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Pierce, Daniel S.

Summary: "In this book, Daniel S. Pierce examines land use in the Smokies over the centuries, describing the pageant of peoples who have inhabited these mountains and then focusing on the twentieth-century movement to create a national park." "Drawing on previously unexplored archival materials, Pierce presents the most balanced account available of the development of the park. He tells how park...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Tennessee Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 976 PIE

Summary: The Himalayas were among the last places on Earth that homo sapiens came to inhabit. Now, join an international team of scientists as they climb to the world's highest tombs to unearth secrets of the people who settled these extreme environments.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SEC

Contents: Bury me beneath my willow (Almeda Riddle) -- Anything (with commentary) (Neil Morris) -- Willow green (Ollie Gilbert) -- Sally Goodin (Charlie Everidge) -- Merry golden tree (Almeda Riddle) -- Buffalo gals (Bookmiller Shannon) -- Once I courted a lady beauty bright (Ollie Gilbert) -- Down in Arkansas among the sticks (Bookmiller Shannon) -- The Titanic (Almeda Riddle) -- The Scotch musick...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Rounder Records Corp. 1997

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

Spalding, Maddie

Summary: "More than 10 million people each year visit the land named for the fog that often wraps around its mountain peaks. Great Smoky Mountains National Park explores the park, including its geology, plant and animal life, the peoples who have called it home, and its main attractions. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J973.79 NAT

Summary: Three renowned climbers navigate nature's harshest elements and their own complicated inner demons to ascend Mount Meru, the most technically complicated and dangerous peak in the Himalayas.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Music Box Films 2015

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MER

Sella, Vittorio

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aperture 1999

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 779 SUM

Marshall, Catherine

Summary: "In the year 1912, nineteen-year-old Christy Huddleston leaves home to teach school in the Smoky Mountains -- and comes to know and love the resilient people of the region, with their fierce pride, their dark superstitions, their terrible poverty, and their yearning for beauty and truth. But her faith will be severely challenged by trial and tragedy, by the needs and unique strengths of two...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Oasis Audio 2017

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Conefrey, Mick

Summary: At 28,251 ft, K2 might be almost 800 ft shorter than Everest, but it's a far harder climb. In this definitive account, Mick Conefrey grippingly describes the early attempts to reach the summit and provides a fascinating exploration of the first ascent's complex legacy. From the drug-addicted occultist Aleister Crowley to Achille Compagnoni and Lindo Lacedelli, the Italian duo who finally made...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oneworld Publications Ltd 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.54 CON

Geisert, Bonnie.

Summary: Describes a year in the present-day life of a mountain town that was founded when prospectors searching for gold arrived in the Rocky Mountains in the mid-nineteenth century.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2000

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 307.72 GEI

Summary: Nineteen-year-old Christy Huddleston has lived a life of luxury in her cosmopolitan, turn-of-the-century hometown. Determined to reach beyond her sheltered world to help others, the headstrong schoolteacher heads for the impoverished Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee to teach in a remote schoolhouse. As she grapples with the ignorance and poverty of the members of her new community, she...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2006

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD C

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD CHR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Christy 2006

DuFresne, Jim.

Summary: The Porkies, the beloved mountains of the Midwest, are the scenic and rugged heart of the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. This 60,000-acre park features entire rivers, 25 miles of Lake Superior shoreline, dozens of waterfalls, wildlife from bald eagles to black bears and the most extensive virgin forest between the Adirondacks and the Rocky Mountains.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegg Legg Productions 1993

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 917.7498 DUF

Mullen, Jim (Jim R.)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 817.54 MUL

Pancella, Peggy.

Summary: Describes the national park that spans two states, has the most visitors, and gets its name from a blue mist that usually covers the surrounding mountains.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heinemann Library 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 976.889 PAN

Long, John A.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: J. Henry Press 2001

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 919.8 LON

Summary: Winter is here, and the mountain is cold and snowy! All the animals who live there are enjoying the season in their own way: Beaver chews trees, mountain goat leaps across the ice, and hare proudly wears his new white coat. But goose must fly away to somewhere warm, while bear naps in his cave. Kids will love the book's special see-through feature and Anne Passchier's delightful art.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2017

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1 available in Board Books, Call number: JE BOARD PAS

Marshall, Catherine.

Summary: Eager for excitement, nineteen-year-old Christy decides to leave home and teach school in a remote section of the Smoky Mountains.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon 1968

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAR

McMurtry, Larry.

Summary: After the Civil War in 1870's Oklahoma, Zeke and Ned are forced to fight against the injustice toward their tribe and create safe homes for their women. Between brutal feuds and running from the law, both men must carefully watch their backs. Zeke and Ned are proud, skilled, and brave, and together they offer hope for a new Indian Territory.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1997

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MCM

White, Christopher P.

Summary: "In The Melting World, Chris White travels to Montana to chronicle the work of Dan Fagre, a climate scientist and ecologist, whose work shows that alpine glaciers are vanishing rapidly close to home. For years, Fagre has monitored the ice sheets in Glacier National Park proving that they--and by extension all Rocky Mountain ice--will melt far faster than previously imagined. The Melting World...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 551.312 WHI

Child, Lincoln

Summary: Logan travels to an isolated writers' retreat deep in the Adirondacks to finally work on his book when the remote community is rocked by the grisly discovery of a dead hiker on Desolation Mountain. The body has been severely mauled, but the unusual savagery of the bite and claw marks call into question the initial suspicions of a wild bear attack. When Logan is asked to help investigate, he...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Child 2017

Fields, Jan

Summary: When the Discover Cryptids crew arrives in Arkansas to investigate the Ozark Howler, possibly an escaped exotic big cat, they find themselves in direct competition with a rival television crew for the program Bump in the Night--but when they are examining signs of the monster Gabe falls into the river and is swept away.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magic Wagon 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC FIE

Hale, Shannon.

Summary: While attending a strict academy for potential princesses with the other girls from her mountain village, fourteen-year-old Miri discovers unexpected talents and connections to her homeland.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Full Cast Audio 2007

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Middleton, Harry.

1 hold on 1 copy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pruett 1996

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Rawls, Wilson.

Summary: A young boy living in the Ozarks achieves his heart's desire when he becomes the owner of two redbone hounds and teaches them to be champion hunters.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 1995

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Schmidt, Jeremy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2000

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 917 Schmidt 2000