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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

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

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

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2 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION TAR

Brown, Dee Alexander.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 1983

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

Summary: By 1876, most of the nation's American Indians had been forcibly relocated to reservation land. In the Dakota Territory, Red Cloud had settled his people on the great Sioux Reservation, becoming wards of the government. Other Sioux leaders saw this as defeat and continued to live in the traditional way, with legendary resistance. Then an economic depression struck, and gold was discovered in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BUR

Summary: "Welcome to Leith chronicles the attempted takeover of a small town in North Dakota by notorious white supremacist Craig Cobb. As his behavior becomes more threatening, tensions soar, and the residents desperately look for ways to expel their unwanted neighbor. With access to both longtime residents of Leith and white supremacists, the film examines a small community in the plains struggling...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WEL

Summary: The town of Deadwood, South Dakota is a lawless sinkhole of crime and corruption. Into this uncivilized outpost ride a disillusioned and bitter ex-lawman, Wild Bill Hickok, and Seth Bullock, a man hoping to find a new start for himself. Both men find themselves quickly on opposite sides of the legal and moral fence from Al Swearengen, saloon owner, hotel operator, and incipient boss of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2007

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Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux.

Summary: Learn about Bass Reeves and how he became a Deputy U.S. Marshall.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carolrhoda Books 2009

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Shlaes, Amity.

Summary: It's difficult today to imagine how America survived the Great Depression--only through the stories of the common people who struggled during that era can we really understand it. These people are at the heart of this reinterpretation of one of the most crucial events of the twentieth century. Author Shlaes presents the neglected and moving stories of individual Americans, and shows how through...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2007

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Chertoff, Michael

Summary: "Chertoff [posits] that our laws and policies surrounding the protection of personal information, written for an earlier time, need to be ... overhauled in the Internet era. On the one hand, the collection of data--more widespread by business than by government, and impossible to stop--should be facilitated as an ultimate protection for society. On the other, standards under which information...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 343 CHE

Summary: Explore one of the most powerful and defining chapters in American history. This powerful epic adventure unfolds as told through the struggles, triumphs, and heartaches of two families as they journey in search of the American dream. The Wheelers venture west from Virginia in 1825, while the Lakota tribe grapples with the arrival of white settlers; the story continues over the next 65 years,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DreamWorks Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV INT

Summary: "More than a hundred years ago (1899), photographer Frank Bennett Fiske (1883-1952) began photographing members of the Standing Rock Sioux in his studio at Fort Yates, North Dakota. He was 16 years old when he took over the stuido from S.T. Fransler. The men and women Fiske photographed were his friends and neighbors, Native Americans who had lived on the reservation for more than 20 years....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Terra 2018

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 770 FRA

Ferguson, Andrew G.

Summary: The Rise of Big Data Policing introduces the cutting-edge technology that is changing how the police do their jobs and shows why it is more important than ever that citizens understand the far-reaching consequences of big data surveillance as a law enforcement tool. Andrew Guthrie Ferguson reveals how these new technologies --viewed as race-neutral and objective--have been eagerly adopted by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363 FER

Low, Ann Marie

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 1984

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978.4 LOW ANN MARIE, LOW

Berg, Scott W.

Summary: Placing a seminal moment in American history in the larger context of the Civil War, this account revisits the little-known Dakota War of 1862, an uprising on the Minnesota frontier which resulted in the forced relocation of the Dakota and the hanging ofthirty-eight Dakota warriors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 BER

Eggers, Dave

Summary: In this honest look at the literal foundation of our country, Dave Eggers and Shawn Harris investigate a seemingly small trait of America's most emblematic statue. What they find is about more than history, more than art. What they find in the Statue of Liberty's right foot is the message of acceptance that is essential to an entire country's creation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books LLC 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973 EGG

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973 Eggers 2017

Peterson, Tracie

Summary: Hope Flanagan survived the massacre at the Whitman Mission, but at terrible personal cost. Safe now in Oregon City, she lives with her sisters, Grace and Mercy, and Grace's new husband, Alex. As she spends her days tending their flock of sheep, Hope's mind and soul are slowly healing. Yet, though she was once surrounded by suitors, she has no interest in giving her heart again after the man she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION PET

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Peterson 2017

Kirkpatrick, Jane

Summary: Well-versed in the natural healing properties of herbs and oils, Jennie Pickett longs to become a doctor. But the Oregon frontier of the 1870s doesn't approve of such innovations as women attending medical school. To support herself and her young son, Jennie cares for an elderly woman. When her patient dies, Jennie discovers that her heart has become entangled with the woman's widowed husband,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KIR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION KIR

Richardson, Heather Cox.

Summary: Argues the fierce partisanship, heated political rhetoric, and an irresponsible, profit-driven media were responsible for the massacre of three hundred Lakota Sioux at Wounded Knee.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2010

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Catton, Bruce

Summary: This is the story of Lincoln's famous army of the Potomac during the early years of the Civil War, when it was under the command of General George B. McClellan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1951

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 CAT

Kirkpatrick, Jane

Summary: "When Tabitha Brown's son makes the fateful decision to leave Missouri and strike out for Oregon, she refuses to be left behind and hires her own wagon to join the party along with her reluctant daughter and her ever-hopeful granddaughter to travel the deadly and enticing Oregon Trail"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

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

Clifford, Denis

Summary: Estate planning sounds difficult--but most people just need a few basic documents. Let Plan Your Estate show you how to protect your loved ones from legal hassles and financial uncertainty after your death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 346.05 CLI

Stillman, Deanne

Summary: Documents the unlikely friendship between Buffalo Bill Cody and Sitting Bull, tracing the events of their brief but important collaboration during Cody's 1880s Wild West Show, the impact of Little Big Horn, and Sitting Bull's assassination in 1890.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978 STIL

Summary: Lists and gives prices for stamps from the United States, its territories and possessions, the Confederacy, and the United Nations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scott Publishing Co., a division of Amos Press, Inc. 2014

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1 available in Reference, Call number: R 745.1 SCO

Anderson, Carlotta R.

Summary: "All-American Anarchist chronicles the life and work of Joseph A. Labadie (1850-1933), Detroit's prominent labor organizer and one of early labor's most influential activists. A dynamic participant in the major social reform movements of the Gilded Age, Labadie was a central figure in the pervasive struggle for a new social order as the American Midwest underwent rapid industrialization at the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LABADIE, JO AND

Clinton, Chelsea

Summary: Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

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