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Title Classic western stories : the most beloved stories / compiled by Cooper Edens.

Imprint San Francisco : Chronicle Books, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 808.8 CLA    Available
Description 140 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Contents Western wagons / Rosemary and Stephen Vincent Benet -- Clementine / Percy Montoss -- Old Chisholm Trail -- Old Dan Tucker / Dan Emmett -- A song of greatness -- Little sure shot / Alan Axelrod -- The ballad of Davy Crockett / Tom Blackburn, George Burns -- The coyote and the bear -- I ride an old paint -- The cremation of Sam McGee / Robert Service -- Home on the range / Brewster Higley and Dan Kelly -- When I was a child on the prairie / Thomas Traherne -- Daniel Boone's last look westward / Humbert Wolfe -- California here I come / Al Jolson, Bud DeSylva, Joseph Meyer -- Buffalo gals -- Oklahoma! / Rodgers and Hammerstein -- I'm an old cowhand from the Rio Grand / Johnny Mercer -- Gathering wildflowers -- Tom Mix and the hoard of Montezuma / Wilton West -- Mamas, don't let your babies grow up to be cowboys / Ed and Patsy Bruce -- Russell and Remington, "cowboy artists" -- Desperado / Don Henley, Glenn Frey -- Deep in the heart of Texas / June Hershey, Don Swander -- The child is introduced to the cosmos at birth -- Sweet Betsy from Pike -- What the engines said / Brett Harte -- Ogalalla: Indian love song / Vincent Bryan -- Paul Bunyan and his great blue ox / Wallace Wadsworth -- Happy trails / Dale Evans -- This land is your land / Woody Guthrie -- Don't fence me in / Cole Porter -- The sheaves / Edwin Arlington Robinson -- The prince of the pistoleers -- My sweet Wyoming home / Bill Staines -- Little chipmunks and great owls / Joseph Campbell -- The brave man / Wallace Stevens -- Buffalo Bill's Wild West show / Charles P. Graves -- The Lone Ranger and Tonto -- Thank you, masked man-thank you, Clayton Moore / SamDonato -- The cowboy's lament -- Red wing: an Indian fable / Thurland Chattaway -- Git along little dogies -- Gunfight at the O.K. Corral / Cathy Luchetti -- The shooting of Dan McGrew / Robert Service -- America the beautiful / Katharine Lee Bates, Samuel A. Ward -- The five stork birth / Thomas G. Alword Jr. -- Song of myself / Walt Whitman -- Schoolcraft's diary, written on the Missouri, 1830 / Robert Bly -- Battle of the Little Big Horn -- Little house on the prairie / Laura Ingalls Wilder -- Hiawatha's fishing / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow -- Cat's int he cradle / Harry Chapin -- The central mountain of the world / Black Elk -- Cheyenne Warrior Nation trilogy / Lance Henson -- Back in the saddle again / Gene Autry -- She'll be coming round the mountain -- Rocky Raccoon / John Lennon, Paul McCartney -- John Henry -- The days of '49 -- Rawhide! / Ned Washington, Dimitri Tiomkin -- The Wells and Fargo Line vs. "Old Bill" Miner / Roland Evers-Hoyt -- Red River Valley / James Kerrigan -- Billy the Kid / Alan Axelrod -- Calamity Jane / John Heard -- Pecos Bill meets Paul Bunyan and starts a new ranch / Leigh Peck -- On top of Old Smoky -- Patches of sky / Debora Greger -- What the Lewis and Clark Expedition began / Joseph Campbell -- Magic words -- Ol' Man River / Oscar Hammerstein, Jerome Kern -- The yellow rose of Texas -- Refrain.
Summary Stories, folktales, and poems with a western setting, including stories of Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, Indian legends, and tales of Lewis and Clark, among others.
Subject West (U.S.) -- Literary collections.
Added Author Edens, Cooper.
Added Title Western stories
ISBN 9780811863254

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