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The Ghost Belonged To Me

author: Peck, Richard
In 1913, in the Midwest, a quartet of characters share adventures, from exploding steamboats to "exorcizing" a ghost.
FIC
year: 1994
copies: 8
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 900
subjects: ghosts, ghost stories, middle west [X]

Prairie Town

author: Geisert, Bonnie
Describes a year in the life of a prairie town including the effect of seasons and of economics on the ebb and flow of this agricultural community.
307.72
year: 1998
copies: 14
call number/section: 307.72
lexile: 730

The Glorious Fourth At Prairietown

author: Anderson, Joan
Recreates the Fourth of July in 1836 in the fictional village of Prairietown, Indiana, to show how the holiday was celebrated in a typical frontier community.
394.2
year: 1986
copies: 2
call number/section: 394.2
lexile: 830

Who Was Johnny Appleseed?

author: Holub, Joan
Presents the life and work of American folk hero Johnny Appleseed (John Chapman) who planted thousands of apple trees for pioneer families.
920
year: 2005
copies: 57
call number/section: 920
lexile: 790

What's In The Midwest?

author: Johnson, Robin
Examines the geography, history, climate, and natural resources of the Midwest region of the United States, and discusses the cultural characteristics of midwestern people.
977
year: 2012
copies: 10
call number/section: 977
lexile: 830
subjects: middle west [X]

Midwest

author: Orr, Tamra
Photographs and text introduce the American Midwest, discussing region's history, climate, landforms, wildlife, cultures, economy, and related topics, and including cooking instructions to make a popular recipe from the region and other activities.
977
year: 2012
copies: 1
call number/section: 977
lexile: 970
subjects: middle west [X]

The Midwest

author: Rau, Dana Meachen
Discusses the history, people, animals, resources and economy of the midwestern region United States.
977
year: 2012
copies: 9
call number/section: 977
lexile: 770
subjects: middle west [X]

Grassroots

author: Sandburg, Carl
Fourteen poems with mid-western themes or settings.
811
year: 1998
copies: 7
call number/section: 811
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Voices Of The Dust Bowl

author: Garland, Sherry
Relates, through illustrations and short passages, what life was like during the Dust Bowl Era seen through the eyes of various people.
973.91
year: 2012
copies: 5
call number/section: 973.91
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Heartland

author: Siebert, Diane, Car
Evokes the land, animals, and people of the Middle West in poetic text and illustrations.
811
year: 1992
copies: 44
call number/section: 811
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Grandma Essie's Covered Wagon

author: Williams, David, Williams
Grandma Essie describes how her family left Missouri by covered wagon looking for a better life and lived in Kansas and Oklahoma before returning to Missouri.
030
year: 1993
copies: 43
call number/section: 030
lexile: 730

Midwest

author: Orr, Tamra
Explains how landforms, climate, and natural resources have influenced the Midwest's history and culture.
977
year: 2012
copies: 5
call number/section: 977
lexile: 970
subjects: middle west [X]

The Heartland

author: Carpenter, Allan
977
year: 1987
copies: 1
call number/section: 977
lexile:
subjects: middle west [X], northwest, old

A Small Civil War

author: Neufeld, John
When thirteen-year-old Georgia joins a crusade to fight the proposed banning of "The Grapes of Wrath" from her school system, she is shocked when other members of her family do not share her passion for the cause.
FIC
year: 1996
copies: 1
call number/section: FIC
lexile:
subjects: censorship, books, high schools, middle west [X]

33 Snowfish

author: Rapp, Adam
Custis, a homeless fugitive from a pornography producer, hits the road with Curl, a child prostitute, and her boyfriend Boobie who has just killed his parents and kidnapped his infant brother, but their quest for a better life meets with little success until Custis makes an unlikely friend.
FIC
year: 2006
copies: 6
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 1050

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