Shooting Star by sheila solomon klass
A Novel About Annie Oakley

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As one who prefers hunting over sewing, Annie Oakley breaks free from conventional behavior for girls and goes on to develop her talent as a sharpshooter and entertainer.
 

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Sheila Solomon Klass has taught English since 1965 at Manhattan Community College of The City University of New York where she holds a full professorship. She has been a United States Information Service lecturer in Creative Writing at several women's colleges in Calcutta, India and has held lectureships at the University of Connecticut and at the Leonia Library, Leonia, New Jersey. She received a First Prize in Fiction Award from the Charles Goldman Judaica Library and a Citation at a Notable New Jersey Author from the New Jersey Institute of Technology. She has published four novels and a memoir as well as ten novels for young adults.
 
Published October 1, 1996 by Holiday House. 173 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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From the author of Kool Ada (1991), a fictional glimpse of Annie Oakley that combines elements reminiscent of Wilder's Little House on the Prairie and Burnett's story of The Little Princess.

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This fictional biography of the female sharpshooter concentrates on its heroine's rough childhood. Klass's portrayal of Oakley's courageous individualism makes this tale hit the mark, said PW. Age

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At the age of eight, Phoebe Anne Moses, heroine of this fictional biography, takes up her late father's rifle and shoots her hungry family a rabbit.

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This fictional biography of the female sharpshooter concentrates on its heroine's rough childhood.

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