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Yellowstone Moran : painting the American West

Author: Lita Judge
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Viking, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English
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Tom Moran had never ridden a horse or slept under the stars before, but the paintings he created on his journey from city boy to seasoned explorer would lead to the founding of America's first national park.
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Genre/Form: Art
Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
In art Juvenile literature
In art
Named Person: Thomas Moran; Thomas Moran; Thomas Moran; Thomas Moran; Thomas Moran
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lita Judge
ISBN: 9780670011322 0670011320
OCLC Number: 268796357
Notes: Maps on endpapers.
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Target Audience: Ages 5 up.; Elementary Grade.; 900
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill., col. map ; 27 cm.
Responsibility: by Lita Judge.

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Tom Moran had never ridden a horse or slept under the stars before, but the paintings he created on his journey from city boy to seasoned explorer would lead to the founding of America's first national park.

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An impressive story

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-12-17) Excellent Permalink

This is an impressive story about how Thomas Moran came to join Dr. Hayden's team exploring Yellowstone.  Thomas' paintings of Yellowstone helped convince President Grant to sign a bill making Yellowstone a National Park.

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