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Hesse, Karen.

Summary: During the Great Depression, fourteen-year-old Billie Jo must endure heartwrenching ordeals that no child should have to face. She and her parents struggle to keep their Oklahoma farm running as a drought and devastating dust storms take a toil on both the land and the family. In this midst of this turmoil, a tragic household accident badly injures both Billie Jo and her mother. The quiet...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 1998

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Long, Loren.

Summary: When Otis the tractor becomes trapped in a burning barn, after rescuing kittens, his animal friends and local firefighters come to his aid.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J ORANGE OTI

Gil, Carmen

Summary: "Una entrañable historia sobre el valor de la experiencia y la sabiduría que puede aportarnos el paso del tiempo."--Casadellibro.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Foreign Language, Call number: JE Spanish Fiction Gil 2017

Harris, Patricia

Summary: In this imaginative narrative, which is based on the HABA game Eeny, Meeny, Moo, readers are invited along on a class trip to a farm. A group of students explores the farmyard with their teacher and learn about the animals that live there. But what happens when the students don't do as they're told? This fun story is a great introduction to farm animals but also teaches important lessons about...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Powerkids Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HAR

Bock, Lee.

Summary: The misadventures of a sleepy farmer as he agonizes over a mixed-up list of the coming day's chores. How will he ever milk the fence, repair the cow, mow the silo and climb the hay before morning comes?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Raven Tree Press 2003

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FICTION Bock

Meadows, Rae

Summary: "Annie Bell can't escape the dust. It's in her hair, covering the windowsills, coating the animals in the barn, in the corners of her children's dry, cracked lips. It's 1934 and the Bell farm in Mulehead, Oklahoma is struggling as the earliest storms of The Dust Bowl descend. All around them the wheat harvests are drying out and people are packing up their belongings as storms lay waste to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MEA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MEA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Ficiton Meadows 2016

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

Durbin, William

Summary: Thirteen-year-old C.J. records in a journal the conditions of the Dust Bowl that cause the Jackson family to leave their farm in Oklahoma and make the difficult journey to California, where they find a harsh life as migrant workers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2002

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

Summary: While on a field trip to a fire station with Mrs. Gray's class, Curious George goes off on his own and is soon at the scene of a fire, where he finds a way to be helpful.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2008

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5 available in Kids' Favorite Characters, Call number: JE CUR

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC Rey,

Steffensmeier, Alexander

Summary: "A game of hide and seek on the farm goes awry when Millie gets stuck in her hiding place at the top of a tree. But when the farmer and all the other animals try to help, they get stuck as well. Who will rescue Millie and her friends?"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E STE

Summary: A young prairie woman is courted by a good-natured cowboy and a menacing hired hand.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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2 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS OKL

Twohy, Mike

Summary: "Rupert the rooster is tired from rising early to wake everyone on the farm up. Will his friend Sherman the sheep be able to do the job?"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Reference, Call number: JE REF TWO
1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE TWO

Long, Loren.

Summary: When a big new yellow tractor arrives, Otis the friendly little tractor is cast away behind the barn, but when trouble occurs Otis is the only one who can help.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E LON

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC LON

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Long 2009

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JE LON

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE LON

Collins, A. L. (Ai Lynn)

Summary: Twelve-year-old Belle Song and her family moved to Mars because they were offered good jobs, only to find that the jobs have disappeared--her father, Yun, is unwilling to return to the worn-out Earth, so, to the horror of his city-raised daughter, he buys a farm in the "Wild West" area of Mars, and Belle does her best to adapt to a life which is filled with difficulties and danger.

Format: text

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

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

Oceanak, Karla.

Summary: When they spend a week at their aunt and uncle's farm without any electronic entertainment, Aldo and his brother try to find other ways to occupy themselves while dealing with their twin cousins, in a book featuring vocabulary starting with C.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bailiwick Press 2011

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Long, Loren

Summary: When Otis the tractor becomes trapped in a burning barn, after rescuing kittens, his animal friends and local firefighters come to his aid.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Long 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE LON

Dean, James

Summary: Pete the cat takes a trip to the firehouse, where he tries on a firefighter's gear, takes a ride in a fire engine, and helps save Grumpy Toad from a burning building.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperFestival, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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Hesse, Karen.

Summary: In a series of poems, fifteen-year-old Billie Jo relates the hardships of living on her family's wheat farm in Oklahoma during the dust bowl years of the Depression.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 1997

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC HES

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC HES

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC HES

Hagar, Erin

Summary: Helen wants to contribute to the war effort after the United States goes to war in 1917--so she joins the Women's Land Army of America, an organization that trains women to do farm work, replacing the workers drafted into the army.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HAG

Schotter, Roni.

Summary: Little Green is a proud and strong pickup truck who loves helping with chores, but when Farmer Gray buys a big new blue truck, Little Green is left to rust in a pasture until the farmer's daughter, Fern, suggests they fix him up and use him for such gentle jobs as going to the farmers' market.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2016

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Hesse, Karen.

Summary: In a series of poems, fifteen-year-old Billie Jo relates the hardships of living on her family's wheat farm in Oklahoma during the dust bowl years of the Depression. in a series of poems, fifteen-year-old Billie Jo relates the hardships of living on her family's wheat farm in Oklahoma during the dust bowl years of the Depression. Dust piles up like snow across the prairie. A terrible accident...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 1999

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Baldwin, Cindy

Summary: Twelve-year-old Della Kelly of Maryville, North Carolina, tries to come to terms with her mother's mental illness while her father struggles to save the farm from a record-breaking drought.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: FIC BAL

Ferber, Edna

Summary: Epic western about the Cravat family settling the Oklahoma prairie. Yancy Cravat is a newspaperman and lawyer who helps found the town of Osage. An adventurer, he finds town-life stifling and seeks his thrills even further into the frontier. His wife ends up becoming a town leader when his absences leave her no other choice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday, Doran and Company 1930

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FER

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FER

Garlick, Nicholas

Summary: His mother left three years ago, so when twelve-year-old Flip's thieving father dies he goes to live with his stern and hostile uncle on the remote Dutch island of Mossum; there he works on the farm, dreams of his mother coming to get him, deals with thelocal bullies, and his only "friend' is a strange, mute girl whom he thinks of as the ghost girl--until he rescues a horse from the stormy sea...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicken House, Scholastic Inc. 2017

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