Classic western stories : the most beloved stories

Format: Print Book 2009
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
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Mt. Lebanon Public Library Children's Non-Fiction j 808.8 Ede
Location  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Non-Fiction
 
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Northland Public Library Children's Nonfiction J 808.8 C56
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Nonfiction
 
Call Number  J 808.8 C56
 
 
Summary
For more than a hundred years, the vivid stories of the American West have thrilled and enthralled audiences both young and old, and captured the imaginations of generations. Here are the adventures of outlaws and gunslingers, explorers and settlers, lumberjacks and cowboys. Here are legendsPecos Bill, Paul Bunyan, Calamity Janeand trailblazersLewis and Clark, Daniel Boone. Each will take the reader to the edge of a vast territory, to a time when the wilderness was just outside our doors. Illustrated by such renowned artists as N.C. Wyeth, Winslow Homer, and Frederic Remington, these stirring stories and songs are sure to absorb and entertain, introducing to readers of all ages the spirit and lasting power of the American frontier.
Contents
Western wagons / Rosemary and Stephen Vincent Benet
Clementine / Percy Montoss
Old Chisholm Trail
Old Dan Tucker / Dan Emmett
A song of greatness
Little sure shot / Alan Axelrod
The ballad of Davy Crockett / Tom Blackburn, George Bruns
The coyote and the bear
I ride an old paint
The cremation of Sam McGee / Robert Service
Home on the range / Brewster Higley and Dan Kelly
When I was a child on the prairie / Thomas Traherne
Daniel Boone's last look westward / Humbert Wolfe
California here I come / Al Jolson, Bud DeSylva, Joseph Meyer
Buffalo gals
Oklahoma! / Rodgers and Hammerstein
I'm an old cowhand from the Rio Grand / Johnny Mercer
Gathering wildflowers
Tom Mix and the hoard of Montezuma / Wilton West
Mamas, don't let your babies grow up to be cowboys / Ed and Patsy Bruce
Russell and Remington, "cowboy artists"
Desperado / Don Henley, Glenn Frey
Deep in the heart of Texas / June Hershey, Don Swander
The child is introduced to the cosmos at birth
Sweet Betsy from Pike
What the engines said / Brett Harte
Ogalalla: Indian love song / Vincent Bryan
Paul Bunyan and his great blue ox / Wallace Wadsworth
Happy trails / Dale Evans
This land is your land / Woody Guthrie
Don't fence me in / Cole Porter
The sheaves / Edwin Arlington Robinson
The prince of the pistoleers
My sweet Wyoming home / Bill Staines
Little chipmunks and great owls / Joseph Campbell
The brave man / Wallace Stevens
Buffalo Bill's Wild West show / Charles P. Graves
The Lone Ranger and Tonto
Thank you, masked man-thank you, Clayton Moore / SamDonato
The cowboy's lament
Red wing: an Indian fable / Thurland Chattaway
Git along little dogies
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral / Cathy Luchetti
The shooting of Dan McGrew / Robert Service
America the beautiful / Katharine Lee Bates, Samuel A. Ward
The five stork birth / Thomas G. Alword Jr.
Song of myself / Walt Whitman
Schoolcraft's diary, written on the Missouri, 1830 / Robert Bly
Battle of the Little Big Horn
Little house on the prairie / Laura Ingalls Wilder
Hiawatha's fishing / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Cat's in the cradle / Harry Chapin
The central mountain of the world / Black Elk
Cheyenne Warrior Nation trilogy / Lance Henson
Back in the saddle again / Gene Autry
She'll be coming round the mountain
Rocky Raccoon / John Lennon, Paul McCartney
John Henry
The days of '49
Rawhide! / Ned Washington, Dimitri Tiomkin
The Wells and Fargo Line vs. "Old Bill" Miner / Roland Evers-Hoyt
Red River Valley / James Kerrigan
Billy the Kid / Alan Axelrod
Calamity Jane / John Heard
Pecos Bill meets Paul Bunyan and starts a new ranch / Leigh Peck
On top of Old Smoky
Patches of sky / Debora Greger
What the Lewis and Clark Expedition began / Joseph Campbell
Magic words
Ol' Man River / Oscar Hammerstein, Jerome Kern
The yellow rose of Texas
Refrain.

Additional Information
Series Classic illustrated treasury.
Subjects West (U.S.) -- Literary collections.
Publisher San Francisco :Chronicle Books,2009
Other Titles Western stories
Contributors Edens, Cooper.
Language English
Description 140 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm.
ISBN 9780811863254
0811863255
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