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Atkinson, Jay

Summary: Early on March 15, 1697, a band of Abenaki warriors in service to the French raided the English frontier village of Haverhill, Massachusetts. Striking swiftly, the Abenaki killed twenty-seven men, women, and children, and took thirteen captives, including thirty-nine-year-old Hannah Duston and her week-old daughter, Martha. A short distance from the village, one of the warriors murdered the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: LP, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.2 ATK

Swanson, James L.

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "Once it was one of the most famous events in early American history. Today, it has been nearly forgotten. In an obscure, two-hundred-year-old museum in a little village in western Massachusetts, there lies what once was the most revered but now totally forgotten relic from the history of early New England--the massive, tomahawk-scarred door that came to symbolize the notorious Deerfield...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2024

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Summary: Wayne plays ex-Confederate soldier Ethan Edwards, an Indian-hater who believes more in bullets than words. He's out to find his young niece, who's been taken captive by the renegade Comanches who massacred her family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 1997

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN SEA

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: A Quaker girl's diary reflects her experiences growing up in the Delaware River Valley of Pennsylvania and her capture by Lenape Indians in 1763.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2011

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC OSB

Wakefield, Sarah F.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Oklahoma Press 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970.3 WAK

Kelton, Elmer.

Summary: Former Comanche captive Rusty Shannon tries to resume a normal life after the end of the Civil War, but instead finds himself confronted by racial tension, murderous outlaws, brutal Comanche bands, and his nemesis--the deadly Oldham brothers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KEL TR #3

Pearl, Matthew

Summary: Explores the little-known true story of the kidnapping of thirteen-year-old Jemima Boone, Daniel Boone's daughter, by a Cherokee-Shawnee raiding party and the ensuing battle with reverberations that nobody could predict.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 976.9 PEA

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 976.9 PEA

Tanner, John

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.0497 TAN

Kelly, Fanny

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Konecky & Konecky 1990

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970.3 KEL

Kercheval, Samuel

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Traverse Area Genealogical Society 2000

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1 available in Reference, Call number: GEN 975.59 KER

West, Charles

Summary: "Orphaned in a massacre. Raised by Crow Indians. Destined to become a powerful hunter, a legendary scout, and a true American hero . . . As a widower with three young boys, Duncan Hunter dreamed of a new life for his sons in the heart of Washington Territory. But the journey was doomed from the start. Before reaching Hell Gate, their wagon train was attacked by Blackfoot Indians. Most of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2024

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1 available in New Large Print, Call number: LP FIC WES

McCrumb, Sharyn

Summary: Presents the mystery story of an aging prisoner and a young graduate student whose lives are altered when they are lost in the hills of Appalachia with a 200-year-old ghost.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner's 1994

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCC

Mifflin, Margot

Summary: Tells the harrowing story of this forgotten heroine of frontier America. Orphaned when her family was brutally killed by Yavapai Indians, Oatman lived as a slave to her captors for a year before being traded to the Mohave, who tattooed her face and raised her as their own. She was fully assimilated and perfectly happy when, at nineteen, she was ransomed back to white society.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.004 OATMAN, OLIVE ANN MIF

Speare, Elizabeth George.

Summary: During the French and Indian War, young Miriam Willard is captured by Indians and taken to Montreal.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2001

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

Richards, Dusty

Summary: "Spring, 1850. After a brutally long winter in the Rockies, Mack Harrigan and his growing family have learned to manage the harsh realities of frontier life. Their new friends, the Shoshone, have taught them the skills they need to survive in this rugged land, from tracking and hunting to fishing and foraging. But when their camp is attacked by an enemy tribe, the skills the Harrigans need most...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2024

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Publisher / Publication Date: R.R. Donnelley 1958

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1 available in Reference, Call number: GEN 793.27 SIE

Coleman, Emma Lewis.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Southworth press 1925

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: GEN 929.1 Colem

Hebert, Ernest.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University Press of New England 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HEB

Capps, Benjamin

Summary: When her parents are killed in a raid, 11-year-old Helen Morrison and her younger sister Katy are kidnapped by a band of Comanches. Given the name Tehanita, Helen vows to maintain her white identity and clings tightly to her only possession--the dress she was wearing when captured. She is appalled by Katy's quick adjustment to her new home and family. Helen resists assimilation but she must...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2005

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC CAP

Peterson, Tracie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House 2004

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Peter

Kercheval, Samuel

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clearfield Co. 0000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.559 KER

Anderson, Catherine (Adeline Catherine)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Pub. 2008

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

Brown, Sandra

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1997

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

Kelton, Elmer.

Summary: After his company of Texas rangers is disbanded, David "Rusty" Shannon returns home to his land on the Red River, where he encounters a young white boy known as Badger Boy who had been taken from his murdered parents by a Comanche warrior.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2001

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: WESTERN Kelton

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