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Buckey, Sarah Masters

Summary: "Marie-Grace can't wait to begin her journey up the Mississippi River with her father. The steamboat they're traveling on is the biggest and fanciest boat Marie-Grace has ever seen. It's crowded with all sorts of interesting passengers, including Wilhelmina Newman, a girl her age. Wilhelmina is traveling alone, and she's carrying a secret in one of her trunks--clues to hidden Gold Rush...

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Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl 2012

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Savage, Les.

Summary: Just a few years before the War of 1812, Natchez-Under-the-Hill rang with the cries of hawkers and harlots, the curses of brawling river boatmen and the clank of slave chains. It was a lusty and turbulent time on the mighty Mississippi. Owen Naylor and Charlotte Dumaine are united in their effort to put steam power on the river, an idea that threatens the traditional reign of the keelboats....

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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

Conway, Martha

Summary: "Set aboard a nineteenth century riverboat theater, this is the moving, page-turning story of a charmingly frank and naive seamstress who is blackmailed into saving Ranaways on the Underground Railroad, jeopardizing her freedom, her livelihood, and a new love. It's 1838, and May Bedloe works as a seamstress for her cousin, the famous actress Comfort Vertue--until their steamboat sinks on the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CON

Morris, Gilbert.

Summary: Life hasn't been easy for Jeanne Bettencourt, a widow approaching thirty and struggling to provide for her eight-year-old daughter. But hope arrives in the form of the Helena Rose, a steamboat she unexpectedly inherits from a distant relative. Jeanne looks forward to a renewed livelihood on the mighty Mississippi, until news comes of another heir, a tough man named Clint Hardin--and a clause in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: B & H Pub. Group 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION MOR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Morris 2012

Hart, Alison

Summary: In 1852, Emma, her pregnant mother and her pony board the steamboat Sally May to meet her father in St. Joseph, Missouri, but when the ship suddenly explodes in a fiery blaze, Emma and all onboard must fight for their survival in the icy waters of the Missouri River.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Peachtree 2010

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Hart 2010

Whitson, Stephanie Grace.

Summary: Miss Fannie Rousseau, a young wealthy woman traveling west to investigate a family secret, and Mr. Samuel Beck, a man determined to atone for the past failures that still haunt him, meet aboard a steamboat to Montana, and although they are complete opposites, they find themselves strongly attracted to each other.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION WHI

Scarry, Richard

Summary: "Detectives Sam Cat and Dudley Pig have been invited to a shipboard wedding. It sounds like fun, but when a jewel thief slips aboard in the crowd, trouble follows. Good thing Sam and Dudley are at the party to help catch the thief!"--Page 4 of cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Summary: At the start of World War I, German imperial troops burn down a mission in Africa. The mission's clergyman was so overtaken with disappointment that he passes away. Shortly after his well-educated, snooty sister Rose buries her brother, she must leave on the only available transport, the 'African Queen' steamboat. The boat is manned by the ill-mannered bachelor, Charlie. Together they embark on...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2010

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2 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE AFR

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD AFR