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Khor, Shing Yin

Summary: "Aware of the racial tumult in the years after the passage of the Chinese Exclusion Act, Mei tries to remain blissfully focused on her job, her close friendship with the camp foreman's daughter, and telling stories about Paul Bunyan--reinvented as Po Pan Yin (Auntie Po), an elderly Chinese matriarch"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kokila 2021

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Engle, Margarita.

Summary: When his mother is sent to jail in Los Angeles, eleven-year-old Tony goes to live with his forest ranger great-uncle in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, where Tony experiences unconditional love for the first time through his friendship with a rescue dog.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Brunstetter, Wanda E.

Summary: Three lone wagons on the California Trail become trapped in the Sierra Nevada Mountains by a sudden snowstorm. Stuck in tight quarters with others makes Cynthia Cooper reevaluate her reasons for being engaged to fellow-traveler Walter Prentice. When a widowed father heading to a California ranch and a gold prospector both show an interest in Cynthia, she has to reconsider here dreams for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shiloh Run Press 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Holiday Fiction, Call number: FICTION BRU

Wolf, Allan

Summary: "In powerful, vivid verse, the master behind The Watch That Ends the Night recounts one of history's most harrowing--and chilling--tales of survival. In 1846, a group of emigrants bound for California face a choice: continue on their planned route or take a shortcut into the wilderness. Eighty-nine of them opt for the untested trail, a decision that plunges them into danger and desperation and,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2020

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

Feehan, Christine

Summary: Stella Harrison thought she got away from her past. Running the Sunrise Lake resort has brought her peace. But a killer is out there. And Stella knows that this time she'll do whatever it takes to stop him.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Thoene, Brock

Contents: Cannons of the comstock -- The year of the grizzly -- Shooting star.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Inspirational Press 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

Wilson, Anne A

Summary: When she is assigned to a new search and rescue team, Navy helicopter pilot Lt. Alison Malone meets mountain guide Will during a dangerous mission, a man who shows her that it is never too late to start living.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Wilson 2016

Preston, Douglas J.

Summary: Nora Kelly, a young but successful curator with a series of important excavations already under her belt, is approached by the handsome Historian, Guy Porter, to lead an expedition unlike any other. Guy tells his story--one involving the ill-fated Donner Party, who became permanently lodged in the American consciousness in the winter of 1847, when the first skeletonized survivors of the party...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PRE

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PRE

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PRE

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Preston 2019

Fowler, Earlene.

Summary: Ruby never thought she'd return to Cardinal, but she's hoping the place and people who gave her so much can give her brother Nash, who's been drowning in drink in Nashville, the fresh start he so desperately needs. Saddlemaker Lucas McGavin is thrilled that Ruby has come back. He hasn't given up on his love for her, despite the awkward fact that she is his brother's widow, and he's well aware...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2013

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

Revoyr, Nina

Summary: Four hikers from Los Angeles journey to the Sierra Neveda and discover an untraversed trail which leads them into unexpected territory.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Akashic Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC REV

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC REV

Johnstone, William W.

Summary: It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the High Sierras. But Smoke Jensen and his children, Louis and Denise, won't let a little snow stop them from heading to Reno for the holidays. There are two ways for them to get there: the long way, going around the Sierra Nevada Mountains, or the short way, going right through them. Smoke decides to take a gamble. They'll follow the trail that,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JOH

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1 available in Adult- Western, Call number: Western Johnstone 2018

Preston, Douglas J.

Summary: Nora Kelly, a young but successful curator with a series of important excavations already under her belt, is approached by the handsome Historian, Guy Porter, to lead an expedition unlike any other. Guy tells his story--one involving the ill-fated Donner Party, who became permanently lodged in the American consciousness in the winter of 1847, when the first skeletonized survivors of the party...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing Large Print 2019

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

Fowler, Earlene.

Summary: Hoping to help her deceased husband's alcoholic brother, Nash, make a fresh start, Ruby McGavin returns to Cardinal, California, where she must confront her estranged mother and a terrible secret.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOW

Levinson, Nancy Smiler.

Summary: One winter John Thompson skis across the Sierra Nevada Mountains and creates a path upon which mail and people may travel, thus earning his nickname "Snowshoe Thompson."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1992

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR Purple Levinson 1992

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