Kit Carson

by Jan Gleiter

Publisher: Raintree Steck-Vaughn in Austin

Written in English
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  • Carson, Kit, 1809-1868 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Carson, Kit, 1809-1868,
  • Pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Scouts and scouting -- West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Soldiers -- West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Pioneers,
  • West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century

Edition Notes

StatementJan Gleiter and Kathleen Thompson ; illustrated by Rick Whipple.
SeriesFirst biographies
ContributionsThompson, Kathleen., Whipple, Rick.
LC ClassificationsF592.C53 G54 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination31 p. :
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1115002M
ISBN 100811484556
LC Control Number94041000

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