The American Frontier

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Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 1997 - Juvenile Fiction - 388 pages
The latest volume in this acclaimed reference series focuses on the American frontier. There the adventurous spirit of America was exemplified by pioneers, Native Americans, immigrants, miners, trappers, stagecoach drivers, and mail-order brides who all jostled to make their claims on the American Dream. Twenty-eight biographies profile Daniel Boone, John Muir, Sacagawea, Crazy Horse, and others.

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GREAT LIVES: The American Frontier

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Continuing the Great Lives series, Calvert (Glennis, Before and After, 1996, etc.) offers an intimate introduction to the men and women who tamed the American West with this engaging and friendly ... Read full review

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Patricia Calvert has written many novels, including the preqPatricia Calvert has written many novels, including the prequels to this book, "Bigger" and "Sooner, " as well as "Glennuels to this book, "Bigger" and "Sooner, " as well as "Glennis, Before and After, " winner of the Christopher Award, andis, Before and After, " winner of the Christopher Award, and "Michael, Wait for Me." She lives in Minnesota. "Michael, Wait for Me." She lives in Minnesota.

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