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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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

2 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION TAR

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 917.804 FRI

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

Brown, Dee Alexander.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 1983

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC BRO

Harness, Cheryl.

Summary: Reveals what really happened when Narcissa Whitman and her husband, Marcus, embarked on a perilous quest through the untamed Oregon Trail to spread the word of the Bible to the Indians.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Society 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 WHI

Mortimer, Gavin.

Summary: "Yellow Leaf is a Sioux Indian girl who was born in 1864. This is the story of her childhood and how she was raised on the Great Plains, near the Black Hills of Dakota, where the Sioux lived. Read about the customs of the Sioux, how each child was named, how boys learned to use a bow, and how girls learned to cook, sew, and decorate their garmets with beads."--p. [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barrons Educational Series, Inc. 2008

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Mortimer 2008

Edsel, Robert M.

Summary: "As the most destructive war in history ravaged Europe, many of the world's most cherished cultural objects were in harm's way. The Greatest Treasure Hunt in History recounts the astonishing true story of eleven men and one woman who risked their lives amidst the bloodshed of World War II to preserve churches, libraries, monuments, and works of art that for centuries defined the heritage of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 EDS

Summary: Pocahontas, the young daughter of Chief Powhatan, wonders what adventures await just around the riverbend. She is joined by her playful pals, raccoon Meeko and hummingbird Flit. A chance meeting with Captain Smith leads to a friendship that will change history, as the Native Americans and English settlers learn to live together.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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1 available in Children's videos, Call number: DVD POC

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 917.804 FRI

Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux.

Summary: Learn about Bass Reeves and how he became a Deputy U.S. Marshall.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carolrhoda Books 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 REEVES

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

Higson, Charles

Summary: Piecing together information gained while skiing in the Alps, teenaged James Bond returns to Eton College and foils an assassination attempt, then goes on the run across Europe with a beautiful and dangerous Irish girl, Roan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Hyperion Books 2011

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

Mills, Deborah

Summary: Alfredo y su papá deben cruzar la frontera en un viaje difícil de México a los Estados Unidos. ¿Encontrarán el nuevo hogar que están buscando en el otro lado? Basándose en hechos reales, esta historia cobra vida gracias a la ilustradora Mexicana Claudia Navarro, y está repleta de notas al final del texto para iniciar conversaciones sobre inmigración.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barefoot Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: J SPANISH 325 MIL

Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Summary: Ma and the girls follow Pa west by train where they make their home at a rough railroad camp and plan for their own homestead.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTrophy 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC WIL

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2 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION WIL

Snelling, Lauraine.

Contents: Dakota dawn -- Dakota dream -- Dakota dusk -- Dakota destiny.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barbour Pub. 1996

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SNE

Snelling, Lauraine.

Summary: The dream of their own farmstead and a good life in America had brought Roald and Ingeborg Bjorklund across the Alantic to pioneer the virgin prairie of Dakota Territory. But Roald's tragic disappearance in a winter storm had turned Ingeborg's dreams into a living nightmare. Against nearly impossible circumstance and overwhelming grief, she struggles to keep the farm and her family together....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House Publishers 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SNE

Dwyer, Helen.

Summary: A discussion of the history, culture, and contemporary life of the Dakota Indians, also known as the Sioux.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Pub. 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

McCarthy, Kevin

Summary: "A saga of loyalty and survival in the vast, severe American West. Irish immigrant brothers Michael and Thomas O'Driscoll have returned from the brutal front lines of the Civil War. Unable to adapt to life as farm laborers, they reenlist in the army and are thrown into ferocious combat with Red Cloud's coalition of Indian tribes in the heart of Montana's Powder River Valley. Thomas finds love...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MCC

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCC

Richmond, Catherine

Summary: "When Susannah goes to Dakota territory as a mail-order bride she finds something she never dreamed she would-true love. With no prospects for marriage and her parents recently deceased, Susannah Freemont agrees to go west to the Dakota territory to marry her minister's homesteading brother, Jesse. But Susannah is painfully shy, doesn't see herself as worthy of love from either a husband or...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIC

Snelling, Lauraine.

Summary: Augusta Bjorklund, after discovering her intended bridegoom married someone else, decides to leave her broken heart in Norway and start a new life in America. But knowing no English, Augusta misunderstands a ticket agent's directions in St. Paul, Minnesota, and in the harried confusion, she boards the wrong train.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House 1999

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SNE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Snell

Snelling, Lauraine.

Summary: It had taken four long, difficult years to tame the virgin prairie of Dakota Territory , Looking back through all the heartache and the body- breaking labor , Ingeborg Bjorkland knew that God had been with them every step of the way. Dreams that had turned into veritable nightmares had been reshaped with the promise of a new day rising , and her marriage to haaken had been its sure sign.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House 1997

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Snell

Snelling, Lauraine.

Summary: In the Dakota Territory of 1883 Ingeborg Bjorklund's husband disappears in a winter storm. In the spring her late husband's brother and cousin arrive to help her, and Ingeborg finds love again.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House Publishers 1996

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SNE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Snell

Byler, Linda

Summary: "Hannah, a feisty young Amish woman, lives on her family's farm in North Dakota. As the local Amish community begins to thrive, a terrible drought and a windmill fire devastate their business and the community. Hannah must choose whether to stay in North Dakota or move back to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, with the other Amish families that are leaving"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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