Davy Crockett, “King of the Wild Frontier”
Aug. 17, 1786-Mar. 6, 1836
A Picture Book of Davy Crockett by David A. Adler, illustrated by John Wallner (Holiday House, 1996)
Remember the Alamo. The life and times of Davy Crockett, real-hero and folk hero, are brought to life in this picture book biography of an American icon.
Visit The Alamo today.
Esther Morris, pioneer
Aug. 8, 1814-Apr. 2, 1902
When Esther Morris Headed West: Women, Wyoming, and the Right to Vote by Connie Nordhielm Wooldridge, illustrated by Jacqueline Rogers (Holiday House, 2001)
Go, Esther! What one woman (and others) did to make the West a more equitable place to live.
Online information about Esther Morris can be viewed at the WOW Museum-Women of the West Museum.