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Ammon, Richard.

Summary: Explains how Conestoga wagons were built and driven as well as their historical significance and importance to the early American economy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 388.341 AMM

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Summary: In 1880, Noah's aunt teaches the reluctant nine-year-old how to read as they explore the Colorado prairie together, Noah pushing Aunt Dora in her wheelchair.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2001

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBE PURPLE AVI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR Red Avi 2001

Shaw, Janet Beeler

Summary: While looking for Steps High, the horse that had been stolen from her, Kaya faces danger from a sudden mountain fire. Includes historical notes on the Nez Percé Indians.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pleasant Company 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Shaw, Janet Beeler

Summary: When Kaya and her family join with other Nez Percé and Salish Indians to fish for the red salmon, she and her older sister hope to be reunited with their younger sister, who had been kidnapped some time before. Includes historical notes on the summer activities of the Nez Percé Indians.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pleasant Co. 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Van Steenwyk, Elizabeth.

Summary: Picture book biography of young Abraham Lincoln, a boy who struggled against the odds to become a beloved American president.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Avi

Summary: In 1880, Noah's aunt teaches the reluctant nine-year-old how to read as they explore the Colorado prairie together, Noah pushing Aunt Dora in her wheelchair.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE AVI

Bruchac, Joseph

Summary: Retells an Abenaki folktale about a hunter who finds a magical wife in the forest, but when he returns to his village the chief's daughter wants him to marry her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wisdom Tales 2015

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Shaw, Janet Beeler

Summary: In 1764, Kaya greatly admires a courageous and kind young woman in her Nez Percé village and wants to be worthy of her respect. Includes historical notes on the winter activities of the Nez Percé Indians, including ceremonies and crafts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pleasant Company 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Adler, David A.

Summary: Profiles the leaders and heroes of the civil rights movements, including Fannie Lou Hamer, the Little Rock Nine, and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and examines what historical contribution they made in the effort to make equality a right for all.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J323.09 ADL

Vaughan, Marcia K.

Summary: A fictionalized account of an incident in the life of a fourteen-year-old girl who tends her family's lighthouse during a fierce storm on the coast of Maine in the winter of 1856.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beyond Words Pub. 1999

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Ammon, Richard.

Summary: Valley Froge tells how inspriation, determination, and genius for organizating enabled Washington, his talented staff, and his courageous soldiers to overcome extreme hardships and remake the army.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.3341 AMM

Shaw, Janet Beeler

Summary: Still grieving over the death of her hero, and missing her stolen horse and kidnapped younger sister, Kaya tries to earn the trust of a lone and starving dog who is about to have puppies. Includes historical notes on Nez Percé children.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Shaw, Janet Beeler

Summary: Kaya becomes jealous of a girl from another tribe until they are forced to work together in a dangerous situation. Includes historical notes on Indian trading along the Columbia River in 1764, as well as instructions for creating a petroglyph.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pleasant Co. Publications 2003

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Shaw, Janet Beeler

Summary: In the fall of 1764, after Kaya and her sister are kidnapped from their Nez Percé village by enemy horse raiders, she tries to find a way to escape back home. Includes historical notes on education and learning among the Nez Percé Indians.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pleasant Company 2002

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Shaw, Janet Beeler

Summary: In the fall of 1764, after Kaya and her sister are kidnapped from their Nez Perc v̌illage by enemy horse raiders, she tries to find a way to escape back home. Includes historical notes on education and learning among the Nez Perc Ǐndians.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pleasant Company 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Shaw, Janet Beeler

Summary: In 1764, when Kaya and her family reunite with other Nez Percé Indians to fish for the red salmon, she learns that bragging, even about her swift horse, can lead to trouble. Includes historical notes on the Nez Percé Indians.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pleasant Company 2002

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