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Summary: The Jordan family has farmed in Iowa for generations. Due to the crisis of the '80s and '90s, they are in danger of losing the farm. One of the daughters comes back home to document the extraordinary efforts the family makes to keep their farm.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Genius Products 2006

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

Summary: Join U.S. Secret Service agents James West and Artemus Gordon as they do their heroic best to keep America safe from the evil geniuses, criminal masterminds and devious despots who plan to imperil, rob or conquer the President, the nation and the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2008

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

Nelson, Megan Kate

Summary: "A dramatic, riveting, and deeply researched narrative account of the epic struggle for the West during the Civil War, revealing a little-known, vastly important episode in American history. In The Three-Cornered War Megan Kate Nelson reveals the fascinating history of the Civil War in the American West. Exploring the connections among the Civil War, the Indian wars, and western expansion,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2019

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

Proudfit, Benjamin

Summary: "For more than three decades in the mid-1800s, the Oregon Trail was the main way settlers traveled west. Today, people can visit parts of this historic trail, and even walk where pioneers did as they made their way to new lives in the Pacific Northwest and California. Complemented by full-color photographs, the main content addresses the historical context of the trail to supplement the social...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 978 PRO

Ketcham, Christopher

Summary: "The public lands of the western United States comprise some 450 million acres of grassland, steppe land, canyons, forests, and mountains. It's an American commons, and it is under assault as never before. Journalist Christopher Ketcham has been documenting the confluence of commercial exploitation and governmental misconduct in this region for over a decade. His revelatory book takes the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.73 KET

Summary: legendary Marshal Matt Dillon on the hunt for a new crop of outlaws, including a ruthless gang of bank robbers, a notorious sharpshooter and a murderous musician. Fighting alongside this frontier gunslinger are medicine man Doc Adams, the Long Branch Saloon's Miss Kitty and loyal deputy Festus Haggen. When it comes to heroes, the best in the west all hail from Dodge City.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: Fistful of dollars: an anonymous but deadly sharpshooter rides into a lawless Mexican border town torn by war between two factions, the Baxters and the Rojos. Instead of fleeing or dying, as most other would do, the man schemes to play the two sides off each other, getting rich in the bargain.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

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

Dumas, Marti

Summary: "Introduces the reader to women in the old West"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, An imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 305.4 DUM

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 DUM

Summary: It tells the story of the aftermath of the Civil War and how the United States transformed into the "land of opportunity" spanning the years 1865 to 1890. Viewers will be transported into the violent world of cowboys, Indians, outlaws, and lawmen. The eight-episode limited event series chronicles the personal, little-known stories of Western legends such as Jesse James, Billy the Kid, Wyatt...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Osborne, Mary Pope

Summary: "Is this town haunted?" Jack and Annie wonder when the Magic Tree House whisks them to the Wild West. But before they can say "Boo!" they rush headlong into an adventure filled with horse thieves, a lost colt, rattlesnakes, and a cowboy named Slim. Will Jack and Annie have time to solve the next tree house riddle? The answer may depend on a ghost!

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2015

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Rizzuto, Rahna R.

Summary: "A haunting and suspenseful literary tale set in 1970s New York City and World War II-era Japan, about three strong women, the dangerous ties of family and identity, and the long shadow our histories can cast"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: FIC RIZ

26 holds on 10 copies

Summary: In the most explosive season of Yellowstone yet, John Dutton and his family must protect their land from new and old enemies, led by Wall Street maverick Roarke. Threatened by betrayals, bad blood, and lucrative business deals, the Duttons form unexpected alliances and confront dangerous measures to safeguard their legacy. This season includes extended content and bonus features, making-of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD YEL

Summary: Bringing alive 11 ghost towns, this feature explores the race west during the American gold rush.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 622 GHO

Summary: Lillian and Grace are sisters who open an orphanage in the 1916 Western town of Brookfield. As the two are caught between the traditions of cattle ranchers and the ambitions of a growing town, they strive to find romance and happiness while overcoming the challenges of helping the children in their care. Throughout their journey, they discover community, acceptance and love as they create the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Hallmark 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Wh 1

Amandolare, Sarah

Summary: A guide to national parks in the West provides information on attractions, accommodations, restaurants, features, and activities for each location, as well as tips on when to go and how to save money.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fodor's Travel, a division of MH Sub I, LLC 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.804 FOD

Keppeler, Jill

Summary: "The idea of the American frontier means a lot to many Americans' images of themselves and their country. Everyone has heard stories or watched movies showing tough, brave settlers crossing the continent, daring harsh weather, hostile natives, and rough terrain to nobly "tame" the frontier and expand the United States. But is this image true to life? Young readers will get a wider perspective...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2020

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Dallas, Sandra

Summary: "It's February, 1852, and all around Chicago, Maggie sees postings soliciting 'eligible women' to travel to the gold mines of Goosetown. A young seamstress with a small daughter, she has nothing to lose. She joins forty-three other women and two pious reverends on the dangerous 2,000-mile journey west. None are prepared for the hardships they face on the trek or for the strengths they didn't...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2020

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC DAL

Summary: In the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Ox-Bow Incident, Walter van Tilburg Clark explores the thin line between civilization and barbarism through the story of a lynch mob that targets three innocent men, exposing a dark authoritarian impulse at work the American frontier. Set in Wyoming in 1889, a time when ranchers and cattle companies waged war with each other, Jack Schaefer's iconic Shane...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2020

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Harmon, Amy

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: "The Overland Trail, 1853: Naomi May never expected to be widowed at twenty. Eager to leave her grief behind, she sets off with her family for a life out West. On the trail, she forms an instant connection with John Lowry, a half-Pawnee man straddling two worlds and a stranger in both. But life in a wagon train is fraught with hardship, fear, and death. Even as John and Naomi are drawn to each...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lake Union Publishing 2020

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Rowell, Rainbow

Summary: The story is supposed to be over. Simon Snow did everything he was supposed to do. He beat the villain. He won the war. He even fell in love. Now comes the good part, right? Now comes the happily ever after... What he needs, according to his best friend, is a change of scenery. He just needs to see himself in a new light. That's how Simon and Penny and Baz end up in a vintage convertible,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2019

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

Summary: New 4K restoration by Universal Pictures! Straight shooting is a landmark in the history of the Western. It is the first feature directed by the legendary John Ford (here credited as Jack Ford) who revived the career of Harry Carey, one of his greatest stars, who gives a rough-and-tumble performance as a hired gun of cattle rustlers. "Cheyenne Harry" is a role Carey would play into the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2020

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

Johnstone, William W.

Summary: Not many men get a second chance at life. But thanks to a chief U.S. marshal who needs their help, the bank-robbing duo of Jimmy 'Slash' Braddock and Melvin 'Pecos Kid' Baker are on the right side of the law. As unofficial marshals, they've agreed to pick up three prisoners from a Milestown jail and escort them to Denver. Sounds easy enough, until they learn the prisoners are an unholy trio of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JOH

Keppeler, Jill

Summary: "The term "Wild West" brings to mind certain images: cowboys, settlers, gunfights, and outlaws. But the American West wasn't always as wild as popular images and stories often suggest, and its famous heroes were sometimes its villains (and vice versa). In this informative volume, young readers will learn facts that bust the myths of the Old West, bringing a more realistic and diverse angle to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 978 KEP

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