In the Days of the Vaqueros
America's First True Cowboys
By (author) Russell Freedman
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In the Days of the Vaqueros by Russell Freedman
Book DescriptionIn this rousing account of the first true cowboys, Newbery Medalist Freedman brings to life the days when the vaqueros rounded up cattle, brought down steers, and tamed wild broncos. Lushly illustrated with beautiful period paintings and drawings.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780547133652
(239mm x 236mm x 8mm)
Imprint: Houghton Mifflin
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Publish Date: 15-Oct-2001
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Russell Freedman
Angel Island, Paperback / softback (December 2016)
From Newbery award winner Russell Freedman comes an account of "the other Ellis Island" Angel Island, California, the entry point for one million Asian immigrants in the early 20th century."
Vietnam, Hardback (August 2016)
"Newberry Medalist Russell Freedman provides a succinct account of perhaps the most puzzling and controversial of America's wars. Describing how a superpower caught up in the 1950s cold war politics became increasingly enmeshed in a conflict over 8,000 miles away, he then explains why twenty years later an exit was so difficult."--Cover page .
We Will Not be Silent, Hardback (May 2016)
Russell Freedman tells the story of Hans Scholl and his sister. They belonged to Hitler Youth as children. As older students, the Scholls and a few friends formed the White Rose, a campaign of active resistance to Hitler and the Nazis. Risking imprisonment, the White Rose members distributed leaflets urging Germans to defy the Nazi government.
Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass: The Story Behind an American Friendship, Paperback (March 2016)» View all books by Russell Freedman
Newbery Medal winner Russell Freedman recounts Abraham Lincoln's brief friendship with African American leader Frederick Douglass before and during the Civil War, narrated against the backdrop of race relations and politics.
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Author Biography - Russell Freedman
Russell Freedman received the Newbery Medal for LINCOLN: A PHOTOBIOGRAPHY. He is also the recipient of three Newbery Honors, the Sibert Medal, and the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, and was selected to give the 2006 May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture. Mr. Freedman lives in New York City.
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