Cattle Kids: A Year on the Western Range (Hardcover)
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American Farm Bureau Foundation for Education Recommended Book
Cowboys aren't necessarily boys, and they aren't necessarily grown-ups, either. In this lively photo essay, young readers will meet girls and boys who live a unique way of life on their families' cattle ranches.
Cowgirls and cowboys take part in many aspects of livestock operations, from calving and branding to haying and rounding up the herd. With a colorful and informative text, illustrated with action-packed photographs, Cat Urbigkit's book follows cattle kids through a year of ranching on the western range.
About the Author
Cat Urbigkit is a reporter and rancher and lives in Pinedale, Wyoming.
"Readers will come away knowing the differences between calves, heifers, cows, bulls and steers, as well as having a general picture of the annual rhythms of cattle raising." —Kirkus Reviews
"Clear, color photographs and the accompanying, easily understood text explain the different types of cattle ranches as well as the animals found on them." —Library Media Connection