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Demco Media, 1993 - Cowboys - 423 pages
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After being forced from his meager family farm in Texas in 1871, thirteen-year-old Ben Curtis witnesses some of the excitement and cruelty of the Old West--on a cattle drive, in a frontier town, and on a buffalo hunt.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

The author of Bury the Dead (1987) crafts an authentic tale of a feisty young survivor in the Old West. Ben and his older brother Bo Curtis are both in their teens when their Ma turns ""sikly"" and ... Read full review


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About the author (1993)

PETER CARTER is a former school teacher and has written several books for children, including the winner of the 1978 Carnegie Medal, Under Goliath.
KORKY PAUL is a popular children's illustrator who received the Children's Book Award in 1988 for Winnie the Witch.

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