Cover: Calamity Jane

Calamity Jane

From the Series: Tall Tales

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A noteworthy review of Tall Tales from School Library Journal on November 1, 2021

Famous American tall tales are retold for a new generation. The author uses conversational language to relay the story and follows it with an examination of the tale. Readers learn about historical facts that may have been the basis for the story as well as which aspects are made up.… View →


A noteworthy review of Tall Tales from Booklist on October 1, 2021

Appropriately, this entry in the Tall Tales series (8 titles) paints a larger-than-life picture of Martha Jane Cannary, aka Calamity Jane, putting fact aside in favor of an engaging story. Pages are composed primarily of text, with the occasional full-page illustration adding some… View →