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Title:
Cowboys and cattle ranching: yesterday and today.
Author:
Lauber, Patricia.
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Publication Information:
New York : Crowell [1973]
Physical Description:
148 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Summary:
A history of the American cowboy and how he changed with the coming of barbed wire, railroads, and homesteaders. Also describes modern cattle ranching.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780690219517
Format :
Book

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A history of the American cowboy and how he changed with the coming of barbed wire, railroads, and homesteaders. Also describes modern cattle ranching.


Author Notes

Patricia Lauber was born in New York City and graduated from Wellesley College. During her lifetime, she wrote more than 125 children's books including the Around-the-House History series, the Clarence the TV Dog series, and contributions to the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series. Volcano: Eruption and Healing of Mount St. Helens received a Newbery Honor in 1986. In 1983, she received The Washington Post/Children's Book Guild Award for her overall contribution to children's nonfiction literature. Besides being an author, she was also an editor of Junior Scholastic and editor-in-chief of Science World. She died on March 12, 2010 at the age of 86.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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