Meet George Rogers Clark, Soldier, Explorer, and "Brother"
of the Lewis and Clark Expedition
Mr. Warren stood in the doorway, with a money bag in his left
hand and a pistol in his right. It was the biggest, meanest-looking
pistol George had ever seen.
"Run!" cried John. But the boys stood frozen with
fright. George felt as if he couldn't breathe. What could they
do? The man looked as big as a mountain. George took a deep breath.
Suddenly he put his head down and lunged forward. Hi head hit
Mr. Warren's stomach. He felt the man double up and heard the
pistol go off...
What happened next? Find out in this story of the boyhood of
the Revolutionary War general and famous explorer in his own right,
who served as inspiration for his young brother William, leader
of the famed Lewis and Clark Expedition.
Text in this title originally published in the Children of Famous Americans series.