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Wild women of the Wild West

Author: Jonah Winter; Susan Guevara
Publisher: New York : Holiday House, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents an account of frontier life for women in the American West through brief biographies of fifteen famous individuals, including Calamity Jane, Belle Starr, Nellie Cashman, Mary Fields, and Annie Oakley.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonah Winter; Susan Guevara
ISBN: 9780823416011 0823416011
OCLC Number: 649927544
Notes: "The artwork was created with watercolor, crow quill pen, and permanent ink pen."--Title page verso.
Target Audience: Elementary Grade.
Description: 40 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), map ; 29 cm
Contents: Calamity Jane --
Mary Fields --
Mary Elizabeth Lease --
Lola Montez --
Lotta Crabtree --
Doña Maria Gertrudis "La Tules" Barcelo --
Annie Oakley --
Belle Starr --
Polly Pry --
Sarah Winnemucca --
Carry A. Nation --
Mary Ellen Pleasant --
The-Other-Magpie --
Nellie Cashman --
Esther Hobart McQuigg Slack Morris --
Wild West time line.
Responsibility: by Jonah Winter ; illustrated by Susan Guevara.

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Presents an account of frontier life for women in the American West through brief biographies of fifteen famous individuals, including Calamity Jane, Belle Starr, Nellie Cashman, Mary Fields, and Annie Oakley.

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Excellent introduction to each character

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2012-03-27) Excellent Permalink

This biographical resource tells the story of numerous women who lived unorthodox and adventurous lives. Each selection has a full page picture and one full page of text. It is an excellent introduction to each of the characters. A student might enjoy reading the short summaries before embarking on...
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