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Black frontiers : a history of African American heroes in the Old West

Author: Lillian Schlissel
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2000, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Focuses on the experiences of blacks as mountain men, soldiers, homesteaders, and scouts on the frontiers of the American West.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Juvenile biography
Biography
Named Person: James Pierson Beckwourth; Nat Love; Bill Pickett; Mary Fields; Mary Ellen Pleasant; Biddy Mason; Ned Huddleston; James Pierson Beckwourth; Mary Fields; Nat Love; Biddy Mason; Bill Pickett; Mary Ellen Pleasant
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lillian Schlissel
ISBN: 0689802854 9780689802850 1413133622 9781413133622 0689833156 9780689833151 0329341456 9780329341459
OCLC Number: 772839919
Awards: Winner of Parents Choice Award (Spring) (1998-2007) (Recommended) 2000
Target Audience: "Ages 8-12"--Jacket.
Description: 80 pages : illustrations ; 22 x 26 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Mountain men, trappers, guides --
Jim Beckwourth --
Leaving the South --
Black homesteaders --
The Exodusters --
A cowboy's life --
The Adventures of Nat Love --
Bill Pickett and the black rodeo --
Ned Huddleston, alias Isom Dart, alias the Black Fox --
The Dime novel --
Barney Ford, businessman --
The Buffalo Soldiers --
Mary Fields, "Stagecoach Mary" --
Mary Ellen Pleasant --
Biddy Mason --
Black Indians --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: by Lillian Schlissel.

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