Wild women of the Wild West / by Jonah Winter ; illustrated by Susan Guevara.

By: Winter, Jonah, 1962-
Contributor(s): Guevara, Susan [ill.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Holiday House, c2011Edition: 1st edDescription: 40 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), map ; 29 cmISBN: 9780823416011 (hbk.); 0823416011 (hbk.)Subject(s): Women pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature | Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) -- Juvenile literature | West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature | West (U.S.) -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature | Women pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Women -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) | West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century | West (U.S.) -- Social life and customs | Women -- West (U.S.) -- Biography | West (U.S.) -- Biography | Women -- BiographyDDC classification: 920.720978 LOC classification: F596 | .W63 2011
Contents:
Calamity Jane -- Mary Fields -- Mary Elizabeth Lease -- Lola Montez -- Lotta Crabtree -- Doña Maria Gertrudis "La Tules" Barcelo -- Annie Oakley -- Belle Starr -- Polly Pry -- Sarah Winnemucca -- Carry A. Nation -- Mary Ellen Pleasant -- The-Other-Magpie -- Nellie Cashman -- Esther Hobart McQuigg Slack Morris -- Wild West time line.
Summary: Presents an account of frontier life for women in the American West through brief biographies of fifteen famous individuals, including Calamity Jane, Belle Starr, Nellie Cashman, Mary Fields, and Annie Oakley.
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"The artwork was created with watercolor, crow quill pen, and permanent ink pen."--T.p. verso.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 40).

Calamity Jane -- Mary Fields -- Mary Elizabeth Lease -- Lola Montez -- Lotta Crabtree -- Doña Maria Gertrudis "La Tules" Barcelo -- Annie Oakley -- Belle Starr -- Polly Pry -- Sarah Winnemucca -- Carry A. Nation -- Mary Ellen Pleasant -- The-Other-Magpie -- Nellie Cashman -- Esther Hobart McQuigg Slack Morris -- Wild West time line.

Presents an account of frontier life for women in the American West through brief biographies of fifteen famous individuals, including Calamity Jane, Belle Starr, Nellie Cashman, Mary Fields, and Annie Oakley.

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