Judy Goodspeed, a graduate of East Central State College in Oklahoma, was a Junior High School teacher and coach for thirty years. She has been a contributing writer for local newspapers and has written articles for several national magazines. Publications include two non-fiction books and five children's picture books.
Texas Ranger Jeb Powers and his faithful burro Tulip pursue the murderous outlaw Ned Burris across the Red River into Oklahoma. Can Jeb help an orphaned boy and a beautiful woman survive the dangers of Indian Territory? Can he catch Burris and his accomplices before more people are killed? Ride the trail with Jeb, as he faces many dangers and meets a woman who captures his elusive heart.
Buck, Carl, and Jess Goodspeed had no desire to become farmers. As soon as the boys were old enough, they sought careers training horses and participating in rodeos. All three went on to become champions in the arena. Read about their lives, their loves, and their passion for horses and rodeos. — Includes over 80 vintage photographs.
Get a glimpse of rodeo life from the days of tent camps and telegrams to the age of traveling in luxury horse trailers with built-in living quarters and cell phones. Read the true stories of eleven women who married prominent men of the rodeo. Some stayed at home while other went with their husbands on the rodeo circuit. A few were rodeo participants, themselves.
On August 1923 a gusher blew in, forever changing the lives of an Oklahoma farming community. Witness the birth and death of Papoose City, also known as Slick City. Experience the discovery of oil and the building of a gasoline plant. Then walk through the process of reclaiming the many acres of land damaged in the search for black gold. Follow the people who lived and worked there.
Can Emmitt sneak past Ike the Cat and avoid the sharp eyes of Baby Gracie in order to retrieve the perfect mouse-sized Santa Hat from one of the Christmas tree packages? [Children's Picture Book (Rated G) illustrated in full color | released by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc.]