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Was there really a gunfight at the O.K. Corral? : and other questions about the Wild West / Ann Kerns ; illustrations by Colin W. Thompson.

Kerns, Ann, 1959- (Author). Thompson, Colin W., (illustrator.).

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Boswell Grant Twp PL - Boswell J 978.02 KER (Text) 38144000345985 Juvenile Non-fiction Available -
Kewanna-Union Twp PL - Kewanna Y-978.02 KER (Text) 35887000304138 Youth Non-Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780761361008 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0761361006 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 40 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm.
  • Publisher: Minneapolis : Lerner Publiction Co., [2011]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 39) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- Did villains in the Wild West really tie their victims to railroad tracks? -- Was there really a gunfight at the OK Corral? -- Did thousands of people rush to California when gold was discovered there? -- Did most pioneers live on farms miles away from their neighbors? -- Did kids really go to school in one-room schoolhouses? -- Were horses the most common animal used in the settlement of the West? -- Did cowboys really wear big hats, chaps, and boots? -- Did Native American chiefs wear feather headdresses? -- Did swarms of grasshoppers attack pioneer farms? -- Did stagecoaches really get robbed and attacked on their way West? -- Did workers really drive in a golden spike to finish the transcontinental railroad? -- Were most railroad workers in the West Chinese? -- Was Calamity Jane a real person? -- Did people called buffalo soldiers really fight on the Western Frontier (and if so, who were they)? -- Did Native Americans use every part of the buffalo they hunted? -- Were there really haunted ghost towns in the West? -- Did people really shout "Remember the Alamo" at a famous battle in the West? -- Glossary -- Selected bibliography -- Further reading -- Index.
Summary, etc.:
Discusses the facts and myths about life in the nineteenth century American West, including if cowboys wore large hats, if stagecoaches were robbed, and if Calamity Jane was a real person.
Target Audience Note:
IG 820 Lexile.
Subject: West (U.S.) > History > 19th century > Miscellanea > Juvenile literature.
West (U.S.) > History > 19th century > Miscellanea.
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