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Adventures in the West : stories for young readers

Author: Susanne George-Bloomfield; Eric Melvin Reed
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : Juvenile audience : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of adventure stories set in the American West, originally published in "Youth's Companion" and "St. Nicholas," two of the most popular children's magazines in the nineteenth century.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Adventures in the West.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2007007343
(OCoLC)122291150
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Government publication, Juvenile audience, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Susanne George-Bloomfield; Eric Melvin Reed
ISBN: 9780803215658 0803215657
OCLC Number: 174510485
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 280 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Póh-hlaik, the Cave Boy; McCoy's Stampede; Sister Anne and the Cowboy; Where the Buffaloes Begin; Her Neighbor's Claim; Kit; The Black Hero of the Ranges; Smiley Hewitt and the Prairie-Wolf; When Jennie Saved the Windmill; A Little Maverick; Our First Well in Nebraska; The McCulloughs of the Bluff; How the Parsonage Was Papered; The Doctor's Visit; In Common; A Matter of Nationality; The Little Nugget Strike; The Buffalo Hunt; "Old Glory" in the Desert; A Native Teacher; Fairy "Spuds."
Responsibility: Susanne George Bloomfield & Eric Melvin Reed.
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Before MP3 players, DVDs, and video games, before even TV and radio, American children entertained themselves by reading. This title aims to bring together twenty-six stories from "The Youth's  Read more...

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"These are stories about cowboys, Indians, animals, pioneer families, and boys and girls. They reflect the time in which they were written, but their underlying lessons of decency and morality are Read more...

 
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