How to Get Rich on A Texas Cattle Drive

How to Get Rich on A Texas Cattle Drive

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How to Get Rich on a Texas Cattle Drive follows the adventures of a 15-year-old cowhand on the famous Chisholm Trail through Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas, as he battles stampedes, rustlers, angry Comanche braves, territorial Kansas farmers, and half a continent's worth of dust. With a combination of tongue-in-cheek humor and actual historical detail, this fictional account draws from the personal accounts of cowhands who drove cattle from the plains of Texas to the railheads of the Midwest in the 1800's to capture the American drive towards success and riches.

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Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 2010.
ISBN: 9781426305245
1426305249
Call Number: 978.02 OLSON
Characteristics: 47 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm
Subjects: West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Chisholm Trail -- Juvenile literature.
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) -- Juvenile literature.
Cattle drives -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Cattle trails -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Additional Contributors: Proch, Gregory
Allred, Scott

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