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Philbrick, W. R. (W. Rodman)

Summary: Douglas Deeds, a fifteen-year-old orphan, keeps a journal of his travels by wagon train as a member of the ill-fated Donner Party, which became stranded in the Sierra Nevada mountains in the winter of 1846-47.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC PHI

Preston, Douglas J.

Summary: Nora Kelly, a young but successful curator with a series of important excavations already under her belt, is approached by the handsome Historian, Guy Porter, to lead an expedition unlike any other. Guy tells his story--one involving the ill-fated Donner Party, who became permanently lodged in the American consciousness in the winter of 1847, when the first skeletonized survivors of the party...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing Large Print 2019

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Johnstone, William W.

Summary: It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the High Sierras. But Smoke Jensen and his children, Louis and Denise, won't let a little snow stop them from heading to Reno for the holidays. There are two ways for them to get there: the long way, going around the Sierra Nevada Mountains, or the short way, going right through them. Smoke decides to take a gamble. They'll follow the trail that,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JOH

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult- Western, Call number: Western Johnstone 2018

Shannon, V. A.

Summary: A survivor of the Donner Party excursion recounts her life as a teenager escaping an abusive family, taking the journey with the Donner family and enduring a tragic winter in the Sierras.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: Fiction Sha

Brown, Skila

Summary: A young survivor of the tragic Donner Party of 1846 describes how her family and others became victims of freezing temperatures and starvation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Preston, Douglas J.

Summary: Nora Kelly, a young but successful curator with a series of important excavations already under her belt, is approached by the handsome Historian, Guy Porter, to lead an expedition unlike any other. Guy tells his story--one involving the ill-fated Donner Party, who became permanently lodged in the American consciousness in the winter of 1847, when the first skeletonized survivors of the party...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC PRE

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PRE