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Hermes, Patricia

Summary: In 1848, nine-year-old Joshua Martin McCullough writes a journal of his family's journey from Missouri to Oregon in a covered wagon. Includes a historical note about westward migration.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2001

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Hermes 2001

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J MA J1

Paulsen, Gary.

Summary: Having separated from the one-armed trapper who taught him how to survive in the wilderness of the Old West, fifteen-year-old Francis gets lost and continues to have adventures involving dangerous men and a friendly mule.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 1995

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Paulsen, Gary.

Summary: Francis, Lottie, and Billy survive a series of hair-raising adventures while on their way west to the Oregon Trail, where they hope to find the Tucket family.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD PAU

L'Amour, Louis

Summary: Val Darrant was just four years old the snowy night his mother abandoned him. But instead of meeting a lonely death, he met Will Reilly -- a gentleman, a gambler, and a worldly, self-taught scholar. For ten years they each were all the family the other had, traveling from dusty American boomtowns to the cities of Europe -- until the day Reilly's luck ran out in a roar of gunfire. But it wasn't...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2011

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Coble, Colleen

Summary: On the brink of war with the Sioux, Sarah risks everything to expose the betrayal threatening the man she loves. Christmas is coming, and the air at Fort Laramie has turned cold...but relations with the Sioux have turned colder. As tensions between soldiers and natives approach a tipping point, a trap has been set for Rand Campbell. Rand's new fiancě wants to keep him from returning to Sarah...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: THOMAS NELSON 2015

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Gregory, Kristiana.

Summary: In her diary, thirteen-year-old Hattie chronicles her family's arduous 1847 journey from Missouri to Oregon on the Oregon Trail. In a diary format, this novel chronicles the hardships that pioneers endured during a trip west on the Oregon Trail.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1997

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC GRE

Gregory, Kristiana.

Summary: In her diary, thirteen-year-old Hattie chronicles her family's arduous 1847 journey from Missouri to Oregon on the Oregon Trail.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2012

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

L'Amour, Louis

Summary: Forced to kill a man in Tennessee, Tyrel Sackett and his brother Orrin hit the trail heading west. Arriving in Montana, Orrin takes on a job as a marshal in a frontier town, with Tye, the fastest gun alive, backing him up every step of the way. Determined to bring peace and security to the area riddled by rustlers, killers, and Indians, the two work to make the West a place where decent men and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam 1981

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAM

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1 available in Mass-Market Paperback, Call number: PBK W L'Amour

deWitt, Patrick

Summary: When a frontier baron known as the Commodore orders Charlie and Eli Sisters, his hired gunslingers, to track down and kill a prospector named Herman Kermit Warm, the brothers journey from Oregon to San Francisco, and eventually to Warm's claim in the Sierra foothills, running into a witch, a bear, a dead Indian, a parlor of drunken floozies, and a gang of murderous fur trappers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEW

Johnstone, William W.

Summary: When trappers in the Rockies are hunted down, murdered and then mutilated, their hearts carved out of their chests, Preacher must go up against a secret cult as old as the Aztecs to save his friends who have gone missing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pinnacle Books, Kensington Publishing Corp. 2016

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1 available in Adult PBK, Call number: PBK Western Johnstone 2016

Moss, Marissa.

Summary: In her journal, Rachel chronicles her family's adventures traveling by covered wagon on the Oregon Trail in 1850.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2001

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

McClure, Marcia Lynn

Summary: "Genieva Bankmans and Brevan McLean had agreed to a marriage of convenience when she responded to his advertisement for a wife. Yet even as their attraction to each other becomes stronger, secrets concerning the McLean family and land threaten their relationship and endanger their lives"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2017

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

Brouwer, Sigmund

Summary: A Pony Express rider stops to help a family in need at Christmas despite his mission to deliver the mail without delay.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers 2000

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1 available in Holiday Fiction, Call number: FICTION Bro

McCarthy, Kevin

6 holds on 3 copies

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

Levine, Ellen.

Summary: In his 1845 diary, thirteen-year-old orphan Jedediah describes his wagon train journey to Oregon, in which he confronts rivers and sandy plains, bears and rattlesnakes, and the challenges of living with his fellow travelers. Includes historical notes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2002

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Johnstone, William W.

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Summary: Lifetime outlaws Jimmy "Slash" Braddock and Melvin "Pecos Kid" Baker are ready to call it quits, but when the younger members of their gang rebel, they must pull one last job to finance a retirement far away from the long arm of the law.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2019

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Combs, Harry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 1995

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COM

L'Amour, Louis

Summary: It was no work for a woman. That's what they told Mary Breydon when she came to manage a rundown stagecoach station on the Cherokee Trail. But Mary had no choice. Her fine Virginia home burned to ashes in the Civil War and her husband was brutally shot down on the way to Colorado. She needed to make a new beginning for herself and her young daughter on the raw frontier. Isolated in an untamed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1982

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAM

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1 available in Adult, Call number: WESTERN LAM

McClure, Marcia Lynn

Summary: "Following news of the deaths of her parents in 1885, Haven Abernathy moves from Georgia to Fletcher, Colorado, starting fresh with a millinery shop and teaching etiquette and decorum to the town's children. She is instantly drawn to Fletcher's brooding newcomer, Valentine Briscoe, but their family secrets may keep them apart"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

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

Everett, Percival L.

Summary: Curt Mader, a rancher whose homestead has been burned and his wife carried off by a bunch of cowboys, hires Bubba, a black tracker, to help him find her. A parody of how the west was won by the author of Zulus.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Faber and Faber 1994

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EVE

Hancher, Adam

Summary: After her father dies in the fall of 1849, a little girl and her family follow Mr. Reed's wagon train west, discovering the challenges, excitement, and danger of the frontier on their way to their homestead in California.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubledday Books for Young Readers 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE HAN

L'Amour, Louis

Summary: Dan Killoe--over six feet of tough, raw, lightning fast man. He had a trail heard and a mass of settlers to get across unknown territory to a new land. Then he gave shelter to a stranger being hunted by Felipe Soto, scar-faced leader of the renegade Comancheros. This time Killoe was borrowing more trouble than he wanted to handle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1962

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAM

L'Amour, Louis

Summary: Wagon trains heading west were forced to defend themselves against Indians, cope with injuries and illness, and struggle to find food. The group of westerners Rock Bannon was scouting for faced another problem. They were being deceived. When he warned them to remain on the Humboldt Trail, Sharon Crockett and the others refused to listen. Mort Harper, a stranger riding a beautiful black mare,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam 1987

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAM

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1 available in Mass-Market Paperback, Call number: PBK W LAM

L'Amour, Louis

Summary: They came by river and by wagon train, braving the endless distances of the Great Plains and the icy passes of the Sierra Nevada. They were men like Linus Rawlings, a restless survivor of Indian country who?d headed east to see the ocean but left his heart -- and his home -- in the West. They were women like Lilith Prescott, a smart, spirited beauty who fled her family and fell for a gambling...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAM

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1 available in Adult, Call number: WESTERN LAM