American History

HMC335
$7.99  
Paperback, Roland Smith, 304pages, 4.2 x 0.8 x 6.9, ISBN: 9780152026967
Born the runt of his litter and gambled away to a rusty old river man, the Newfoundland pup Seaman doesn’t imagine his life will be marked by any kind of glory. But when he meets Captain Meriwether Lewis, Seaman finds himself on a path that will make history. Lewis is setting off on his landmark...
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SIM289
$16.99  
Paperback, Rinker Buck, 464pages, 9.5 x 6.6 x 1.3, ISBN: 9781451659177
#1  New York Times  Bestseller * #1 Indie Next Pick “Absorbing...Winning...The many layers in  The Oregon Trail  are linked by Mr. Buck’s voice, which is alert and unpretentious in a manner that put me in mind of Bill Bryson’s comic tone in A Walk in the Woods .”...
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PGN204
$7.95  
Paperback, Rosalyn Schanzer, 48pages, 8.5 x 0.2 x 10.5, ISBN: 9780792267263
Appealing art and descriptive text bring Lewis and Clark alive for young adventurers. Carefully chosen text from Lewis and Cark's actual journals opens a fascinating window into this country's exciting history
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STL255
$6.95  
Paperback, Neta Lohnes Frazier, 208pages, 5.5 x 0.6 x 8.2, ISBN: 9781402736179
Based on a true story originally written by one of the survivors, Neta Lohnes Frazier’s account of seven children traveling westward still has the power to astonish. In the 1840s, the Sager family set off on the Oregon Trail, a dangerous and adventure-filled journey. Tragedy struck when both the...
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GPT203
$10.95  
Paperback, David Klausmeyer, 160pages, 6 x 0.5 x 9, ISBN: 9780762730827
Travel along the Oregon Trail with the pioneers who dared to "face the elephant" as they moved west in search of a new life. Compiled from the trail diaries and memoirs that document this momentous period in American history,  Oregon Trail Stories  is a fascinating look at the great...
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PER132
$10.95  
Paperback, Laurence Pringle, 152pages, 9.1 x 5.9 x 0.5, ISBN: 9781590782675
Meet Seaman, the Newfoundland dog who joined the Lewis and Clark expedition into the uncharted western wilderness. Seaman was much more than the faithful companion of Captain Lewis. Seaman risked his life many times and served the Corps of Discovery as a hunter, retriever, and guard dog. This...
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CBP005
$9.95  
Paperback, Rachel Stuckey, 32pages, 8.3 x 0.2 x 10.5 inches, ISBN: 9780778712596
This entertaining book follows the travels of Americans Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, explorers of the American West. Historical information and high-interest fact boxes are presented in an entertaining tabloid style that guides readers through a voyage of discovery. Topics include what...
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PGN191
$5.99  
Paperback, Judith Bloom Fradin & Dennis Brindell Fradin, 112pages, 5.3 x 0.3 x 7.6, ISBN: 9780448424859
Sacagawea was only sixteen when she made one of the most remarkable journeys in American history, traveling 4500 miles by foot, canoe, and horse-all while carrying a baby on her back! Without her, the Lewis and Clark expedition might have failed. Through this engaging book, kids will understand...
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STL241
$5.95  
Paperback, Lorraine Jean Hopping, 128pages, 5.5 x 0.4 x 7.6, ISBN: 9781402760044
"From where the sun now stands, I will fight no more forever.” -Chief Joseph Chief Joseph was a peace chief, a great leader who truly believed his nation, the Nez Perce, could live in harmony with white people. Tragically, it was not to be. This fascinating biography separates fact...
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SPC060
$19.95  
Paperback, Mary L. Martin, James Edward Thompson, Tina Skinner, 143pages, 8.5 x 10.9 x 0.4, ISBN: 9780764326196
Follow the history of logging as it unfolds across the United States, from the virgin forests of the east, to the towering redwoods of the West Coast. Historic photography, much of it beautifully hand tinted, captures images of the early woods, the woodsman, and the machines of this important...
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SIM277
$18.00  
Paperback, Stephen Ambrose, 521pages, 6 x 1.3 x 9, ISBN: 9780684826974
From the bestselling author of  Band of Brothers  and  D-Day , the definitive book on Lewis and Clark’s exploration of the Louisiana Purchase, the most momentous expedition in American history and one of the great adventure stories of all time. In 1803 President Thomas Jefferson...
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PGN218
$4.99  
Paperback, Joyce Milton, 48pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780448425399
More than 200 years ago, explorers went on a journey to the Pacific Ocean. With the help of a young American Indian girl, the trip was a success. Her name was Sacajawea.
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SPC057
$12.95  
Paperback, Samuel Christopher Lancaster, 142pages, 0.5 x 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780764320033
Books have been written about the highway that Samuel C. Lancaster built. This is the book that he wrote. Lancaster is known to all who have studied highway engineering. His work directing construction of the Columbia River Highway made history. Lancaster's work followed the pioneering trail of...
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PGN206
$8.99  
Paperback, Paul Erickson, 48pages, 8.2 x 0.2 x 11, ISBN: 9780140562125
Great for classroom lessons on the Oregon Trail and Westward Expansion! In 1853, the Larkin family loaded up their wagons and headed west in search of a new life. But how did they do it? What did they eat? How did they survive sickness, and attacks from cattle thieves? Drawing on diaries and...
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SIM281
$3.99  
Paperback, Stephen Krensky, 32pages, 6 x 0.1 x 9, ISBN: 9780689848032
Young Sacagawea wants to be as brave as her brother. If only she were allowed to go with him and the other boys on a hunt to prove it! But while gathering wood with her grandmother, an angry rattlesnake shows Sacagawea that there are many ways to be brave.
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CBP011
$7.16 $8.95  
Paperback`, Bobbie Kalman, 32pages, 8.5 x 0.1 x 10.7 inches, ISBN: 9780778735250
This book is for ages 6 to 12 years. How did the plains nations benefit from the buffalo? How did they use other animals to make warm clothing for winter? This illustrated dictionary introduces the way of life of the early Native peoples who lived on the Great Plains. Themes include: homes,...
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PGN292
$17.00  
Paperback, Daniel James Brown, 404pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9780143125471
The #1  New York Times –bestselling story about American Olympic triumph in Nazi Germany and now the inspiration for the PBS documentary “The Boys of ‘36” For readers of  Unbroken , out of the depths of the Depression comes an irresistible story about beating the odds and...
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SPC070
$29.99  
Hardcover, Phillip J. Stager, 128pages, 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 9780764347672
The history of the iron ore trade on the Great Lakes, from 1900 to 1980, is perhaps best related in visual form. Historians and enthusiasts alike can now learn about this important part of our country’s industrial heritage in nearly 300 views of the mines, railroads, loading docks, and...
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SPC071
$23.99 $29.99  
Hardcover, Phillip Stager, 128pages, 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 9780764349010
This follow-up in the first Mine to Mill book continues the exploration of the American iron ore trade on the Great Lakes from the golden age of picture postcards at the turn of the 20th century through 1980, when the American iron and steel industry was undergoing massive restructurings. Book...
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IPG059
$16.95  
Paperback, Pat McCarthy, 144pages, 11 x 0.4 x 8.5, ISBN: 9781556528095
Heading West  traces the vivid saga of Native American and pioneer men, women, and children from the colonial beginnings of the westward expansion to the last of the homesteaders in late 20th century Alaska. In many respects, life in the backwoods and on the prairie was similar to modern...
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WIL082
$19.99  
Paperback, Sammye J. Meadows & Jana Prewitt, 412pages, 7.5 x 0.9 x 9, ISBN: 9780764525452
The Lewis and Clark expedition was the greatest camping trip in history. It was one of those irresistible American adventures that many people dream of living. This book shares the delightful details of the journey that historians have gleaned from the group’s journals and maps, and also...
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PGN222
$17.00  
Paperback, Brian Hicks & Schuyler Kropf, 330pages, 5.5 x 0.7 x 8.2, ISBN: 9780345447722
The history of the Confederate submarine  H. L. Hunley  is as astonishing as its disappearance. On February 17, 1864, after a legendary encounter with a Union battleship, the iron “fish boat” vanished without a trace somewhere off the coast of South Carolina. For more than a century...
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PGN239
$18.95  
Paperback, Andrea Wulf, 368pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9780307390684
From the bestselling author of  The Invention of Nature , a fascinating look at the Founding Fathers like none you've seen before. For the Founding Fathers, gardening, agriculture, and botany were elemental passions: a conjoined interest as deeply ingrained in their characters as the...
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RAN509
$19.99  
Paperback, Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, 480pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781426217173
With nuanced observations from the star author and historian, here are the celebrated journals documenting Lewis and Clark's legendary expedition into the uncharted American West, abridged into a single volume and translated into modern English. At the start of the 19th century, Meriwether...
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IPG058
$14.95  
Paperback, Laurie Carlson, 160pages, 11 x 0.4 x 8.5, ISBN: 9781556522710
Capturing the unique character and history of the West, this activity book provides a number of memorable journeys, including joining Lewis and Clark on an expedition, journeying into the woods with fur traders, or riding a wagon train to the Oregon. Young explorers will experience the...
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FBP007
$11.96 $14.95  
Paperback, Robert D. Bolen, 182pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781616236373
American Indian Tribes of Idaho is a summation of the sedentary Indian Tribes dwelling in the region that became the State of Idaho. There were seven tribes that lived in this region. An additional three tribes roamed through at will.
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CBP007
$8.95  
Paperback, Cynthia O'Brien, 32pages, 10.5 x 8.3 x 0.2 inches, ISBN: 9780778723486
As settlers came west, they discovered there were already people living on this "new" land. Discover how this mass invasion of settlers impacted the indigenous peoples of the West: their first contacts with explorers such as Lewis and Clark; the gradual encroachment of white settlers on their...
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FBP003
$7.48 $14.95  
Paperback, Robert D. Bolen, 182pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781450773331
The Horse Indians is the story of the history of the Wind River Wyoning Eastern Shoshoni Indians that left that region in 1500 and traveled into northern Texas and New Mexico. They subsequently came to be called the comanche Indians and the "LOrds of the Southern Plains.
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FBP001
$10.47 $14.95  
Paperback, Robert D. Bolen, 182pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781467534109
The Medicine Crow Indians is a history of the Crow Indian tribe. It includes the stories Of the mighty Chiefs, Medicine Crow and Plenty Coups. The Crow Indian tribe was always a friend to the white Man, only one time a wild Crow chief went to war with them. The Crow especially became Scouts for...
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FBP006
$10.47 $14.95  
Paperback, Robert D. Bolen, 184pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781450795203
The Lakota Sioux Indians is a history of the Sioux people. The Sioux were a Plains Indian that depended on the buffalo. Their ways and life style is told. They were a powerful tribe, dreaded by other tribes. They fought to gain ground to dwell on and hunt. The Sioux are the only American Indians...
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PGN113
$18.00  
Paperback, Nathaniel Philbrick, ISBN: 9780143111979
Nathaniel Philbrick became an internationally renowned author with his National Book Award- winning In the Heart of the Sea, hailed as "spellbinding" by Time magazine. In Mayflower, Philbrick casts his spell once again, giving us a fresh and extraordinarily vivid account of our most sacred...
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ARC142
$21.99  
Paperback, Susan L. Glen, 128pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780738548944
Following the great fire of 1912 through the “Daddy Train” era, Seaside grew as a holiday and summer resort. The opening of the Oregon Coast Highway from Astoria to California in the late 1920s and of Wolf Creek Highway (Sunset Highway) in the late 1930s made Seaside accessible from Portland by...
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