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  • Pioneer days : discover the past with fun projects, games, activities, and recipes

    Pioneer days : discover the past with fun projects, games, activities, and recipes1997

    by David C King

    Series: American Kids In History

    (29)

  • Mountain solo [downloadable ebook]

    Mountain solo2003

    by Jeanette Ingold

    (164)

    Summary: Back at her childhood home in Missoula, Montana, after a disastrous concert in Germany, a teenage violin prodigy contemplates giving up life with her mother in New York City and her music as she, her...  more »

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  • Our only May Amelia [downloadable audiobook]

    Our only May Amelia2007

    by Jennifer L Holm

    (8,082)

    Summary: It isn't easy being a pioneer in the state of Washington in 1899, but it's particularly hard when you are the only girl ever born in the new settlement. With seven older brothers and a love of...  more »

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  • The Gentleman Outlaw and me [downloadable ebook]

    The Gentleman Outlaw and me2007

    by Mary Downing Hahn

    (465)

    Summary: In 1887 twelve-year-old Eliza, disguised as a boy and traveling toward Colorado in search of her missing father, falls in with a Gentleman Outlaw and joins him in his illegal schemes.

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  • Maude March on the run!, or, Trouble is her middle name [downloadable ebook]

    Maude March on the run!, or, Trouble is her middle name2008

    by Audrey Couloumbis

    (362)

    Summary: Due to a misunderstanding over her involvement in a botched robbery, Maude, with younger sister Sallie, hides out at the home of an uncle, but when she is discovered and arrested, the orphaned sisters flee, trying to clear Maude's name.

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  • The misadventures of Maude March, or, Trouble rides a fast horse [downloadable ebook]

    The misadventures of Maude March, or, Trouble rides a fast horse2005

    by Audrey Couloumbis

    (1,641)

    Summary: After the death of the stern aunt who raised them since they were orphaned, eleven-year-old Sallie and her fifteen-year-old sister escape their self-serving guardians and begin an adventure resembling those in the dime novels Sallie loves to read.

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  • Twister on Tuesday [downloadable ebook]

    Twister on Tuesday2001

    by Mary Pope Osborne

    (9,731)

    Summary: When Jack and Annie travel back to the Kansas prairie in search of "something to learn," they gain an understanding of how hard life was for pioneers and they experience the terror of a tornado.

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  • Hattie Big Sky [downloadable ebook]

    Hattie Big Sky2007

    by Kirby Larson

    (18,133)

    Summary: After inheriting her uncle's homesteading claim in Montana, sixteen-year-old orphan Hattie Brooks travels from Iowa in 1917 to make a home for herself and encounters some unexpected problems related to the war being fought in Europe.

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  • Ghost town at sundown [downloadable ebook]

    Ghost town at sundown1997

    by Mary Pope Osborne

    (11,255)

    Summary: Their magic tree house takes Jack and Annie back to the Wild West, where they experience excitement and danger and try to solve a riddle.

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  • Woods runner [downloadable audiobook]

    Woods runner2010

    by Gary Paulsen

    (7,597)

    Summary: From his 1776 Pennsylvania homestead, thirteen-year-old Samuel, who is a highly-skilled woodsman, sets out toward New York City to rescue his parents from the band of British soldiers and Indians who...  more »

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  • Woods runner [downloadable ebook]

    Woods runner2010

    by Gary Paulsen

    (7,597)

    Summary: From his 1776 Pennsylvania homestead, thirteen-year-old Samuel, who is a highly-skilled woodsman, sets out toward New York City to rescue his parents from the band of British soldiers and Indians who...  more »

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  • Hattie Big Sky [downloadable audiobook]

    Hattie Big Sky2007

    by Kirby Larson

    (18,133)

    Summary: An engaging historical novel portraying the challenges of a young woman homesteader attempting to define her ideas of home and friendship. For years, sixteen-year-old Hattie's been shuttled between...  more »

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  • The sign of the beaver [downloadable audiobook]

    The sign of the beaver2007

    by Elizabeth George Speare

    (33,065)

    Summary: In 18th century Maine, twelve-year-old Matt is left alone in the wilderness to guard the new homestead while his father travels to collect the rest of the family. He's brave, but has never had to...  more »

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  • The ballad of Lucy Whipple [downloadable ebook]

    The ballad of Lucy Whipple1996

    by Karen Cushman

    (2,495)

    Summary: In 1849, twelve-year-old California Morning Whipple, who renames herself Lucy, is distraught when her mother moves the family from Massachusetts to a rough California mining town.

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  • The sign of the beaver [downloadable ebook]

    The sign of the beaver1983

    by Elizabeth George Speare

    (33,065)

    Summary: Left alone to guard the family's wilderness home in eighteenth-century Maine, a boy is hard-pressed to survive until local Indians teach him their skills.

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  • Stories of pioneer life on the Iowa prairie.

    Stories of pioneer life on the Iowa prairie.1973

    by Dwight Gaylord McCarty

    BOOK

    Call #: 977.7 MCC

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  • Life in the West

    Life in the West2010

    by Teresa Domnauer

    (8)

    BOOK

    Call #: J 978.02 DOM

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • The first frontier : the forgotten history of struggle, savagery, and endurance in early America

    The first frontier : the forgotten history of struggle, savagery, and endurance in early America2012

    by Scott Weidensaul

    (657)

    Summary: Presents a history of the period during which the Eastern seaboard was a frontier between colonizing Europeans and Native Americans.

    BOOK

    Call #: 974 WEI

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Custer's trials : a life on the frontier of a new America

    Custer's trials : a life on the frontier of a new America2015

    by T. J. Stiles

    (1,511)

    Summary: Historian T.J. Stiles paints a portrait of Custer both deeply personal and sweeping in scope, demonstrating how much of Custer's legacy has been ignored. He refutes Custer's historical caricature,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B CUSTER

    Location: Adult Biographies

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  • Pioneer girl : the annotated autobiography

    Pioneer girl : the annotated autobiography2014

    by Laura Ingalls Wilder

    (9,388)

    Summary: "Follows the Ingalls family's journey through Kansas, Missouri, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, back to Minnesota, and on to Dakota Territory, [examining] sixteen years of travels, unforgettable...  more »

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    Call #: B WILDER

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  • Blood and treasure : Daniel Boone and the fight for America's first frontier

    Blood and treasure : Daniel Boone and the fight for America's first frontier2021

    by Bob Drury

    (1,108)

    Summary: It is the mid-eighteenth century, and in the 13 colonies founded by Great Britain, anxious colonists desperate to conquer and settle North America|s |First Frontier| beyond the Appalachian Mountains...  more »

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    Call #: 976.9 DRU

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  • Journey of a pioneer

    Journey of a pioneer2008

    by Patricia J Murphy

    (48)

    Summary: Olivia Clark describes her family's journey as they move from their home in Missouri to the Oregon Territory while following the Oregon Trail through her diary.

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    Call #: J READER 979.5 MUR

    Location: Junior Readers Nonfiction

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  • You wouldn't want to be an American pioneer! : a wilderness you'd rather not tame

    You wouldn't want to be an American pioneer! : a wilderness you'd rather not tame2002

    by Jacqueline Morley

    Series: You Wouldn't Want To

    (153)

    Summary: A light-hearted look at some of the difficulties faced by the pioneers who traveled by wagon train across the United States to settle in the West.

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    Call #: J 978 MOR

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Across the Great Barrier

    Across the Great Barrier2012

    by Patricia C Wrede

    Series: Frontier Magic Trilogy

    (5,578)

    Summary: In an alternate frontier America, Eff must travel beyond the Great Barrier and come to terms with her magic abilities--and those of her twin brother--to stop the newest threat encroaching on the settlers.

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    Call #: YA F WREDE

    Location: YA Fiction

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  • Apples to Oregon : being the (slightly) true narrative of how a brave pioneer father brought apples, peaches, pears, plums, grapes, and cherries (and children) across the Plains

    Apples to Oregon : being the (slightly) true narrative of how a brave pioneer father brought apples, peaches, pears, plums, grapes, and cherries (and children) across the Plains2004

    by Deborah Hopkinson

    (783)

    Summary: A pioneer father transports his beloved fruit trees and his family to Oregon in the mid-nineteenth century. Based loosely on the life of Henderson Luelling.

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    Call #: E HOPKINSON

    Location: Picture Books

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  • Beloved hope

    Beloved hope2017

    by Tracie Peterson

    Series: Heart Of The Frontier Series - #2

    (1,881)

    Summary: Hope Flanagan survived the massacre at the Whitman Mission, but at terrible personal cost. Safe now in Oregon City, she lives with her sisters, Grace and Mercy, and Grace's new husband, Alex. As she...  more »

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    Call #: F PETERSON

    Location: Adult Fiction

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  • Cherished Mercy

    Cherished Mercy2017

    by Tracie Peterson

    Series: Heart Of The Frontier Series - #3

    (1,755)

    Summary: The Inspiring Conclusion to Tracie Peterson's Heart of the Frontier Series Mercy Flanagan survived the Whitman Massacre as a child, and now her heart's cry is for peace between the native peoples and...  more »

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    Call #: F PETERSON

    Location: Adult Fiction

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  • Frontier America

    Frontier America2019

    by William W. Johnstone

    Series: Preacher & MacCallister Westerns - #1

    (499)

    Summary: As the father of a young Crow tribesman, Preacher would like nothing more than to see the long-time natives and newly arrived settlers live together in peace. Then the killing starts. As a family man...  more »

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    Call #: PB JOH

    Location: Adult Paperbacks

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  • Pioneer farming in Iowa

    Pioneer farming in Iowa1972

    by Edward J Lettermann

    BOOK

    Call #: 630 LET 1972 IOWA

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  • Frontier courtship [large print]

    Frontier courtship2009

    by Valerie Hansen

    (189)

    Summary: She had made a solemn promise to see her younger sister to safety in California. But the endless journey across the frontier was proving a heartbreaking test of courage and endurance for Faith Beal....  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: LP F HANSEN

    Location: Large Print Fiction

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  • The homesman [Blu-ray]

    The homesman2015

    Summary: When three women living on the edge of the American frontier are driven mad by harsh pioneer life, the task of saving them falls to the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy. Transporting the...  more »

    BLU-RAY

    Call #: BLU DRAMA HOMESMAN

    Location: Blu-rays Drama

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  • The homesman [DVD]

    The homesman2015

    Summary: When three women living on the edge of the American frontier are driven mad by harsh pioneer life, the task of saving them falls to the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy. Transporting the...  more »

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    Call #: DVD DRAMA HOMESMAN

    Location: DVDs Drama

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  • These happy golden years

    These happy golden years1981

    by Laura Ingalls Wilder

    Series: Little House Series - #8

    (71,614)

    Summary: Laura has her first experiences as a teacher, and is courted by Almanzo Wilder.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F WILDER

    Location: Junior Fiction

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  • Daniel Boone : an American life

    Daniel Boone : an American life2003

    by Michael A Lofaro

    (39)

    BOOK

    Call #: B BOONE

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  • Heart of gold [downloadable ebook]

    Heart of gold2012

    by Robin Lee Hatcher

    (829)

    Summary: In Grand Coeur, Idaho, the rough-and-tumble place where her father has been called to lead the church, Shannon is not sure where she fits in. Then a critically ill woman arrives, and Shannon knows...  more »

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  • The Bellevue war : mandate of justice or murder by mob? : a true--and still controversial--story of Iowa as the Wild West

    The Bellevue war : mandate of justice or murder by mob? : a true--and still controversial--story of Iowa as the Wild West2002

    by Susan K Lucke

    (4)

    Summary: This history shows Iowa and adjacent areas as the early American Wild West, circa 1833-1850. Based on historical writings, documents, and records, it offers the definitive account of a gunfight...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 977.764 LUC

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The world of Laura Ingalls Wilder : the frontier landscapes that inspired the Little House books

    The world of Laura Ingalls Wilder : the frontier landscapes that inspired the Little House books2017

    by Marta McDowell

    (821)

    Summary: This lushly illustrated book from bestselling author Marta McDowell examines Laura Ingalls Wilder's relationship to the landscape and illuminates how it inspired the beloved Little House Books.

    BOOK

    Call #: 813.52 MCD

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Little house in the big woods [CD book]

    Little house in the big woods2003

    by Laura Ingalls Wilder (read by Cherry Jones )

    Series: Little House Series

    (248,698)

    Summary: Five year old Laura Ingalls and her family, Pa, Ma, Mary and Baby Carrie, live in a snug log cabin in the woods of Wisconsin, a full days walk from the nearest town, Pepin. Laura leads a traditional...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J CD BOOK F WILDER

    Location: Junior CD Books Fiction

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  • Seven alone [DVD]

    Seven alone2005

    Summary: Based on a true story, it's the inspiring story of one family's perseverance in the rugged Old West. On a harrowing 2,000 mile trek across America from Missouri to the Oregon coast, the death of...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD FAMILY SEVEN

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  • Wild Bill : the true story of the American frontier's first gunfighter

    Wild Bill : the true story of the American frontier's first gunfighter2019

    by Thomas Clavin

    (1,419)

    Summary: In July 1865, "Wild Bill" Hickok shot and killed Davis Tutt in Springfield, MO -- the first quick-draw duel on the frontier. Thus began the reputation that made him a marked man to every gunslinger...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B HICKOK

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