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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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 1995

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 978 COV

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 1995

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 978 COV

Summary: Young teacher Elizabeth Thatcher trades high society life for a classroom on the prairie, determined to prove she is brave enough to live on her own. She learns through her aunt's secret diary that she had been a pioneer woman herself, and uses it as a guide to embark on her own adventures.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Frontier Productions 2013

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY WHE

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

Demuth, Patricia

Summary: "Born in 1867 in the "Big Woods" in Wisconsin, Laura experienced both the hardship and the adventure of living on the frontier. It wasn't until after she was sixty that Laura Ingalls Wilder started chronicling those times, which resulted in nine Little House books, a hit TV series that ran for eight years, and her own permanent place as a heroine of the American West"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 WIL

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 WIL

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET WILDER

Cather, Willa

1 hold on 1 copy

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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Murphy, Claire Rudolf.

Summary: Contains profiles and photographs of twenty-three women who sought their fortunes in the Yukon and Alaska during the gold rush age of the late ninteenth and early twentieth century.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alaska Northwest Books 1997

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1 available in Adult Display, Call number: 971.91 MUR

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Summary: "When Calls the Heart" tells the captivating story of Elizabeth Thatcher (Erin Krakow), a young teacher accustomed to her high society life, who receives her first classroom assignment in Coal Valley, a small coalmining town where life is simple, but often fraught with challenges. Lori Loughlin plays Abigail Stanton, a wife and mother whose husband, the foreman of the mine, along with a dozen...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series When 2014

Henderson, Caroline A. (Caroline Agnes)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Oklahoma Press 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 976.6 HEN

Connealy, Mary.

Summary: "In 1860s Idaho Territory, Kylie Wilde is disguised as a man, homesteading for profit so she can live comfortably back East. But love or danger could change her mind"--

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

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Root, Robert L.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.4 DOUGLASS, RUTH ROO

Summary: The citizens of Hope Valley find the true meaning of the season with a Wishing Tree that, through the magic of the holiday, helps everyone's wishes come true. And for Elizabeth, this means having Jack back. Together they help Robert with a family problem, while Abigail, Bill and the other people from Hope Valley work together to create a special Christmas parade that warms the hearts and brings...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD WHE

Cleaveland, Agnes Morley

Summary: Contains the author's reminiscences of her life on a cattle ranch. A hairraising and spine-tingling narrative of history on the American frontier.

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 1977

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Fraser, Caroline.

Summary: The first comprehensive historical biography of Laura Ingalls Wilder, the beloved author of the Little House on the Prairie book series. Millions of readers of Little House on the Prairie believe they know Laura Ingalls-the pioneer girl who survived blizzards and near-starvation on the Great Plains, and the woman who wrote the famous autobiographical books. But the true story of her life has...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 WILDER, LAURA INGALLS FRA

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

Miller, Sarah Elizabeth

Summary: In the frigid days of February, 1870, Caroline Ingalls and her family leave the familiar comforts of the Big Woods of Wisconsin and the warm bosom of her family, for a new life in Kansas Indian Territory. Packing what they can carry in their wagon, Caroline, her husband Charles, and their little girls, Mary and Laura, head west to settle in a beautiful, unpredictable land full of promise and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Harness, Cheryl.

Summary: Reveals what really happened when Narcissa Whitman and her husband, Marcus, embarked on a perilous quest through the untamed Oregon Trail to spread the word of the Bible to the Indians.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Society 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 WHI

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC KIR

Summary: When three women living on the edge of the American frontier are driven mad by harsh pioneer life, the task of saving them falls to the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy. Transporting the women by covered wagon to Iowa, she soon realizes just how daunting the journey will be, and employs a low-life drifter, George Briggs to join her.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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2 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN HOM

Woodside, Christine

Summary: "Drawing on original manuscripts and letters, Woodside shows how Rose reshaped her mother's story into a series of heroic tales that rebutted the policies of the New Deal. Their secret collaboration would lead in time to their estrangement. This fascinating look at the relationship between two strong-willed women is also the deconstruction of an American myth"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 920 WOO

Summary: From the Publisher: Women lighthouse keepers, fur traders, cooks on sailing vessels, missionaries, and fearless travelers all wrote of their lives on the Great Lakes, both publicly and in quiet testimonies such as letters, logbooks, and diaries. Their narratives, which span the centuries from 1789 to the present, are now collected in this anthology. Compiled in response to historical accounts...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ladyslipper Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977 WOM

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.03 BRE

Lowery, Linda

Summary: A biography of the freed slave who made her fortune in Colorado and used her money to bring other former slaves there to begin new lives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carolrhoda Books 1999

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB BROWN STR

Connealy, Mary

Summary: Josephine Nordegren is one of three sisters who grew up nearly wild in southwestern Colorado. She has the archery skills of Robin Hood and the curiosity of the Little Mermaid, fascinated by but locked away from the forbidden outside world--a world she's been raised to believe killed her parents. When David Warden, a rancher, brings in a herd much too close to the girls' secret home, her older...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House Publishers 2019

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Carlson, Melody.

Summary: Kentucky, 1854. Elizabeth has mourned her husband's death for three years, but nqow she feels ready to fulfill the dream they had shared: to take their two children west. At Kansas City, they join a substantial wagon train. Elizabeth soon finds herself being drawn to the group's handsome guide, Eli Kincade.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2012

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Oke, Janette

Summary: When Beth Thatcher returns to Coal Valley, she has much to be excited about. She anticipates Jarrick's proposal of marriage and perhaps a spring wedding. The mine is expanding, and there are more schoolchildren than ever. But the town's rapid growth brings many challenges. A second teacher is assigned, and Beth finds herself going head-to-head with a very different philosophy of education--one...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OKE

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION OKE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Oke 2016

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