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Author Winter, Jonah, 1962-

Title Wild women of the Wild West / by Jonah Winter ; illustrated by Susan Guevara.

Imprint New York : Holiday House, c2011.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 920 WIN    Available
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 920.72 WIN    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 40 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), map ; 29 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 40).
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.
Summary 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.
Subject Women pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) -- Juvenile literature.
Women pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
West (U.S.) -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature.
West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Guevara, Susan ill.
ISBN 9780823416011 (hbk.)
0823416011 (hbk.)

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