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Cowgirl is a spirit; an attitude. The choice of a life of life lived with courage, conviction, faith and intention. Cowgirls wish on stars and dandelions then get to work to make them happen. They trust all things work together for the good of all. As you read about the Cowgirl may the words encourage you to keep saddling up and roping your dreams.


This book wins the Will Rogers Medallion for outstanding achievement in Western media and honoring the tradi􀀃ons and values of the American Cowboy.


You can click here to watch Mary's Story Time video where she reads The Heart of a Cowgirl (on Facebook)


Snuggle with your own Cowgirl doll while you read about her!  


Gunner has a stuffy too! Check out the Gunner stuffy in the store!


And did you know that Cowgirl has two other books?

Courage the Cowgirl Way


Goodnight Cowgirl


Save 10% when you buy them both with our "Choose two books" option!

Save 15% when you grab the whole set of all seventeen books!


Learn more about Gunner and the other Rusty's Remuda characters here.

The Heart of a Cowgirl

  • Rusty the Ranch Horse Tales are rhyming stories that have life lessons about the west, horses, and cowboy ethics. The authentic western lingo and bold watercolor illustrations make each book a special treasure. They are intended to inspire, entertain and educate readers everywhere about the western lifestyle. All the books are created way out west under the big western skies by a mother and daughter team. 

    For children ages 4-10, and we highly recommend reading to babies!