Who Was Annie Oakley?

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You want girl power? Meet Annie Oakley! Born in 1860, she became one of the best-loved and most famous women of her generation. She amazed audiences all over the world with her sharpshooting, horse-riding, action-packed performances. In an age when most women stayed home, she traveled the world and forged a new image for American women.

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You want girl power? Meet Annie Oakley! Born in 1860, she became one of the best-loved and most famous women of her generation. She amazed audiences all over the world with her sharpshooting, horse-riding, action-packed performances. In an age when most women stayed home, she traveled the world and forged a new image for American women.

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Gr 3-5-Annie Oakley was born Phoebe Ann Moses in 1860 in Ohio. Her life story is told here-from her fatherless childhood through her marriage to Frank Butler and glory days traveling with Buffalo Bill's show to her death, 18 days before her husband's, in 1926. "Little Sure Shot," as she was nicknamed by Sitting Bull, truly had a one-of-a-kind life. She raised herself up from a poor, abused baby-sitter to a sharpshooting show woman who enchanted Queen Victoria out of her post-Albert funk, no less. However, while her biography is presented in full here, the prose is rather dry and uninviting. The black-and-white cartoons that pad the book are no better. Although two time lines are appended, there is no index. Sue Macy's Bull's-Eye (National Geographic, 2001) is a wonderful photobiography of Oakley that will be far more helpful for reports and is more enjoyable reading.-Anne Chapman Callaghan, Racine Public Library, WI Copyright 2002 Cahners Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780448424972
  • Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
  • Publication date: 2/28/2002
  • Series: Who Was...? Series
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 107,299
  • Age range: 8 - 11 Years
  • Lexile: 870L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.34 (w) x 7.63 (h) x 0.26 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 28, 2012

    Read this book!

    I'd never even heard of Annie Oakley so I read this book and it was great! You should definitly buy this book now!!!!:-)

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 28, 2013

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    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 23, 2013

    This th best book ever

    I am relatid to her she is good with a rifale

    2 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 8, 2013

    Annie oakley

    This book sounds good.Should I buy it?

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 23, 2013

    O BOY

    The best book i've read RECOMEND IT

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 27, 2013

    Stupid

    So easy and stupid hate this srries.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted April 25, 2013

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