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Luchetti, Cathy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 978.02 LUC

Murphy, Patricia J.

Summary: The story of Olivia and her family on their exciting journey along the Oregon Trail is used to describe what it was like to be a pioneer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Josephson, Judith Pinkerton.

Summary: Describes what life was like for young people moving to and living on the western frontier.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 978 JOS

Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: When John Hale's parents moved from Chicago to a farm in the Dakota Territory in the late 1880s, he was not happy (too hot in summer, too cold in winter, and that is just the beginning); but after a year, and now eleven, he has settled in and made some friends at school--but when a sunny day in January 1888 turns abruptly into a deadly blizzard he will need all his strength and courage to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

Copies Available at Kingsley

2 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION TAR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Tarshis 2018

Kalman, Bobbie

Summary: Presents information and pictures about the children of yesteryear, from education and chores to pets and leisure time activities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. Co. 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.2309 KAL

Stefoff, Rebecca

Summary: Describes what life was like for those children who were uprooted from their midwestern homes and transported by their families across the frontier in wagons and on horseback.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Millbrook Press 1996

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 978 STE

Littlefield, Holly

Summary: Explores the experiences of American children who traveled west to Oregon or California on wagon trains between 1841 and 1869, focusing on transportation, chores, recreation, and dangers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carolrhoda Books 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 978.02 LIT

Kalman, Bobbie.

Summary: Text and accompanying photographs explore the daily life of children in nineteenth-century North American communities through stories and activities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. 1994

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.23 KAL

Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Summary: Pa Ingalls builds a clean new house made of sawed lumber beside Plum Creek. The money for materials will come from their first wheat crop, until millions of grasshoppers cover the field and ruin the crop.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Children's Audio 2003

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDA FICTION WIL

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD FIC WIL

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD WIL

Greenwood, Barbara

Summary: Provides instructions for creating seventeen traditional crafts ranging from basket weaving and candle making to quilting and soap making, and discusses each craft's importance to frontier families.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kids Can Press 1997

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 745.5 GRE

Wadsworth, Ginger

Summary: Stories of young pioneers living in the West between 1830 and 1870, told in their own words through letters home, diaries, and memoirs--accompanied by dramatic archival photographs and prints.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2003

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 917.804 Wadsworth

Summary: Season two brings new challenges and unforgettable frontier adventures. When debts force Charles to work at several jobs, his entire family pitches in to earn the needed money. Mary₂s gift for mathematics makes her the talk of the town. Charles helps an ailing widow find care for her three children, and the Ingalls family celebrates the nations₂ centennial with a joyous town party.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Li 2

Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Summary: "Laura Ingalls and her family live deep in the Big Woods of Wisconsin. Their log cabin is surrounded by miles of trees, and their closest neighbors are bears, wolves, and panthers. Daily chores keep Laura and her sister Mary busy, but they still find time to go exploring with their dog, Jack"--P. [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTrophy 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Summary: After an October blizzard, Laura's family moves from the claim shanty into town for the winter, a winter that an Indian has predicted will be seven months of bad weather.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Children's Audio 2005

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDA FICTION WIL

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD WIL

Summary: "This dramatic and gripping story of a young pioneer family's struggle to build a new life for themselves on the American Frontier of the 1870's, captured the hearts of viewers around the world."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: NBC Home Video 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV LIT

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Summary: When their parents die on the way to Oregon in 1843, seven children decide to complete the 2000-mile trek through the wilderness on their own.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Echo Bridge Home Entertainment 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Seven 2010

Grey, Zane

Summary: After a Texan stole another man's woman, a feud errupted into war. A son and daughter of the feuding clans fell in love, becoming pawns in a bloodbath that raged until no one was left to kill.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.J. Black, Inc. 1950

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

Graves, Kerry A.

Summary: "Discusses the school life of children in pioneer times, including lessons, books, teachers, examinations and special days"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 370 GRA

Wallace, David Foster.

Contents: Mister squishy -- The soul is not a smithy -- Incarnations of burned children -- Another pioneer -- Good old neon -- Philosophy and the mirror of nature -- Oblivion -- The suffering channel.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Manufactured and distributed by] Findaway World, LLC 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC WAL

Graves, Kerry A.

Summary: Discusses the school life of children in pioneer times, including lessons, books, teachers, examinations, and special days.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Earth Books 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 370.977 GRA

Wallace, David Foster.

Summary: Presents a collection of eight short fiction stories by American author David Foster Wallace.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL

Laskin, David

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978.02 LAS

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 978.02 Laskin

Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Summary: Articles and fictional works by Laura Ingalls Wilder and her daughter Rose Wilder Lane, some of which were published in magazines of an earlier era, create a chronological account of their lives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perennial Library 1989

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Wilder

Laskin, David

Summary: January 12, 1888, began as an unseasonably warm morning across Nebraska, the Dakotas, and Minnesota, the weather so mild that children walked to school without coats and gloves. But that afternoon, without warning, the atmosphere suddenly, violently changed. One moment the air was calm; the next the sky exploded in a raging chaos of horizontal snow and hurricane-force winds. Temperatures...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2016

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