Foreword Reviews

The Trials of Annie Oakley

2018 INDIES Finalist
Finalist, Juvenile Nonfiction (Children's)

Long before the screen placed the face of Mary Pickford before the eyes of millions of Americans, this girl, born August 13, 1860 as Phoebe Anne Oakley Moses, had won the right to the title of “America’s Sweetheart.” Having grown up learning to shoot game to help support her family, Annie won first prize and met her future husband at a shooting match when she was 15. He convinced her to change her name to Annie Oakley and became her husband, manager, and #1 fan for the next fifty years.