Bad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshal

A true hero of the Wild West, Bass Reeves captured many outlaws from 1875 to 1907.  Filled with integrity, Bass Reeves’s bravery and ingenuity made for great true stories written by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson and illustrated by R. Gregory Christie.  Winner of the Coretta Scott King Author Award, Bad News for Outlaws is a fabulous nonfiction read with a western words glossary and plenty of further information.


About AnEducationInBooks

Wendy BooydeGraaff is the author of Salad Pie, a children's picture book published by Ripple Grove Press. Her work has been published in Emrys Journal Online, The Emerson Review, Jellyfish Review, Bending Genres, SmokeLong Quarterly and Leopardskin & Limes, and is forthcoming in NOON. Read more work at or find her on Twitter @BooyTweets.
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2 Responses to Bad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshal

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