Cowboy Charlie: The Story of Charles M. Russell

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Tells the story of a young boy with a dream of going west to be a cowboy. Pretty soon Charlie was capturing all he saw on paper and canvas even though he didn't have any art lessons. Russell loved the west and its people and that was evident in his art.

TRC audience: 
Elementary (K-5)
TRC subject: 
19th Century (1866-1899)
20th Century (1900-1945)
Art of the West
Artist Biography
Charles M. Russell
Multicultural Topics
Storytime
TRC format: 
Book