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The Cowgirl Way: Hats Off to America's Women of the West

 

Holly George-Warren
Released July 2010
Houghton Mifflin Books for Children
128 pages
B&W and Color photos

In this fascinating account of an ever-evolving American icon, Holly George-Warren invites readers to saddle up with a host of these trailblazers who helped settle the West and define the cowgirl spirit. You'll be introduced to the world of nimble equestriennes, hawkeyed sharpshooters, sly outlaws, eloquent legislators, expert wranglers, and talented performers who made eyes pop and jaws drop with their skills, savvy, and bravery. The book is intended for middle school age readers but adults will enjoy the many photos and stories of cowgirls as well.

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