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Harness, Cheryl.

Summary: Profiles the life and adventures of Daniel Boone; chronicling his childhood in Pennsylvania, service in the French and Indian War, journey across the Appalachians, and settlement of Boonesboro, Kentucky; and includes illustrations, maps, and primary source quotations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2007

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

Contents: CD 1. Ladies on the steamboat (Burnett & Rutherford) -- The dying soldier (Buell Kazee) -- Little rabbit ; Rabbit where's your mammy (Crockett Family Mountaineers) -- I truly understand you love another man (Shortbuckle Roarke & Family) -- Eighth of January (Ted Gossett's Band) -- All night long blues (Burnett & Rutherford) -- Shipping port (Jimmy Johnson's String Band) -- The Rowan County crew...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Yazoo 2003

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2 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COUNTRY KEN
Call number: SSC CD COUNTRY KEN

Clift, G. Glenn (Garrett Glenn)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Genealogical Publishing Co. 1987

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1 available in Reference, Call number: GEN 929.3769 C

Contents: disc 1. Old-age pension blues -- Hook & line -- John Henry -- Pretty Polly -- Old Reuben (Bill Cornett) -- Spring of '65 -- Sally in the garden -- Barbara Allen (J.D. Cornett) -- When we shall meet -- Amazing grace (Old Baptist Church) -- Across the rocky mountain -- Graveyard blues -- Cripple Creek -- True love (Roscoe Holcomb) -- Sally in the garden -- Lost Indian -- Hollow poplar (Marion...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian/Folkways 1996

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD FOLK MOU

Summary: A traveling circus accidentally leaves behind a baby zebra. The baby is then rescued by horse farmer Nolan Walsh, who takes him home to his young daughter Channing. "Stripes" is soon introduced to the farm's misfit troupe of barnyard residents. The Walsh farm borders the Turfway Racetrack, where highly skilled thoroughbreds compete for the ultra-prestigious Kentucky Crown. From the first moment...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY RAC

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Racing 2005

Brown, John Mason

Contents: Imprisoned in a wagon -- How not to fight Indians -- More elbowroom -- History comes knocking -- The secret door -- The sting of wasps -- Alone in Kentucky -- The fire is lighted -- War on the frontier -- The Transylvania dream -- The storm breaks -- An eventful Sunday -- Captured by the Shawnees -- Chief Blackfish's "son" -- A summer of suspense -- Days of terror -- White man's cruelty -- Red...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Pub. Co. 2007

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Reigler, Susan

Summary: Like wine lovers who dream of traveling to Bordeaux or beer enthusiasts with visions of the breweries of Belgium, bourbon lovers plan their pilgrimages to Kentucky's bourbon country. And what a country it is! Some of the most famous distilleries are tucked away in the scenic countryside of the Bluegrass region, stretching between Louisville, Bardstown, and Lexington. Locals and tourists alike...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The University Press of Kentucky 2020

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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendall Sandefur 1965

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: GEN 929.1

Knight, Mary, (E. Mary)

Summary: Curley Hines has lost his father, mother, and brother to coal mining, and now he lives with his grandfather in the Appalachian mountains of Wonder Gap, Kentucky--but when the mining company prepares to destroy their mountain he must use the words his grandfather has taught him to save Red Hawk Mountain, even if it means losing the life he loves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2016

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC KNI

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION KNI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC KNI

Morgan, Robert

Summary: This sweeping biography is the story of early America--its ideals, its promise, its romance, and its destiny. Novelist Morgan transforms a mythic American hero--a legend in his own time--into a flesh-and-blood man, the man who was the largest spirit of his time. Hunter, explorer, settler, visionary, he was a trailblazer and a revolutionary--an American icon for more than two hundred years. Born...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Boone

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Summary: Daniel Boone, the hero of the frontier, is back-- running into friendly and hostile Indians, surveying the land, and more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Liberation Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Da 6

Santella, Andrew.

Summary: A biography of Daniel Boone, focusing on his efforts as a pioneer and trailblazer during America's westward expansion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2002

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 976.9 SAN

Morgan, Robert

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Summary: Often obscured by myth and folklore, Daniel Boone is as fascinating a character as any other American son. Here, Robert Morgan chronicles the life life of the frontier legend.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2008

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Lawrence, Ardi.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Country Roads Press 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.69 LAW

Montgomery, Ben

Summary: A true tale of justice in the Jim Crow south relates the story of George Dinning, a freed slave who was wrongfully convicted of murder after defending himself against a white mob and later won damages against them in court with the help of a Confederate war hero-turned-lawyer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown Spark 2021

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

Townsend, Jacinda.

Summary: Two friends from the mountains of eastern Kentucky try to retain their friendship when one of them is invited to play the Apollo with a jazz group while the other sinks lower in her poor, backward, backwoods life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W W Norton & Co Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TOW

Kozar, Richard.

Summary: Presents a biography of the legendary frontiersman who explored Kentucky and the route to the West leading to American expansion of the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House Publishers 2000

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB BOONE KOZ

Michaels, Fern.

Summary: Demanding horse trainer Nealy Clay Littletree risks permanent damage to her relationship with her daughter, Emmie, when she doubts Emmie's ability to run the family business competently, unaware of the more important personal troubles that Emmie is trying to handle secretly.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIC

Alvey, R. Gerald

Summary: This book, printed for new adult readers, is about folk culture and folklore in Kentucky. The book, printed in large easy-to-read type and geared for intermediate readers, discusses folk culture and rural lifestyle. It differentiates between folk or traditional culture from elite and popular cultures. The first chapter looks at folk speech, illustrating the different ways ideas are expressed by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University Press of Kentucky 1989

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 398 ALV

Berry, Wendell

Summary: Seven Kentucky stories set in the 1940s and featuring farmer Ptolemy Proudfoot and his schoolteacher wife, Miss Minnie. In The Solemn Boy, they invite a couple of hobos to a meal, while Nearly to the Fair comprises Proudfoot's amusing reflections on travel by car. By the author of What Are People For?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantehon Books 1994

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BER

Draper, Lyman Copeland

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stackpole Books 1998

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Felldin, Jeanne Robey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Genealogical Pub. Co. 1981

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: GEN 929.1 Felld
1 available in Reference, Call number: GEN CENSUS KENTUCY 1820

Hoffman, Beth.

Summary: Teddi Overman found her life's passion for furniture in a broken-down chair left by the side of the road in rural Kentucky. Learning to turn other people's castoffs into beautifully restored antiques, she eventually opens her own shop in Charleston. Teddi builds a life surrounded by remarkable friends and finds love in the most surprising way, but nothing can alleviate the uncertainty she's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Rodenberg, Shawna Kay

Summary: "A heart stopping memoir of a wrenching Appalachian girlhood and a multilayered portrait of a misrepresented people, from Rona Jaffe Writer's Award winner Shawna Kay Rodenberg. When Shawna Kay Rodenberg was four, her father, fresh from a ruinous tour in Vietnam, spirited her family from their home in the hills of Eastern Kentucky to Minnesota, renouncing all of their earthly possessions to live...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2021

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