The Wild West and the rodeo are not the only places where the cowgirl spirit can be found. From the sharpshooting Annie Oakley to the legendary Calamity Jane, these female cowgirls came from all walks of life, but share an irrepressible spirit and dedication to pushing the boundaries.
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Every Cowgirl Needs Dancing Boots
by Rebecca Janni
Nellie Sue hopes to make friends with her new neighbors by hosting a hoedown in her barn, but wonders if the "glitter girls" will be able to dance in their ballet slippers, rather than in dancing boots like hers.
Like all cowgirls, Nellie Sue loves to go camping. So after she and her friend Anna practice indoors, Daddy helps them pitch their tent in the wilderness of the back yard.
The Great Texas Hamster Drive
by Eric A. Kimmel
When Pecos Bill's daughter gets two pet hamsters, they soon multiply into the hundreds, so Bill decides to take them all to Chicago where lots of boys and girls want pet hamsters.
Giddy Up, Cowgirl
by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
While running errands with her mother, a young girl who likes to dress as a cowgirl tries to be helpful, but her efforts always seem to backfire.
by Jerdine Nolen
One stormy night, Thunder Rose came into the world with "the power of thunder and lightning coursing through her veins." From this auspicious beginning, the diminutive African-American cowgirl goes on to perform many amazing feats, from constructing thunder bolts and creating lightning balls to capturing cattle rustlers and transforming a pair or tornadoes into rain clouds.
Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa
by Erica SIlverman
Spring has come to Kate's ranch and with it new animal babies. In various chapters, Kate and her trusty talking horse, Cocoa, check on newborn calves, receive a new puppy as a gift, and mistake baby owns in the barn for ghosts.