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Author Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux
Title Bad news for outlaws [ebook] : the remarkable life of Bass Reeves, deputy U.S. marshal / Vaunda Micheaux Nelson ; illustrations by R. Gregory Christie
Publisher Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, c2009
Descript 1 online resource : col. ill
Summary Outlaws feared him. Law-abiding citizens respected him. Bass always got his man, dead or alive. He achieved all this in spite of whites who didn't like the notion of a black lawman. The true story of former slave Bass Reeves, is the story of a remarkable African American hero of the Old West
Note Includes timeline, list of western vocabulary words, and articles on Judge Isaac C. Parker and the Indian territory that gained statehood as Oklahoma
Audience Ages 8-12
Note Reading level: age 8, 9, 10, 11, and 12
Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning MG 5.2 0.5
Summary This biography profiles the life of Bass Reeves, a former slave who was recruited as a deputy United States Marshal in the area that was to become Oklahoma
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references
Awards A Junior Library Guild selection
Coretta Scott King Award, author, 2010
ALA Notable book, 2010
Carter G. Woodson Honor Book, 2010
Golden Kite Honor, 2010
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2010
Note Description based on print version record
Subject Reeves, Bass -- Juvenile literature
United States marshals -- Indian Territory -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
United States marshals -- Oklahoma -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
African Americans -- Oklahoma -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Freedmen -- Oklahoma -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Frontier and pioneer life -- Oklahoma -- Juvenile literature
Outlaws -- Indian Territory -- History -- Juvenile literature
Outlaws -- Oklahoma -- History -- Juvenile literature
JUVENILE NONFICTION -- Social Science -- General.
JUVENILE NONFICTION -- Biography & Autobiography -- General.
Indian Territory -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Oklahoma -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Genre Picture books for children
Electronic books
Subject Downloadable file
Alt Author Christie, R. Gregory, 1971- Illustrator.
OverDrive, Inc
ISBN 9780761357124 (electronic bk.)
0761357122 (electronic bk.)

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