This engaging and often surprising collection of true tales by a noted storyteller gives young readers a highly entertaining yet accurate history of the American West. Adventures include pushing onto new frontiers with Lewis and Clark, shooting it out with the Earps and the Clantons, trying to strike it rich in the Klondike, and other memorable events!
|Publisher:||National Geographic Society|
|Product dimensions:||6.82(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.68(d)|
|Age Range:||7 - 9 Years|
About the Author
Paul Robert Walker is the author of more than 20 books on subjects ranging from the American West and the Italian Renaissance to folklore, baseball, and miracles. A former teacher, journalist, and rock musician, Walker has been honored as an author by the National Council for the Social Studies, the Children's Book Council, and Storytelling World. His books Giants! and Big Men, Big Country were named to the Aesop Accolade List of the American Folklore Society and the American Bookseller Pick of the Lists. His book for National Geographic Remember Little Bighorn was a SLJ Best Book of the Year, a Notable Social Studies Trade Book, and an ALA Notable Book for Older Readers.