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Deaver, Jeffery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 1996

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEA

Moss, Marissa.

Summary: Rose keeps a journal of her family's difficult times on their farm during the days of the Dust Bowl in 1935.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Silver Whistle/Harcourt 2001

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MOS

Paretsky, Sara.

Summary: Set in the Kaw River Valley, where Paretsky grew up, Bleeding Kansas is the story of the Schapens and the Grelliers, two farm families whose histories have been entwined since the 1850s, when their ancestors settled the valley as antislavery immigrants. Today, the Schapen family, still terrified by the lawlessness of the 1970s -- when Lawrence was the most violent college town in the nation --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Paretsky

Paretsky, Sara.

Summary: The late-twentieth-century descendants of anti-slavery emigrants worry about maintaining religious superiority over a rival family while launching a harassment campaign against a Wiccan newcomer, an effort that is challenged by a young man's military service.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2007

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

Hinger, Charlotte

Summary: It's the Garden of Eden. And the weather is absolutely freezing! The discovery of the body of a young man inside the mausoleum of the Civil War veteran who commissioned this bizarre sculpture park makes the blood of Undersheriff Lottie Albright and her husband's Aunt Dorothy run cold. Dorothy Mercer, paying a visit to Western Kansas from Manhattan, may be a bestselling mystery novelist, but she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Poisoned Pen Press 2017

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Wilson, Nathan D.

Summary: Twelve-year-old Henry York, finally reunited with his family, works with them and the Chestnut King, the long-deposed and mythic leader of the faeren people, to destroy Nimiane and her forces of evil.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2010

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Dallas, Sandra.

Summary: Loyalty and friendship within The Persian Pickle Club, a Depression-era farm town women's quilting and gossip club, is put to the test when a city girl joins.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1995

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Williams, Jeanne

Summary: In Kansas, during the depression, a girl and a boy lose their mother, and the father remarries. When the father dies the stepmother abandons them. The novel follows the pair as they struggle to survive on their own. By the author of Daughter of the Sky.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1994

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIL

Warner, Gertrude Chandler

Summary: The Aldens try to solve a series of mysteries which took place in an old hotel in Kansas which they visit.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman & Co. 2005

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

Peterson, Melissa.

Summary: Laura and her pioneer family struggle against hardships on the Kansas frontier, including a prairie fire, a grasshopper invasion, and a blizzard.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1998

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC WIL

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

Ormsbee, Katie

Summary: Told in two voices, sixteen-year-old Galliard and seventeen-year-old Stella cross paths and realize they must determine their own futures as strange events occur in Slater, Kansas, and its neighboring commune in 1977.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC ORM

Miller, Judith

Summary: Travel along with Delphinia as she leaves her childhood home for an uncertain future on a Kansas homestead. Also includes a bonus historical romance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barbour Publishing, Inc 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIL

Roy, Lori.

Summary: Celia Scott and her family move back to her husband's hometown in Kansas, where his sister died under mysterious circumstances twenty years before, and where Celia and two of her children struggle to adjust--especially when a local girl disappears.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROY

Wilbanks, Scott.

Summary: Annabelle Aster doesn’t bow to convention—not even that of space and time—which makes the 1890s Kansas wheat field that has appeared in her modern-day San Francisco garden easy to accept. Even more peculiar is Elsbeth, the truculent schoolmarm who sends Annie letters through the mysterious brass mailbox perched on the picket fence that now divides their two worlds. Annie and Elsbeth’s search...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Landmark, an imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIL

Kadohata, Cynthia.

Summary: Just when twelve-year-old Summer thinks nothing else can possibly go wrong in a year of bad luck, an emergency takes her parents to Japan, leaving Summer to care for her little brother while helping her grandmother cook and do laundry for harvest workers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2013

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC KAD

Sawyer, Kim Vogel.

Summary: When tragedy strikes on the prairie, throwing Tarsie and Joss into an unexpected arrangement, can they trust God with their dreams for the future?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION SAW

Bowers, Terrell L.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker and Co. 1996

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BOW

Moser, Nancy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Multnomah Publishers 2003

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Moser 2003

Jenkins, Beverly

Summary: A redemption-seeking recovering alcoholic and foster-child mentor seeks forgiveness from the woman he betrayed, while a store owner and his high school sweetheart consider a second chance at love.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JEN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION JEN

Pickard, Nancy.

Summary: The man convicted of murdering Jody's father is being released from prison and returning to Rose, Kansas.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PIC

Pickard, Nancy.

Summary: One beautiful summer afternoon, Jody Linder is unnerved to see her three uncles parking their pickups in front of her parents' house--or what she calls her parents' house, though they died when Jody was just a little girl. The three bring shocking news: the man convicted of murdering Jody's father is being released from prison and returning to the small town of Rose, Kansas. It's been...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2010

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M PIC

Vanderpool, Clare.

Summary: Twelve-year-old Abilene Tucker is the daughter of a drifter who, in the summer of 1936, sends her to stay with an old friend in Manifest, Kansas, where he grew up, and where she hopes to find out some things about his past.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2011

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Wilson, Nathan D.

Summary: After his parents are kidnapped, timid twelve-year-old Henry York leaves his sheltered Boston life and moves to small-town Kansas, where he and his cousin Henrietta discover and explore hidden doors in his attic room that seem to open onto other worlds.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2007

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Sawyer, Kim Vogel.

Summary: Abel Samms wants nothing to do with the group of potential brides his neighbor brought to town. He was smitten with an eastern girl once--and he got his heart broken. But there's something about quiet Tressa Neill and her bumbling ways that makes him take notice. When Tressa's life is endangered, will Abel risk his own life--and his heart--to help this eastern girl?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House 2010

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