American History

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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FBP004
$4.98 $9.95  
Paperback, Robert D. Bolen, 54pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781467587297
The Snake People, The Northern Shoshoni Indians is a history of the Shoshoni Indian Tribe in what is now present day Idaho and the surrounding states.All of the seven bands are described in detail. The "Walking Indian in the beginning became the "Horse Indians" of the Plains. The Indian was...
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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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PGN193
$5.95  
Paperback, Patricia Brennan Demuth, 112pages, 5.3 x 0.3 x 7.6, ISBN: 9780448464626
A terrifying attack!  On December 7, 1941, Japanese war planes appeared out of nowhere to bomb the American base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. It was a highly secretive and devastating attack: four battleships sunk, more than two thousand servicemen died, and the United States was propelled...
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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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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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PGN192
$5.99  
Paperback, Kate Boehm Jerome, 106pages, 5.4 x 0.3 x 7.7, ISBN: 9780448428567
Amelia Earhart was a woman of many "firsts." In 1932, she became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. In 1935, she also became the first woman to fly across the Pacific. From her early years to her mysterious 1937 disappearance while attempting a flight around the world,...
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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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FBP005
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Paperback, Robert D. Bolen, 180pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781599759999
2011 Fort Boise Publishing trade paperback, assumed first edition, no printing given. Loaded with wonderful B&W/sepia-tone era photos and some fascinating reproductions of Winold Reiss' portrait paintings of Blackfeet tribal members (c. 1943). Bibliography and Glossary.
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FBP003
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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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FBP002
$7.48 $14.95  
Paperback, Robert D. Bolen, 180pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781467581844
"The Snake People"The Northern Shoshoni Indians is a history of the Shoshoni Indian Nation. The Northern Shoshoni were centered in present day Idaho. All seven bands of the Shoshoni tribe are described in this account. The Shoshoni flourished when they received the horse from the Comanche...
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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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HMC335
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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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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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CBP011
$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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CBP013
$8.95  
Paperback, R a Beales, 32pages, 8.3 x 0.2 x 10.8 inches, ISBN: 9780778724513
This book is suitable for ages 8-14. In the 1700s, the voyages of British Captain James Cook shed light on what life was really like in the uncharted Pacific. Hired to seek an undiscovered continent known by astronomers and geographers as Terra Australis Incognita, or unknown southern land, Cook...
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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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CBP004
$9.95  
Paperback, Lisa Dalrymple, 32pages, 8.3 x 0.2 x 10.6 inches, ISBN: 9780778717058
This fascinating book follows the travels of Italian navigator John Cabot along the northeast coast of North America. Historical information and high-interest fact boxes are presented in an entertaining tabloid style that guides readers through major voyages, explorations, and discoveries....
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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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CBP016
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Paperback, Robin Johnson, 48pages, 7 x 10, ISBN: 50
Discusses the California Gold Rush in American history, describing the first discovery of gold, prospectors, boomtowns, and how the gold rush changed the landscape of America.
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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
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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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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
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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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CBP003
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Paperback, Lynn Peppas, 48pages, 7.1 x 0.2 x 9.1 inches, ISBN: 9780778725732
This revealing book examines how First Nations and Native Peoples have been displaced in the United States and Canada through treaties, empty promises, and military force. Through close examination of primary source images, documents, and first-hand accounts, readers will gain an understanding...
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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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FAR019
$12.95  
Paperback, Barbara Fifer, 48pages, 8 x 11, ISBN: 9781560373544
Children ages 8 to 12 will learn about the journeys of emigrants who traveled 2,000 miles across mountains and prairies to start new lives. From 1851 to the mid-1860s, nearly 350,000 Americans traveled west to Oregon Country or California.  Going Along the Emigrant Trails  details their...
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LPP024
$12.95  
Paperback, M. A. Macpherson, 240pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9781551051642
The American frontier in its early days was a rough place where only the tough survived. Gold and cattle were king, and many took up stealing the former and rustling the latter. Stage coaches and trains presented themselves for the taking. Billy the Kid, the Daltons, Jesse James, the Reno...
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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
$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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STL295
$14.95  
Paperback, Joseph A. Citro, 288pages, 8 x 8, ISBN: 9781402778421
It may seem like clambakes, the Red Sox, and the Patriots define New England, but boy did the Pilgrims land in one very strange spot! These six states are filled with odd curiosities and bizarre legends, such as the elusive Vermont hum, the hibernating hill folk, hillside whale tales, and the...
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IPS010
$14.99  
Paperback, Richard F. Fleck, 124pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9781941821466
No two persons in the United States have written with as much passion and power about the bond between human beings and the natural world as Thoreau of WALDEN and Muir of MOUNTAINS OF CALIFORNIA. For both, Native Americans best exemplified the innate need of the human spirit to merge with the...
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