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Little Britches [SCM]

Eight-year-old Ralph and his family move to Colorado and experience the pleasures and perils of ranching there in the early twentieth century. First in the series. Some swearing in the ranchers' and cowboys' speech.

Additional Details

Resource Type
Book
ISBN
0-8032-8178-1
Print Status
In Print
Chapters
31
Pages
260
Suggested Grades
4th - 12th
Geographical Setting
New Hampshire, Colorado
Historical Setting
1906 - 1910
Publisher
University of Nebraska Press
Copyright
1950

Chapters

  • 1 We Move to Colorado
  • 2 Neighbors
  • 3 Fight, Molly!
  • 4 My Character-House
  • 5 The Big Wind
  • 6 We Become Real Ranchers
  • 7 I Become a Horseman
  • 8 I Become a Sort of Cowboy
  • 9 Grace Tries It, Too
  • 10 My Friend Two Dog
  • 11 Haying
  • 12 I Go After Two Dog
  • 13 We Go to an Auction
  • 14 The Irrigation Fight
  • 15 I Give Mr. Lake a Ride
  • 16 A Good Month, with No School
  • 17 I Meet the Sheriff
  • 18 Father and I Become Partners
  • 19 Trapping Pheasants
  • 20 Thanksgiving and Christmas
  • 21 I Break Nine Toes
  • 22 Bad Times Were Not So Bad
  • 23 Tornado and Cloudburst
  • 24 I Become a Cow Poke
  • 25 A Pretty Strong Current
  • 26 Training Sky High
  • 27 Father and I Learn to Shoot
  • 28 Riding in the Roundup
  • 29 We Face It
  • 30 We Move to Littleton
  • 31 So Long, Partner

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