Teacher Resources

Bachus, Harriet Fish. Tomboy Bride. Boulder: Pruett, 1969.
Coel, Margaret. Chief Left Hand. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1981.
Crum, Sally. People of the Red Earth. Santa Fe, NM: Ancient City, 1996.
Crutchfield, James. It Happened in Colorado. Guilford, CT: Globe Pequot, 1993.
Ellis, Anne. The Life of an Ordinary Woman. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1980.
Krudwig, Vickie Leigh. Searching for Chipeta. Golden, CO: Fulcrum, 2004.
Lamb, Susan. Mesa Verde National Park. Mariposa, CA: Sierra, 1999.
Marsh, Charla. People of the Shining Mountains. Boulder: Pruett, 1982.
Mutel, Cornelia, and John Emerick. From Grassland to Glacier. Boulder: Johnson Books, 1992.
Ubbelohde, Carl, Maxine Benson, and Duane Smith. A Colorado History. Boulder: Pruett, 2001.
Wills, Charles A. An Historical Album of Colorado. Brookfield, CT: Millbrook, 1996.
Yue, Charlotte, and David Yue. The Pueblo. Wilmington, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 1986.

Student Resources

Arnold, Caroline. The Ancient Cliff Dwellers of Mesa Verde. Wilmington, MA: Clarion Books, 1992.
Avi. The Secret School. New York: Scholastic, 2001.
Ayer, Eleanor H. Colorado. Celebrate the States. New York: Benchmark Books, 1997.
Ayer, Eleanor. The Colorado Chronicles. Frederick, CO: Jende-Hagan Bookcorp, 1980–84.
Bacon, Melvin, and Daniel Blegen. Bent’s Fort. Brookfield, CT: Millbrook, 1995.
Baylor, Byrd. When Clay Sings. New York: Aladdin Paperbacks, 1987.
Bouchard, David. If You’re Not from the Prairie . . . New York: Aladdin Paperbacks, 1998.
Bunting, Eve. Cheyenne Again. Wilmington, MA: Clarion Books, 1995.
Downing, Sybil, and Jane Valentine. Colorado Heritage Series. Boulder: Pruett.
Elias, Megan. World Almanac: Colorado. Strongsville, OH: World Almanac Library, 2005.
Finley, Mary Peace. Little Fox’s Secret: The Mystery of Bent’s Fort. Palmer Lake, CO: Filter, 1999.
Finley, Mary Peace. Meadow Lark. Palmer Lake, CO: Filter, 2003.
Finley, Mary Peace. Soaring Eagle. Palmer Lake, CO: Filter, 1998.
Finley, Mary Peace. White Grizzly. Palmer Lake, CO: Filter, 2000.
Flanagan, Alice. The Pueblos. True Books: American Indians. Danbury, CT: Children’s Press, 1998.
Fradin, Dennis Brindell. Colorado. From Sea to Shining Sea. Danbury, CT: Children’s Press, 1995.
Freedman, Russell. Cowboys of the Wild West. Wilmington, MA: Clarion Books, 1985.
Friggins, Myriam. Tales, Trails and Tommyknockers. Boulder: Johnson Books, 1979.
Goble, Paul. The Return of the Buffaloes. Westchester, OH: National Geographic, 1996.
Hobbs, Will. Beardance. New York: Aladdin Paperbacks, 1993.
Hobbs, Will. Bearstone. New York: Aladdin Paperbacks, 2004.
Hobbs, Will. Kokopelli’s Flute. New York: Aladdin Paperbacks, 1995.
Hoyt-Goldsmith, Diane. Pueblo Storyteller. New York: Holiday House, 1991.
Kalman, Bobbie. Boomtowns of the West. Life in the Old West. New York: Crabtree, 1999.
Kalman, Bobbie. The Gold Rush. Life in the Old West. New York: Crabtree, 1999.
Kalman, Bobbie. Homes of the West. Life in the Old West. New York: Crabtree, 1999.
Kalman, Bobbie. Life in a Plains Camp. New York: Crabtree, 2001.
Kalman, Bobbie. Life in a Pueblo. New York: Crabtree, 2003.
Kalman Bobbie. Life on the Ranch. Life in the Old West. New York: Crabtree, 1999.
Kalman, Bobbie. Life on the Trail. Life in the Old West. New York: Crabtree, 1999.
Kalman, Bobbie. Nations of the Plains. New York: Crabtree, 2001.
Kalman, Bobbie. Nations of the Southwest. New York: Crabtree, 2003.
Kalman, Bobbie. A One-Room School. Historic Communities. New York: Crabtree, 1994.
Kalman, Bobbie. The Wagon Train. Life in the Old West. New York: Crabtree, 1999.
Kalman, Bobbie. Who Settles the West? Life in the Old West. New York: Crabtree, 1999.
Keegan, Marcia. Pueblo Boy. New York: Cobblehill Books, 1991.
Keegan, Marcia. Pueblo Girls. Santa Fe, NM: Clear Light, 1999.
Kehoe, Stasia Ward. I Live in the Mountains. New York: Rosen, 2000.
Krudwig, Vickie Leigh. Hiking through Colorado History. Englewood, CO: Westcliffe, 1998.
la Pierre, Yvette. Welcome to Josefina’s World: 1824. The American Girls Collection. Middleton, WI: Pleasant Company, 1999.
Lawlor, Laurie. Crossing the Colorado Rockies 1864. American Sisters. New York: Minstrel Book Pocket Books, 1999.
McCluskey, Krista. Colorado. A Kid’s Guide to American States. New York: Weigl, 2001.
Moody, Ralph. Little Britches. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1991.
Osborne, Mary Pope. Adaline Falling Star. New York: Scholastic Inc., 2000.
Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw. Homesteading—Settling America’s Heartland. New York: Walker, 1998.
Petersen, David. The Anasazi. New True Books. Danbury, CT: Children’s Press, 1995.
Petersen, David. Dinosaur National Monument. New True Books. Danbury, CT: Children’s Press, 1991.
Rennicke, Jeff. Colorado Wildlife. Denver: Falcon, 1996.
Russell, Marion, adapted by Ginger Wadsworth. Along the Santa Fe Trail: Marion Russell’s Own Story.
Morton Grove, IL: Albert Whitman, 1993.
Schlissel, Lillian. Black Frontiers. New York: Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1995.
Shaughnessy, Diane, and Jack Carpenter. Chief Ouray: Ute Peacemaker. New York: Rosen, 1997.
Simmons, Marc. Friday the Arapaho Boy. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2004.
Thompson, Kathleen. Portrait of America: Colorado. Orlando, FL: Steck-Vaughn, 1991.
Trimble, Stephen. The Village of Blue Stone. New York: Macmillan, 1990.
Warren, Scott. Cities in the Sand. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1992.
Wroble, Lisa A. Kids in Pioneer Times. New York: Rosen, 1997.
Young, Mary Taylor. On the Trail of Colorado Critters. Denver: Denver Museum of Natural History, 2000.


Doing History, Keeping the Past:
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