Howdy, I'm John Ware

Alpine Books


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Howdy, I’m John Ware is a children's book about Canada's legendary Black cowboy. The story, ideal for ages 6-12, brings the real-life legend to a new generation of kids.

Despite experiencing enslavement, war and discrimination, this gifted horseman blazed a trail of kindness, becoming one of Alberta’s most loved and respected pioneer ranchers.

This 48-page full colour graphic novel also includes a timeline, maps and educators notes. It fits perfectly with the Alberta curriculum from Grades Two to Seven. Also an excellent choice for Black History Month.