Was There Really a Gunfight at the O. K. Corral?: And Other Questions about the Wild West

Was There Really a Gunfight at the O. K. Corral?: And Other Questions about the Wild West

by Ann Kerns, Colin W. Thompson
     
 

Villains in the Wild West tied their victims to railroad tracks. Native Americans had a use for every part of the buffalo they hunted.

The West had haunted ghost towns.

You may have heard these common beliefs before. But are they really true? Can they be proven through research? Let's investigate seventeen statements about the Wild West and find out which ones

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Overview

Villains in the Wild West tied their victims to railroad tracks. Native Americans had a use for every part of the buffalo they hunted.

The West had haunted ghost towns.

You may have heard these common beliefs before. But are they really true? Can they be proven through research? Let's investigate seventeen statements about the Wild West and find out which ones are right, which ones are wrong, and which ones stump even the experts! Find out if cowboys really wore big hats, chaps, and boots! Learn whether Calamity Jane was a real person! See if you can tell the difference between fact and fiction with Is That a Fact?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761361008
Publisher:
Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/01/2011
Series:
Is That a Fact? Series
Pages:
40
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile:
IG820L (what's this?)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Ann Kerns has edited many nonfiction books for young readers and is the author of Australia in Pictures, Romania in Pictures, Martha Stewart, Troy, Who Will Shout If Not Us?: Student Activists and the Tiananmen Square Protest, and Did Castles Have Bathrooms?: And Other Questions about the Middle Ages. She enjoys reading, travel, cooking, and music. A native of Illinois, she is a transplant to Minneapolis.

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