Riding FreedomBook - 1998
A fictionalized account of Charley (Charlotte) Parkhurst who ran away from an orphanage, posed as a boy, moved to California, and fooled everyone by her appearance.
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 1998
Branch Call Number: FICTION Rya
Description: 138 pages ; 24 cm
From Library Staff
Charlotte Parkhurst escapes from her orphanage and disguises herself as a boy, finding work as a stable-hand. She later moves out west and becomes a famous stage-coach driver. Her true gender was only discovered after her death.