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236011
Forgotten facts about life in the Wild West [Historys Forgotten Facts]by Connors, Kathleen 

BTSB Prebound(Enslow, 2024)

BTSB #: 236011 Available

Dewey: 978.02/NAges: 7-10   


Subjects: Frontier and pioneer life - West (U.S.) Cowboys - West (U.S.) - History|y19th century West (U.S.) - Social conditions|y19th century


Summary: Movies have often shown the wide-open plains of the West, complete with cowboys silhouetted against the setting sun and dramatic gunfights in saloons. It's easy to think these images truly depict the freedom and beauty of the Wild West. But you'd be wrong! In fact, most cowboys didn't change their clothes much and had few gunfights! This volume invites readers to the gritty, real Wild West that had few upstanding lawmen, long work days, and fighting with Native groups.


17.24 *

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236013
Forgotten facts about life on a wagon train [Historys Forgotten Facts]by Connors, Kathleen 

BTSB Prebound(Enslow, 2024)

BTSB #: 236013 Available

Dewey: 978.02/NAges: 7-10   


Subjects: Overland journeys to the Pacific Wagon trains - West (U.S.) Frontier and pioneer life - West (U.S.) West (U.S.) - History|y19th century


Summary: Life on a wagon train was tough. Travelers wore through their shoes from so much walking. They left behind belongings along the trail when they could no longer carry them. Many didn't make it to their destination. This book engages readers with a familiar historical time period through surprising facts and more.


17.24 *

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236014
Forgotten facts about pioneer life [Historys Forgotten Facts]by Connors, Kathleen 

BTSB Prebound(Enslow, 2024)

BTSB #: 236014 Available

Dewey: 978/NAges: 7-10   


Subjects: Frontier and pioneer life - West (U.S.) West (U.S.) - Social life and customs|y19th century West (U.S.) - Social life and customs|y18th century


Summary: Real pioneer life was no episode of Little House on the Prairie. There were dust storms, attacks by Native groups, and crops that just wouldn't grow. In fact, many pioneers didn't stay very long on the new frontier because it was so hard! In this fascinating volume, readers learn why Americans headed to the frontier, how they built their homes, what they ate, how they spent their free time, and even what they used for toilet paper and windows!


17.24 *

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367948
Voices of the western frontier by Garland, Sherry 

BTSB Prebound(Pelican, 2016)

BTSB #: 367948 Available

Dewey: 978/NAges: 8-12   


Subjects: Frontier and pioneer life - West (U.S.) West (U.S.) - Social life and customs


Summary: Focusing on the courageous explorers and determined settlers who extended the frontier to the west and told in the voices of figures from history.


6.50 *

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840734
Who was Annie Oakley? [Who Was?]by Spinner, Stephanie 

BTSB Prebound(Grosset & Dunlap, 2002)

BTSB #: 840734 Available

Dewey: 799.3/BAges: 8-12   
AR: 5.8 MG RC: 5.6 3-5 Lexile: 870

Subjects: Oakley, Annie,|d1860-1926 Shooters of firearms Women entertainers Frontier and pioneer life - West (U.S.)


Summary: Born in 1860, Annie Oakley became one of the best-loved and most famous women of her generation. She traveled the world and forged a new image for American women.


15.44 *

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293828
Wild mustang : horses of the American West [History Comics]by Duffy, Chris 

Paperback(First Second, 2021)

BTSB #: 293828 Available

Dewey: 599.665/NAges: 9-13   
AR: 4.9 MG

Subjects: Wild horses - West (U.S.) Human-animal relationship Frontier and pioneer life - West (U.S.)


Summary: Brought to the Western Hemisphere by Spanish conquistadors, horses immediately became a crucial part of the American story. The Spanish used them to win wars, Native American tribes used them to travel and hunt, and the giant herds of wild mustangs became a resource and a world-renowned wonder of the Americans West. In graphic novel format.


10.65 *

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293833
Wild mustang : horses of the American West [History Comics]by Duffy, Chris 

BTSB Prebound(First Second, 2021)

BTSB #: 293833 Available

Dewey: 599.665/NAges: 9-13   
AR: 4.9 MG

Subjects: Wild horses - West (U.S.) Human-animal relationship Frontier and pioneer life - West (U.S.)


Summary: Brought to the Western Hemisphere by Spanish conquistadors, horses immediately became a crucial part of the American story. The Spanish used them to win wars, Native American tribes used them to travel and hunt, and the giant herds of wild mustangs became a resource and a world-renowned wonder of the Americans West. In graphic novel format.


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