By Sylvia Branzei
For the insurgent in each girl's middle, this sequence offers the achievements of striking, correct, and encouraging ladies all through historical past. via prices, narratives, photos, illustrations, and fact-filled side-bars, every one booklet tells the tale of twelve daring and brave women.
The Wild West and the rodeo aren't the single locations the place the cowgirl spirit are available. From the sharpshooting Annie Oakley to the mythical Calamity Jane, those girl cowgirls got here from all walks of existence, yet proportion an irrepressible spirit and commitment to pushing the bounds. Featured cowgirls contain Georgie Sicking (cowboy poet), Charley Parkhurst (stagecoach driver), Tillie Baldwin (rodeo cowgirl), Tad Lucas (rodeo’s First Lady), Lucille Mulhall (steer roper), Charmayne James (barrel racer), Lillian Riggs (rancher), Sally cranium (horse trader), Johanna July (horse tamer), and Mary Fields (pioneer and mail driver).
Reading point: a long time eight and up