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Benoit, Peter

Summary: The story of the forced re-location of five southeastern U.S. Indian nations in the 19th century.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 970.3 BEN

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 975.004 BEN

Summary: Documents the forced removal in 1838 of the Cherokee Nation from the southeastern United States to Oklahoma. Shows the suffering endured by the Cherokees as they lost their land and the difficult conditions they endured on the trail. Describes how thousands of Cherokees died during the Trail of Tears, nearly a quarter of the nation, including most of their children and elders.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Rich-Heape Films 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC TRA

Hicks, Brian

Summary: Relates the history of the forced relocation of the Cherokee from Georgia, Tennessee, and North Carolina to Indian territory in Oklahoma and the struggle by their principle chief, John Ross, to prevent their removal from their ancestral lands.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ROSS, JOHN HIC

Smith, Daniel Blake.

Summary: An examination of the pervasive effects of the Cherokee nation's forced relocation considers the tribe's inability to acclimate to white culture and explores key roles played by Andrew Jackson, Chief John Ross, and Elias Boudinot.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975.004 SMI

Vander Hook, Sue

Summary: Presents a brief history of the Cherokee Indians and describes their forced migration, which came to be known as the Trail of Tears, following the Indian Removal Act of 1830.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 970.3 VAN

Smith, William Jay

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Curbstone Press 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.54 SMI

Bruchac, Joseph

Summary: Recounts how the Cherokees, after fighting to keep their land in the nineteenth century, were forced to leave and travel 1200 miles to a new settlement in Oklahoma, a terrible journey known as the Trail of Tears.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED BRU

Perdue, Theda

Summary: Historians Theda Perdue and Michael D. Green paint a portrait of the infamous Trail of Tears. Despite protests from statesmen like Davy Crockett, Daniel Webster, and Henry Clay, a dubious 1838 treaty drives 17,000 mostly Christian Cherokee from their lush Appalachian homeland to barren plains beyond the Mississippi. For 4,000, this brutal forced march leads only to their death.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 975.004 PER

Glancy, Diane.

Summary: Maritole, one of the many thousands of Cherokees who were uprooted from their homes after being betrayed by the U.S. government, struggles to survive on the forced march along the Trail of Tears, while searching to understand why this has happened to her people.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace 1996

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GLA

Bjornlund, Lydia D.

Summary: Examines the forced removal of Cherokee Indians from their native lands to the Oklahoma Territory, their subsequent history, and the legacy of these events.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lucent Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 970.3 BJO

Flint, Eric.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Del Rey/Ballantine Books 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FLI

Rea, Amy C.

Summary: In the early 1800s, the US government forced Native Americans in the Southeast United States out of their homes and off of land they had occupied for thousands of years. The Trail of Tearstakes a look at the shocking and tragic story of how Native Americans were affected by settlement in the United States. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 975 REA

Cobb, Daniel M.

Summary: Join the Smithsonian Institution to discover the rich history of native Americans.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970.004 NAT
Call number: DVD 970.004 NAT