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Chapter Number Page Number Chapter 0 Why Write-or Read-a Book about Jim? 1 Chapter 1 Jim's Mom, Dad, and Granddad 7 Chapter 2 Jim the Kid, Teenager, and Young Man 13 Chapter 3 Jim Becomes a Mountain Man 20 Chapter 4 A Joke Makes Jim a Crow Indian 25 Chapter 5 Jim Becomes Chief and Helps the Crows in War and Trade 30 Chapter 6 A Man of Many Names 37 Chapter 7 Chief Jim Leaves the Crows 42 Chapter 8 Jim, the Athlete 48 Chapter 9 Jim Dodges Death Dozens of Times 54 Chapter 10 Jim, the Sometime Carnivore 62 Chapter 11 Jim, the Lifesaver 67 Chapter 12 The Disaster Jim Couldn't Stop 72 Chapter 13 Jim, the Adventurous Traveler 80 Chapter 14 How Jim Looked and Dressed 88 Chapter 15 Finding Jim's Faults 95 Chapter 16 Jim's Jobs-a World Record? 100 Chapter 17 A Man of Many Wives 110 Chapter 18 Racism in the Old Wild West 116 Chapter 19 Jim Builds a Famous Trail 121 Chapter 20 The Mystery of Jim's Death 129 Appendix 1 How Mountain Men Trapped Beavers 134 Appendix 2 Timeline of Jim's Adventures 137 Bibliography Books and Other Sources I Checked to Learn about Jim 144 About Me, the Author 153