Cowboy Alphabet for Grown Ups and Young' Uns Too

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Written and delightfully illustrated with an eye to the education of aduts as well as children, "Cowboy Alphabet" serves up a brimming stew of Southwestern phenomena-by letters. From A's armadillo to Y's yonder, this unusual primer initiates the reader into rodeo lore, desert fauna, cowboy dress, and a Z-is-for zillion other aspects of cowboy life.

TRC audience: 
Elementary (K-5)
TRC subject: 
20th Century (1900-1945)
TRC format: