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Snelling, Lauraine

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "Delphinium Nielsen and her sisters have accomplished much in the past year, traveling west and settling in Nebraska. They are on their way to building a garden in dedication to their mother and working against the forces of nature to make their farm thrive. However, none of that can mask their concern that they are quickly running out of money. Del's work teaching in their booming town offers...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2022

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

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

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BUN

Cather, Willa

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 1992

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Cather 1992

Towles, Amor

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "In June 1954, eighteen-year-old Emmett Watson is driven home to Nebraska by the warden of the working farm where he has just served a year for involuntary manslaughter. His mother is long gone, his father recently deceased, and the family farm foreclosed upon by the bank, Emmett intends to pick up his eight-year-old brother and head west where they can start their lives anew. But when the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2021

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA FIC TOW

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

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

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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Cather, Willa, 1873-1947

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Project Gutenberg 2008

Harding Thornton, Christina

Summary: Pickard County, Nebraska, July 1979. Sheriff's deputy Harley Jensen is restless, looking for something to take his mind off the past. Pam bristles against her role as wife and mother; her husband, Rick, struggles with the wreckage of his youth. Paul Reddick, town miscreant, is flint to Harley's steel. It's just a matter of time before their conflict burns Pickard County to the ground. --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MCD/Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

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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Sawyer, Kim Vogel.

Summary: A new schoolteacher has a small 1880s Nebraska town up in arms over her newfangled teaching methods in this charming prairie romance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House 2011

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SAW

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION SAW

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

Cather, Willa

Summary: The story of the Bergson family and their friends and neighbors. Describes the pioneers' struggle for survival in the barren, underdeveloped Nebraska tableland.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin company 1913

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAT

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

Crowder, Melanie

Summary: Nebraska, 1959. Mazie has dreamed of being on Broadway since she could walk. When her grandmother dies and leaves her a letter and enough money for a six-week stay in New York City, Mazie jumps at the chance to follow her dream. New York City is a shock to the senses, and soon she's homesick for her family-- and for Jesse, the boyfriend whose heart she broke when she left. With her money...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2021

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

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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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAT

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

Kava, Alex

9 holds on 5 copies

Summary: The discovery of human remains in a roadside ditch leads K9 handler, Ryder Creed and his scent dog, Grace on a dangerous search. An early October snowstorm isn't the only thing that blindsides the pair, and suddenly the trackers become trapped. It began as an ordinary serach. K9 handler, Ryder Creed and his scent dog, Grace return to Nebraska to join FBI Agent, Maggie O'Dell and Special...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Prairie Wind Publishing 2022

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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

Towles, Amor

Summary: "In June 1954, eighteen-year-old Emmett Watson is driven home to Nebraska by the warden of the juvenile work farm where he has just served fifteen months for involuntary manslaughter. His mother long gone, his father recently deceased, and the family farm foreclosed upon by the bank, Emmett's intention is to pick up his eight-year-old brother, Billy, and head to California, where they can start...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC TOW

Cather, Willa

Summary: Depicts the pioneering period of European settlement in the American prairie through the stories of Jim Burden and Antonia Shimerda, who is the embodiment of the pioneer spirit.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAT

Powers, Richard

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2006

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