People all over the world like to dress, walk, and talk the way they think American cowboys did in the heyday of the Wild West. What were the cowboys really like? Newbery Medallist Russell Freedman provides a vivid look at the proud, young men who inspired the legend - the old-time, trail-driving cowboys in the late nineteenth century.
Introduces readers to the proud young men who inspired a legend -- the trail-driving cow herders of the late nineteenth century.
Russell Freedman received the Newbery Medal for LINCOLN: A PHOTOBIOGRAPHY. He is also the recipient of three Newbery Honors, the Sibert Medal, and the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, and was selected to give the 2006 May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture. Mr. Freedman lives in New York City.
"Historic black-and-white photographs and no-nonsense but readable writing give this volume style, punch and character." School Library Journal, Starred
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