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Hickman, Katie

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Summary: "As the internationally bestselling historian Katie Hickman writes, "Myth and misunderstanding spring from the American frontier as readily as rye grass from sod, and - like the wiry grass - seem as difficult to weed out and discard." But the true-life story of women's experiences in the Wild West is more gripping, heart-rending, and stirring than all the movies, novels, folk-legends, and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau 2022

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McLaird, James D.

Contents: Princeton, Missouri, 1856-1864 -- To Montana and Wyoming, 1864-1874 -- To black hills expedition of 1875 -- With crook in 1876 -- With Wild Bill Hickok in Deadwood, 1876 -- Dime novel heroine, 1877 -- Life in Dakota, 1878-1881 -- Following the northern Pacific, 1882-1884 -- Life in Wyoming, 1884-1894 -- A Deadwood celebrity, 1895-1896 -- Life in Montana, 1896-1901 -- The Pan-American...

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of Oklahoma Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CALAMITY JANE MCL

Contents: v. 1. 1840-1849 -- v. 2. 1850 -- v. 3. 1851 -- v. 4. 1852, The California Trail -- v. 5. 1852, The Oregon Trail -- v. 6. 1853-1854 -- v. 7. 1854-1860 -- v. 8. 1862-1865 -- v. 9. 1864-1868 -- v. 10 1875-1883 -- v. 11. 1879-1903.

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 1995

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

Dallas, Sandra.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Breckling Press 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 746.46 Dalla

Inskeep, Steve

Summary: "Steve Inskeep tells the riveting story of John and Jessie Frémont, the husband and wife team who in the 1800s were instrumental in the westward expansion of the United States, and thus became America's first great political couple John Frémont grew up amid family tragedy and shame. Born out of wedlock in 1813, he went to work at age thirteen to help support his family in Charleston, South...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910.92 INS

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 INS

Dumas, Marti

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

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

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.4 DUM

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

Brown, Daniel James

Summary: A chronicle of the mid-nineteenth-century wagon train tragedy draws on the perspectives of one of its survivors, Sarah Graves, recounting how her new husband and she joined the Donner party on their California-bound journey and encountered violent perils, in an account that also offers insight into the scientific reasons that some died while others survived.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Perennial 2010

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Lassieur, Allison.

Summary: "Describes the people and events of the age of the Wild West in the year 1876. The reader's choices reveal the historical details from the perspective of an outlaw, a lawman, and a fortune-seeker in Deadwood, Dakota Territory"--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2009

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC LAS BASKET

Hale, Nathan

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Summary: "The Donner Party expedition is one of the most notorious stories in all of American history. It's also a fascinating snapshot of the westward expansion of the United States, and the families and individuals who sacrificed so much to build new lives in a largely unknown landscape. From the preparation for the journey to each disastrous leg of the trip, this book shows the specific bad decisions...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2013

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 979.4 HAL

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J GRAPHIC HAL

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