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Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography
Laura Ingalls Wilder
South Dakota State Historical
Follow the real Laura Ingalls and her family as they make their way west and discover that truth is as remarkable as fiction. Hidden away since the 1930s, Laura Ingalls Wilder s never-before-published autobiography reveals the true stories of her pioneering life. Some of her experiences will be familiar; some will be a surprise. Pioneer Girl re-introduces readers to the woman who defined the pioneer experience for millions of people around ...
Introduction to Health Care, 3rd Edition
INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH CARE, 3E provides learners with an easy-to-read foundation in the profession of health care. This redesigned and updated new edition offers a comprehensive introductory survey of basic clinical health care skills for learners entering health care programs or for those that think they may be interested in pursuing a career in health care. Core competencies shared by all health care professions such as communication, ...
The Law of Torts: Examples & Explanations, 4th Edition
Joseph W. Glannon
A favorite among successful students, and often recommended by professors, the unique Examples & Explanations series gives you extremely clear introductions to concepts followed by realistic examples that mirror those presented in the classroom throughout the semester. Use at the beginning and midway through the semester to deepen your understanding through clear explanations, corresponding hypothetical fact patterns, and analysis. Then use to ...
2015 Good Sam RV Travel & Savings Guide: The Must-Have RV Travel Resource! (Good Sams Rv Travel Guide & ...
Good Sam Enterprises
With over 13,000 locations listed across the United States and Canada, the new Good Sam RV Travel & Savings Guide is the only print edition of RV parks and campgrounds in North America. Consumer demand continues to grow for the Good Sam RV Travel & Savings Guide. The 2015 edition of the Travel Guide features an exclusive, expert rating system, with all evaluations completed in person by consultants in the field during the past 12 ...
The Complete Book of Maps and Geography, Grades 3 - 6
American Education Publishing
The Complete Book of Maps & Geography provides 352 pages of fun exercises that focus on developing necessary skills such as map interpretation, identifying geography, global navigation, and more! --Over 4 million in print! Designed by leading experts, books in the Complete Book series help children in grades preschool-6 build a solid foundation in key subject areas for learning succss. Complete Books are the most thorough and comprehensive ...
Love Medicine: Newly Revised Edition (P.S.)
Love Medicine is Louise Erdrich’s masterful debut novel, one of the most influential, beloved, and distinguished works of contemporary fiction. It is the unforgettable saga of two families and how their destinies intertwine over the course of fifty years on and around a North Dakota reservation. Here is the book that heralded the arrival of a major voice in American literature.
The Round House: A Novel
The Round House won the National Book Award for fiction. One of the most revered novelists of our time—a brilliant chronicler of Native-American life—Louise Erdrich returns to the territory of her bestselling, Pulitzer Prize finalist The Plague of Doves with The Round House , transporting readers to the Ojibwe reservation in North Dakota. It is an exquisitely told story of a boy on the cusp of manhood who seeks justice and understanding ...
The Heart of Everything That Is: The Untold Story of Red Cloud, An American Legend
Simon & Schuster
An acclaimed New York Times bestseller, selected by Salon as a best book of the year, the astonishing untold story of the life and times of Sioux warrior Red Cloud: “a page-turner with remarkable immediacy…and the narrative sweep of a great Western” ( The Boston Globe ). Red Cloud was the only American Indian in history to defeat the United States Army in a war, forcing the government to sue for peace on his terms. At the peak of Red ...
The Frackers: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Billionaire Wildcatters
A lively, exciting, and definitely thought-provoking book.” Booklist Things looked grim for American energy in 2006, but a handful of wildcatters were determined to tap massive deposits of oil and gas that giants like Exxon and Chevron had ignored. They risked everything on a new process called fracking. Within a few years, they solved America’s dependence on imported energy, triggered a global environmental ...
Laura Ingalls Wilder: A Writer's Life (South Dakota Biography Series)
Pamela Smith Hill
South Dakota State Historical Society
In Laura Ingalls Wilder: A Writer's Life , Pamela Smith Hill delves into the complex and often fascinating relationships Wilder formed throughout her life that led to the writing of her classic Little House series. Using Wilder's stories, personal correspondence, a previously unpublished autobiography, and experiences in South Dakota, Hill has produced a historical-literary biography of the famous and much-loved author. Following the course of ...
Time and Again
Scribner Paperback Fiction
Rediscover the beloved classic, Time and Again —hailed as “ THE great time-travel story” by Stephen King, now with masterfully restored original artwork and an all-new foreword by Audrey Niffenegger, New York Times bestselling author of The Time Traveler’s Wife . When advertising artist Si Morley is recruited to join a covert government operation exploring the possibility of time travel, he jumps at the chance to leave his ...
Neither Wolf nor Dog: On Forgotten Roads with an Indian Elder
New World Library
In this 1996 Minnesota Book Award winner, Kent Nerburn draws the reader deep into the world of an Indian elder known only as Dan. It’s a world of Indian towns, white roadside cafes, and abandoned roads that swirl with the memories of the Ghost Dance and Sitting Bull. Readers meet vivid characters like Jumbo, a 400-pound mechanic, and Annie, an 80-year-old Lakota woman living in a log cabin. Threading through the book is the story of two men ...
61 Hours (Jack Reacher)
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A bus crashes in a savage snowstorm and lands Jack Reacher in the middle of a deadly confrontation. In nearby Bolton, South Dakota, one brave woman is standing up for justice in a small town threatened by sinister forces. If she’s going to live long enough to testify, she’ll need help. Because a killer is coming to Bolton, a coldly proficient assassin who never misses. Reacher’s original plan was to keep ...
Moon Mount Rushmore & the Black Hills: Including the Badlands (Moon Handbooks)
Laural A. Bidwell
Avalon Travel Publishing
South Dakota resident Laural A. Bidwell offers her firsthand experience and advice on Mount Rushmore and the Black Hills–including the Southern Hills, the Badlands, and Keystone. Bidwell provides unique travel strategies such as Best Hiking Trails, Viewing Wildlife, and Fossil Collecting in the Parks, Grasslands, & National Forest. With expert tips on the best dining, shopping, accommodations, and camping, Moon Mount Rushmore & the Black ...
Workbook for Mitchell/Haroun's Introduction to Health Care, 3rd
Introduction to Health Care addresses the core competencies needed by all health care professionals. Topics common to all health care professions such as communication, infection control, environmental safety, controlling health care costs and professionalism in the workplace are presented in a "job authentic" manner that emphasizes the importance of developing the thinking skills and human compassion necessary to a career in health care. ...
Everything You Wanted to Know about Indians But Were Afraid to Ask
“I had a profoundly well-educated Princetonian ask me, ‘Where is your tomahawk?’ I had a beautiful woman approach me in the college gymnasium and exclaim, ‘You have the most beautiful red skin.’ I took a friend to see Dances with Wolves and was told, ‘Your people have a beautiful culture.’ . . . I made many lifelong friends at college, and they supported but also challenged me with questions like, ‘Why should Indians have ...
The Children's Blizzard
Thousands of impoverished Northern European immigrants were promised that the prairie offered "land, freedom, and hope." The disastrous blizzard of 1888 revealed that their free homestead was not a paradise but a hard, unforgiving place governed by natural forces they neither understood nor controlled, and America’s heartland would never be the same. This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author ...
The Long Winter (Little House)
Laura Ingalls Wilder
The adventures of Laura Ingalls and her family continue as Pa, Ma, Laura, Mary, Carrie, and little Grace bravely face the hard winter of 1880-81 in their little house in the Dakota Territory. Blizzards cover the little town with snow, cutting off all supplies from the outside. Soon there is almost no food left, so young Almanzo Wilder and a friend make a dangerous trip across the prairie to find some wheat. Finally a joyous Christmas is ...
Politics In The American States: A Comparative Analysis
Russell L Hanson
Fully updated-and with new coeditor Thad Kousser-the tenth edition brings together the high caliber research you expect from this trusted text, with comprehensive and comparative analysis of the fifty states. Students will appreciate the book's glossary, the fully up-todate tables and figures, and the maps showcasing comparative data. A companion website includes downloadable graphics and data.
Flat Stanley's Worldwide Adventures #1-4 Box Set
Get ready for loads of adventure with the first four books in Flat Stanley's Worldwide Adventures series! Whether visiting Mount Rushmore, digging for ancient artifacts in Egypt, seeing a movie star ninja in Japan, or skiing in Canada, Stanley always has fun with family and friends wherever he goes. In addition, these books also contain fascinating facts about each location and are perfect for Common Core State Standards, like multicultural ...
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