On the Run: True Stories of Legendary Outlaws
There's something timelessly interesting about the lives of legendary outlaws like Billy the Kid and Bonnie and Clyde. But what part of the story is true and what part has been exaggerated or changed over the years? Readers meet the infamous fugitives of modern myth in this engaging set. Each book includes the necessary background information about where and when these outlaws lived, complemented by historical photographs, illustrations, and quotes. The interweaving of biography, history, and popular culture is sure to keep even reluctant readers turning the pages.
• Includes facts boxes and sidebars with supplemental information
• Engages readers of all levels with history through accessible language and high-interest content
• Includes primary sources for firsthand accounts of people and events