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Summary: After his thievery conviction in 1724, Oliver Cromwell Pitts is sent from England across the Atlantic to America where he is enslaved on a tobacco farm, never giving up on finding his sister, Charity, brought to the colonies on a different ship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Young Readers 2019

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Avi 2019

Hockensmith, Steve

Summary: At the National Museum of American History, Eric, Dominique, Aday, and Josephine enlist the help of Gilbert Stuart, John Trumbull, and Thomas Jefferson to thwart a plan to turn the United States into a monarchy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Books 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 HOC

Summary: "Head to Colonial Connecticut where unexpected adventure catches the Ingersoll brothers by surprise - and brings unexpected love into their lives. Nathaniel has his sights set on becoming a master figurehead carver, until he risks everything for a woman. Jonathan's merchant trade and his new love are in jeopardy from a brother's animosity. Micah expects to settle down to peace after a life of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barbour Pub. 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COL

Pynchon, Thomas.

Summary: The lives of two 18th century British astronomers who surveyed the boundary which settled a dispute between Maryland and Pennsylvania, and was later extended to become the boundary between free and slave states, the Mason-Dixon line. The novel describes their work in Africa and America, and traces their relationship. By the author of Vineland.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt 1997

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PYN

L'Amour, Louis

Summary: Filled with action, adventure, mystery, and historical detail, the Sackett saga is an unforgettable achievement by one of America's greatest storytellers. In Jubal Sackett, the second generation of this great American family pursues a destiny in the wilderness of a sprawling new land. Kindred spirits on a restless quest... Jubal Sackett's urge to explore drove him westward, and when a Natchez...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1985

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1 available in Adult, Call number: W LAM

Bittner, Rosanne

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BIT

Follett, Ken.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print, in association with Crown Publishers 1995

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

Cooper, James Fenimore

Contents: v. 1. The pioneers, or The sources of the Susquehanna; a descriptive tale. The last of the Mohicans; a narrative of 1757. The prairie; a tale -- v. 2. The pathfinder, or The inland sea. The deerslayer, or The first war-path.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Literary Classics of the U.S. 1985

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC COO

L'Amour, Louis

Summary: Barnabas Sackett is on the run to the West with a few fighting friends and his courageous wife Abigail, where they face unyielding terrain, forbiding elements, and fierce Native Americans.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 1999

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Buckley, Christopher

Summary: "London, 1664. Twenty years after the English revolution, the monarchy has been restored and Charles II sits on the throne. The men who conspired to kill his father are either dead or disappeared. Baltasar 'Balty' St. Michel is twenty-four and has no skills and no employment. He gets by on handouts from his brother-in-law Samuel Pepys, an officer in the king's navy. Fed up with his needy...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BUC

Quinn, Julia

Summary: "While you were sleeping... With her brother Thomas injured on the battlefront in the Colonies, orphaned Cecilia Harcourt has two unbearable choices: move in with a maiden aunt or marry a scheming cousin. Instead, she chooses option three and travels across the Atlantic, determined to nurse her brother back to health. But after a week of searching, she finds not her brother but his best friend,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC QUI

Follett, Ken.

Summary: In 18th Century Scotland, Mack MacAsh, a rebellious youth who tried to escape from a slave mine, is caught and deported in chains to America. On the same boat is the mine owner's son, travelling to his plantation in Virginia, and with him is his fiancee, Lizzie Hallim, who helped MacAsh escape. She and MacAsh will meet again and love will bloom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fawcett Crest 1996

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FOL

Cooper, James Fenimore

Contents: v. 1. The pioneers, or The sources of the Susquehanna. The last of the Mohicans. The prairie -- v. 2. The pathfinder, or The inland sea. The deerslayer, or The first war-path.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Literary Classics of the U.S. 1985

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC COO

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COO

Kay, Verla.

Summary: Illustrations and simple rhyming text depict the journey of a family from London to the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1635.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam's 2001

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE KAY

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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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Hinderaker, Eric.

Summary: "In September 1755, the most famous Indian in the world - a Mohawk leader known in English as King Hendrick - died in the Battle of Lake George. He was fighting the French in defense of British claims to North America, and his death marked the end of an era in Anglo-Iroquois relations. He was not the first Mohawk of that name to attract international attention. Half a century earlier, another...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard University Press 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 974.7004 HIN

Summary: Tom Bodett explores the trails that extended America's frontiers. He follows the footsteps and wagon ruts of rugged pioneers, dauntless homesteaders, reclusive mountain men, and stop-at-nothing gold hunters as they explored, settled, and worked the new land.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Questar 2002

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6 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 AME 1
Call number: 917.3 AME 2
Call number: 917.3 AME 3
Call number: 917.3 AME 4
Call number: 917.3 AME 5
Call number: 917.3 AME 6

Englar, Mary.

Summary: Explores the history of Dutch colonies in America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Compass Point Books 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 974.702 ENG