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The adventurous deeds of Deadwood Jones, Helen Hemphill

Label
The adventurous deeds of Deadwood Jones
Title
The adventurous deeds of Deadwood Jones
Statement of responsibility
Helen Hemphill
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Thirteen-year-old Prometheus Jones and his eleven-year-old cousin Omer flee Tennessee and join a cattle drive that will eventually take them to Texas, where Prometheus hopes his father lives, and they find adventure and face challenges as African Americans in a land still recovering from the Civil War
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hemphill, Helen
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.H3774487
LC item number
Adv 2008
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wheeler, Edward L.
  • Wheeler, Edward L.
  • Cowboys
  • Cattle drives
  • African Americans
  • Race relations
  • Cousins
  • African Americans
  • Race relations
  • Cousins
  • Cowboys
  • Cattle drives
  • West (U.S.)
  • West (U.S.)
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
The adventurous deeds of Deadwood Jones, Helen Hemphill
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0815/2008005422.html
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Some devilment send me packing -- Fate steps in on the way to Texas -- A curious cowboy gives me some news -- We ride in Nebraska -- Me and good eye go for a swim -- I make a pact with Rio, then spay my first Indian -- Pawnee come calling -- The herd takes a run -- Good eye travels the crossroads -- We reach Ogallala -- The Pawnee works some magic -- Soldiers hunt for Rio -- Beck's temper shows itself -- We head west to Sidney -- Nack tells a story, and Beck plays a trick -- The North Platte betrays us -- We say good-bye to a cowboy -- We travel on to Buffalo gap -- We make a run for Deadwood -- The past catches up with me -- I win a nickname -- I am put on trial -- News comes from Texas -- I go home
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
228 p.
Isbn
9781590786376
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008005422
System control number
  • ocn220094140
  • (OCoLC)220094140
Label
The adventurous deeds of Deadwood Jones, Helen Hemphill
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0815/2008005422.html
Publication
Contents
Some devilment send me packing -- Fate steps in on the way to Texas -- A curious cowboy gives me some news -- We ride in Nebraska -- Me and good eye go for a swim -- I make a pact with Rio, then spay my first Indian -- Pawnee come calling -- The herd takes a run -- Good eye travels the crossroads -- We reach Ogallala -- The Pawnee works some magic -- Soldiers hunt for Rio -- Beck's temper shows itself -- We head west to Sidney -- Nack tells a story, and Beck plays a trick -- The North Platte betrays us -- We say good-bye to a cowboy -- We travel on to Buffalo gap -- We make a run for Deadwood -- The past catches up with me -- I win a nickname -- I am put on trial -- News comes from Texas -- I go home
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
228 p.
Isbn
9781590786376
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008005422
System control number
  • ocn220094140
  • (OCoLC)220094140

Library Locations

    • Joe A. Guerra, Laredo Public Library – MainBorrow it
      1120 E. Calton Road, Laredo, TX, 78041, US
      27.5416154 -99.4826071
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