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Author Gregson, Susan R.

Title James Beckwourth : mountaineer, scout, and pioneer / by Susan R. Gregson ; content advisor, David Smith ; reading advisor, Rosemary G. Palmer.

Imprint Minneapolis, Minn. : Compass Point Books, c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 92 Beckwourth,J GRE    Available
Description 112 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps, ports. ; 24 cm.
Series Signature lives
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 106-108) and index.
Contents Friend or foe -- Child of the wild -- Free man, mountain man -- Spin it out in the firelight -- Crow warrior and chief -- The Seminole wars -- Once more a trader -- Discovering the Beckwourth Pass -- The Sunset Trail.
Summary A biography of the trapper who served as a messenger and guide to the U.S. Army and was accepted as an honorary member of several Native American tribes.
Subject Beckwourth, James Pierson, 1798-1866 -- Juvenile literature.
Beckwourth, James Pierson, 1798-1866.
African American pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African American trappers -- West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Trappers -- West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) -- Juvenile literature.
African American pioneers -- Biography.
Pioneers -- Biography.
Frontier and pioneer life.
West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
West (U.S.) -- Biography.
ISBN 0756510007
Standard No. 9780756510008

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