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Kids Read Curious World

The world is big, and you are curious about it!  

Browse fun activities, reading lists, videos and more here. Every month, we will feature a different topic. For May, we are adventuring into the Wild, Wild West!

Kids Read Wild West

 

 

 

 

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Gems from the American Indian Resource Center

American Indian Resource Center

The Wild, Wild West was home to many American Indian tribes for thousands of years before pioneers started to travel into it. Learn more about this rich history through the Tulsa City-County Library's American Indian Resource Center (AIRC). Housed at the Zarrow Regional Library, the AIRC includes books, programs, language learning, and excellent online resources. Learn more here:

https://www.tulsalibrary.org/research/american-indian-resource-center

Dress Up and Decorate These Wild, Wild West Paper Dolls!

Learn more about some of the American Indian tribes in the Wild Wild West by dressing up and decorating these fun paper dolls!

 

 

Learn the Cherokee Language!

Do you want to learn the Cherokee language? Use the Mango Language app for free!

First Chapter Read-Aloud: Wild, Wild West!

"Away West" by Pat McKissack

Enjoy Ms. Cindy's first chapter read-aloud of Away West by Pat McKissack.

Description: In 1879, thirteen-year-old Everett Turner leaves a life of struggle on his family's farm and runs away to St. Louis, where he works in a livery stable before heading to the all-Black town of Nicodemus, Kansas.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mib7d6NcQ9U

Away West

 

 

Reading Lists!

Kids Read Curious Detective: Wild, Wild West

You want to learn about "the wild west," but where do you start? Are you a "just the facts" Curious Detective reader? This list is for you!

https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/list/share/413438957_natulsalibrary/1859336219_kids_read_curious_world_wild_west_curious_detective

 

Kids Read Connector: Wild, Wild West

If your favorite books follow realistic characters and stories, you are a Connector, and this list connects Connectors and westward expansion and other "wild, wild west" life!

https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/list/share/413438957_natulsalibrary/1859528630_kids_read_curious_world_wild_west_connector

Kids Read Magic, Dragons, and Swords: Wild, Wild West

This list of books is perfect for the kid that loves to read about “times of olde,” fantasy, and adventure beyond our world, and is interested in the wild west.

https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/list/share/413438957_natulsalibrary/1876732879_kids_read_curious_world_wild_west_guild_of_magic,_dragons,_and_swords

 

Kids Read Class Clown: Wild, Wild West

This list of books is perfect for the kid that loves to laugh and is interested in the wild west.

https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/list/share/413438957_natulsalibrary/1862395909_kids_read_curious_world_wild_west_class_clown

Kids Read Adventure Time: Wild, Wild West

This list is perfect for the kid that loves adventure, learning about far off places and is interested in the wild west.

https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/list/share/413438957_natulsalibrary/1859562269_kids_read_curious_world_wild_west_adventure_time

Kids Read Serial Reader: Wild, Wild West

If you enjoy learning more about characters and how they change over time then you will enjoy these engaging serial reads. This list of books is perfect for the kid that loves to read series and are interested in the wild west.

https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/list/share/413438957_natulsalibrary/1859316249_kids_read_curious_world_wild_west_serial_reader

 

Take a Wild, Wild West Field Trip...in Oklahoma!

Travel on Our Oklahoma Roads

Learn more about the Wild Wild West...right in your back yard!

Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum For more information on tours, visit https://www.okhistory.org/sites/pawneebill.php

Woolaroc https://www.woolaroc.org/

Gilcrease Museum: https://gilcrease.org/

Oklahoma Cowboy Museum: https://nationalcowboymuseum.org/

Extra! Extra! Wild, Wild West Rabbit Trails

African American Pioneers

Buffalo Soldiers https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/v2/record/S63C3310252

Cathay Williams (AKA William Cathay) others featured in this book as well: https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/v2/record/S63C5026109

York (from Lewis & Clark Expedition) https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/2203279063

Black Cowboys https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/v2/record/S63C2744715

No Cars! No Phones! How Did They Do It?