The 'Little' Big Read

To coincide with the Kansas City Big Read, we have organized activities for youth and families that are inspired by Charles Portis' True Grit. For more information on the Big Read, please visit kcbigread.org.
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"Head for the Wild West" book display at the Plaza branch---a very beautiful display for our young readers!

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Cowboy and western-themed books are on display at Kansas City Public Library, Central Library, in celebration of the Big Read, "True Grit."

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A reversed Cinderella retelling with a western flair. This is a funny book!

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"Are you a Horse?" Hmm, good question! This is a perfect book for story time...

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The cowboy loves to sing but gets a bit scared of "creatures" in the barn. This is a hilarious book for kids!

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Our North-East Branch put together this display of cowboy books for the the 'Little' Big Read! http://kcbigread.org

The Big Read | Kansas City Public Library

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Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder

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Black Beauty by Anna Sewell - A great read-alike for younger audiences during the #KCBigRead Check it out from the Library: http://catalog.kclibrary.org/client/kclibrary/search/results?qu=black+beauty+anna+sewell&qf=FORMAT%09Format%09BOOK%09Books+%7C%7C+ER%09Electronic+Resources+%7C%7C+SOUNDDISC%09Audio+Disc&rw=12&lm=KC_ALL

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The Legend of Bass Reeves by Gary Paulsen

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Dear America: Behind the Masks: The Diary of Angeline Reddy by Susan Patron

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Emily's Misfortune by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

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P.K. Pinkerton and the Petrified Man by Caroline Lawrence

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The Abernathy Boys by L.J. Hunt

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Racing to Freedom: Gabriel's Journey by Alison Hart

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Racing to Freedom: Gabriel's Horses by Alison Hart

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Racing to Freedom: Gabriel's Triumph by Alison Hart

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The Ravioli Kid: An Original Spaghetti Western by Michelle Freedman

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American Girl: Addy by Connie Porter

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American Girl: Kirsten by Janet Shaw

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American Girl: Josefina by Valerie Tripp

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Down the Rabbit Hole: The Diary of Pringle Rose by Susan Campbell Bartoletti

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I Want To Be A Cowgirl by Jeanne Willis

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Pirates v. Cowboys by Aaron Reynolds

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Thunder Rose by Jerdine Nolen

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Cowpoke Clyde and Dirty Dawg by Lori Mortensen

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