Wild Women of the Wild West by Jonah WinterWild Women of the Wild West by Jonah Winter

Wild Women of the Wild West

byJonah WinterIllustratorSusan Guevara

Hardcover | October 1, 2011

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Annie Oakley could shoot a gun better than any man in the Wild West. Mary Fields hauled stones and lumber. When one man challenged her, she beat him in a gunfight. Time after time, Polly Pry, a newspaper reporter, risked her life when she exposed bad guys and wrote the truth. And Sarah Winnemucca, daughter of a Paiute chief, fought in battle, negotiated peace between Indians and settlers, and gained civil rights for her people.

Biographical sketches, color portraits and sepia line drawings reveal the accomplishments of fifteen amazing women whose adventurous spirit helped build our nation.
Susan Guevara is the illustrator of Chato's Kitchen by Gary Soto, for which she received the Pura Belpre Award for Illustration. She lives in New Mexico. Jonah Winter is an award-winning author and poet of many books for children, including the critically acclaimed Here Comes the Garbage Barge and You Never Heard of Sandy Koufaz?! He l...
Title:Wild Women of the Wild WestFormat:HardcoverDimensions:40 pages, 11.25 × 9.25 × 0.38 inPublished:October 1, 2011Publisher:Holiday HouseLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0823416011

ISBN - 13:9780823416011