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Women of the West (Life in the Old West) [Paperback]

By Bobbie Kalman (Author), Jane Lewis (Author) & Jane Lewis (Joint Author)
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Describes the lives and experiences of women in the nineteenth-century American west, including immigrants, African Americans, and Native Americans

Publishers Description
Bobbie Kalman, author of the acclaimed Historic Communities and Early Settler Life series, explores the action and adventure that made the West famous. In the latter part of the 19th century, more than half a million pioneers headed west to carve out a future on an unknown frontier. Some were drawn by the offer of cheap land and the promise of religious freedom while others had high hopes of finding gold. Thrilling, authentic photos and full-color illustrations recreate what life was really like for these cowboys, adventurers, and immigrants in this rough-and-ready era in our history.

In the 19th century, many brave women made the harsh journey west -- some with their families, others in search of more freedom and independence. Women of the West describes the challenges they faced in establishing new lives. Period photos and detailed text describe:
-- women at the homestead and on the ranch
-- growing up and raising a family
-- women in the workforce and their rights
-- leisure time and clothing styles
-- immigrant, African American, and Native American women

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Women of the West (Life in the Old West) by Bobbie Kalman & Jane Lewis has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -

  • School Library Journal - 05/01/2000 page 184

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Item Specifications...

Studio: Crabtree Publishing Company
Pages   32
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 10.73" Width: 8.39" Height: 0.14"
Weight:   0.36 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Dec 31, 2000
Publisher   Crabtree Publishing Company
Age  8-14
Edition  New  
ISBN  0778701123  
ISBN13  9780778701125  

Availability  0 units.

More About Bobbie Kalman & Jane Lewis

Bobbie Kalman Bobbie Kalman is the award-winning author of more than 400 non-fiction books. She established herself as a leading author in children’s non-fiction in the 1980’s and 90’s with two acclaimed series about pioneer life, The Early Settler Life Series (15 titles) and The Historic Communities Series (31 titles), both published by Crabtree Publishing. She has created many of Crabtree’s most popular series, which also include The Native Nations of North America Series (19 titles), The Lands, Peoples, and Cultures Series (93 titles), and The Science of Living Things Series (32 titles), among others.

Born in Hungary in 1947, Bobbie and her family escaped to Austria during the Hungarian Revolution in 1956. The family spent several weeks there as refugees before immigrating to North America. A former teacher, Bobbie Kalman taught at both the elementary and secondary levels. She also spent several years working as an educational consultant for several publishing companies. Bobbie holds degrees in English, Psychology, and Education. She is married and has four children and three grandchildren.

Although best known for her non-fiction, Bobbie’s newest book is autobiographical. Released in September, 2006, Refugee Child is the account of Bobbie and her family’s escape from Hungary when she was just nine years old. Written to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution in October of 2006, the book is told from the perspective of a young girl.

Bobbie Kalman was born in 1947.

Bobbie Kalman has published or released items in the following series...
  1. ABCs of the Natural World
  2. Alphabasics
  3. Animal Family Adventures
  4. Bobbie Kalman's Leveled Readers: My World: H (Paperback)
  5. Colonial People
  6. Crabapples
  7. Crabtree Visual Dictionaries
  8. Earth's Endangered Animals (Paperback)
  9. Historic Communities (Paperback)
  10. Introducing Habitats
  11. It's Fun to Learn about Baby Animals (Paperback)
  12. Lands, Peoples, & Cultures (Paperback)
  13. Life Cycle of A...(Paperback)
  14. Life in the Old West
  15. Native Nations of North America (Paperback)
  16. Nature's Changes
  17. Science of Living Things (Paperback)
  18. Sports in Action (Paperback)
  19. Spotlight on My Country
  20. Vehicles on the Move

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1Books > Subjects > Children > Ages 4-8 > General
2Books > Subjects > Children > Ages 9-12 > General
3Books > Subjects > Children > History & Historical Fiction > United States > 1800s
4Books > Subjects > Children > People & Places > Biographies > Historical
5Books > Subjects > Children > People & Places > Explore the World > General
6Books > Subjects > Children > People & Places > Explore the World
7Books > Subjects > Children > People & Places > Girls & Women > Nonfiction
8Books > Subjects > Children > Ages 4-8
9Books > Subjects > Children > Ages 9-12
10Books > Subjects > History

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