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

By: Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux.
Contributor(s): Christie, R. Gregory, 1971- [ill].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, c2009Description: 1 online resource : col. ill.ISBN: 9780761357124 (electronic bk.); 0761357122 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Reeves, Bass -- Juvenile literature | United States marshals -- Indian Territory -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | United States marshals -- Oklahoma -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | African Americans -- Oklahoma -- 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 literature | Reeves, Bass | United States marshals -- Indian Territory -- Biography | United States marshals -- Oklahoma -- Biography | African Americans -- Oklahoma -- Biography | Freedmen -- Oklahoma -- Biography | Frontier and pioneer life -- Oklahoma | Outlaws -- Indian Territory -- History | Outlaws -- Oklahoma -- History | Indian Territory -- Biography | Oklahoma -- Biography | JUVENILE NONFICTION -- Social Science -- General | JUVENILE NONFICTION -- Biography & Autobiography -- GeneralGenre/Form: Picture books for children. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Bad news for outlaws.DDC classification: 363.28/2/092 Online resources: Click here to access title or place hold Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection | Coretta Scott King Award, author, 2010. | ALA 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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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.

A Junior Library Guild selection

Coretta Scott King Award, author, 2010.

ALA 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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