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Tales of the Wild West are sure to lasso the imagination of your early reader.
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The Wild, Wild West
Series: Geronimo Stilton, Book #21
by Geronimo Stilton

Jumpin' gerbil babies, I was so excited! I was heading to America for the first time ever. Thea, Trap, and Benjamin were all coming with me. And we were going to visit a real ranch and go riding and herding cattle cowboy-style! It was sure to be my most whisker-licking-good adventure yet.

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Cowboy Boy
by James Proimos

Ricky Smootz is very afraid of everything, especially Keanu Dungston, the bully who terrorizes their middle school...but with advice from his grandmother, Ricky transforms himself into Cowboy Boy, and stands up to Keanu and his henchmen.

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Cowboy Sam and Those Confounded Secrets
by Kitty Griffin , Kathy Combs Illustrated by Mike Wohnoutka
Under Cowboy Sam's hat are more secrets than fleas on Doc Peeble's hound dog, more secrets than peppers on a chili pepper plant, and more secrets than spikes on a horny toad lizard. Just about everyone in the town of Dry Gulch wants to tell Sam a secret.
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The Dirty Cowboy
by Amy Timberlake Illustrated by Adam Rex
This ol' boy needs a bath! After he finds a tumbleweed in his chaps and the numerous bugs buzzing around him affect his hearing, the cowboy decides it's time to head to the river. Once there, he peels off all his clothes and tells his trusty old dog to guard them against strangers.
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Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa
Series: Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa, Book #1
by Erica Silverman Illustrated by Betsy Lewin

Hold on to your hats! Two new pals have arrived on the scene: Cowgirl Kate and her stubborn but devoted cowhorse, Cocoa. Together they count the herd, ride the range, and, of course, argue till the cows come home, as only best friends can do.

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Bandannas, Chaps, and Ten-Gallon Hats
by Bobbie Kalman
Bobbie Kalman, author of the acclaimed Historic Communities and Early Settler Life series, explores the action and adventure that made the West famous. In the latter part of the 19th century, more than half a million pioneers headed west to carve out a future on an unknown frontier.
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