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Coyne, Amanda.

Summary: The story of America's last frontier and oil province from the discovery of oil in Prudhoe Bay in 1968, to its crossroads today after Governor Sarah Palin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nation Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.8 COY

Brinkley, Douglas.

Summary: A tribute to Alaska's wilderness regions details key preservation activities, leading contributors, and historical events.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 333.72 BRI

Murphy, Claire Rudolf.

Summary: Contains profiles and photographs of twenty-three women who sought their fortunes in the Yukon and Alaska during the gold rush age of the late ninteenth and early twentieth century.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alaska Northwest Books 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 971.91 MUR

Hill, Kirkpatrick.

Summary: "It's the 1920s, and Bo was headed for an Alaska orphanage when she won the hearts of two tough gold miners who set out to raise her, enthusiastically helped by all the kind people of the nearby Eskimo village"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC HIL

Taliaferro, John

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.802 TAL

Waterman, Jonathan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.522 WAT

Hall, Margaret

Summary: Describes Denali National Park and Preserve in Alaska, including a history of the region, the plants and animals that live there, and the activities that people participate in while visiting the park.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heinemann Library 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 979.83 HAL

Fountain, Henry

Summary: "In the tradition of Erik Larson's Isaac's Storm, a riveting narrative about the biggest earthquake in recorded history in North America--the 1964 Alaskan earthquake that demolished the city of Valdez and obliterated the coastal village of Chenega--and the scientist sent to look for geological clues to explain the dynamics of earthquakes, who helped to confirm the then controversial theory of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 551.2 FOU

Dean, Patrick

Summary: "In 1913, four men made a months-long journey by dog sled to the base of the tallest mountain in North America. Several groups had already tried but failed to reach the top of a mountain whose size--occupying 120 square miles of the earth's surface --and position as the Earth's northernmost peak of more than 6,000 meters elevation make it one of the world's deadliest mountains. Although its...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 796.522 DEA

Contents: Introduction / Donald Snow -- "Up the inside passage-bridge to the past" / Jackie Canterbury, Cheri Brooks -- "Heart of the forest" / Richard Carstensen -- "The Tongass Rain Forest-an elusive sense of place and time" / Paul Alaback -- "Salmon in the trees" / Brad Matsen -- "First peoples of the Tongass: law and the traditional subsistence way of life" / David Avraham Voluck -- "Glacier Bay...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Milkweed Editions 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.75 BOO

Blake, Robert J.

Summary: In 1925, Togo, a Siberian husky who loves being a sled dog, leads a team that rushes to bring diphtheria antitoxin from Anchorage to Nome, Alaska.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2002

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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.8 ALA

Miller, Debbie S

Summary: The story of the heroic role played by sled dogs, including the Siberian husky Togo, in the delivery of antitoxin serum to those stricken with diphtheria in 1925 Nome. Includes historical notes about the event as well as about the Iditarod Sled Dog Race which commemorates it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker & Co. 2002

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 798.3 Miller

Ivey, Eowyn

Summary: In the winter of 1885, decorated war hero Colonel Allen Forrester leads an exploratory expedition up the Wolverine River and into the vast, untamed Alaska Territory. Leaving behind Sophie, his newly pregnant wife, Forrester records his extraordinary experiences in hopes that his journal will reach her if he doesn't return. As they map the territory and gather information on native tribes, whose...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC IVE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC IVE

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC IVE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION IVE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Ivey 2016

Summary: Take off on a breathtaking journey. Takes you from bustling cities to ghost towns, and gives you an insider's look at the state's history, heritage and culture. Soar above the vast landscapes of the 49th state, go face-to-face with Mount McKinley and fly over the craggy crevasses of electric blue glaciers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Topics Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.98 OVE

Dodson, Peggy Rouch

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beistline Enterprises 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.8 DOD

Ford, Corey

Summary: A splendid account of the final voyage of explorer Vitus Bering and of the life of naturalist Georg Steller (1709-1746), who accompanied Bering on the 1741 crossing into the uncharted North Pacific.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alaska Northwest Books 1966

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 508.798 FOR

Dagg, Carole Estby.

Summary: In 1934, eleven-year-old Terpsichore's father signs up for President Roosevelt's Palmer Colony project, uprooting the family from Wisconsin to become pioneers in Alaska, where Terpsichore refuses to let rough conditions and first impressions get in the way of her grand adventure.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nancy Paulsen Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC DAG

Williams, Mike

Summary: For the first time, Alaska musher and tribal leader Mike Williams shares his remarkable life story with veteran sports writer Lew Freedman. Williams is a man of many parts, a sports figure, a government figure, a leader of his people, a husband, a father, and a Native man with one foot firmly planted in the twenty-first century and another firmly planted in the roots of a culture that dates...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alaska Northwest Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WILLIAMS, MIKE WIL

Blum, Howard.

Summary: Set in the last decade of the nineteenth century, this true tale of the last frontier and the Yukon Gold Rush describes a mystery surrounding the disappearance of gold bars stolen from the Treadmill Mine in Juneau, Alaska. Without clues, it appears the crime may never be solved, but Charlie Siringo of the Pinkerton Agency sets out on a rugged cross-country odyssey to catch the thieves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Trade 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978.02 BLU

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 978.02 Blum 2010

Giff, Patricia Reilly

Summary: "In 1942 13-year-olds Izzy and Matt become trapped on an Japanese-occupied Aleutian island when the rest of the American population is evacuated and must survive on their own for the duration of World War II"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC GIF

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC GIF

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Giff 2018

Ivey, Eowyn.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC IVE

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC IVE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC IVE

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC IVE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION IVE

Oberle, Joseph.

Summary: Introduces Anchorage, Alaska, its history, neighborhoods, people, attractions, and festivals.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dillon Press 1990

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 979.83 OBE

Breece, Hannah

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1995

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