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The Resource Bad news for outlaws : the remarkable life of Bass Reeves, deputy U.S. marshal, Vaunda Micheaux Nelson ; illustrations by R. Gregory Christie

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

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Bad news for outlaws : the remarkable life of Bass Reeves, deputy U.S. marshal
Title
Bad news for outlaws
Title remainder
the remarkable life of Bass Reeves, deputy U.S. marshal
Statement of responsibility
Vaunda Micheaux Nelson ; illustrations by R. Gregory Christie
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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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Summary
Vaunda Micheaux Nelson received the Coretta Scott King Award for her children's book Almost to Freedom. Here she relays the extraordinary story of Bass Reeves, a lawman in the Old West who escaped slavery to become one of the most successful U.S. Marshals in history
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Writing style
Award
  • Coretta Scott King Award, Author Category, 2010.
  • Prairie Pasque Children's Book Award (South Dakota), 2012.
  • Notable Books for a Global Society, 2010.
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2010
Awards note
  • A Junior Library Guild selection
  • Coretta Scott King Book Award -- Author, 2010.
Biography type
individual biography
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294669
Cataloging source
DLC
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Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux
Dewey number
  • 363.28/2/092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Ages 8-12
  • Ages 8-12
Interest level
MG
LC call number
F697.R44
LC item number
N45 2009
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860
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 8
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
5.2
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Christie, R. Gregory
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True
Series statement
Exceptional social studies titles for intermediate grades
Study program name
Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning
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  • Reeves, Bass
  • Reeves, Bass
  • Coretta Scott King Award
  • United States marshals
  • United States marshals
  • African Americans
  • Freedmen
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Outlaws
  • Outlaws
  • United States marshals
  • United States marshals
  • African Americans
  • Freedmen
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Outlaws
  • Outlaws
  • Indian Territory
  • Oklahoma
  • Indian Territory
  • Oklahoma
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the remarkable life of Bass Reeves, deputy U.S. Marshal
Label
Bad news for outlaws : the remarkable life of Bass Reeves, deputy U.S. marshal, Vaunda Micheaux Nelson ; illustrations by R. Gregory Christie
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Dimensions
31 cm.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780822567646
Isbn Type
(reinforced)
Lccn
2008001188
Other physical details
col. ill.
Stock number
1299467
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn191317772
  • (OCoLC)191317772
Label
Bad news for outlaws : the remarkable life of Bass Reeves, deputy U.S. marshal, Vaunda Micheaux Nelson ; illustrations by R. Gregory Christie
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Dimensions
31 cm.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780822567646
Isbn Type
(reinforced)
Lccn
2008001188
Other physical details
col. ill.
Stock number
1299467
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn191317772
  • (OCoLC)191317772

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