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Greenwood, Barbara

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J 745.5 GRE
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Wilkie, Katharine E.
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J BIO CLARK
Summary
Childhood of the explorer and soldier who won the Northwest Territory for the United States during the Revolutionary War.
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Huftalen, Sarah G.
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J BIO HUFTALEN
Summary
Presents excerpts from the diary of Sarah Gillespie, a pioneer girl living in Iowa in the late 1860s
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Hale, Nathan
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J COMICS HALE
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The Reed family struggles to survive the wagon train journey from Illinois to California as members of the ill-fated Donner Party.
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Figley, Marty R.
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J COMICS HISTORYS KID HEROES
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On January 12, 1888, when a blizzard blows off the roof of their schoolhouse on what had been an unseasonably warm day in Nebraska, Sarah and Annie are roped together with the other children and led by their teacher out into the storm and, hopefully, to the safety of her house.
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Byars, Betsy
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J E BYARS
Summary
May-May and Rose, the singing, dancing Golly sisters, travel west by covered wagon, entertaining people along the way.
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Coerr, Eleanor
Call Number
J E COERR
Summary
Sixteen-year-old Bill finds adventure when he becomes a rider for the Pony Express (though his letters home never hint at the dangers he encounters).
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Levinson, Nancy
Call Number
J E LEVINSON
Summary
When Betsy learns that a new family is coming to the Nebraska prairie, she hopes they have a girl who will be her friend.
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Shaw, Janet B.
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J F AMERICAN GIRLS
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Nine-year-old Kirsten and her family experience many hardships as they travel from Sweden to the Minnesota frontier in 1854.
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Arrington, Frances
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J F ARRINGTON
Summary
Only twelve-year-old Colleen knows that her baby sister died just after she was born and that Colleen put another baby in her place, until the baby's father shows up and makes trouble for her and her family on the South Dakota prairie in the 1860s.
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Determined to find his nineteen-year-old uncle and best friend, Jesse, who left for Colorado to find enough gold to pay the mortgage and save the family's Iowa farm, twelve-year-old Early Whittcomb joins up with a barber, his wife, and his daughter on a wagon train heading for the gold fields near Pike's Peak in 1858.
Author
Byars, Betsy
Call Number
J F BYARS
Summary
When he builds his raft, a twelve-year-old boy never dreams that it will serve as the sole means of escape for him and his grandmother when hostile Indians threaten their prairie cabin.
Author
Cannon, A. E.
Call Number
J F CANNON
Summary
As a twelve-year-old Welsh immigrant carries a motherless baby along the Mormon Trail in 1856, she comes to love the baby as her own and fear the day the baby's father will reclaim her.
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Couloumbis, Audrey
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J F COULOUMBIS
Summary
After the death of the stern aunt who raised them since they were orphaned, eleven-year-old Sallie and her fifteen-year-old sister escape their self-serving guardians and begin an adventure resembling those in the dime novels Sallie loves to read.
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Dallas, Sandra
Call Number
J F DALLAS
Summary
Ten-year-old Emmy Blue learns the true meaning of friendship--and how to quilt--while making a harrowing wagon journey from Illinois to Colorado with her family in the 1860s.
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