Calamity Jane

Tall Tales
  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 3
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

The delightfully tall tale of how Martha Jane Cannary came to be known as Calamity Jane, the toughest woman in the old wild West. Additional features to aid comprehension include background information and historical context of the tale, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Storytime Tales
Format Your Price Add
Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Fiction, Narrative, Picture Books
Category Language Arts
Copyright 2022
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Imprint Storytime Tales
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2021-08-01
BISACS JUV012030, JUV012020
Dewey B
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 8 x 9.5
Lexile 810
Guided Reading Level O
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Reviewed, and Starred
  • Beginning of Text
  • Beyond the Story
  • About the Author/Illustrator
Author: Emily Dolbear

Illustrator: Kathleen Petelinsek


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 →

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