The Buffalo Soldiers (Reflections of a Black Cowboy)

by Robert H. Miller

Publisher: Silver Burdett Pr

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s 9-12,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • General,
  • History - Military & Wars,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Cultural Heritage,
  • History - United States/State & Local,
  • Social Science - Customs, Traditions, Anthropology,
  • African American cowboys,
  • African Americans,
  • Biography,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • West (U.S.)

Edition Notes

ContributionsFloyd Cooper (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
FormatLibrary Binding
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9879154M
ISBN 100382398092
ISBN 109780382398094

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In northern Vermont, a raging river overflows its banks and sweeps the nine-year-old twin daughters of Terry and Laura Sheldon to their deaths.

Hardcover. Condition: Good. 1st Edition. Details the role played by African American soldiers, whom Native Americans called Buffalo Soldiers, in the wars of the nineteenth century.

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