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Appelt, Kathi

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2001

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 027.0769 APPELT

Santella, Andrew

Summary: Describes the history, geography, ecology, people, economy, cities, and sights of the state of Kentucky, and includes ideas for classroom assignments.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 976.9 SANTELLA

Morgan, Robert

Summary: This sweeping biography is the story of early America--its ideals, its promise, its romance, and its destiny. Novelist Morgan transforms a mythic American hero--a legend in his own time--into a flesh-and-blood man, the man who was the largest spirit of his time. Hunter, explorer, settler, visionary, he was a trailblazer and a revolutionary--an American icon for more than two hundred years. Born...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2007

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 976.9 MORGAN

Wells, Jane.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Horizon Press 1996

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1523 WELLS

Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: T. Nelson 1991

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 813.52 WILDER

Johnstone, William W.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pinnacle Books/Kensington Pub. Corp. 2004

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Western, Call number: WESTERN JOHNSTONE

Woodrell, Daniel.

Summary: Reaching her sixteenth year in the harsh Ozarks while caring for her poverty-stricken family, Ree Dolly learns that they will lose their house unless her bail-skipping father can be found and made to appear at an upcoming court date.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Back Bay Books 2007

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION WOODRELL

Berry, Wendell

Summary: Seven Kentucky stories set in the 1940s and featuring farmer Ptolemy Proudfoot and his schoolteacher wife, Miss Minnie. In The Solemn Boy, they invite a couple of hobos to a meal, while Nearly to the Fair comprises Proudfoot's amusing reflections on travel by car. By the author of What Are People For?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 1994

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION BERRY

Drury, Bob

Summary: "The explosive true saga of the legendary figure, Daniel Boone, and the bloody struggle for America's frontier by two bestselling authors at the height of their writing power--Bob Drury and Tom Clavin. It is the mid-eighteenth century, and in the 13 colonies founded by Great Britain, anxious colonists desperate to conquer and settle North America's "First Frontier" beyond the Appalachian...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2021

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 976.9 DRURY

Hall, James W. (James Wilson)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Minotaur 2005

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY HALL

Johnstone, William W.

Summary: Honed by hardship, steeped in survival and carrying the last name of the man who raised him, eighteen-year-old Matt Jensen hunts down the band of outlaws who murdered his family nine years ago.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Pub. 2010

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP WESTERN JOHNSTONE

Faragher, John Mack

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holt 1993

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 976.9 BOONE FARAGHER

Harington, Donald.

Summary: What starts out as a suspenseful recounting of child abduction evolves into the story of eight-year-old Robin Kerr growing up in the wilds of the Ozarks, left to fend for herself on a remote, inaccessible mountain-top.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Toby Press 2004

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION HARINGTON

Johnstone, William W.

Contents: Trail of the mountain man / William W. Johnstone -- Return of the mountain man / William W. Johnstone.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Western, Call number: WESTERN JOHNSTONE

Rylant, Cynthia.

Summary: Reminiscences of the pleasures of life in the mountains as a child.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Children's Books 1982

Copies Available at Rapid City Elementary

1 available in Picture Books, Call number: E RYL

Copies Available at Birch Street Elementary

1 available in Picture Books, Call number: JE RYLANT

Vance, J. D.

Summary: "Hillbilly Elegy is [an] analysis of a culture in crisis -- that of poor, white Americans. The disintegration of this group, a process that has been slowly occurring now for over forty years, has been reported with growing frequency and alarm, but has never before been written about as searingly from the inside. In Hillbilly Elegy, J.D. Vance tells the true story of what a social, regional, and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in CD, Call number: CD ADULT 530

Borden, Louise.

Summary: A young boy, living in rural Kentucky, looks forward to the annual Christmas festivities, especially the traditional family cream candy; but, when his favorite dog disappears, he comes to realize that tradition and family have a deeper meaning.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1994

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Holiday Collection, Call number: JE HOLIDAY BORDEN

Matson, Morgan.

Summary: "Taylor Edwards' family might not be the closest-knit--everyone is a little too busy and overscheduled--but for the most part, they get along just fine. Then Taylor's dad gets devastating news, and her parents decide that the family will spend one last summer all together at their old lake house in the Pocono Mountains. Crammed into a place much smaller and more rustic than they are used to,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers 2012

Copies Available at Kalkaska High School

1 available in Fiction, Call number: FIC MAT

Dowell, Frances O'Roark.

Summary: Accused of murder in her North Carolina mountain town in 1928, Dovey Coe, a stronged-willed twelve-year-old girl, comes to a new understanding of others, including her deaf brother, as she attempts to clear her name.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2000

Copies Available at Cherry Street Intermediate

1 available in Fiction, Call number: [Fic] DOW

Mason, Bobbie Ann.

Summary: Kentucky native Nancy Culpepper boldly left home to attend school in Massachusetts, married a Yankee, and raised her son in the Northeast. Yet no matter where she travels, her rural southern heritage is never far from her thoughts, her habits, and her heart. Nancy is on a lifelong quest to understand her place in the world. Returning home to the family farm, she brings home strange ideas and an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2006

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION MASON

Thomas, Leah

Summary: Kalyn, living under a pseudonym, and Gus, who has cerebral palsy, get caught in an uproar in Samsboro, Kentucky as the truth about the brutal murder of Gus's father by Kalyn's comes to light.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2019

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION THOMAS

Crum, Shutta.

Summary: In the small town of Baylor, Kentucky, twelve-year-old Jessie K. Bovey and her friends confront some of life's questions during their summer vacation in the late 1960s.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2003

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION CRUM

Witt, Lana.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 1996

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION WITT

Jorrâin, Sylvia.

Contents: June grass rose -- Pastel country -- Racing for the gold -- Dandelion green -- Shearing past, shearing present/of course, you sell the wool -- The first day of summer -- Cows -- My grandfather, my grandson, and I -- The maple leaf -- A story of three barns -- Two stories in one : my mother's kitchen, Christmas 1993 -- January 14, 1994 -- Tomato soup -- Epiphanies and other moments -- Samantha...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2004

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.301 JORRIN

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