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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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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
$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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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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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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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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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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NBN020
$16.95  
Paperback, Gail Jenner, 208pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781493018093
If redwood trees could share their stories, what would they say? Some of these giants are thousands of years old, but all have witnessed some truly unique moments in history.  Historic Redwood National and State Parks  is a vibrant collection of essays sharing different parts of Redwood...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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