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B Is for Buckeroo: A Cowboy Alphabet First Edition
Contributor(s): Whitney, Louise Doak, Whitney, Gleaves, Guy, Susan (Illustrator)
ISBN: 1585361399     ISBN-13: 9781585361397
Publisher: Sleeping Bear Pr
    OUR PRICE: $16.20  
Product Type: School And Library - Other Formats
Published: September 2003
Annotation: Cowpokes and buckaroos of all ages will enjoy this A-Z gallop through the facts, feats, and folks of the cowboy way of life.
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Cowboys; West (U.S.); Juvenile literature.
Ranch life; West (U.S.); Juvenile literature.
Alphabet books.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Lifestyles
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Concepts | Alphabet
Dewey: 978
LCCN: 2003013207
Academic/Grade Level: Grade 1-2, Age 6-7
Series: Discover America State By State. Alphabet Series
Book type: Easy Non Fiction
Physical Information: 10.00" H x 11.25" W x 0.50" (1.15 lbs) 40 pages
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 74541
Reading Level: 6.0   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 1.0
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:
""L is for lariat or lasso,
a loop of rope coiled just so.
Swing it wide or swing it low.
Hook those horns and yell whoa ""

Hold on to your hat and strap on your spurs Cowpokes and buckaroos of all ages will enjoy this A-Z gallop through the facts, feats, and folks of the cowboy way of life. Even greenhorns are invited to ride this fun-filled range

Historian Gleaves Whitney grew up in Texas where his love of the West and admiration for the cowboy way of life took root. Louise Doak Whitney was born and raised in Colorado along the Front Range. Her love of the mountains and plains has inspired her love of the cowboy life. The husband-wife writing duo lives in Lansing, Michigan.

Award winning artist Susan Guy is known for her colorful paintings of equine and western themes. Her work is displayed in numerous galleries and exhibitions across the country, such as the American Academy of Equine Art in Lexington, Kentucky. She is a signature member of the American Academy of Women Artists and lives in Buffalo, Wyoming.

Reviewed by Horn Book Guide Reviews (Horn Book Guide Reviews 2004 Spring)
From [cf2]A[cf1] for Andalusia, Spain, where cowboy culture began to [cf2]Z[cf1] for Zane Grey, author of many Western novels, this alphabet book is filled with lengthy sidebars of facts and elegant illustrations of cowboys and their lifestyle. Unfortunately, each letter also has a weak verse that usually scans and rhymes poorly. A glossary of Spanish words from which English cowboy-related words are derived is included. Copyright 2004 Horn Book Guide Reviews.