Shooting for the Moon

Shooting for the Moon

The Amazing Life and Times of Annie Oakley

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Baker & Taylor
Based on her own writings and illustrated with hauntingly expressive oil paintings, a dramatic picture-book biography offers a fascinating glimpse into the life of a courageous girl who went on to break barriers in the field of sports.

McMillan Palgrave
A survivor who refused to give up.

The Amazing Life and Times of Annie Oakley.

"Aim at a high mark and you will hit it" is the motto the legendary sharpshooter and star of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, Annie Oakley, lived by. How did a young girl growing up on a hardscrabble Ohio farm become a legend in her own time?

Based on her own writings and illustrated with hauntingly expressive oil paintings by one of America's foremost illustrators, this dramatic picture-book biography offers a fascinating glimpse into the life of a courageous young girl who went on to break barriers in the field of sports, becoming recognized by Will Rogers and others as "the greatest woman rifle shot the world has ever produced."


Holtzbrinck
A survivor who refused to give up.

The Amazing Life and Times of Annie Oakley.

"Aim at a high mark and you will hit it" is the motto the legendary sharpshooter and star of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, Annie Oakley, lived by. How did a young girl growing up on a hardscrabble Ohio farm become a legend in her own time?

Based on her own writings and illustrated with hauntingly expressive oil paintings by one of America's foremost illustrators, this dramatic picture-book biography offers a fascinating glimpse into the life of a courageous young girl who went on to break barriers in the field of sports, becoming recognized by Will Rogers and others as "the greatest woman rifle shot the world has ever produced."
A survivor who refused to give up.

The Amazing Life and Times of Annie Oakley.

"Aim at a high mark and you will hit it" is the motto the legendary sharpshooter and star of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, Annie Oakley, lived by. How did a young girl growing up on a hardscrabble Ohio farm become a legend in her own time?

Based on her own writings and illustrated with hauntingly expressive oil paintings by one of America's foremost illustrators, this dramatic picture-book biography offers a fascinating glimpse into the life of a courageous young girl who went on to break barriers in the field of sports, becoming recognized by Will Rogers and others as "the greatest woman rifle shot the world has ever produced."


Baker
& Taylor

Based on her own writings, a picture-book biography offers a glimpse into the life of a courageous girl who went on to break barriers in the field of sports as a competitive sharpshooter and an entertainer.

Publisher: New York : Melanie Kroupa Books, 2001
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780374368432
0374368430
Branch Call Number: J B OAKLEY
Characteristics: 32 p
Additional Contributors: Fuchs, Bernie - Illustrator

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