Four Wheels West: A Wyoming Number Book
by Eugene Gagliano
Journey through Four Wheels West: A Wyoming Number Book and you'll learn there are only five people per square mile in Wyoming! Count your way past oil rigs, bison herds and horned lizards as you are introduced to Wyoming's history, landscapes and culture. Paired together again, the creators of C is for Cowboy: A Wyoming Alphabet share their love of the Equality State with readers everywhere.Known by many children as the "teacher who dances on his desk," Eugene Gagliano is an elementary schoolteacher and writer with a great sense of humor. Amember of the Wyoming Writers, and the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, Eugene has been published in Chicken Soup for the Preteen Soul, and his first book entitled Secret of the Black Widow, was published in 2002. Eugene and his family live in Buffalo, Wyoming. Award-winning artist Susan Guy is known for her colorful paintings of equine and western themes. Her work has been displayed in numerous galleries and exhibitions as well as in the permanent collections of the Phippen museum in Arizona, and the Pierce Western Art Collection at Navarro College in Texas.
- Dewey: 978.7
- Graphics: Full-color illustrations
- Hardcover (9781585362103): 40 pages, 11 (w) x 9 (h), © 2006, 05/01/2006
- Subject: Geography, Math & Science
- Series: America by the Numbers
- Suggested Interest Level: Age 6 - Age 8
- ATOS Reading Level: 6.5
- ATOS Interest Level: MG
- Accelerated Reader® Quiz: 107494
- Accelerated Reader® Points: 0.5
- JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States / State & Local (JNF025180)
- JUVENILE NONFICTION / Concepts / Counting & Numbers (JNF013030)
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Author: Eugene Gagliano
Known by many children as the “teacher who dances on his desk,” Gene Gagliano is an elementary school teacher and writer with a great sense of humor who lives with his wife Carol at the base of the Bighorn Mountains in Buffalo, Wyoming. He loves children and has four of his own—Gina, Jared, Darin and Nathan—and son-in-law, Ron. A member of the Wyoming Writers and the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, Gene has been published in “Chicken Soup for the Preteen Soul.” His first book, entitled “Secret of the Black Widow,” was published in 2002. Gene and Carol are members of a professional singing group, the Polyester Blends. He enjoys making his educational and entertaining school visits, as well as hiking, canoeing, gardening and painting.
Illustrator: Susan Guy
Award-winning artist Susan Guy is known for her colorful paintings of equine and western themes. Her work is displayed in numerous galleries and exhibitions across the country, such as the prestigious Arts for the Parks competition in Jackson, Wyoming, and the American Academy of Equine Art in Lexington, Kentucky. One of her paintings is also included in the permanent collection of the Phippen Museum in Prescott, Arizona.