Calamity Jane: Her Life and Legends.
This legendary Wild West character comes alive through the
author's fascinating descriptions. Fact is sorted from legend,
leaving the reader with a real sense of how legends are created. Along
the way, the reader gains a true understanding of the Wild West during
the 1860s through the 1890s. An index and many authentic photographs of
the Old West, Calam and other legendary characters enhance this
wonderful visit to the life and time of Calamity Jane. Ages 9-14.
Reviewed by Charles J. Blume, Media Specialist, Anne Arundel Public
Schools, and Senior Lecturer, Towson State University, Towson, MD