Bad News for Outlaws

  • by Vaunda Nelson
  • Narrated by Kevin Free
  • 0 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Vaunda Micheaux Nelson received the Coretta Scott King Award for her children’s book Almost to Freedom. Here she relays the extraordinary story of Bass Reeves, a lawman in the Old West who escaped slavery to become one of the most successful U.S. Marshals in history.


What the Critics Say

“Here, children can saddle up with a genuine Western hero in a narrative that hits the bull’s-eye.” (Kirkus Reviews)


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Great story Great read

Great story and a great narration......could have kept the commercial at the end. Don't see the point.
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- richard

Bad News is Good News

A true story.
Written for kids but fine for their parents/adults too.
Good guys and bad guys.
A Black Hero.....A real-life Black hero.
Well presented.
A good choice.
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- Alex

Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-01-2011
  • Publisher: Recorded Books