Daniel Boone

Book Description

With empa­thy, artis­tic skill, and a jour­nal­ist’s unre­lent­ing pas­sion for truth, Lau­rie Lawlor has stripped away all the leg­ends sur­round­ing Daniel Boone to expose the fas­ci­nat­ing real life and times of this famous frontiersman.

Awards and Recognition

Book­list Chil­dren’s Edi­tors’ Choice, 1989

Reviews and Comments

“The results of metic­u­lous research are ful­ly evi­dent in this pow­er­ful­ly drawn biog­ra­phy … Lawlor’s pen­e­trat­ing insight into Boone’s char­ac­ter makes for a stir­ring read.” (Book­list)

“This is as solid­ly researched and dynam­ic as chil­dren’s biog­ra­phy should be.” (Bul­letin of the Cen­ter for Chil­dren’s Books)

Daniel Boone

writ­ten by Lau­rie Lawlor
illus­trat­ed by Bert Dod­son
Albert Whit­man, 1988

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