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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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WWN821
$21.95  
Paperback, Donald L. Barlett & James B. Steele, 688pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780393326024
The life that inspired the major motion picture The Aviator, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and directed by Martin Scorsese. Howard Hughes has always fascinated the public with his mixture of secrecy, dashing lifestyle, and reclusiveness. This is the book that breaks through the image to get at...
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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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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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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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CBP004
$7.96 $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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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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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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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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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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CBP013
$7.16 $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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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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FBP005
$7.48 $14.95  
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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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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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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CBP003
$10.95  
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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NAV080
$21.95  
Paperback, George J. Marrett, 264pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781682470367
George J. Marrett, a former test pilot for aviator Howard Hughes, separates fact from fiction to tell the inside story of the genius who set flight speed records in the 1930s and went on to develop some of America’s most famous aircraft and weapons. The author draws on his wealth of experiences...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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