Rough, Tough Charley
Random House Children's Book
A brief illustrated biography of Charley Parkhurst, a stagecoach driver and pioneer of California who posed for most of her life as a man.
Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Homelessness; Poverty; Gender nonconformity; homeless; homless child; living in poverty; poor; girls who dress as boys
women pioneers; pioneers; mistaken identity; stagecoach drivers; orphan; California; stories in rhyme
Kay, Verla, "Rough, Tough Charley" (2007). Diverse Families. 1221.