Alice is the most rootin', tootin' cowgirl in all of Dallas .
. . Pennsylvania. Each day she puts on her favorite boots
and hat and sets off on her stick pony for school with a "Yippee
ki-yay!" Alice is used to being the only cowgirl around, until
Lexis from Texas arrives at school one day. Lexis seems to be a
real cowgirl, with her fancy hat, jingling spurs, and
lasso tricks. Alice decides there's only one way to know who the
best cowgirl is: a school-yard showdown at high noon! But will
Alice learn there's room for more than one cowgirl in town?
Bestselling author and illustrator Marilyn Sadler and Ard Hoyt team
up to create a rollicking tale of friendship that will have readers
dancing the Texas Two-Step and shouting "Yee-haw," no matter where
Praise for Alice from Dallas
"The comic watercolor-and-ink illustrations don't miss a beat in
capturing the amusing rivalry that turns into friendship...The
clever ending is a yee-haw moment that will rope in readers as
quick as tumbling tumbleweeds."
"Hoyt's bright ink-and-watercolor illustrations gleefully capture
the girls' enthusiasm for all things western, from their fringed
cowgirl blouses to the bandannas tied jauntily around their necks.
A lively story for cowgirls everywhere, with a breezy lesson about