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Title Adventures in the West : stories for young readers / Susanne George Bloomfield & Eric Melvin Reed
Published Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 280 pages) : illustrations
Contents Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Póh-hlaik, the Cave Boy; McCoy's Stampede; Sister Anne and the Cowboy; Where the Buffaloes Begin; Her Neighbor's Claim; Kit; The Black Hero of the Ranges; Smiley Hewitt and the Prairie-Wolf; When Jennie Saved the Windmill; A Little Maverick; Our First Well in Nebraska; The McCulloughs of the Bluff; How the Parsonage Was Papered; The Doctor's Visit; In Common; A Matter of Nationality; The Little Nugget Strike; The Buffalo Hunt; "Old Glory" in the Desert; A Native Teacher; Fairy "Spuds."
Summary A collection of adventure stories set in the American West, originally published in "Youth's Companion" and "St. Nicholas," two of the most popular children's magazines in the nineteenth century
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-280)
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Subject Children's stories, American.
Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction.
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) -- Fiction.
Short stories.
West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction
Genre/Form Western fiction.
Form Electronic book
Author George-Bloomfield, Susanne, 1947-
Reed, Eric Melvin.
ISBN 0803215657 (electronic bk.)
9780803215658 (electronic bk.)
(paperback; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)