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Summary: A western about rancher Ben Cartwright and his three sons, Adam, Hoss, and Little Joe, and their sprawling spread, the Ponderosa.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS DVD 2009

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE BON

Summary: Four theatrical families of the 1980's recreate the most wanted criminal families of the 1860's. This portrayal of the Jesse James gang is a rapidfire succession of thrilling moments -- the bandits' lightning attacks on banks, trains and stagecoaches ; their hairbreadth escapes from the law ; Jesse's jubilant wedding celebration ; and the tragic Great Northfield, Minnesota raid.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment Inc. 2001

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Long 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN LON

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Todras, Ellen H.

Summary: Investigates how early settlers traveled west towards the Pacific in wagon trains, and examines the hardships they faced and the towns they founded.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kingfisher 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 978.02 TOD

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Crichton, Michael

Summary: A tale set in the Wild West during the golden age of fossil hunting follows the exploits of two ambitious paleontologists who sabotage each others' careers in a rivalry that came to be known as the Bone Wars.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Audio 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Pagnamenta, Peter.

Summary: Recounts the lives and adventures of British aristocrats who explored and settled in the American West between 1830 and 1890, becoming landowners and making social adjustments to rub elbows with fur traders, Indians, and buffalo.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978.02 PAG

Kirkpatrick, Jane

Summary: "In 1911, Carrie Strahorn wrote a memoir entitled Fifteen Thousand Miles by Stage, which shared some of the most exciting events of 25 years of traveling and shaping the American West with her husband, Robert Strahorn, a railroad promoter, investor, and writer. In this fictionalized story, Carrie revisits those adventures, exploring the lessons she learned"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC KIR

Gwynne, S. C. (Samuel C.)

Summary: A historical account of the forty-year battle between Comanche Indians and white settlers for control of the American West, centering on Quanah, the greatest Comanche chief of them all.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor 2010

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Gwynne, S. C. (Samuel C.)

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Summary: Describes the actions of both whites and Comanches during a 40-year war over territory, in a story that begins with the kidnapping of a white girl, who grew up to marry a Comanche chief and have a son, Quanah, who became a great warrior.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978.004 GWY

Crichton, Michael

Summary: The year is 1876. Among the warring Indian tribes and lawless gold-rush towns of America's western territories, two paleontologists pillage the Wild West. They are hunting for dinosaur fossils, while surveilling, deceiving and sabotaging each other in a rivalry that will come to be known as the Bone Wars. Into this treacherous territory plunges the arrogant and entitled Yale student William...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CRI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CRI

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CRI

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FICTION CRI

Crichton, Michael

Summary: The year is 1876. Among the warring Indian tribes and lawless gold-rush towns of America's western territories, two paleontologists pillage the Wild West. They are hunting for dinosaur fossils, while surveilling, deceiving and sabotaging each other in a rivalry that will come to be known as the Bone Wars. Into this treacherous territory plunges the arrogant and entitled Yale student William...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Blum, Howard.

Summary: Set in the last decade of the nineteenth century, this true tale of the last frontier and the Yukon Gold Rush describes a mystery surrounding the disappearance of gold bars stolen from the Treadmill Mine in Juneau, Alaska. Without clues, it appears the crime may never be solved, but Charlie Siringo of the Pinkerton Agency sets out on a rugged cross-country odyssey to catch the thieves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Trade 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978.02 BLU

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 978.02 Blum 2010

Murray, Stuart

Summary: Brief text and color illustrations chronicle the history of the American West, from the adventures of Lewis and Clark to the massacre at Wounded Knee.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK, in association with the Smithsonian Institution 2001

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 978 MUR

Combs, Harry.

Summary: The Scout returns to the early 1900's to continue Cat Brules' unforgetable story: hard and gritty, wry with a cowboy's humor, and true to the spirit of those who loved the West.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dell 1996

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: WES COM

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