- A bovine mammal (Bison bison) of western North America, having large forequarters, a shaggy mane, and a massive head with short curved horns; a buffalo.
Hide Hunters - Men who came to the Panhandle after 1869 to hunt buffalo for their hides and meat
Buffalo robe - the prepared skin of an American bison, with the hair left on, used as a lap robe, rug, or blanket.
Transcontinental Railroad - A train route across the United States, finished in 1869. It was the project of two railroad companies: the Union Pacific built from the east, and the Central Pacific built from the west. The two lines met in Utah.
Conservationist - a person who advocates or promotes conservation, especially of natural resources.
The Buffalo Are Back by Jean Craighead George
Buffalo Song by Joseph Bruchac
Bison by Lynn M Stone
The North American Bison by John E Becker
Buffalo Jones: the Man Who Saved America’s Bison by Carol Winn
Bison: Bison Magic for Kids by Todd Wilkinson
The Bison and the Great Plains by David J. TaylorReading list provided by The Amarillo Public Library