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HISTORY: United States: Pioneer Life


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HISTORY: United States: Pioneer Life


Apples to Oregon :  being the (slightly) true narrative of how a brave pioneer father brought apples, peaches, pears, plums, grapes, and cherries (and children) across the plains book Apples to Oregon : being the (slightly) true narrative of how a brave pioneer father brought apples, peaches, pears, plums, grapes, and cherries (and children) across the plains
A pioneer father transports his beloved fruit trees and his family to Oregon in the mid-nineteenth century. Based loosely on the life of Henderson Luelling.

Hopkinson, Deborah.
E HOPKINS
Caddie Woodlawn.  Illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman. Juvenile Book Caddie Woodlawn. Illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman.
The adventures of an eleven-year-old tomboy growing up on the Wisconsin frontier in the mid-nineteenth century.

Brink, Carol Ryrie, 1895-1981.
J BRINK
For this land Juvenile Book For this land
Meg records in her diary the events from July to November of 1856, when her family is reunited and must face challenges from fires to pro-slavery border ruffians who are trying to take over Kansas Territory.

McMullan, Kate.
J SERIES MY AMER
Mountain men :   true grit and tall tales Juvenile Book Mountain men : true grit and tall tales
Describes the lives of the beaver trappers who were the first explorers of the American West beyond the Rocky Mountains, and some of the tall tales that made them legends.

Glass, Andrew, 1949-
J 978.0209 GLASS
Papa and the pioneer quilt book Papa and the pioneer quilt
As her family travels by wagon train to Oregon, a young girl gathers scraps of cloth so that she can make a quilt. Includes historical note.

Van Leeuwen, Jean.
E VAN LEE
Pioneer girl :  growing up on the prairie book Pioneer girl : growing up on the prairie
Tells about the daily life and activities of a pioneer girl growing up on the prairies of Nebraska.

Warren, Andrea.
JB SNYDER WARREN
Prairie girl :  the life of Laura Ingalls Wilder book Prairie girl : the life of Laura Ingalls Wilder
A biography of Laura Ingalls Wilder, author of the "Little House" books, from her Wisconsin childhood until her death at the age of ninety.

Anderson, William, 1952-
JB WILDER ANDERSO
Projects about westward expansion Juvenile Book Projects about westward expansion
The Early Frontier: Berry Basket, Quilting, Johnnycake ; The Oregon Trail: Covered Wagon, Moccasins, Packing the Wagon ; Homesteading on the Prairie: Sod House, In School (Making a Slate), Growing Beans.

Broida, Marian.
J 979.503 BROIDA
Red River girl Juvenile Book Red River girl
In a diary covering the years 1846 to 1848, a young Metis teenager describes her journey from St. Eustace, Québec, to St. Paul, Minnesota, where she settles with her family and decides to become a teacher.

Sommerdorf, Norma.
J SOMMERD
Survival in the snow book Survival in the snow


Wadsworth, Ginger.
JB SCHALLE WADSWOR
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