Synopses & Reviews
'\"A memorable book that is notable both for its subject and for its exquisite documentary photographs.\"'
"A memorable book that is notable both for its subject and for its exquisite documentary photographs." School Library Journal, Starred
Historical photographs show what life was like for pioneer and Indian children growing up in the American West during the late nineteenth century.
About the Author
Russell Freedman grew up in San Francisco and graduated from the University of California at Berkeley. The author of over thirty-five nonfiction books on subjects ranging from animal behavior to social history, Mr. Freedman received the Washington Post Children's Book Guild Nonfiction Award in 1992. Lincoln: A Photobiography was awarded the 1988 Newbery Medal and Eleanor Roosevelt was a Newbery Honor Book in 1994. Mr. Freedman lives in New York City and travels extensively to gather material for his books.