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Carlson, Melody.

Summary: In 1856, widow Elizabeth Martin, her two children, parents, and brother head west from Kentucky on the Oregon Trail.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvest House Publishers 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION CAR

Cather, Willa

Summary: The story of the Bergson family and their friends and neighbors. Describes the pioneers' struggle for survival in the barren, underdeveloped Nebraska tableland.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin company 1913

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAT

Oke, Janette

Summary: "In the early 20th century, new schoolteacher Beth Thatcher is assigned a post in a remote mining community in Western Canada. There her courage--and her heart--will be tested in unexpected ways"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2014

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

Capps, Benjamin

Summary: When her parents are killed in a raid, 11-year-old Helen Morrison and her younger sister Katy are kidnapped by a band of Comanches. Given the name Tehanita, Helen vows to maintain her white identity and clings tightly to her only possession--the dress she was wearing when captured. She is appalled by Katy's quick adjustment to her new home and family. Helen resists assimilation but she must...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2005

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

Kirkpatrick, Jane

Summary: A circle of courageous women discovers the meaning of independence, forgiveness, and love, as they learn that God heals old wounds and prepares a way for those who seek him, call his name, and give themselves over to his service.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: WaterBrook Press 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KIR

Turner, Nancy E.

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Summary: Draws on the true stories of the author's grandmother to continue the tale of turn-of-the-twentieth-century pioneer Sarah, whose efforts to survive in the Arizona Territory are challenged by drought before a stagecoach accident puts her in the path of three strangers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2007

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Cather, Willa

Summary: Life on the divide was a struggle for the pioneering Bergson family. Alexandra, both tough as nails and tender as a budding blossom, faces and conquers the harsh realities of early settlers in Nebraska.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC CAT

Cather, Willa, 1873-1947

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Project Gutenberg 2008

Peterson, Tracie

Summary: "Rediscover this classic romance from bestselling author Tracie Peterson. Journey to Colorado with Lady Amelia Amhurst, who leaves her regal home in England to discover the beauty of America in 1875. Traveling with her father, sisters, and intended fianc©♭, spoils the joy and adventure, until Amelia meets rugged Logan Reed, the party s guide to Estes Park, Colorado. Will the man and the land...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barbour Books, an imprint of Barbour Publishing, Inc. 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PET

Fisher, Vardis

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aeonian Press 1980

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FIS

Chiaverini, Jennifer.

Summary: In Creek's Crossing, Pennsylvania, in the years before the Civil War, Dorothea Granger agrees to sew an unusual quilt to fulfill her uncle's deathbed request, realizing later that the quilt pattern contains an Underground Railroad map.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CHI

Chiaverini, Jennifer.

Summary: As the nation moves toward civil war, one resident of Creek's Crossing, Pennsylvania has her live irrevocably changed. Dorothea Granger is asked by her uncle--shortly before his violent death--to stitch an unusual quilt. When she learns the quilt contains hidden clues for the Underground Railroad, Dorothea makes a brave decision tol put her own life at risk to continue the work that cost her...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2005

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

Heitzmann, Kristen.

Summary: "Crystal, Colorado, is known as the diamond of the Rockes ... it hosts both dreams and nightmares with little surety for tomorrow. Yet Crystal is surrounded by beauty of a natural kind and offers an independence that Carina maria DiGratia could never find at home. Driven by hope and vengeance, Carina is old enough to be certain of her own strength, young enough to be caught unawares."--P. [4]...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION HEI

Turner, Nancy E.

Summary: Arizona Territory pioneer Sarah Prine struggles with drought, starving cattle, and a neighbor's unwelcome advances, a situation that is further complicated when her brother's family is devastated by the San Francisco earthquake of 1906.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TUR

Snelling, Lauraine.

Contents: Dakota dawn -- Dakota dream -- Dakota dusk -- Dakota destiny.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barbour Pub. 1996

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SNE

Obreht, Téa

Summary: "In the lawless, drought-ridden lands of the Arizona Territory in 1893, two extraordinary lives collide. Nora is an unflinching frontierswoman, alone in a house abandoned by the men in her life--her husband, who has gone in search of water for the parchedhousehold, and her two older sons, who have gone in search of their father after his return is delayed. Nora is biding her time with her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC OBR

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OBR

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC OBR

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OBR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Obreht 2019

Connealy, Mary

Summary: "In 1873, after they're forced off their land by a ruthless cattle baron, Mitch Warden follows his family to the mountain, but he doesn't expect to fall smitten with a woman dressed like Robin Hood. To reclaim his land, he must journey to the city-and when Ilsa insists on joining, they embark on an adventure they'll never forget"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CON

Donati, Sara

Summary: In the spring of 1802, Elizabeth and Hannah Bonner take in an escaped slave searching for their friend Curiosity Freeman, and find themselves drawn into the secret life Curiosity and her family have been living for more than ten years.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2002

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Lamour, Louis.

Summary: Logan Sackett was wild and rootless, riding west in search of easy living. Then he met Emily Talon, a fiery old widow who was even wilder than he was. Tall and lean, Em was determined to defend herself against the jealous locals who were trying to take her home. Logan didn't want to get involved-until he found out that Em had been born a Sackett. Em was bucking overwhelming odds, but Logan...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam 1986

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC LAM SA #16

Landis, Jill Marie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2001

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

Oke, Janette

Summary: "Elizabeth and Wynn find that their commitment to God and to each other gives their life meaning. Can their love for each other sustain them through a harsh winter, loneliness, and rigors of life without any of the conveniences they're used to?"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House Publishers 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OKE

Chiaverini, Jennifer.

Summary: As the nation moves toward civil war, one resident of Creek's Crossing, Pennsylvania has her life irrevocably changed. Dorthea Granger is asked by her uncle-- shortly before his violent death-- to stitch an unusual quilt. When she learns the quilt contains hidden clues for the Underground Railroad, Dorthea makes a brave decision. She will put her own life at risk to continue the work that cost...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2005

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

L'Amour, Louis

Summary: Hondo Lane was a big, strong man, a tough man, unstoppable in a fight, but he was not a cruel man. Now, with the Apaches on the warpath, he finds a young woman and her son living in a ranch that is slowly going to pieces. Her husband is a degenerate who spends much of his time at the local fort cheating at cards and rustling cattle. Hondo must deal with the Indians, good and bad, in an effort...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1983

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Oke, Janette

Summary: Clark and Marty visit their daughter Missie and her husband Willie in the far West and meet their two little grandsons, but their faith is tested once again when the visit is marred by a tragic accident.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House Publishers 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OKE

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