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==Gals with Gumption: More Tenacious Heroines== ==Gals with Gumption: More Tenacious Heroines==
-*Winter's Bone, by Daniel Woodrell+*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?winter's+bone'''Winter's Bone'''], by Daniel Woodrell
-*Salvage the Bones, by Jesmyn Ward+*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?salvage+the+bones'''Salvage the Bones'''], by Jesmyn Ward
-*Once Upon a River, by Bonnie Jo Campbell+*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?once+upon+a+river'''Once Upon a River'''], by Bonnie Jo Campbell
-*Bohemian Girl, by Terese Svoboda+*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?bohemian+girl'''Bohemian Girl'''], by Terese Svoboda
-*The Passage, by Justin Cronin+*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?passage+cronin'''The Passage'''], by Justin Cronin
-*In Calamity's Wake, by Natalee Caple+*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?in+calamity's+wake'''In Calamity's Wake'''], by Natalee Caple
-*Missy, by Chris Hannan+*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?missy+hannan'''Missy'''], by Chris Hannan
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==Nonfiction== ==Nonfiction==
-*Rooster: the Life and Times of the real Rooster Cogburn, the Man who Inspired True Grit, by Brett Cogburn+*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?rooster+the+life+and+times'''Rooster: the Life and Times of the real Rooster Cogburn, the Man who Inspired True Grit'''], by Brett Cogburn
-*Wyatt Earp : a vigilante life / Andrew C. Isenberg.+*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?wyatt+earp+isenberg'''Wyatt Earp: a Vigilante Life'''], Andrew C. Isenberg
*1870s *1870s
*Arkansas *Arkansas

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Article in Adult Fiction and Big Read categories.

Printable versions of this booklist are available as .pdf's here.

VERY MUCH A DRAFT

Contents

About the Author

Works by Charles Portis

Fiction:

Short pieces:

Guns for Hire and Hardscrabble Heroes: Adventures & Untamed Characters

Home on the Range: Tales from the Frontier

Classic and Not-so-Classic Westerns

Lawmen & White Hats: Featuring Texas Rangers and US Marshals

Gals with Gumption: More Tenacious Heroines

Nonfiction

DVDs to Watch

  • True Grit (John Wayne)
  • True Grit (Coen Brothers)
  • Rooster Cogburn (movie licensing)
  • Django Unchained
  • Justified
  • The Real West - 4 disc documentary series
  • Dances with Wolves (movie licensing)
  • Cheyenne Autumn (movie licensing)
  • Unforgiven (1992) (movie licensing)
  • The Searchers (movie licensing)

Books for Teens

Fiction

  • Shane, by Jack Schaefer
  • The Legend of Bass Reeves, by Gary Paulsen
  • Hattie Big Sky, by Kirby Larson, and its sequel Hattie Ever After
  • The Ballad of Lucy Whipple, by Karen Cushman
  • Black Storm Comin', by Diane Lee Wilson
  • Ghetto Cowboy, by G. Neri
  • The Adventurous Deeds of Deadwood Jones, by Jelen Hemphill
  • Another Kind of Cowboy, by Susan Juby

Nonfiction

  • Venom, by Marilyn Singer

Books for Youth

Wild West - Fiction for Older Children

  • Case of the Deadly Desperadoes, by Caroline Lawrence
  • Alice Rose & Sam, by Kathryn Lasky
  • Danger at the Wild West Show by Alison Hart (American Girl: History Mysteries)
  • Missing on Superstition Mountain by Elise Broach, and its sequel: Treasure on Superstition Mountain
  • Call Me Oklahoma! by Miriam Glassman
  • The Journal of Joshua Loper : Black cowboy by Walter Dean Myers ( My Name is America)
  • The adventures of Midnight Son by Denise Lewis Patrick
  • Rapunzel's Revenge and its sequel Calamity Jack, graphic novels by Shannon Hale
  • Tall : Great American folktales : the comics anthology editor Donald Lem


Wild West - Nonfiction for Older Children

  • Wild Women of the Wild West by Jonah Winter, ill by Susan Guevara


Wild West - Nonfiction Picturebooks

  • Bill Pickett: Rodeo-Ridin’ Cowboy by Andrea D. Pinkney, ill by Brian Pinkney
  • Boss of the Plains: The Hat That Won the West by Laurie Carlson, illustrated by Holly Meade - The story of John Stetson and how he came to create the most popular hat west of the Mississippi.
  • Bad news for outlaws : the remarkable life of Bass Reeves, deputy U.S. Marshall, by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson


Cowboy Stories! - Picture Books

  • Ten-Gallon Bart by Susan Stevens Crummel, illustrated by Dorothy Donohue
  • Cowboy Kid by Max Eilenberg ; illustrated by Sue Heap
  • She’ll Be Coming ‘round the Mountain by Jonathan Emmett and Deborah Allwright
  • Buster Goes to Cowboy Camp by Denise Fleming
  • Cowboy Baby by Sue Heap also in Spanish as: Pequeno Cowboy by Sue Heap
  • The Adventures of Granny Clearwater & Little Critter by Kimberly Willis Holt, illustratedl by Lara Huliska-Beith
  • Levi Strauss Gets a Bright Idea: A Fairly Fabricated Story of a Pair of Pants by Tony Johnston, illustrated by Stacy Innerst
  • Giddy up, Cowgirl by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
  • Tex by Dorie McCullough Lawson
  • Cowpoke Clyde and Dirty Dawg by Lori Mortensen ; illustrated by Michael Allen Austin.
  • Are You a Horse? by Andy Rash
  • Pirates vs. Cowboys by Aaron Reynolds illustrated by David Barneda
  • Saving Sweetness by Diane Stanley
  • How I Spent My Summer Vacation by Mark Teague
  • Let’s Sing a Lullaby with the Brave Cowboy by Jan Thomas
  • Dirty Cowboy by Amy Timberlake
  • Dust Devil by Anne Isaacs ill by Paul O. Zelinsky
  • The Ghosts of Luckless Gulch by Anne Isaacs Ill by Dan Santat
  • Black Cowboy Wild Horses: A True Story by Julius Lester, ill by Jerry Pinkney

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