The account of John Wesley Powell’s Colorado River expedition. The 1869 3 month exploration reduced 4 boats and 10 men to 2 boats and 6 men, but made them witness to unsurpassed beauty, and their true adventure is inspiring. Age 9-13. Proofreaders note: There is some pre-dating of billions of years as well as some swearing and fighting. 48 pages; paperback; Mikaya Press.