"The oldest boy is Bubba, then Sis is in the middle.
Sis thinks she's so big, but she's still pretty little.
Hitch's little buddy is the littlest one named Bo. He's never seen without his hat or his stick horse in tow."
Hard work and the cowboy way of life on the 6Bs' Ranch is nothing new to old jackrabbit, Hitchin' Post. As he watches his beloved ranch go through a terrible drought, Hitch begins to look at life differently. He learns that there is always something to be thankful for despite challenges. This is book one in the Hitchin' Post children's book series by Julie Barker. Julie collaborated with her mother, artist Carolyn Altman, who provided the fun, western illustrations.
Hitchin’ Post, the cowboy jackrabbit, is back again with a new adventure on the 6Bs' Ranch. Hitch’s brothers come to visit for the annual 4th of July rodeo and dance, but they get much more than a long-awaited visit with their brother. When a tornado threatens to cut their Independence Day celebration short, Hitchin’ Post, his brothers, and the rest of the cowboys, have to work hard to save the ranch and the 4th of July celebration. Hitch shows that even though he is a small jackrabbit, he has the courage it takes to bring everyone together to rebuild what the tornado destroyed. Because of old Hitch being a great leader, the 6Bs' 4th of July celebration will go on! This is the second book in the Hitchin’ Post series, by Julie Barker.
Hitchin' Post likes helping his favorite ranch family and kids. His little buddy Bo thinks he is as big as his Bubba and all the 6B cowboys Bo gets fightin' mad when he can't do what the cowboys do and go where the cowboys go. Sis always wants to give Bo hugs and kisses, but Bo always tells her "NO!" When Bo makes Sis cry, Hitchin' Post realizes that Sis needs a job. It doesn't take long for Bo to wonder why Sis doesn't bother him anymore. Before long, Bo is wondering what Sis is up to. Thank goodness wise old Hitch is here to help!
Julie Barker, wife and mother of three, was born and raised in west Texas. She attended Texas Tech University in Lubbock, receiving a degree in social work. Julie has grown up surrounded by the ranching heritage and felt drawn to share this way of life through the writing of children's books.