Children of the Wild West

by Russell Freedman and George Buctel

Splendid historical photographs and an accompanying text document the lives of white,... read more

Splendid historical photographs and an accompanying text document the lives of white, black, native American and Asian children growing up in the American West during the 19th century. Frontier schools and celebrations are pictured and described as are the wagon train and “settling down” experiences—all from a child’s perspective. Indexed. (Age 7 and older)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 1983

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