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  • Item #: 009130
    ISBN: 9780531280256
    Retail: $9.95
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  • Item #: 067738
    ISBN: 9780385345644
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    Packed with beautiful color photographs and useful illustrations, this publication showcases over 150 recipes, projects, and skills that are designed to help readers become healthier and more self-sufficient. The author assumes that readers already possess at least a basic understanding of natural foods and primitive cooking methods as she addresses topics such as food preservation, growing and using flowers/herbs in cooking, and general first aid/safety issues. Whether you are a full-time homesteader, a weekend farmers’ market devotee, or simply someone who wants to learn how to live or survive more independently, this resource will be a welcome addition to your library. 300 pgs, pb. ~ Mike

  • Item #: 057055
    ISBN: 9781882859504
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  • Item #: 045015
    ISBN: 9781880114209
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    Doe Sia (a young Bannock girl) and Emma (a Danish immigrant girl) form an immediate bond in the 1850's American West. Their courage is tested when the two girls get caught in a fierce mountain blizzard and must do everything they can to survive.

    Check out some free downloadable resources for Doe Sia here!

  • Item #: 013654
    ISBN: 9780756640057
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  • Item #: 010093
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    Locomotive, 12 curved and 2 straight tracks, construction blocks to build 1 carriage and a station, 301 pieces total.
  • Item #: 003595
    ISBN: 9781781916346
    Retail: $39.99
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    These trailblazer books come in a collection featuring Christian leaders from all different walks of life. This set includes Bill Bright, Billy Bray, Billy Graham, David Brainerd, and Joni Eareckson Tada.

  • Item #: 006476
    ISBN: 9781932971514
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  • Item #: 048507
    ISBN: 9781942968696
    Retail: $14.95
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    Louisiana Purchase, Lewis & Clark, Sacagawea, Rivers & Mountains, Days and Nights on the Oregon Trail, Railroad Men, and other stories.

  • Item #: 006600
    ISBN: 9781930367845
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  • Item #: 048921
    ISBN: 9780778735243
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  • Item #: 046880
    ISBN: 9780064462341
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    This picture book tells the story of Laura Ingalls Wilder in a way that will captivate younger readers and introduce them to this important literary figure. The large, easy-to-read text tells of her early childhood in Wisconsin, all the moves her family goes through, her marriage and later life, and even the way she wrote about her childhood and became a famous author before her death. Beautiful, full-page paintings illustrate the story and bring the detailed text to life. A great introduction to the person behind the famous Little House books. By William Anderson, 32 pgs, pb. ~Rachel

  • Item #: 030860
    ISBN: 9780062377104
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  • Item #: 012684
    ISBN: 9780140322422
    Retail: $5.99
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  • Item #: 009570
    ISBN: 9780394820385
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    This short chapter book will entertain readers while educating them about history. It features black and white illustrations and chapters just a few pages in length, with nine chapters in all. While the story is fictional, it is based on actual historical events and has text and characters geared toward younger readers. It is action-packed, showing how adventurous history is and holding young readers' attention. Pioneer Cat is about a young girl named Kate who travels to Oregon by wagon train with her pet cat. Exciting, educational reading. ~ Rachel

  • Item #: 006491
    ISBN: 9780395883938
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    Follow along as the Roberstons, a pioneer family living on a 1840 farm in the backwoods, lead you through a year of their lives. Learn how to tell time by the sun, finger spin, make butter, and much more! Wonderful stories and drawings tell about the sights, sounds, and smells of cornhusking bees, making maple syrup, or sheep shearing. A delightful blend of fact and historical fiction. pb.

  • Item #: 005371
    ISBN: 9781556522710
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    By the same author as Huzzah Means Hooray, and More than Moccasins, this new activity book will take you to the old west with the Lewis and Clark expedition, fur trader's exploration, a wagon train to Oregon Territory, the discovery of gold, and of course, the era of cowboys. You'll go back in time, too, with the activities; panning for gold, singing cowboy songs and makin' flapjacks, sewing a sunbonnet, and much, much more!

  • Item #: 004485
    ISBN: 9781555763589
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  • Item #: 001143
    ISBN: 9780486294117
    Retail: $4.99
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  • Item #: 041891
    ISBN: 9781683440574
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  • Item #: 041913
    ISBN: 9780890519790
    Retail: $39.99
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    Full of colorful artwork and photos as well as black & white illustrations, vocabulary tidbits, maps, and biographical sketches, it is skillfully formatted into an appealing and engaging text. Each of the 28 chapters (i.e. weekly lessons) have text interspersed with Narration Breaks (place to stop and recount orally the information that has been covered) and questions: "Ready to Explore". Each chapter ends with a two-page photo montage (a feature I love) that pertains to the chapter's focus. For instance, there is a collection of Native American dwellings each with short informational captions in America's Story.


  • Item #: 074827
    ISBN: 9781328549969
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  • Item #: 030064
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    I have very fond memories of playing this computer game as a child, so I was excited to take a look at this new and updated edition. I wasn't disappointed, as this edition is even more fun and exciting than the original. It's also a ton more educational than it used to be as well. For those who aren't familiar, this is a game where players fill a wagon with people and supplies and then head West on the historic Oregon Trail. Like real people who traveled the trail, you run into problems like food and water shortages, broken wagon parts, flooded rivers, illness and injuries, stolen supplies, bad weather, getting lost, and more. The game is more realistic than is used to be, as players get more choices on supplies to bring and even different wagon styles. Besides being able to hunt like the original game (with better graphics), players can also fish and forage for food, which is a lot of fun. In this edition, players can select various characters, and they'll share historic facts in a storytelling manner, like you're chatting with pioneers as they share their hopes, fears, and adventures. Another great addition is a storytelling time with Captain Jed Freedman. These are basically mini-movies of Captain Jed sharing true stories around the campfire at night. With all these things combined, I was impressed with the amount of history lessons contained in the game. They break up the daily traveling and trials in a realistic manner as players cross plains, ford rivers, and climb mountains. Students can keep track of their adventures in a trip diary, which can even be printed out at the end of the trip (hopefully when the entire wagon has reached Oregon and not when the last member has died from dysentery). More educational, multicultural, and realistic than past versions, this is the perfect supplement for history studies on this period. But honestly, your children will probably want to play just for the fun of it. A staple of many childhoods, this game has only gotten better with time. System requirements: Windows: 98/2000/ME/XP; Macintosh OS 8.6/9.2/X. ~ Rachel

  • Item #: 008792
    ISBN: 9780890512487
    Retail: $14.99
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    An interesting look at the field of medicine from Hippocrates on. The book covers major developments throughout the ages along with the pioneers who authored them. Aspiring doctors, nurses or others leaning toward a medical profession will appreciate this survey.

  • Item #: 074830
    ISBN: 9781328627155
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  • Item #: 074828
    ISBN: 9781328549990
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  • Item #: 019102
    ISBN: 9781557999023
    Retail: $16.99
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  • Item #: 012302
    ISBN: 9780689714191
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    Read about the life of a young pioneer girl through her diary. Catherine Cabot Hall, age 13, begins a diary to record her days. Share her story as you read about the struggles and joys she faces growing up in New England in the 1830's.

  • Item #: 001482
    ISBN: 9780140383195
    Retail: $6.99
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    Load up your covered wagon and join the Todd family as they journey from their comfortable Arkansas home to the great unknown along the Oregon Trail. With only a guide book and their strong faith in God, the Todd family tackles the dangerous two thousand mile journey with courage and a pioneering spirit. Through the eyes of Mary Ellen, we see and experience the difficulties of the Todd family as they encounter rough terrain, broken down wagons, cholera, swollen river beds, and hostile Indians. In spite of all this, nothing will stop them from their dream of a homestead in the bountiful Oregon territory. This book is a great fictional introduction to life on the historical Oregon Trail. It is a great read and is full of concrete historical information to accompany any study of the wild Western Frontier and the pioneers who settled it. The author, Jean Van Leeuwen will draw any reader into the story with the details of life along the Oregon Trail. You can also track the Todd family's progress chapter-by-chapter with the use of the illustrated map provided on the first two pages. Will the Todd family make it to Oregon before winter hits? 167 pgs, pb. - elise

  • Item #: 074825
    ISBN: 9781328627179
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