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The Prairies And Their People

author: Flint, David
Explores the diverse ecosystem of the great grasslands of North America, and examines how Native Americans lived on the prairies many years ago and how people live there today.
577.44
year: 1993
copies: 2
call number/section: 577.44
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subjects: prairies, great plains [X], prairie provinces

Rough And Ready Homesteaders

author: Gintzler, A. S
This book explores what life was like for the homesteaders, adventurous people of America's western frontier.
978
year: 1998
copies: 2
call number/section: 978
lexile:
subjects: frontier and pioneer life, great plains [X]

More Perfect Than The Moon

author: Maclachlan, Patricia
Eight-year-old Cassie Witting is upset when she finds out that her mother, Sarah, is expecting a baby, but writing in the journal that belonged to her brother Caleb helps her sort out her feelings and understand that Sarah will always love her.
FIC
year: 2005
copies: 41
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 420

My Prairie Year

author: Harvey, Brett
Nine-year old Elenore describes her experiences living with her family in the Dakota Territory in the late nineteenth century.
FIC
year: 1986
copies: 12
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 1000

Dakota Dugout

author: Turner, Ann Warren
A woman describes her experiences living with her husband in a sod house on the Dakota prairie.
FIC
year: 1989
copies: 22
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 1040

These Happy Golden Years

author: Wilder, Laura Ingalls, Wilder, Laura
Fifteen-year-old Laura learns that living away from home and teaching school can be a bit frightening when most of the students are taller than she is, but every week Almonzo Wilder arrives to take her to her family for the weekend.
FIC
year: 2007
copies: 110
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 840

A Prairie Boy's Winter

author: Kurelek, William
Text and twenty color paintings depict the rigors and simple pleasures of winter on the prairies during the stark 1930s.
917.1
year: 1973
copies: 2
call number/section: 917.1
lexile: 880
subjects: children, winter in art, farm life, winter, great plains [X]

The Dust Bowl

author: Lassieur, Allison
Contains three story paths which allow the reader to explore the people and events of the U.
978
year: 2016
copies: 32
call number/section: 978
lexile: 650

Chickadee

author: Erdrich, Louise
In 1866, Omakayas's son Chickadee is kidnapped by two ne'er-do-well brothers from his own tribe and must make a daring escape, forge unlikely friendships, and set out on an exciting and dangerous journey to get back home.
FIC
year: 2012
copies: 25
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 800

Driven From The Land

author: Meltzer, Milton
Describes the economic and environmental conditions that led to the Great Depression and the horrific dust storms that drove people from their homes westward during the 1930s.
978
year: 2000
copies: 26
call number/section: 978
lexile: 1100

Mystery In Mt. Mole

author: Jennings, Richard W
While twelve-year-old Andrew J. Forrest searches for Mr. Farley, the very unpopular assistant principal at Mt.
FIC
year: 2003
copies: 1
call number/section: FIC
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The Dirty Thirties

author: Price, Sean
Provides information about the Dust Bowl of the 1930s which occurred when the U.
978
year: 2007
copies: 3
call number/section: 978
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The Dust Bowl

author: Farris, John
Discusses the disastrous drought in the United States during the 1930s which made a "dust bowl" out of a part of the Great Plains, causing great hardship to farmers.
978
year: 1989
copies: 6
call number/section: 978
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The Dust Bowl Through The Lens

author: Sandler, Martin W
A collection of historic photographs that capture the devastation that plagued the Dust Bowl and the courage and enduring spirit of the people who tried to save their homes and livelihood during the era.
973.91
year: 2009
copies: 26
call number/section: 973.91
lexile: 1250

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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