Best Shot in the West
The Adventures of Nat Love
Publication Date: January 2012
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winner; "The Honest-to-Goodness Truth; Let My People Go, " written with her
husband, Fredrick, and recipient of the NAACP Image Award; "The Dark-Thirty, " a Newbery Honor Book and Coretta Scott King Award winner; and "Mirandy and Brother Wind, " recipient of the Caldecott Medal and a Coretta Scott King Honor Book. She lives in St. Louis, Missouri.
Fredrick McKissack has nearly 20 years experience as a writer and an editor. His articles, op-eds, and reviews have been published in "The Washington Post, " "Vibe Magazine", and others. He lives in Ft. Wayne, Ind. with his wife, Lisa and their son, Mark.
Randy DuBurke is a full-time artist, whose work has appeared in books for young readers, DC and Marvel comics, The New York Times, and MAD magazine. A native of Brooklyn, New York, DuBurke now lives in Switzerland with his wife and their two sons.
"A fine introduction to a little-known piece of Americana" - Publishers Weekly
"Coated in a patina of genuine history" - Booklist
"Beautifully illustrated, and will take you back to the time of outlaws and sharpshooters" - Education.com
"Action-packed... Lively illustrations done in a painterly style bring the action to life." - SLJ Teen
"A perfect use of the graphic format to celebrate the life of a legendary American. History that's fun to read.and important." - Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review