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  • Empire of the summer moon : Quanah Parker and the rise and fall of the Comanches, the most powerful Indian tribe in American history

    Empire of the summer moon : Quanah Parker and the rise and fall of the Comanches, the most powerful Indian tribe in American history2010

    by S. C. Gwynne

    (36,404)

    Summary: The compelling drama of Cynthia Ann Parker, a lovely nine-year-old girl with cornflower-blue eyes who was kidnapped by Comanches from the far Texas frontier in 1836. She grew to love her captors and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 978 GWY

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Empire of the summer moon [eBook] : Quanah Parker and the rise and fall of the Comanches, the most powerful Indian tribe in American history

    Empire of the summer moon : Quanah Parker and the rise and fall of the Comanches, the most powerful Indian tribe in American history2010

    by S. C. Gwynne

    (36,388)

    Summary: The compelling drama of Cynthia Ann Parker, a lovely nine-year-old girl with cornflower-blue eyes who was kidnapped by Comanches from the far Texas frontier in 1836. She grew to love her captors and...  more »

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  • Empire of the summer moon [CD book] : Quanah Parker and the rise and fall of the Comanches, the most powerful Indian tribe in American history

    Empire of the summer moon : Quanah Parker and the rise and fall of the Comanches, the most powerful Indian tribe in American history2016

    by S. C. Gwynne

    (36,532)

    Summary: The compelling drama of Cynthia Ann Parker, a lovely nine-year-old girl with cornflower-blue eyes who was kidnapped by Comanches from the far Texas frontier in 1836. She grew to love her captors and...  more »

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    Call #: CD BOOK 978 GWY

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • Women's diaries of the westward journey

    Women's diaries of the westward journey2004

    (1,206)

    Summary: Includes "writings of more than a hundred women" who experienced the "trip across the continent."

    BOOK

    Call #: 978 WOM

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Cowboys, Indians, and gunfighters : the story of the cattle kingdom

    Cowboys, Indians, and gunfighters : the story of the cattle kingdom1993

    by Albert Marrin

    (10)

    Summary: Describes life in the American West and the growth of the cattle industry, from the introduction of horses and cattle by the Spanish through the reign of the cattle barons in the late nineteenth century.

    BOOK

    Call #: 978 MAR YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • Blood and thunder : an epic of the American West

    Blood and thunder : an epic of the American West2006

    by Hampton Sides

    (12,897)

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    Call #: 978 SID

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Blood and thunder [downloadable audiobook] / an epic of the American West

    Blood and thunder / an epic of the American West2006

    by Hampton Sides

    (12,897)

    Summary: The author of the bestselling Ghost Soldiers returns with a thrilling chronicle of how the West was really won. Between 1846, when President James K. Polk declared war on Mexico, and 1865, when the...  more »

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  • The Gentleman Outlaw and me [downloadable ebook]

    The Gentleman Outlaw and me2007

    by Mary Downing Hahn

    (455)

    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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  • 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

    (147)

    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.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 978 MOR

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • The plains across : the overland emigrants and the trans-Mississippi West, 1840-60

    The plains across : the overland emigrants and the trans-Mississippi West, 1840-601993

    by John David Unruh

    (66)

    BOOK

    Call #: 978 UNR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Westward expansion : an interactive history adventure

    Westward expansion : an interactive history adventure2008

    by Allison Lassieur

    Series: You Choose Books. History

    (82)

    Summary: Describes the people and events of the age of Manifest Destiny and the American West. The reader's choices reveal the historical details from the perspective of a traveler on the Oregon Trail, a laborer, or a Sioux warrior.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 909 YOU

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Emily's fortune [downloadable ebook]

    Emily's fortune2010

    by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

    (739)

    Summary: While traveling to her aunt's home in Redbud by train and stagecoach, quiet young Emily and her turtle, Rufus, team up with Jackson, fellow orphan and troublemaker extraordinaire, to outsmart mean Uncle Victor, who is after Emily's inheritance.

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  • The railroaders.

    The railroaders.1973

    BOOK

    Call #: 385.0978 RAI

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  • Ghost town at sundown [downloadable ebook]

    Ghost town at sundown1997

    by Mary Pope Osborne

    (10,857)

    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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  • Give your heart to the hawks [downloadable audiobook]

    Give your heart to the hawks2005

    by Winfred Blevins

    Summary: The true story of America's mountain men.

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  • Which way to the Wild West? : everything your schoolbooks didn't tell you about America's westward expanion

    Which way to the Wild West? : everything your schoolbooks didn't tell you about America's westward expanion2015

    by Steve Sheinkin

    (334)

    Summary: Presents the greatest adventures of America's Westward expansion, from the Louisiana Purchase and the gold rush to the Indian wars and life of the cowboy, as well as the everyday happenings that defined living on the frontier.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 978 SHE

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • The floor of heaven : a true tale of the last frontier and the Yukon gold rush

    The floor of heaven : a true tale of the last frontier and the Yukon gold rush2011

    by Howard Blum

    (1,100)

    Summary: Using primary source materials from three individuals around whom the narrative revolves, best-selling author Blum tells a fascinating story of the 1897 Klondike Gold Rush.

    BOOK

    Call #: 978 BLU

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Lewis and Clark : voices from the trail

    Lewis and Clark : voices from the trail2004

    by Michael Kerrigan

    (5)

    BOOK

    Call #: 978 KER

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  • Rodzina [downloadable audiobook]

    Rodzina2009

    by Karen Cushman

    (1,620)

    Summary: A twelve-year-old Polish-American girl is boarded onto an orphan train in Chicago with fears about traveling to the West and a life of unpaid slavery.

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  • Lions of the West [downloadable audiobook] / heroes and villains of the westward expansion

    Lions of the West / heroes and villains of the westward expansion2011

    by Robert Morgan

    (545)

    Summary: Traces the lives of 10 Americans who played significant roles in the country's westward expansion.

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  • Buffalo gals : women of the old West

    Buffalo gals : women of the old West1995

    by Brandon Marie Miller

    Series: People's History

    (11)

    BOOK

    Call #: J 978.02 MIL

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  • How the West was won [DVD]

    How the West was won2008

    Summary: This saga follows a family's move west through generations. Restored clarity eliminates the film's original panoramic three-panel join lines.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD WESTERN HOW

    Location: DVDs Western

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  • Women of the Frontier [downloadable ebook] / 16 Tales of Trailblazing Homesteaders, Entrepreneurs, and Rabble-Rousers.

    Women of the Frontier / 16 Tales of Trailblazing Homesteaders, Entrepreneurs, and Rabble-Rousers.2013

    by Brandon Marie Miller

    (215)

    Summary: In 1849 Luzena Wilson set out for California in a covered wagon with her husband and two little boys, hungry to join the tide of gold seekers. Like thousands of others, Luzena undertook the nearly...  more »

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  • Lions of the West : heroes and villains of the westward expansion

    Lions of the West : heroes and villains of the westward expansion2011

    by Robert Morgan

    (545)

    Summary: Traces the lives of 10 Americans who played significant roles in the country's westward expansion.

    BOOK

    Call #: 978 MOR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Bury my heart at Wounded Knee [downloadable audiobook]

    Bury my heart at Wounded Knee2009

    by Dee Alexander Brown

    (72,864)

    Summary: Dee Brown's eloquent, meticulously documented account of the systematic destruction of the American Indian during the second half of the nineteenth century uses council records, autobiographies, and...  more »

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  • Galloway [CD book]

    Galloway2004

    by Louis L'Amour

    Series: The Sacketts

    (3,719)

    Summary: Flagan Sackett has just escaped the clutches of his brutal Apache torturers. Once he and his brother Galloway are reunited, their efforts to establish a ranch are impeded by the cruel Dunn clan,...  more »

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    Call #: CD BOOK F L'AMOUR

    Location: Adult CD Books Fiction

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  • Hard road west : history and geology along the Gold Rush trail

    Hard road west : history and geology along the Gold Rush trail2008

    by Keith Heyer Meldahl

    (195)

    BOOK

    Call #: 978 MEL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Westward expansion

    Westward expansion2010

    by Teresa Domnauer

    (27)

    BOOK

    Call #: J 978.02 DOM

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • The West : an illustrated history

    The West : an illustrated history1996

    by Geoffrey C Ward

    (225)

    BOOK

    Call #: 978 WAR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Ghost towns of the West

    Ghost towns of the West1971

    by Lambert Florin

    (33)

    BOOK

    Call #: 979 FLO

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • River roads west : America's first highways

    River roads west : America's first highways2007

    by Peter Roop

    (6)

    Summary: Explores the role of rivers as roads in the exploration and westward expansion of America since precolonial times, discussing the histories of the Hudson, Ohio, Mississippi, Missouri, and Colorado rivers, the Rio Grande, and the Erie Canal.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 973 ROO

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Bill O'Reilly's Legends & lies : the real West

    Bill O'Reilly's Legends & lies : the real West2015

    by David Fisher

    (3,945)

    Summary: "The must-have companion to Bill O'Reilly's documentary television series Legends and Lies: The Real West, a fascinating, eye-opening look at the truth behind the western legends we all think we know...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 978 FIS

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Cowboys & outlaws [DVD]

    Cowboys & outlaws2009

    Summary: Features journals, books, and authentic letters that are mixed with modern forensic technology to uncover the real stories behind some of the Wild West's biggest names, including Billy the Kid, Lonesome Dove, Tom Horn, Wyatt Earp, and more.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 978 COW

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • The Earth is weeping : the epic story of the Indian wars for the American West

    The Earth is weeping : the epic story of the Indian wars for the American West2016

    by Peter Cozzens

    (2,015)

    Summary: "With the end of the Civil War, the nation recommenced its expansion onto traditional Indian tribal lands, setting off a wide-ranging conflict that would last more than three decades. In an...  more »

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    Call #: 978 COZ

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Slow road to Brownsville : a journey through the heart of the Old West

    Slow road to Brownsville : a journey through the heart of the Old West2014

    by David Reynolds

    (48)

    Summary: David Reynolds embarks on a road trip along Highway 83, a little-known two-lane highway built in 1926 that runs from Swan River, Manitoba, to the Mexican border at Brownsville, Texas, on the Gulf of...  more »

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    Call #: 978 REY

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Off like the wind! : the first ride of the pony express

    Off like the wind! : the first ride of the pony express2010

    by Michael P Spradlin

    (38)

    Summary: Follow the path of the first rider along the trail from Missouri to California, an eleven day trip despite harsh weather and dangerous animals, to deliver mail to the far coast of America.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 383.143 SPR

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • The Homestead Act

    The Homestead Act2006

    by Elaine Landau

    (1)

    BOOK

    Call #: J 978.02 LAN

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Great plains

    Great plains1989

    by Ian Frazier

    (3,066)

    BOOK

    Call #: 978 FRA

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  • Frankie vs. the Cowboy's Crew

    Frankie vs. the Cowboy's Crew2014

    by Frank Lampard

    Series: Frankie's Magic Soccer Ball - #3

    (56)

    Summary: "Frankie and his friends love playing soccer. They play every chance they get. And now that they have their magic soccer ball, they're facing teams they never imagined! When they're transported back...  more »

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    Call #: J F LAMPARD

    Location: Junior Fiction

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  • Preacher's carnage

    Preacher's carnage2021

    by William W. Johnstone

    Series: First Mountain Man Series - #27

    (130)

    Summary: Preacher is no hired killer. When a wagon train is brutally ambushed on the Santa Fe Trail though, he can't say no to the St. Louis businessman willing to pay him for justice. It's not the stolen...  more »

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    Call #: F JOHNSTONE

    Location: New Adult Fiction

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