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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

    (28)

  • 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

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • 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

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • An American pioneer family

    An American pioneer family1987

    by Robin May

    (1)

    Summary: Surveys the daily life of pionner families in the American West, describing their travel, homes, clothing, food and drink, health, education, religion, recreation, and relationships with each other.
  • Blood and thunder : an epic of the American West

    Blood and thunder : an epic of the American West2006

    by Hampton Sides

    (13,002)

    BOOK

    Call #: 978 SID

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • 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

    (67)

    BOOK

    Call #: 978 UNR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Daily life in a covered wagon

    Daily life in a covered wagon1994

    by Paul Erickson

    (85)

  • The Oregon Trail

    The Oregon Trail2002

    by James P Burger

    (1)

  • Tucket's travels : Francis Tucket's adventures in the West, 1847-1849

    Tucket's travels : Francis Tucket's adventures in the West, 1847-18492003

    by Gary Paulsen

    (641)

  • Call me Francis Tucket

    Call me Francis Tucket1995

    by Gary Paulsen

    Series: Tucket Adventures Series

    (1,059)

    Summary: Having separated from the one-armed trapper who taught him how to survive in the wilderness of the Old West, fifteen-year-old Francis gets lost and continues to have adventures involving dangerous men and a friendly mule.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F PAULSEN

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The tender flame

    The tender flame1999

    by Al Lacy

    Series: Mail Order Bride Series - #3

    (163)

    BOOK

    Call #: F LACY

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The collected short stories of Louis L'amour [large print]. Volume 7, The frontier stories

    The collected short stories of Louis L'amour . Volume 7, The frontier stories2009

    by Louis L'Amour

    (227)

    Summary: L'Amour takes us across a bold, beautifully rendered landscape where strangers may come to trust or kill one another; where old scores haunt new lives and the wrong choice leaves unwitting victims....  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: LP F L'AMOUR

    Location: Large Print Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Valley of the sun : frontier stories

    Valley of the sun : frontier stories1995

    by Louis L'Amour

    (885)

    BOOK

    Call #: F L'AMOUR

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Sophie's daughters trilogy

    Sophie's daughters trilogy2011

    by Mary Connealy

    (530)

    Summary: "Sophie McClellan, a resourceful pioneer, raised her daughters to be strong, wise, faithful, and independent, but will finding true love be too great a challenge for thses Texas women?"--P. [4] of cover.

    BOOK

    Call #: F CONNEALY

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The Sisters brothers

    The Sisters brothers2011

    by Patrick deWitt

    (90,770)

    Summary: When a frontier baron known as the Commodore orders Charlie and Eli Sisters, his hired gunslingers, to track down and kill a prospector named Herman Kermit Warm, the brothers journey from Oregon to...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F DEWITT

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Two brothers

    Two brothers1998

    by Linda Lael Miller

    (989)

    BOOK

    Call #: F MILLER

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • 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

    (37,040)

    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

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • 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

    (336)

    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

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • 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

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Westward ho! : an activity guide to the Wild West

    Westward ho! : an activity guide to the Wild West1996

    by Laurie M Carlson

    (21)

    Summary: Provides historical details of the settlement of the West and descriptions of frontier life with accompanying activities.
  • Westward expansion

    Westward expansion2001

    by Michael Uschan V

    Series: World History Series

    (1)

    Summary: Describes the history of American westward expansion, including the exploration of the frontier to the Pacific Ocean, the establishment of the Lone Star State and the Mormon kingdom of Deseret,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 978 USC YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The Oregon Trail

    The Oregon Trail1990

    by Leonard Everett Fisher

    (11)

    Summary: Charts the journey of those who followed the Oregon Trail in the first half of the nineteenth century, describes the obstacles and dangers they encountered, and discusses the Trail's eventual decline...  more »
  • Westward expansion

    Westward expansion2010

    by Teresa Domnauer

    (27)

    BOOK

    Call #: J 978.02 DOM

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Life in the West

    Life in the West2010

    by Teresa Domnauer

    (8)

    BOOK

    Call #: J 978.02 DOM

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

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

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

    by David Fisher

    (3,978)

    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

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Buffalo gals : women of the old West

    Buffalo gals : women of the old West1995

    by Brandon Marie Miller

    Series: People's History

    (12)

    BOOK

    Call #: J 978.02 MIL

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • 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

    (196)

    BOOK

    Call #: 978 MEL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • 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

    (1,267)

    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

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Journey of a pioneer

    Journey of a pioneer2008

    by Patricia J Murphy

    (47)

    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.

    BOOK

    Call #: J READER 979.5 MUR

    Location: Junior Readers Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Frontier America

    Frontier America2019

    by William W. Johnstone

    Series: Preacher & MacCallister Westerns - #1

    (418)

    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 »

    BOOK

    Call #: PB JOH

    Location: Adult Paperbacks

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Mojave Crossing

    Mojave Crossing1985

    by Louis L'Amour

    Series: Sackett Series - #9

    (3,959)

    Summary: Relates the adventures of members of the Sackett family in the frontier West.

    BOOK

    Call #: PB L'AM

    Location: Adult Paperbacks

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Ghost town at sundown

    Ghost town at sundown1997

    by Mary Pope Osborne

    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.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F OSBORNE

    copies in: 1 of 3 details

  • Who was Annie Oakley?

    Who was Annie Oakley?2002

    by Stephanie Spinner

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (735)

    Summary: An account of the life and exploits of the sharpshooting entertainer.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Inland : a novel

    Inland : a novel2019

    by Tea Obreht

    (10,214)

    Summary: "In the lawless, drought-ridden lands of the Arizona Territory in 1893, two extraordinary lives collide. Nora is an unflinching frontiers woman, alone in a house abandoned by the men in her life--her...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F OBREHT

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • No way up

    No way up2016

    by Mary Connealy

    Series: Cimarron Legacy Series - #1

    (1,156)

    Summary: When ranch patriarch Chance Boden stipulates in his will that his children must reconcile and live at home for a year or give up their inheritance, Heath Kincaid is entrusted to see that it is done...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F CONNEALY

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Bad land : an American romance

    Bad land : an American romance1997

    by Jonathan Raban

    (1,503)

    Summary: The author travels through the towns the settlers left behind in their race to the West, sifting through the ruins of their farms and schoolhouses and speaking with their scattered descendants.

    BOOK

    Call #: 978 RAB

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • One for the blackbird, one for the crow : a novel

    One for the blackbird, one for the crow : a novel2019

    by Libbie Hawker

    (27,574)

    Summary: "Wyoming, 1870. For as long as they have lived on the frontier, the Bemis and Webber families have relied on each other. With no other settlers for miles, it is a matter of survival. But when Ernest...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F HAWKER

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The Homestead Act

    The Homestead Act2006

    by Elaine Landau

    (1)

    BOOK

    Call #: J 978.02 LAN

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Revealed

    Revealed2006

    by Tamera Alexander

    Series: Fountain Creek Chronicles - #2

    (3,608)

    Summary: Pursued by a Texas bounty hunter, Matthew returns to Fountain Creek, Colorado, to apologize to his brother for insulting his wife Annabelle and to share his Idaho homestead. Learning that his brother...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F ALEXANDER

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Hanging Woman Creek

    Hanging Woman Creek2008

    by Louis L'Amour

    (1,963)

    Summary: Barnabus Pike is no gunfighter and not much of a street fighter. Eddie Holt is a black boxer in a white man's world. They've both taken their share of hard knocks. Now they're looking to survive a...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: PB L'AM

    Location: Adult Paperbacks

    copies in: 1 of 1 details