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PGW175
$17.99  
Hardcover, Julie Bertagna, 128pages, 7 x 10, ISBN: 9781930238947
John Muir led an adventurous life, starting with his wild and playful boyhood in Scotland to his legendary exploits in America, where he became an inventor, a global explorer, and the first modern environmentalist—and even made friends with a president! His heart was always in the outdoors and...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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HRW153
$18.95  
Paperback, Daniel J. Sharfstein, 640pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9780393355659
“Beautifully wrought and impossible to put down, Daniel Sharfstein’s   Thunder in the Mountains   chronicles with compassion and grace that resonant past we should never forget.”―Brenda Wineapple, author of   Ecstatic Nation: Confidence, Crisis, and Compromise, 1848–1877 After the Civil...
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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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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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HMC342
$15.99  
Paperback, Andrés Reséndez, 448pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: Andrés Reséndez
“Long-awaited and important . . . No other book before has so thoroughly related the broad history of Indian slavery in the Americas.”— San Francisco Chronicle “A necessary work . . . [Reséndez’s] reportage will likely surprise you.”—NPR “One of the most profound contributions to...
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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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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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HMC346
$16.99  
Paperback, 576pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9780395859964
The Journals of Lewis and Clark are "the first report on the West, on the United States over the hill and beyond the sunset, on the province of the American future” (Bernard DeVoto).   In 1803, the great expanse of the Louisiana Purchase was an empty canvas. Keenly aware that the course...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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HMC340
$15.95  
Paperback, Timothy Egan, 352pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9780547394602
In THE WORST HARD TIME, Timothy Egan put the environmental disaster of the Dust Bowl at the center of a rich history, told through characters he brought to indelible life. Now he performs the same alchemy with the Big Burn, the largest-ever forest fire in America and the tragedy that cemented...
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