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Cowboys and Coffin-Makers

One Hundred 19th-century Jobs You Might Have Feared or Fancied
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Annick Press
Juvenile Vocational Guidance, Juvenile Nonfiction, Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction, Children: Grades 4-6, Careers, History - United States/19th Century, Juvenile Nonfiction / History / United States / 19th Century, Occupations - United States - History - 19th century - Juvenile literature, 19th century, History, Juvenile literature, Occupations, Social classes, United States, Working
ContributionsMartha Newbigging (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8571744M
ISBN 101554510678
ISBN 139781554510672
OCLC/WorldCa72262048

Cowboys and Coffin Makers is probably not my favourite in this series, but it's still a good introduction to 19th century american history for kids. It does an admirable job of addressing racial, gender, age, and class inequalities, which I didn't expect given that the book is a decade old/5.

"Cowboys and Coffin Makers" won't be a bit of a chore for young readers to enjoy. Cowboys and Coffin-Makers book Islander (Gulf Shores, AL) ) The s come alive through snappy profiles of the era's employment options, from Civil War doughboys to hokey-pokey sellers.

Jaunty illustrations add to the appeal/5(3).

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Cowboys and Coffin Makers One Hundred 19th-century Jobs You Might Have Feared or Fancied (Book): Coulter, Laurie: An eye-opening guide to career options in 19th-century America.

If you could live in 19th-century America, what job would you want. Sheriff. Prospector. Author Laurie Coulter (who also wrote Cowboys and Coffin Makers) writes in a light and lively style that is informative and entertaining. Illustrator Martha Newbigging has created a distinctive look for this series that adds much information in a witty and charming cartoon style/5.

Cowboys and Coffin Makers: 19th Century Jobs you Might Have Feared or Fancied by Laurie Coulter October 3, by Kate Hall Learn about everything from being a dime novel writer to being an explorer. Cowboys and Coffin Makers Laurie Coulter and Martha Newbigging, Firefly Books, $, Boftcover; December 1, Susan Sperry.

AGES Thinking of becoming a woodhawk, mule spinner or iron puddler. Laurie Coulter is masterfully creative in describing the changes taking place during the 19th-century American Industrial.

Teachers and librarians will be happy to hear that Cowboys and Coffin Makers far surpass the standard information book criteria; a comprehensive introduction provides background to the time period, a huge index helps students navigate the text, and recommended readings include both fiction and non-fiction.

The focus is largely American, but this should not serve as a purchasing deterrent; this book is a truly. It has been several decades since I read any cowboy tale by Louis LAmour. I might give him another chance but it wont be on the basis of Black Rock Coffin Makers (a bad title for this mediocre book).

This story has only the usual elements: Jim Garlin, a square-jawed, honest guy with a lot of money in hand from a recently completed cattle drive who finds himself in a strange town at the /5. Cowboys and Coffin-Makers: One Hundred 19th-century Jobs You Might Have Feared or Fancied (Jobs in History) by Laurie Coulter, Martha Newbigging.

Cowboys and Coffin Makers I couldn't resist picking up Cowboys and Coffin Makers: One Hundred 19th Century Jobs You Might Have Feared or Fancied by Laurie Coulter up off of the new book shelf.

The book begins with a time line of changes that took place in the 19th century to get the reader a little perspective on this portion of our history.

Cowboys and Coffin-Makers: One Hundred 19th-century Jobs You Might Have Feared or Fancied (Jobs in History)/5. Cowboys and Coffin-Makers: One Hundred 19th-century Jobs You Might Have Feared or Fancied '' Laurie Coulter: Cowboys and Coffin Makers: One Hundred 19th-Century Jobs You Might Have Feared or Fancied: Charles Yale Harrison: Generals Die in Bed: Diane Swanson.

Cowboys and coffin makers: one hundred 19th-century jobs you might have feared or fancied. [Laurie Coulter; Martha Newbigging] -- Provides fascinating facts and stories about one hundred jobs of the s in North America, such as a railroad brakeman, a hokey-pokey seller, a mule spinner, an iron puddler, a trapper boy, and.

The book is written from the point of view of the employee and does not shy away from the social and economic distress that prevailed for so many during this period in history. At the same time, its humourous illustrations keep it light and visually engaging. Cowboys and Coffin Makers would be an excellent addition to any school library.

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Two men in the isolated town of Tucker want the XY ranchJim Walker and the ruthless Wing Caryand one of them wants it badly enough to kill for it. The Black Rock Coffin Makers is a tale of suspense and danger: chases, shootouts, double-crosses and posses, all Price Range: $ - $ Browse books by Laurie Coulter Cowboys and Coffin Makers: One Hundred 19th-Century Jobs You Might Have Feared or Fancied.

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Like Archers and Alchemists (the medieval era) and Cowboys and Coffin Makers (the 19th century) before it, Ballplayers focuses on the kinds of jobs and occupations available at the time.

Laurie Coulter is the author of six books, including Secrets in Stone: All About Maya lives in Toronto. Martha Newbigging has illustrated many books, including Research Ate My Brain, Attack of the Killer Video Book and two other books in this series: Cowboys and Coffin Makers and Archers, Alchemists and 98 Other Medieval Jobs You Might Have Loved or : Laurie Coulter.

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In "Black Rock Coffin-Makers," two men ready to kill over ownership of a ranch get more than they bargain for when a stranger is caught in the crossfire. And in "Four- Card Draw," Allen Ring wins a ranch in a poker game, only to find out an unsolved murder was committed there years ago and law enforcement thinks Ring knows more about it than he 3/5(1).

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