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Service, Robert W. (Robert William)

Contents: L'Envoi (1907) -- To the man of the high north -- Men that don't fit in -- Rhyme of the restless ones -- Younger son -- Three voices -- Call of the wild -- Song of the mouth-organ -- Trail of ninety-eight -- Land God forgot -- Ballad of the northern lights -- Comfort -- Ballad of Gum-Boot Ben -- Low-down white -- Man from Eldorado -- Reckoning -- Shooting of Dan McGrew -- Harpy -- Ballad of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Courage Books 2003

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 811.52 SER

Sivertson, Howard

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lake Superior Port Cities 2001

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: 977.49 SIV

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1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 977.49 Sivertson 2001

Kalman, Bobbie.

Summary: This book introduces the life and times of the pioneers describing their homes, tools, jobs, clothes, and travel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. Co. 2008

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.03 KAL

Luchetti, Cathy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2001

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 978.02 LUC

Sandler, Martin W.

Summary: An overview, in text and illustrations, of the pioneer experience in the American West, from the first settlers through the development of towns.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1994

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 978 SAN

Murphy, Claire Rudolf.

Summary: Contains profiles and photographs of twenty-three women who sought their fortunes in the Yukon and Alaska during the gold rush age of the late ninteenth and early twentieth century.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alaska Northwest Books 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 971.91 MUR

DeGraf, Anna

Summary: Anna DeGraf, an independent pioneer, recounts her twenty-five years of adventure in Alaska and the Yukon Territory before, during, and after the Gold Rush.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Archon Books 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DEGRAF, ANNA DEG

Hale, Nathan

Summary: "The Donner Party expedition is one of the most notorious stories in all of American history. It's also a fascinating snapshot of the westward expansion of the United States, and the families and individuals who sacrificed so much to build new lives in a largely unknown landscape. From the preparation for the journey to each disastrous leg of the trip, this book shows the specific bad decisions...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J GRAPHIC HAL

Castner, Brian

Summary: "A gripping and wholly original account of the epic human tragedy that was the great Klondike Gold Rush of 1897-1898"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 971.9 CAS

Lee-Whiting, Brenda

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Juniper Books 1986

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: GEN 971.381 Lee

Johnstone, William W.

Summary: "A hot meal, a hard drink, and maybe a friendly hand of poker -- that's all Mac Mackenzie wants when he drifts into the small town of Harcourt City, Montana. What he gets is a fistful of trouble. When he defends a saloon girl from the unwanted advances of some local toughs, he earns the wrath of the town's powerful namesake, Oscar Harcourt. Harcourt rules this place with an iron fist -- and a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pinnacle Books, Kensington Publishing Corp. 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: WES FIC JOH

Gray, Charlotte

Contents: Color and chaos. Arctic secrets, June 1896 -- Bill Haskell's dreams of gold, 1890-1896 -- Mob justice and wild dogs, June-November, 1896 -- "Five dollars to the pan!" October 1896-April 1897 -- Sourdough success, April-June 1897 -- Mining the miners. Father Judge's flock, May-June 1897 -- Belinda Mulrooney stakes her claim, June 1897 -- Jack London catches Klondicitis, July-October 1897 --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 971.9 GRA

Lawliss, Chuck.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.H. Smith Pub. Co. 1985

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 978 LAW

Dunnigan, Brian Leigh.

Summary: "Detroit's origins as a French outpost make it older than many other cities of eastern North America, despite its inland location. A vivid iconographic record survives for early Detroit, created by those who studied the city for military or commercial purposes. These pictures and maps are tantalizing windows into the past of this colonial metropolis of the Great Lakes during its French,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2001

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 977.434 DUN

Woodside, Christine

Summary: "Drawing on original manuscripts and letters, Woodside shows how Rose reshaped her mother's story into a series of heroic tales that rebutted the policies of the New Deal. Their secret collaboration would lead in time to their estrangement. This fascinating look at the relationship between two strong-willed women is also the deconstruction of an American myth"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 920 WOO

Proenneke, Richard.

2 holds on 1 copy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alaska Northwest Books 1999

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Miller, Sarah Elizabeth

Summary: In this novel authorized by Little House Heritage Trust, Sarah Miller vividly recreates the beauty, hardship, and joys of the frontier in a dazzling work of historical fiction, a captivating story that illuminates one courageous, resilient, and loving pioneer woman as never before--Caroline Ingalls, "Ma" in Laura Ingalls Wilder's beloved Little House books. In the frigid days of February, 1870,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Miller 2017

Englar, Mary.

Summary: Explores the history of Dutch colonies in America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Compass Point Books 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 974.702 ENG

Paine, Lauran

Summary: "Samuel Parker is traveling through the mountains hoping to find a place to settle his two children before lung fever kills him when they help an injured man whom Samuel fears may be an outlaw. As the man heals, he directs Samuel to Absaroka Valley where they are drawn into the center of a land fight"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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

Brown, Mark Herbert

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holt 1955

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978 BRO

McCracken, Harold

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Press 1959

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 759.13 MCC

Service, Robert W.

Summary: Constantly suffering from the cold, Sam makes his companion on the Arctic trail promise to cremate him when he dies, which the companion does--to his great surprise.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books 1987

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 811 SER

Benjamin, Melanie

Summary: "The morning of January 12, 1888, was unusually mild, following a punishing cold spell. It was warm enough for the homesteaders of the Dakota Territory to venture out again, and for their children to return to school without their heavy coats-- leaving them unprepared when disaster struck. At the hour when most prairie schools were letting out for the day, a terrifying, fast-moving blizzard...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2021

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Dumas, Marti

Summary: "Introduces the reader to women in the old West"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, An imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.4 DUM

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 DUM

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