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Whitson, Stephanie Grace.

Summary: When sixteen potential brides step off the train in Plum Grove, Nebraska, the town may never be the same again! This is a spirited tale of courageous women who risk everything for the dream of owning land and finding love on the prairies of Nebraska.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Whi

Cather, Willa

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 1992

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Cather 1992

Bunting, Eve

Summary: Zoe and her family find strength in each other as they make a new home in the Nebraska territory.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BUN

Agee, Jonis.

Summary: Story of love and passion that evokes the Nebraska sandhills and explores the power of familial and cultural myths.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ticknor & Fields 1993

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AGE

Cather, Willa

Summary: Life on the divide was a struggle for the pioneering Bergson family. Alexandra, both tough as nails and tender as a budding blossom, faces and conquers the harsh realities of early settlers in Nebraska.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Goodkind, Terry.

Summary: Bestseller Goodkind ventures into thriller territory with results sure to please fans of his fantasy fiction. Turning twenty-seven may be terrifying for some, but for Alex, a struggling artist living in the midwestern United States, it is cataclysmic. Inheriting a huge expanse of land should have made him a rich and happy man; but something about this birthday, his name, and the beautiful woman...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2010

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

Cather, Willa, 1873-1947

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Project Gutenberg 2008

Swenson, Wallace J.

Summary: Surviving on a dirt-poor farm in 1850s Nebraska tests Paul Steele's confidence in himself. His deceitful younger brother lives on the fertile and thriving family farm while Paul struggles to raise a family in a sod hut. Paul and his wife, Ana, meet adversity head-on and teach their children the value of honesty, loyalty and dedication. Their eldest son, Simon, learns from the hardships and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Five Star Publishing, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2016

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1 available in Adult- Western, Call number: Western Swenson 2016

Harrison, Jim

Summary: Five members of the Northridge family narrate the epic of their history on the Nebraska plains.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Washington Square Press 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Sandoz, Mari

Summary: Amidst the gold hunters, Indians, outlaws, ranchers, and farmers of 1870's Nebraska Morissa Kirk tries to find success and acceptance as a doctor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 1980

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SAN

Clements, Andrew

Summary: Ted Hammond, the only sixth grader in his small Nebraska town's one-room schoolhouse, searches for clues to the disappearance of a homeless family. Ted Hammond loves a good mystery, and in the spring of his fifth-grade year, he's working on a big one. How can his school in the little town of Plattsford stay open next year if there are going to be only five students? Out here on the Great Plains...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2006

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

Sawyer, Kim Vogel.

Summary: New schoolteacher Edythe Amsel has a small 1880s Nebraska town up in arms over her newfangled teaching methods, and when she takes her pupils to hear Miss Susan Anthony speak, it may be the final straw.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION SAW

Ward, Liza.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2005

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

Wall, Judith Henry.

Summary: A widow cuts short her mourning period to search for her first love. She is Charlotte Haberman of Nebraska and her decision shocks her children and the community. The Habermans were married 27 years and he has not even been dead a year, but Charlotte wants to live a little.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL

Baker, Shannon

Summary: A cattle rancher investigates the murder of another, copes with her husband's infidelity, and searches for her missing niece--heiress to a ranch that is a source of friction among locals.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAK

Trueblood, Amy

Summary: "Grace Lafferty, an eighteen-year-old wing-walker, thrills crowds with barrel rolls and loop-the-loops in hopes of making enough money to get to the 1922 World Aviation Expo"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flux 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC TRU

Cather, Willa

Summary: Fervently pursuing the life of an artist, a young music student leaves behind her small midwestern town and comes to know the elation and heartache of a life in the creative world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 1995

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Yolen, Jane.

Summary: Young Elsie must find a way to adapt to her new home on the Nebraska prairie after she and her father leave their comfortable city life in Boston.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Yolen 2010

Cather, Willa

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barnes & Noble Classics 2003

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Powers, Richard

Summary: Winner of the National Book Award for Fiction -- On a winter night on a remote Nebraska road, 27-year-old Mark Schluter flips his truck in a near-fatal accident. His older sister, Karin, returns to nurse Mark back from a traumatic head injury. But when he emerges from a coma, Mark believes that this woman is really an impostor who looks just like his sister. Shattered, Karin contacts the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC POW

Aldrich, Bess Streeter

Summary: "Pulled by literary ambitions in one direction and her heart strings in another, young Laura Deal of Nebraska, tries to ignore her liking for dependable Allan Rinemiller. This tale of the second and third generations of a pioneer family, while perhaps too deliberately patterned gives careful attention to its setting and has a popular appeal through its sentiment, romance and happy ending." N Y...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 1988

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALD

Alter, Judy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1988

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALT

Kava, Alex.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mira 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KAV

Cather, Willa

Summary: Orphaned as a teenager, Jim Burden comes to live with his stern grandparents on their isolated farm. His pain and loneliness ease when he meets the beautiful Antonia, the high spirited daughter of neighboring immigrant farmers. Antonia's lust for life in her new country endears the young woman to Jim, but not his grandparents, who want bigger and better things for their grandson.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2007

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD Fiction Cather 2007

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