deer.