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Westward: A Fictional History of the American West

28 Original Stories Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Western Writers of America

by Dale L. Walker

  • 223 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Forge Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Westerns - General,
  • Historical - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Western,
  • Westerns,
  • Anthologies (multiple authors),
  • Westerns - Anthologies,
  • Fiction / Historical

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages432
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9593271M
    ISBN 100765304538
    ISBN 109780765304537
    OCLC/WorldCa58995945

    Books on LibraryThing tagged westward expansion. Books on LibraryThing tagged westward expansion. Frontier and pioneer life › Fiction (99) West (U.S.) › History American History, pioneers () 19th century, pioneers () pioneer, pioneers (). The Mormon Church was founded in New York after Joseph Smith, Jr. claimed to have found a buried book of golden plates written by ancient American prophets in the late s. Smith said the Angel Moroni, who was the guardian of these plates, had directed him to these writings and that his mission was to publish a translation of this book.

    Historical Fiction Books for American History. Bring history to life with this amazing collection of historical fiction books for kids. This collection features chapter books for kids of all ages. This complete Westward Expansion resource has everything you need to teach a fun and highly engaging unit about the westward movement. Based.   Hampton Sides's Blood and Thunder is a fine biography of Kit Carson, who was almost everywhere important during the westward surge. Carson guided Frémont to California, saved Stephen Kearney's bacon during the American conquest of California, and.

    Frontier Hero. The Frontier Hero is a myth that has been promulgated throughout the history of the west through dime novels, film, and novels. James Fenimore Cooper brought the frontier hero to the forefront of American society through his book series that included The Pioneers,The Prairie, The Pathfinder, The Deerslayer and his most popular novel The Last of the Mohicans. Come joins us we dive into this truly fascinating period of American history – Westward Expansion! —-> Lewis, Clark, and Sacagawea. Most kids know about Columbus “discovering” America in , early settlers in Colonial America, but their history drops off after we gained our independence after the Revolutionary War in


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Westward: A Fictional History of the American West by Dale L. Walker Download PDF EPUB FB2

In Westward, the history of the Old American West unfolds in twenty-eight original stories written especially for this unique collection that commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of Western Writers of America.5/5(1).

Featuring stories handpicked by four-time Spur Award-winning author Dale L. Walker, Westward is a time capsule of the Old American West, from the first horse ever seen by a North American Indian to a man who escaped from the Alamo, from the massacre at Mountain Meadows to Libbie Custer's great secret, from the Apache wars to the California gold rush.

And such luminaries of the West Author: Dale L. Walker. In Westward, the history of the Old American West unfolds in twenty-eight original stories written especially for this unique collection commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of Western Writers of America, Inc.

Featuring handpicked stories by four-time Spur Award winning author Dale L. Walker, Westward is a time capsule of the Old American West, from the first horse ever seen by a North 5/5(1). The history of the Old American West unfolds in twenty-eight original stories written especially for this unique collection commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of Western Writers of America, Inc.

Four-time Spur Award winning author Dale L. Walker handpicked the featured stories written by other well-known western writers. Buy a cheap copy of Westward: A Fictional History of the book by Dale L. Walker. The American West. Just as America attracted millions to her shores by building upon a foundation of freedom, democracy, and a new start, the lands beyond the 5/5(1).

Westward Expansion Book List Explore uncharted territory in the American frontier with the characters in these historical fiction books. Along with each book you can find free teaching resources, such as lesson plans, extension activities, book talks and discussion questions at Created by Scholastic Teacher Consultant Michelle Higgins, an elementary school teacher in New.

The Best Historical Fiction Chapter Books About Westward Expansion. Voices from the Oregon Trailby Kay Winters, illustrated by Larry Day. Rich illustrations depicting western movement scenarios pair with prose from a character’s point of view. Carl Hawks, son of. Sparking one of the greatest manhunts in California history, this fictionalized account of a real case follows LA cops Bucky Bleichert and Lee Blanchard as they journey through the seamy underside of Hollywood to the core of the dead girl’s twisted life.

Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West by Cormac McCarthy. Westward: A Fictional History of the American West 28 Original Stories Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Western Writers of America by Dale L. Walker ISBN ISBN Paperback; New York: Forge Books, ; ISBN   For many years, the American West was considered a land of dust and despair (“This Plain is a waste of Sand,” wrote one explorer of the expanse between the Sierras and the Rockies).

But Powell saw in the arid landscape an almost godly beauty and bounty. books based on votes: Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West by Dee Brown, Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parke. A suggested list of literary criticism on 's Westward Expansion ().

The listed critical essays and books will be invaluable for writing essays and papers on Westward. The Westward Sagas: Historical Fiction by David Bowles The Westward Sagas tell the story of the Mitchell family’s year odyssey west from Pennsylvania to Texas. The story begins in North Carolina with Spring House, moves forward to Tennessee in Adams.

Laurie Halse Anderson’s historical novel about the fever epidemic that killed over five thousand people in PA is a peek inside one of history’s forgotten moments.

Mattie cook, a year-old girl living with her mother and grandfather, does her best to flee the city with the latter in. Biography Business Current Affairs & Politics Diet, Health & Fitness Fiction History Kids' Books Mystery & Crime Religion Romance Sci-Fi & Fantasy Teen Books See All > Discover Book Graph™ B&N Readouts Indie eBooks Free NOOK Mobile Apps Self-publish with B&N Press.

When it appeared inthe first edition of Ray Allen Billington's Westward Expansion set a new standard for scholarship in western American history, and the book's reputation among historians, scholars, and students grew through four subsequent editions.

This abridgment and revision of Billington and Martin Ridge's fifth edition, with a new introduction and additional scholarship by Ridge 5/5(2). Book Description: Libby Mitchell lives with her parents and a brand new baby brother in Saginaw, Michigan in and forced to leave the area by U.S.

Army soldiers charged with removing the Potawatomis from their ancestral homeland. Libby cant convince the soldiers she is. Westward Expansion Timeline Major political and social events inspired many people to make the move west.

Rumors of rich farming lands in Oregon, gold in California, and refuge across the country convinced many to take the risks of pioneer travel and pursue a better life. However, rumors weren’t the only force at work.

About the WWW-VL History Network To suggest a link, please use "Westward" in your subject. This American West index was created and maintained by Dr. Lynn H.

Nelson (University of Kansas), author of History Gateway at Kansas, until Octoberwhen Nancy Sween began maintaining the site on space provided by Dr. Nelson through University of Kansas.

That led to multiple battles with natives, something you will see depicted in cowboy books and a variety of other media. What we see as the Old West is the American West beforewhen the region started to modernize.

As for the start of the Old West era, a lot of people see that to be the Louisiana Purchase in. The History of the American West Gets a Much-Needed Rewrite Artists, historians and filmmakers alike have been guilty of creating a mythologized version of the U.S.

expansion to the west.Westward Expansion was the 19th-century movement of settlers, agriculture and industry into the American West. Learn about the Louisiana Purchase, manifest destiny, the Gold Rush and more.The Beginnings of Dodge City – By Robert M.

Wright, book excerpt, Dodge City, The Cowboy Capital and the Great Southwest, Beginning of Settlement in the American West – By Randall Parrish, book excerpt, The Great Plains: The Romance of Western American Exploration, Warfare, and Settlement, ; Ben Thompson and Other Noted Gunmen – By Bat Masterson, who .