Bad News for Outlaws
- United States
More informationVaunda Micheaux Nelson received the Coretta Scott King Award for her children’s book Almost to Freedom. Here she relays the extraordinary story of Bass Reeves, a lawman in the Old West who escaped slavery to become one of the most successful U.S. Marshals in history.
“Here, children can saddle up with a genuine Western hero in a narrative that hits the bull’s-eye.”—Kirkus Reviews