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    Berserker

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    Berserker

    Laybourne, Emmy, author.

    Hanne and her siblings flee Norway after her "gift" causes her to commit murder, and on the American frontier Owen, a cowboy, leads them toward their uncle who may help them learn control.

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    Thirteenth child

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    Thirteenth child

    Wrede, Patricia C., 1953-

    Eighteen-year-old Eff must finally get over believing she is bad luck and accept that her special training in Aphrikan magic, and being the twin of the seventh son of a seventh son, give her extraordinary power to combat magical creatures that threaten settlements on the western frontier.

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    Meet Kirsten

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    Meet Kirsten : an American girl

    Shaw, Janet Beeler.

    Nine-year-old Kirsten and her family experience many hardships as they travel from Sweden to the Minnesota frontier in 1854.

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    Our only May Amelia

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    Our only May Amelia

    Holm, Jennifer L.

    As the only girl in a Finnish American family of seven brothers, May Amelia Jackson resents being expected to act like a lady while growing up in Washington state in 1899.

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    The courage of Sarah Noble

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    The courage of Sarah Noble

    Dalgliesh, Alice, 1893-

    Remembering her mother's words, an eight-year-old girl finds courage to go alone with her father to build a new home in the Connecticut wilderness and to stay with the Indians when her father goes back to bring the rest of the family.

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    Little house in the big woods

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    Little house in the big woods

    Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957.

    Follows a year in the life of two young girls growing up on the Wisconsin frontier as they help their mother with the daily chores, enjoy their father's stories and singing, and share special occasions when they get together with relatives and neighbors.

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    Little house on the prairie

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    Little house on the prairie

    Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957.

    A family travels from the big woods of Wisconsin to a new home on the prairie, where they build a house, meet neighboring Indians, dig a well, and fight a prairie fire.

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    My prairie year

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    My prairie year : based on the diary of Elenore Plaisted

    Harvey, Brett.

    Nine-year old Elenore describes her experiences living with her family in the Dakota Territory in the late nineteenth century.

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    The courage of Sarah Noble

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    The courage of Sarah Noble

    Dalgliesh, Alice, 1893-

    Remembering her mother's words, an eight-year-old girl finds courage to go alone with her father to build a new home in the Connecticut wilderness and to stay with the Indians when her father goes back to bring the rest of the family.

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    With nothing but our courage

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    Footsteps in the snow

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    West to a land of plenty

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    West to a land of plenty : the diary of Teresa Angelino Viscardi

    Murphy, Jim, 1947-

    While traveling in 1883 with her Italian American family (including a meddlesome little sister) and other immigrant pioneers to a utopian community in Idaho, fourteen-year-old Teresa keeps a diary of her experiences along the way.

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    Our only May Amelia

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    Our only May Amelia

    Holm, Jennifer L.

    As the only girl in a Finnish American family of seven brothers, May Amelia Jackson resents being expected to act like a lady while growing up in Washington state in 1899.

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    Skylark

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    Skylark

    MacLachlan, Patricia.

    When a drought tests the commitment of a mail-order bride from Maine to her new home on the prairie, her stepchildren hope they will be able to remain a family.

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    Call me Francis Tucket

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    Call me Francis Tucket

    Paulsen, Gary.

    Having separated from the one-armed trapper who taught him how to survive in the wilderness of the Old West, fifteen-year-old Francis gets lost and continues to have adventures involving dangerous men and a friendly mule.

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    A stitch in time

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    A stitch in time

    Rinaldi, Ann.

    Shortly after the War of Independence, Hannah sees her family being torn apart by old secrets and new developments, as her sister resolves to marry a sea captain and other siblings prepare to help start a new town in the Northwestern Territory.

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    By the Shores of Silver Lake / Little House Series / #5

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    By the Shores of Silver Lake / Little House Series / #5

    Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957.

    Ma and the girls follow Pa west by train where they make their home at a rough railroad camp and plan for their own homestead.

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    Little House on the Prairie / Little House Series / #3

    Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957.

    A family travels from the big woods of Wisconsin to a new home on the prairie, where they build a house, meet neighboring Indians, build a well, and fight a prairie fire.

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    Little Town on the Prairie / Little House Series /  #7

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    Little Town on the Prairie / Little House Series / #7

    Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957.

    Pa's homestead thrives, Laura gets her first job in town, blackbirds eat the corn and oats crops, Mary goes to college, and Laura gets into trouble at school, but becomes a certified school teacher.

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    The Long Winter / Little House Series /  #6

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    The Long Winter / Little House Series / #6

    Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957.

    After an October blizzard, Laura's family moves from the claim shanty into town for the winter, a winter that an Indian has predicted will be seven months of bad weather.

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    On the Banks of Plum Creek / Little House Series / #4

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    On the Banks of Plum Creek / Little House Series / #4

    Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957.

    Laura and her family move to Minnesota where they live in a dugout until a new house is built and face misfortunes caused by flood, blizzard, and grasshoppers.

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    These Happy Golden Years / Little House Series / #8

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    These Happy Golden Years / Little House Series / #8

    Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957.

    Laura has her first experiences as a teacher, and is courted by Almanzo Wilder.

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    The Golly Sisters go West

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    The Golly Sisters go West

    Byars, Betsy Cromer.

    May-May and Rose, the singing, dancing Golly sisters, travel west by covered wagon, entertaining people along the way.

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    My prairie year

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    My prairie year : based on the diary of Elenore Plaisted

    Harvey, Brett.

    Nine-year old Elenore describes her experiences living with her family in the Dakota Territory in the late nineteenth century.

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    Apples to Oregon

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    Apples to Oregon : being the (slightly) true narrative of how a brave pioneer father brought apples, peaches, pears, plums, grapes, and cherries (and children) across the plains

    Hopkinson, Deborah.

    A pioneer father transports his beloved fruit trees and his family to Oregon in the mid-nineteenth century. Based loosely on the life of Henderson Luelling.

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    Pappy's handkerchief

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    Pappy's handkerchief

    Scillian, Devin.

    Young Moses and his family sell everything they own and leave their Baltimore, Maryland, home in 1889 to join many other settlers in a race to claim land in the newly-opened territory of Oklahoma.

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