Rough, Tough Charley

Rough, Tough Charley

Book - 2007
Average Rating:
Rate this:
Random House, Inc.
Charley was rough.
Charley was tough.
Charley wore fancy blue gloves.

Charley Parkhurst always was more comfortable around horses than around humans. One of the most respected stagecoach drivers in the old West, Charley also kept one of the biggest secrets anyone could keep.

Now, through thrilling paintings and Verla Kay’s signature cryptic rhyme, readers are invited to explore an amazing real life, lived without limits.

Baker & Taylor
Documents the exciting life of Charley Parkhurst, an orphan living in California in the mid-1800s who loved horses more than people, became a stagecoach driver, joined the Odd Fellow's Club, and was revealed, after death, to be a woman.

Baker
& Taylor

Rhyming text tells how Charley became one of the best stagecoach drivers in the West, joined a men's club, and voted in a presidential election, all while disguising the fact that she was a woman.

Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Tricycle Press, c2007
ISBN: 9781582461847
1582461848
Branch Call Number: jB Parkhurst, Charley KAY
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Gustavson, Adam

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at IndyPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top