Table of contents for From slave to superstar of the Wild West : the awesome story of Jim Beckwourth / Tom DeMund.


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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



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Beckwourth, James Pierson, 1798-1866 Juvenile literature, African American pioneers West (U, S, ) Biography Juvenile literature, Pioneers West (U, S, ) Biography Juvenile literature, African American trappers West (U, S, ) Biography Juvenile literature, Trappers West (U, S, ) Biography Juvenile literature, Crow Indians Kings and rulers Biography Juvenile literature, Frontier and pioneer life West (U, S, ) Juvenile literature