Nonfiction Books A Cowboy's Life (16)

A Cowboy's Life (16)

A Cowboy's Life (16)
Item No. RR09079
ISBN-13 978-1-4994-1190-4
Format Library Binding
Subject Nonfiction Social Studies History Wild West Reluctant Readers Culture Society Cowboy's Life
# of Pages 32
Size 6" x 9"
Author Kovacs, Vic
Reading Interest 3,4,5,6,7
Accelerated Reading Level 6.2
Series True History of the Wild West, The
Publisher Rosen: PowerKids Press
Date Published 2016
Dewey Decimal 978
Guided Reading Level T
Lexile Level 1090L
 
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Readers recognize the cowboy as a symbol of the Wild West, but this book illustrates what life was like for real cowboys. Readers will learn about the Spanish origins of cowboys, as well as the rise of America’s cattle industry. This book also describes cattle drives and the famous trails ridden by real cowboys. Vivid visuals are paired with engaging text to deliver an adventurous reading experience. This high-interest book is supplemented by sidebars and “Truth or Myth?” fact boxes to deepen the reader’s understanding of this iconic figure in the Wild West.