Rough, Tough Charley

Rough, Tough Charley

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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.

& 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
Branch Call Number: jB Parkhurst, Charley KAY
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Gustavson, Adam


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