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Who created it? Walker, Paul Robert.
What's it called? True tales of the Wild West / Paul Robert Walker.
Who published it? Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2002.
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Location Call No. Status
 DOWNTOWN YS Juvenile Nonfiction  978.020922 Wal  AVAILABLE
What's it like? 127 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Extra info! Includes bibliographical references (p. 122-125) and index.
What's in it? Big river : Lewis and Clark descend the Columbia (1805) -- No water : Jedediah Smith crosses the desert (1826) -- Independence Day : Narcissa and Eliza cross the Rockies (1836) -- I have found it! : James Marshall discovers gold (1848) -- Blood on the trail : the Grattan fight (1854) -- They're off! : first ride of the Pony Express (1860) -- A railroad to the moon : completion of the transcontinental railroad (1869) -- We shoot, we ride fast, we shoot again : the Battle of the Little Bighorn (1876) -- Throw up your hands! : showdown in Tombstone (1881) -- Gold! gold! gold! : the Klondike stampede (1897).
What's it about? Shares ten stories featuring legendary places, events, and characters from the era of westward expansion.
Helpful subjects! Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) -- Anecdotes -- Juvenile literature.
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.)
West (U.S.) -- History -- Anecdotes -- Juvenile literature.
West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Anecdotes -- Juvenile literature.
West (U.S.) -- History.
Special numbers! 0792282183 (lib. bdg.)
9780792282181 (lib. bdg.)


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