Thursday, March 1, 2018

Display: Cowboys


Written by Sean Tulien
Illustrated by Tulien, Sean
In graphic novel format, the story of Pecos Bill, the Texas-sized cowboy who wrestled with wolves,
grappled with wild mares, rode a mountain lion without even breaking a sweat, and tamed the Wild
West.

Written by Lois V. Harris
Biography of painter and sculpter, Charles Russell, who as a young boy would skip school to sit at the
docks and listen to stories about bandits, grizzly bears, and hungry wolves.

Written and Illustrated by Jan Adkins
Describes the true living and working conditions of real cowboys in the old West.

Written by Angela DiTerlizzi
Illustrated by Elizabet Vukovic
A little girl imagines what her daily life would be like if she were a cowgirl, living out west on a ranch
with cows and sheep, riding a horse, and sleeping under the stars.

Written by Julie Danneberg
Illustrated by Margot Apple
Untalented at riding, roping, and cracking a whip, Slim the cowboy calms a stampeding herd of cattle
with his poetry.

Written by David Hamilton Murdoch
Text and photographs trace the history and lore of cowboys around the globe.

Written by Eric A. Kimmel
Illustrated by Vincent Nguyen
As Little Britches, in her best attire, starts for the rodeo in town, she is waylaid by several rattlesnakes
wanting to do her harm, but with some quick thinking she finds a way to outsmart them all.

Written by Tod Olson
An account based on the experiences of historical cowhands follows the experiences of a 15-year-old
rider on the famous Chisholm Trail, who good-naturedly describes his fortune-seeking efforts to drive
cattle despite numerous dangerous obstacles.

Illustrated by Barry Moser
In this roundup of the most thrilling, action-packed cowboy tales, you'll find adventure, courage, and
suspense.

Written by Jon Scieszka
Cowboy and Octopus maintain their friendship despite different opinions about things like beans
and knock-knock jokes.

Written and Illustrated by Andrew Glass
Relates the exploits of several famous outlaws in frontier America such as Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity
Jane, and Doc Holliday.

Written by Erica Silverman
Illustrated by Betsy Lewin
Cowgirl Kate and her cowhorse Cocoa, who is always hungry, count cows, share a story, and
help each other fall asleep.

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