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Tiger's New Cowboy Boots

by Irene Morck, illustrated by Georgia Graham
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: interactive adventures, westerns

Finally, Tiger has real cowboy boots for the annual cattle drive up at Uncle Roy's ranch. As the only city kid on the trail, he wants to make a good impression. But does anyone notice?

There is just too much to do. And boy - can the trail be rough! By the time it's all over, Tiger has learned a whole lot about what real means.


Jo's Triumph

by Nikki Tate
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: civil war period (1850-1877), westerns, girls & women

In the late 1850s in and around Carson City, struggles between the Indigenous and local white people are growing. During the struggles, Joselyn, a young orphan, meets Sarah Winnemucca, a Paiute girl who becomes her friend and gives her some valuable advice. When Joselyn takes that advice and escapes from the Carson City Home for Unfortunate Childre …


Bad Day at Riverbend

by Chris Van Allsburg
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: westerns

Riverbend was a quiet little town, the kind of place where one day was just like all the rest and nothing ever happened. Occasionally the stagecoach rolled through, but it never stopped, because no one ever came to Riverbend and no one ever left. The day the stagecoach stood motionless in the center of town, Sheriff Ned Hardy knew something was ter …