books about: britches
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 ...
Split Britches: Lesbian Practice/Feminist Performance
The Split Britches theatre company have led the way in innovative and challenging lesbian performance for the last decade. Split Britches: Lesbian Practice/Feminist Performance is a long awaited celebration of the theatre and writing of Lois Weaver, Peggy Shaw and Deborah Margolin, who make up this outstanding troupe. This unique anthology comes complete with: * seven of Split Britches' best loved performance texts * a critical, historical ...
Wet Britches and Muddy Boots: A History of Travel in Victorian America (Railroads Past and Present)
John H. White
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 ...
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.
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.
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 ...
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: Man of the Family (The Little Britches Series) [UNABRIDGED]
Books in Motion
At age eleven, Ralph becomes man of the family and an entrepreneur. He continues his horse riding, cattle driving, and the Moodys start a cooking business. Read by Cameron Beierle. 8 CD's 8.8 Hrs.
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 ...
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. ...
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.
Witches' Britches, Itches & Twitches!
Witches' Britches, Itches & Twitches! is a rhyme, riddle and joke book that combines an eclectic mix of rhymes, jokes, quirky humour, fun banter and sight gags with Mike Spoor's lively and entertaining sketches. An ideal book for those who struggle with reading, Witches' Britches, Itches & Twitches! will delight children as they dip inside and find stories and jokes about witches, wizards, frogs, toads, bats and magic spells.
Put Your Big Girl Panties On and Deal with It
Roz Van Meter
With this insightful, touching, and often hilarious guide, Roz takes you from Training Pants straight through to Big Girl Panties, with plenty of laughs and lots of valuable advice along the way. Rife with deeply personal, perhaps slightly embarrassing and often hysterical personal stories from the author herself, Put Your Big Girl Panties On and Deal With It is the guidebook for real women ready to take charge of their own lives. Inside, ...
Cattle Annie and Little Britches
Tyrus Books, 2011
Based on the lives of two adolescent girls in the late 19th century who became infatuated with the Western outlaw heroes they had read about in Ned Buntline's stories and left their homes to join them. The outlaws the girls find are the demoralised remnants of the Doolin-Dalton gang, led by the aging Bill Doolin. Annie shames, and inspires the men, to become what she had imagined them to be. The younger sister Jenny finds a father figure in ...
The Wild Country
The heartwarming story of a pioneer family in the half-tamed wilds of Colorado.
Broadcloth and Britches: The Santa Fe Trade
Seymour V. Connor
Jimmy M. Skaggs
Texas A&M University Press
Hundreds of miles from its supply center in Chihuahua and just freed from the grip of Spain’s mercantilist colonial policies, New Mexico was ripe for foreign commerce when the first of the Missouri traders arrived in Santa Fe in 1821. For the next forty years trade flourished between Americans hawking anything that would sell, often at incredible profit, and New Mexican buyers hungry for all types of manufactured goods. But the frontier moved ...
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.
Miss Little Britches: Story of a girl's struggle to accept a homely horse and win a title in junior rodeo
Bonnie Stahlman Speer
Miss Little Britches is a heart-warming story set against the background of the Little Britches in Colorado. As touching as The Yearling, as unforgettable as National Velvet, Miss Little Britches tells of a young girl's struggle to accept a homely horse and her discovery of the joy and pain in becoming a rodeo champion. Nominated for the Pulitzer Prize, Children's/Young Adult Category.
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