The Cherokee Strip is to be opened up for homesteading. David and his family need a faster horse to have a chance of getting the land that they want, and they strike lucky when a badly treated horse follows their wagon into camp.
Jean Bailey (1904 - 1992) was born in Kansas. She was a teacher and a librarian, and wrote several children’s books. During the Second World War she served as a lieutenant in the Waves. Cherokee Bill won the William Allen White Children’s Book Prize in 1955.
Finding the book:the book is very easy to find. It wasn’t published in the UK.