books about: britches
Always for the Underdog: Leather Britches Smith and the Grabow War (Texas Folklore Society Extra Book)
University of North Texas Press
Louisiana’s Neutral Strip, an area of pine forests, squats between the Calcasieu and Sabine Rivers on the border of East Texas. Early in its history, the region developed a reputation as a harsh frontier where grit and tenacity became indispensable tools of survival. During the Louisiana Purchase, bureaucrats from both Spain and the United States squabbled over the exact boundary line between the two rival powers. Both governments removed ...
The Home Ranch (Bison Book)
Little Britches becomes the "man" in his family after his father's early death, taking on the concomitant responsibilities as well as opportunities. During the summer of his twelfth year he works on a cattle ranch in the shadow of Pike's Peak, earning a dollar a day. Little Britches is tested against seasoned cowboys on the range and in the corral. He drives cattle through a dust storm, eats his weight in flapjacks, and falls in love with a blue ...
Father and I Were Ranchers (The Little Britches Series Book 1) [UNABRIDGED]
Books in Motion
The Moody family moves from New Hampshire to a Colorado ranch. Experience the pleasures and perils of ranching in 20th Century America, through the eyes of a youngster. Read by Cameron Beierle. 7 CD's 8.2 Hrs.
Little Britches: Father and I Were Ranchers
Ralph Moody was eight years old in 1906 when his family moved from New Hampshire to a Colorado ranch. Through his eyes we experience the pleasures and perils of ranching there early in the twentieth century. Auctions and roundups, family picnics, irrigation wars, tornadoes and wind storms give authentic color to Little Britches . So do adventures, wonderfully told, that equip Ralph to take his father's place when it becomes necessary. ...
White Bird Publications, 2012
“Little Britches. That’s what he used to call me. I was eight.” And so begins the psychological thriller, LITTLE BRITCHES. Darla works as a waitress in the present day, but in her world, the thin, jagged line between the present and the past often blurs, leaving dark red pools of blood. EDITORIAL REVIEWS "The public facade often hides the steamy underbelly of a cold-blooded killer. Myers captures that beautifully in her ...
Man of the Family
Fortified with Yankee ingenuity and western can-do energy, the Moody family, transplanted from New England, builds a new life on a Colorado ranch early in the twentieth century. Father has died and Little Britches shoulders the responsibilities of a man at age eleven. Man of the Family continues true pioneering adventures as unforgettable as those in Little Britches and The Fields of Home , also available as Bison Books.
Marcia Lynn McClure
Angelina Hunter was seriously minded, and it was a good thing. Her father's ranch needed a woman who could endure the strenuous work of ranch life. Since her mother's death, Angelina had been that woman. She had no time for frivolity-no time for a less severe side of life. Not when there was so much to be done-hired hands to feed, a widower father to care for, and an often ridiculously light-hearted younger sister to worry about. No. Angelina ...
Shaking the Nickel Bush (The Little Britches Series)
Books in Motion
Now, 19-years-old, skinny, and suffering from diabetes, Ralph Moody is ordered by his Boston doctor to seek a more healthful climate out West. Remembering his childhood ranching adventures, Ralph is delighted to strike out for new territory and prospects. Read by Cameron Beierle. 7 CD's 8.6 Hrs.
Wet Britches and Muddy Boots: A History of Travel in Victorian America (Railroads Past and Present)
John H. White Jr.
Indiana University Press
What was travel like in the 1880s? Was it easy to get from place to place? Were the rides comfortable? How long did journeys take? Wet Britches and Muddy Boots describes all forms of public transport from canal boats to oceangoing vessels, passenger trains to the overland stage. Trips over long distances often involved several modes of transportation and many days, even weeks. Baggage and sometimes even children were lost en route. Travelers ...
Slocum 355: Slocum and Little Britches
Slocum’s trail partner is a skinny young gal disguised as a man—intent on helping him finish off her Apache abductors. But when she’s taken captive a second time, he shows the Apache what a real man is capable of.
Little Britches and the Rattlers
Eric A. Kimmel
Little Britches saddles her pony and heads out for the rodeo. She hopes to win first prize in the calf-roping contest. Along the way, she meets seven cunning rattlesnakes. One by one, they threaten to eat her up! But Little Britches is smart. She knows how to bargain with those rattlesnakes and come out on top! Endearing graphite, watercolor, and digital illustrations by Vincent Nguyen bring this southwestern romp to an outlandish finish.
Little Britches: Father and I Were Ranchers (Edition unknown) by Moody, Ralph [Paperback(1991£©]
Mary Emma & Company: Little Britches #4
Books in Motion, 2001
At age 13, Ralph "Little Britches" Moody moves with his mother, Mary Emma, and five siblings to Massachusetts. Money and prospects are few, but not faith and resourcefulness, as they struggle to keep a small business alive.
The Wild Country
The heartwarming story of a pioneer family in the half-tamed wilds of Colorado.
Mary Emma & Company (The Little Britches Series) [UNABRIDGED]
Books in Motion
At age thirteen, Ralph "Little Britches" Moody moves with his mother, Mary Emma, and five siblings to Massachusetts. Money and prospects are few, but not faith and resourcefulness, as they struggle to keep a small business alive. Read by Cameron Beierle. 6 CD's 6.8 Hrs.
Patches on My Britches: Memories of Growing Up in the Dust Bowl
James Alfred Davidson
1st Book Library
You Bet Your Britches, Claude
Joan Lowery Nixon
Tracey Campbell Pearson
Shirley and Claude lead a settled life with their adopted son, Tom, until Shirley goes to town to retrieve Tom's sister, Bessie, and the two run into more than their share of trouble with criminals.
Little Britches: Father & I Were Ranchers.[A father-and-son relationship on a ranch near ...
Peoples Book Club
Body, Boots, and Britches: Folktales, Ballads, and Speech from Country New York (York State Book)
Syracuse University Press
Book by Thompson, Harold
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