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Vander Hook, Sue

Summary: Presents a brief history of the Cherokee Indians and describes their forced migration, which came to be known as the Trail of Tears, following the Indian Removal Act of 1830.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 970.3 VAN

Benoit, Peter

Summary: The story of the forced re-location of five southeastern U.S. Indian nations in the 19th century.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 970.3 BEN

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 975.004 BEN

Glancy, Diane.

Summary: Maritole, one of the many thousands of Cherokees who were uprooted from their homes after being betrayed by the U.S. government, struggles to survive on the forced march along the Trail of Tears, while searching to understand why this has happened to her people.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace 1996

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GLA

Perdue, Theda

Summary: Historians Theda Perdue and Michael D. Green paint a portrait of the infamous Trail of Tears. Despite protests from statesmen like Davy Crockett, Daniel Webster, and Henry Clay, a dubious 1838 treaty drives 17,000 mostly Christian Cherokee from their lush Appalachian homeland to barren plains beyond the Mississippi. For 4,000, this brutal forced march leads only to their death.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 975.004 PER

Sedgwick, John

Summary: A history of the nineteenth-century rivalry between Cherokee chiefs The Ridge and John Ross contends that though initially allies, they and their followers became divided on key tenets of peace talks and devastated the Cherokee Nation with division, war, and forced migrations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon and Schuster 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975 SED

Summary: "A groundbreaking mini-series and provocative multi-media project that establishes Native history as an essential part of American history. Five 90-minute documentaries spanning three hundred years tell the story of pivotal moments in U.S. history from the Native American perspective"--Series web site.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2009

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc W

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV WE

Hicks, Brian

Summary: Relates the history of the forced relocation of the Cherokee from Georgia, Tennessee, and North Carolina to Indian territory in Oklahoma and the struggle by their principle chief, John Ross, to prevent their removal from their ancestral lands.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ROSS, JOHN HIC

O'Connor, Mark.

Contents: Call of the mockingbird (20:26) -- Trail of Tears (16:08) -- Fanfare for the volunteer (20:06).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Classical 1999

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD CL OCO

Smith, Daniel Blake.

Summary: An examination of the pervasive effects of the Cherokee nation's forced relocation considers the tribe's inability to acclimate to white culture and explores key roles played by Andrew Jackson, Chief John Ross, and Elias Boudinot.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975.004 SMI

Ehle, John

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books 1989

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970.3 EHL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 970.3 Ehle 1989

Bjornlund, Lydia D.

Summary: Examines the forced removal of Cherokee Indians from their native lands to the Oklahoma Territory, their subsequent history, and the legacy of these events.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lucent Books 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 970.3 BJO

Summary: Documents the forced removal in 1838 of the Cherokee Nation from the southeastern United States to Oklahoma. Shows the suffering endured by the Cherokees as they lost their land and the difficult conditions they endured on the trail. Describes how thousands of Cherokees died during the Trail of Tears, nearly a quarter of the nation, including most of their children and elders.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Rich-Heape Films 2006

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC TRA

Foster, Sharon Ewell.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2007

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

Foster, Sharon Ewell.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOS

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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Bruchac, Joseph

Summary: Recounts how the Cherokees, after fighting to keep their land in the nineteenth century, were forced to leave and travel 1200 miles to a new settlement in Oklahoma, a terrible journey known as the Trail of Tears.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1999

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2 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED BRU

Bruchac, Joseph

Summary: Jesse Smoke, a sixteen-year-old Cherokee, begins a journal in 1837 to record stories of his people and their difficulties as they face removal along the Trail of Tears. Includes a historical note giving details of the removal.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2001

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC BRU