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A Career In Mining And Logging

author: Nagle, Jeanne
From the deepest underground mines to vast northwest forests, North America is still a land of opportunity when it comes to jobs in resource extraction.
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copies: 1
call number/section: FIC
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Blackwater Ben

author: Durbin, William
Thirteen-year-old Ben Ward drops out of school and joins his father working as a cook at the Blackwater Logging Camp in Minnesota in the winter of 1898.
FIC
year: 2005
copies: 8
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 840

Blue True Dream Of Sky

author: Maynard, Meredy
The daughter of a logger struggles with her conflicting feelings about the fate of a forest on a nearby island when she meets a young environmental activist and reflects on the similar values held by her now comatose older brother.
FIC
year: 1997
copies: 1
call number/section: FIC
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Bull Whackers To Whistle Punks

author: Nelson, Sharlene P
Details the lives and innovations of nineteenth-century loggers in the Old West including a look at the language they created.
634.9
year: 1996
copies: 3
call number/section: 634.9
lexile: 1040
subjects: logging [X], loggers

Dead Man's Rapids

author: Durbin, William
"In late 1800s Minnesota, 13-year-old Ben Ward goes to work with his father in a lumber camp and signs up for a log drive with his friend Nevers, where together they endure freezing weather, dangerous rapids, logjams, storms, floods, and pioneer life in general"--Provided by publisher.
FIC
year: 2017
copies: 1
call number/section: FIC
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Early Loggers And The Sawmill

author: Adams, Peter
Tells how the pioneers cut down the trees to clear their land and the various ways the trees were used.
634.9
year: 1992
copies: 23
call number/section: 634.9
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subjects: logging [X], sawmills, lumbering, scieries, for?ets

Fighting For The Forest

author: Rand, Gloria
When they find blue logging markings in the ancient forest where they like to hike, a boy and his father try to save the trees from being cut down.
FIC
year: 1999
copies: 11
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 620

Fire On The Wind

author: Crew, Linda
The summer before her fourteenth birthday, a fierce forest fire rages throughout northwestern Oregon and threatens the logging camp where Storie and her family live.
FIC
year: 1997
copies: 3
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 850

Giants In The Land

author: Appelbaum, Diana Karter
Describes how giant pine trees in New England were cut down during the colonial days to make massive wooden ships for the King's Navy.
634.9
year: 1993
copies: 22
call number/section: 634.9
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subjects: white pine, logging [X], shipbuilding, trees

Go West With Miners, Prospectors, And Loggers

author: O'brien, Cynthia
In a newspaper-style format, discusses the hard lives of miners in the Rockies, the desperation of prospectors searching for riches in the gold rushes, the dangerous life of logging in the forests of the Northwest, and what life was like trapping for furs.
978
year: 2016
copies: 1
call number/section: 978
lexile: 890

Go West With Miners, Prospectors, And Loggers

author: O'brien, Cynthia J
"Go west seeking your fortune with those who came because of the land's rich natural resources.
978
year: 2016
copies: 2
call number/section: 978
lexile: 890

Hill Hawk Hattie

author: Clark, Clara Gillow
Angry and lonely after her mother dies, eleven-year-old Hattie pretends to be a boy and joins her father on an adventure-filled rafting trip down the Delaware River in the late 1800s to transport logs from New York to Philadelphia.
FIC
year: 2004
copies: 16
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 770

In The Forest With The Elephants

author: Smith, Roland
Describes how elephants are trained to help in the timber camps of Myanmar, and their important contribution to the selective and sustainable harvesting of teak there.
636.9
year: 1998
copies: 3
call number/section: 636.9
lexile: 970
subjects: logging [X], elephants, asiatic elephant

John And Tom

author: Lange, Willem
When John has an accident while cutting logs in the Vermont woods, Tom, the Morgan horse who is his work partner and friend, uses intelligence and strength to rescue him.
FIC
year: 2001
copies: 2
call number/section: FIC
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Julia Butterfly Hill

author: Fitzgerald, Dawn
Describes how Julia Butterfly Hill lived for two years in a California redwood tree in an attempt to save the forest from loggers.
920
year: 2002
copies: 2
call number/section: 920
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