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Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: When John Hale's parents moved from Chicago to a farm in the Dakota Territory in the late 1880s, he was not happy (too hot in summer, too cold in winter, and that is just the beginning); but after a year, and now eleven, he has settled in and made some friends at school--but when a sunny day in January 1888 turns abruptly into a deadly blizzard he will need all his strength and courage to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

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2 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION TAR

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Tarshis 2018

Pileggi, Leah.

Summary: In 1885, ten-year-old Jake is sent to prison for killing a man who threatened his father, and struggles to survive the harsh realities of prison life in the Idaho Territory.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD PIL

Pileggi, Leah.

Summary: In 1885, ten-year-old Jake is sent to prison for killing a man who threatened his father, and struggles to survive the harsh realities of prison life in the Idaho Territory.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2013

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

Friedman, Mel

Summary: Discusses how the United States gained ownership of the Oregon Territory, who discovered the best routes west, and the obstacles pioneers faced on their journeys along the Oregon Trail.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 978.02 FRI

De Hahn, Tracee.

Summary: Text and photos describe the Blizzard of '88, which hit the eastern U.S. seaboard in March of 1888 and killed four hundred people; explains how the storm affected people of various classes and employments.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House Publishers 2001

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 974.7 DEH

Friedman, Mel

Summary: Traces the history of the Oregon Trail and describes the hardships faced by the settlers who followed it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2012

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 917.804 FRI

Funaro, Gregory.

Summary: In Victorian England Grubb, an orphan about twelve years old, escapes his life of drudgery as a chimney sweep's apprentice and finds himself in a very strange house filled with magical objects and creatures, but soon he learns that there are dark forces seeking his new master.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney-Hyperion 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC FUN

Morhain, Jorge Claudio

Summary: In this graphic novel adaptation of Oscar Wilde's classic story, Dorian Gray hides a monstrous secret in his attic--a portrait that ages and shows the results of his hedonistic and selfish lifestyle while he remains ever-youthful and handsome.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 MOR

Lane, Andrew

Summary: Kidnapped and taken to China, young Sherlock Holmes enjoys adventure on the high seas before encountering a puzzling case of three men bitten by the same poisonous snake in different parts of Shanghai. Includes historical notes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC LAN

Saracino, Luciano

Summary: In this graphic novel adaptation of Victor Hugo's classic, the ex-convict Jean Valjean strives to build a new life in nineteenth century Paris and protect his adopted daughter, Cosette, but he is pursued by the fanatical police inspector Javert who does not believe in redemption--until it is too late for both of them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 SAR

Marshall, Joseph

Summary: Teased for his fair coloring, eleven-year-old Jimmy McClean travels with his maternal grandfather, Nyles High Eagle, to learn about his Lakota heritage while visiting places significant in the life of Crazy Horse, the nineteenth-century Lakota leader andwarrior, in a tale that weaves the past with the present. Includes historical note and glossary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2015

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

Petersen, Christine.

Summary: Explores the everyday life of a colonial tanner and his responsibilities, social practices, and importance to the community.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish Benchmark 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 675.23 PET

Petersen, Christine.

Summary: Explores the everyday life of a colonial miller and his responsibilities, social practices, and importance to the community.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish Benchmark 2012

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Marsico, Katie

Summary: Explores the everyday life of a colonial doctor and his responsibilities, social practices, and importance to the community.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish Benchmark 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 610.973 MAR

Haddix, Margaret Peterson.

Summary: Jonah, thirteen, and Katherine, eleven, travel through time to 1918 Russia just as Alexei, Anastasia, and the rest of Tsar Nicholas II's family is about to be executed. Author's note includes facts about the Romanov's and the mystery surrounding their deaths.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2013

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION HAD

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Haddix 2013

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC HAD

Kirby, Matthew J.

Summary: In 1888 seventeen-year-old Evelyn Fallow, herself disfigured by the phosphorus in the match factory where she worked, has been hired as a maid to Joseph Merrick, the Elephant Man--but when the Jack the Ripper murders begin she and Merrick find themselveshaunted by the ghosts of the slain women, and Evelyn is caught up in the mystery of Jack's identity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC KIR

Follett, Ken.

Summary: Follows the fates of five interrelated families--American, German, Russian, English, and Welsh--as they move through the dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for women's suffrage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2010

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Follett 2010

Follett, Ken.

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Summary: Winter of the World picks up right where the first book left off, as its five interrelated families--American, German, Russian, English, Welsh--enter a time of enormous social, political, and economic turmoil, beginning with the rise of the Third Reich, through the Spanish Civil War and the great dramas of World War II, up to the explosions of the American and Soviet atomic bombs. Carla von...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2012

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC FOL

Follett, Ken.

Summary: Follows the fates of five interrelated families-- American, German, Russian, English, and Welsh-- as they move through the dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for women's suffrage. Thirteen-year-old Billy Williams enters a man's world in the Welsh mining pits. Gus Dewar finds a surprising new career in Woodrow Wilson's White House. Brothers Grigori and Lev...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2010

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Terrell, Brandon

Summary: After he accidentally injures a teammate during relay race practice, thirteen-year-old Nate and his cousin Rachel travel back in time to meet Jesse Owens, and get a chance to see him run in the 1936 Olympics--and almost lose the Sports Illustrated magazine that is their ticket back to the present.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC TER

Follett, Ken.

Summary: Thirteen-year-old Billy Williams enters a man's world in the Welsh mining pits. Gus Dewar finds a surprising new career in Woodrow Wilson's White House. Brothers Grigori and Lev Peshkov embark on radically different paths when their plan to immigrate to America falls afoul. Billy's sister Ethel, a housekeeper for the aristocratic Fitzherberts, takes a fateful step above her station, while Lady...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2010

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Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Hegamin, Tonya

Summary: In 1848 Willow, a fifteen-year-old educated slave girl, faces an inconceivable choice -- between bondage and freedom, family and love -- as free born, seventeen-year-old Cato, a black man, takes it upon himself to sneak as many fugitive slaves to freedom as he can on the Mason-Dixon Line.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC HEG

Berry, Julie

Summary: In mid-thirteenth century Provence, Dolssa de Stigata is a fervently religious girl who feels the call to preach, condemned by the Inquisition as an "unnatural woman," and hunted by the Dominican Friar Lucien who fears a resurgence of the Albigensian heresy; Botille is a matchmaker trying to protect her sisters from being branded as gypsies or witches--but when she finds the hunted Dolssa dying...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC BER

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Berry 2016