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Bad news for outlaws : the remarkable life of Bass Reeves, deputy U.S. marshal / Vaunda Micheaux Nelson ; illustrations by R. Gregory Christie. [print]

By: Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux [author]Contributor(s): Christie, R. Gregory, 1971- [ill]Material type: TextTextPublication details: Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, [(c)2009. Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 31 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780822567646; 0822567644Subject(s): Reeves, Bass -- Juvenile literature | United States marshals -- Indian Territory -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | United States marshals -- Oklahoma -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | African Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature -- Oklahoma -- African Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Freedmen -- Oklahoma -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Frontier and pioneer life -- Oklahoma -- Juvenile literature | Outlaws -- Indian Territory -- History -- Juvenile literature | Outlaws -- Oklahoma -- History -- Juvenile literature | Indian Territory -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Oklahoma -- Biography -- Juvenile literatureLOC classification: F697.N431.B336 2009F697.R44.C555.B336 2009COPYRIGHT NOT covered - Click this link to request copyright permission: Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection | Coretta Scott King Award, author, 2010. | AlabamaA Notable book, 2010. | Carter G. Woodson Honor Book, 2010 | Golden Kite Honor, 2010 | Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2010.Summary: Outlaws feared him. Law-abiding citizens respected him. Bass always got his man, dead or alive. He achieved all this in spite of whites who didn't like the notion of a black lawman. The true story of former slave Bass Reeves, is the story of a remarkable African American hero of the Old West.Summary: This biography profiles the life of Bass Reeves, a former slave who was recruited as a deputy United States Marshal in the area that was to become Oklahoma.
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Fiction F697.R44N45 2009 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available 31923001441845

Outlaws feared him. Law-abiding citizens respected him. Bass always got his man, dead or alive. He achieved all this in spite of whites who didn't like the notion of a black lawman. The true story of former slave Bass Reeves, is the story of a remarkable African American hero of the Old West.

Includes timeline, list of western vocabulary words, and articles on Judge Isaac C. Parker and the Indian territory that gained statehood as Oklahoma.

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A Junior Library Guild selection

Coretta Scott King Award, author, 2010.

AlabamaA Notable book, 2010.

Carter G. Woodson Honor Book, 2010

Golden Kite Honor, 2010

Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2010.

Ages 8-12.

Reading level: age 8, 9, 10, 11, and 12.

Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning MG 5.2 0.5

This biography profiles the life of Bass Reeves, a former slave who was recruited as a deputy United States Marshal in the area that was to become Oklahoma.

Includes bibliographical references.

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