books about: dakota
A Land to Call Home (Red River of the North #3)
Taming the land came at great price. Will their love survive the loss? It has required long, difficult years to tame the virgin prairie of Dakota Territory, but in spite of heartache and backbreaking labor, the hardy immigrants recognize that God has been with them every step. What was merely a dream is now beginning to take shape. And so they face the challenge of proving up their homesteads and building an official town for their growing ...
Little Madhouse on the Prairie: A True-Life Story of Overcoming Abuse and Healing the Spirit
Marion Elizabeth Witte
Wise Owl Publishing Inc
INDEPENDENT BOOK PUBLISHERS EDITORS CHOICE AWARD. Marion Witte was raised in a little house on the prairie, but her childhood was nothing like the idyllic version of childhood made famous by Laura Ingalls. Witte's story has its roots in immigrant grandparents who struggle to make a living on the harsh Midwestern plains. Unbelievable hardship, alcoholism, abuse and abandonment were the norm during her youth. Witte endured punishments that had ...
The Wolf at Twilight
New World Library, 2010
A note is left on a car windshield, an old dog dies, and Kent Nerburn finds himself back on the Lakota reservation where he traveled more than a decade before with a tribal elder named Dan. The touching, funny, and haunting journey that ensues goes deep into reservation boarding-school mysteries, the dark confines of sweat lodges, and isolated Native homesteads far back in the Dakota hills in search of ghosts that have haunted Dan since ...
Final Salute: A Story of Unfinished Lives
Penguin Press HC, The
Unabridged CDs • 5 CDs, 6 hours Based on his Pulitzer Prize–winning story, Jim Sheeler’s unprecedented look at the way our country honors its dead; Final Salute is a stunning tribute to the brave troops who have lost their lives in Iraq and Afghanistan and to the families who continue to mourn them.
Maddie on Things: A Super Serious Project About Dogs and Physics
Maddie is a sweet-tempered coonhound who accompanied her owner, Theron, on a yearlong, cross-country trip while he worked on a photojournalism project. In his spare time, Theron took photos of Maddie doing what she does best: standing on things. From bicycles to giant watermelons to horses to people, there really isn't anything that Maddie won't stand on with grace and patience. The poignant Instagram photos of this beautiful dog and her offbeat ...
The Berenstain bears go to the doctor (First time books)
North Dakota Vision Services/School for the Blind
It's time for a routine check-up with Dr. Gert Grizzly. Sister Bear is brave about her booster shot, and Brother Bear is fine, but--achoo!--is that Papa Bear sneezing? "A light-hearted approach to the subject with straightforward information."-- Appraisal.
These Happy Golden Years (Little House (HarperTrophy))
Laura Ingalls Wilder
FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.
Centaur Rivalry (Touched)
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
The Centaur world is rocked as news spreads of the Lost Herd, Camille's existence, and her Centaur protector. A death order against Camille's father and family sends all into hiding. Camille and Drake leave the country pursued by the Lost Herd as well as by Centaur Council enforcers. Camille's twin brother Cameron is manipulated by the Council Head and is quickly becoming her newest enemy. Amid unexpected new protectors, enemies, and romances, ...
All That I Desire (Grayson Friends)
St. Martin's Paperbacks
New York Times bestselling author Francis Ray turns up the heat in All That I Desire , a sizzling Grayson Friends novel about a woman's life, liberty...and pursuit of passion. Multicultural Romance: REVIEWERS' CHOICE BEST BOOK AWARDS 2013 from RT Book Review LOVE IS NEVER PICTURE-PERFECT. Nothing can stop a woman like Skylar Dupree once she makes up her mind. Defying her family and leaving law school, she's landed her dream ...
A New Day Rising (Red River of the North #2)
Bethany House Publishers
After Roald's death, his cousin arrives to relieve Ingeborg , and she can't ignore her attraction to him. Red River of the North book 2.
After Anne (Coming Home to Brewster)
Harvest House Publishers, 2002
When Anne Abbot moves to Brewster, Olivia Marsden takes an immediate dislike to the newcomer. Anne's perkiness really rankles, and Olivia finds the open way she talks about her faith very annoying. Overwhelmed with the prospect of making a good impression in this, her fifth town in eight years of not-so-happy marriage, Anne prays for a deep friendship and finds herself drawn to cool, aloof Olivia. One day, Olivia faces a family emergency ...
Angel By My Side
Mike Lingenfelter was ready for his life to be over. Two serious heart attacks and open-heart surgery had taken away most of the good things that he had in his life. He just didn't care anymore. His doctors still held out hope for him, however, and they kept trying to find ways to motivate him to get out of the house and exercise. Their vision was that an energetic dog on a leash might do that for Mike. And so it was that this golden retriever ...
Rebecca's Reward (Daughters of Blessing #4)
Bethany House Publishers
Nineteen-year-old Rebecca Baard has experienced more than her share of sorrow, and now she is afraid to open her heart to love. Besides, no man has ever shown enough interest in her to come courting. So Rebecca's friends set out to remedy the situation, concocting social events to attract all the eligible bachelors in Blessing and advising her in the use of feminine wiles. When none of these efforts seem to work, Rebecca tries yet another tack, ...
Reiki for Dogs: Using Spiritual Energy to Heal and Vitalize Man's Best Friend
TAP INTO THE POWER OF REIKI TO HEAL YOUR DOG Using the most gentle and natural treatment possible, Reiki for Dogs can help you realize a new level of wellbeing for your dog. This powerful book provides everything necessary to help your dog through times of discomfort and to deepen your bond with the canine companions in your life. With a wealth of information based on the author’s years of training and personal experience, Reiki for Dogs ...
Dakota Dawn (Dakota Series)
''Soldahl! Next stop, Soldahl!'' When Nora Johanson heard the conductor's words, her heart began to race. At last she would be in the arms of the man she had promised to marry - Hans Larson. At fifteen she was so sure of their love. Now, three years later and far from the mountains and fjords of her beloved homeland, Norway, she wondered. . . . She stepped off the train, found her trunk full of quilts, hand-embroidered linens, and household ...
Sophie's Dilemma (Daughters of Blessing #2)
Bethany House Publishers
She couldn't wait to leave the Red River Valley. . .Certain she can't live without Hamre Bjorklund, the impetuous Sophie Knutson rejects her father's request to postpone her marriage until after graduation and convinces Hamre to elope. But far from her family, Sophie finds that life as a fisherman's bride in Ballard, Washington, is not all she had envisioned. Pregnant and lonely while Hamre is away at sea, she hires on at a fish cannery, only to ...
Prairie Silence: A Memoir
A rural expatriate’s struggle to reconcile family, home, love, and faith with the silence of the prairie land and its people Melanie Hoffert longs for her North Dakota childhood home, with its grain trucks and empty main streets. A land where she imagines standing at the bottom of the ancient lake that preceded the prairie: crop rows become the patterned sand ripples of the lake floor; trees are the large alien plants reaching for the ...
A Touch of Grace (Daughters of Blessing #3)
Bethany House Publishers
She thought she knew what she wanted in life then Jonathan arrived.Eighteen year old Grace Knutson loves Blessing, North Dakota, and sees no reason to leave. She's more seriousminded than her twin sister, Sophie, and very sensitive to the feelings of others. In spite of her family's disapproval, Grace has always had a soft spot in her heart for Toby Valders, for she's seen the vulnerable side he keeps well hidden. Jonathan Gould, the handsome ...
Terry: My Daughter's Life-and-Death Struggle with Alcoholism
"McGovern's story is riveting as he investigates his daughter's life, reads her anguished and accusatory diaries, interviews her friends and doctors, sifts through the sordid police and medical records...a family drama of love and loss."— The New York Times Book Review .
Buffalo for the Broken Heart: Restoring Life to a Black Hills Ranch
Random House, 2007
For twenty years Dan O’Brien struggled to make ends meet on his cattle ranch in South Dakota. But when a neighbor invited him to lend a hand at the annual buffalo roundup, O’Brien was inspired to convert his own ranch, the Broken Heart, to buffalo. Starting with thirteen calves, “short-necked, golden balls of wool,” O’Brien embarked on a journey that returned buffalo to his land for the first time in more than a century and a half. ...
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