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  • Pioneer Girl

    Pioneer Girl
    av Laura Ingalls Wilder

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780984504176

    Long hidden in archives, Laura Ingalls Wilder's original handwritten autobiography is a tribute to her family and her experiences as a pioneer. Written for an older audience, Pioneer Girl is her first-person narrative of the settling of Dakota Terri…

  • Spotted Tail

    Spotted Tail
    av Richmond L. Clow

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780984504183

    As a prominent leader of the Sicangu Lakotas during a time of conflict and change, Spotted Tail (1823-1881) left his mark on the Northern Great Plains. He was not a hereditary chief but developed his standing over time, first proving himself a capab…

  • Ho! For the Black Hills

    Ho! For the Black Hills

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780984650507

    In 1875, a young man from Pennsylvania joined the Dodge Expedition into the Black Hills of Dakota Territory, from where he penned letters to the Omaha Daily Bee. Not content with accompanying Dodge, Captain Jack returned to the Black Hills in 1876 f…

  • Ho! For the Black Hills

    Ho! For the Black Hills

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780985281786

    In 1875, a young man from Pennsylvania joined the Dodge Expedition into the Black Hills of Dakota Territory, from where he penned letters to the Omaha Daily Bee. Not content with accompanying Dodge, Captain Jack returned to the Black Hills in 1876 f…

  • Fort Union & Fort William

    Fort Union & Fort William

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781941813270

    From 1828 until the late 1860s, the Upper Missouri Outfit of the American Fur Company controlled the fur trade on the upper Missouri River from headquarters at Fort Union on the western edge of present-day North Dakota. In contrast, Fort William, an…

  • History of South Dakota

    History of South Dakota
    av Herbert S. Schell

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780971517134

    History of South Dakota is widely recognized as the definitive history of the state. Beginning with the earliest American Indian settlers, Herbert S. Schell traces the history of this region midway between the Midwest and the West. This classic acco…

  • The Monster Who Ate the State

    The Monster Who Ate the State
    av Chris Browne

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780986035593

    Bang, bang, tap, tap - the scientists at an underground laboratory in South Dakota are busy with their experiments. A creature who has slumbered for many years under the earth wakes up. Soozy opens her eyes and, with a big yawn, emerges from the Bla…

  • Pioneer Girl Perspectives

    Pioneer Girl Perspectives

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781941813089

    Laura Ingalls Wilder (1867?1957) finished her autobiography, Pioneer Girl, in 1930 when she was sixty-three years old. Throughout the 1930s and into the early 1940s, she drew upon her original manuscript to write a successful series of books for you…

  • Paul Goble, Storyteller

    Paul Goble, Storyteller
    av Gregory Bryan

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781941813102

    Cutting-edge and sometimes controversial, the stunning art of Paul Goble (b. 1933) evokes many emotions. Known internationally for his award-winning children's books, Goble began his career in design, crafting furniture that was produced throughout…

  • A Marvelous Hundred Square Miles

    A Marvelous Hundred Square Miles
    av Suzanne Barta Julin

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780979894060

    Despite their isolated location on the edge of the Great Plains, the Black Hills have become an important tourist destination over the past one hundred years. Suzanne Julin examines the early development of this phenomenon and the influences - polit…

  • Sunshine Always

    Sunshine Always

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780974919560

    With intelligence and growing passion, Alice Bower of Vermillion and Joseph Gossage of Rapid City corresponded with each other during their 16-month-long courtship. Though they did not meet in person until late 1881, 29-year-old Gossage, publisher o…

  • Glorious Fourth of July

    Glorious Fourth of July
    av Catherine Rademacher Gibson

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781941813157

    Living through everyday childhood exploits with a large spark of imagination, a young girl grows up on the American plains. Catherine survives a cyclone and a small pox epidemic. She plans and takes part in a circus, listens to stories told by her g…

  • George McGovern

    George McGovern

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780971517165

    One of the most significant political figures in America, George McGovern has earned respect worldwide. Born and raised in South Dakota, McGovern developed there the strong moral convictions that have made him a political legend. These nine essays e…

  • Muskrat And Skunk / Sinkpe Na Maka

    Muskrat And Skunk / Sinkpe Na Maka
    av Donald F. Montileaux

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781941813164

    Perfect Reading for Ages Five and Up THUMP! BOOM! BAM! Animals stop and listen. A new sound is in the forest. The beat vibrates through the trees and across the meadows. What is it? Where is it coming from? Muskrat and Skunk thump on a hollow log-BO…

  • Controlled Recklessness

    Controlled Recklessness
    av Nathan Sanderson

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781941813034

    As a cowboy, Ed Lemmon saddle-handled more cattle than any man in history. As a cattleman, he oversaw the largest fenced pasture in the world. Equally at home in both roles, Lemmon balanced reckless risk-taking and controlled management to shape the…

  • Controlled Recklessness

    Controlled Recklessness
    av Nathan Sanderson

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781941813058

    As a cowboy, Ed Lemmon saddle-handled more cattle than any man in history. As a cattleman, he oversaw the largest fenced pasture in the world. Equally at home in both roles, Lemmon balanced reckless risk-taking and controlled management to shape the…

  • The Enchanted Buffalo

    The Enchanted Buffalo
    av L. Frank Baum

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780982274934

    Deep in the Great Plains of South Dakota, a tribe of mighty buffaloes finds themselves without a leader. A tricky bull named Barrag takes control of the group until the brave young Oknu challenges the new leader. But he does not know that Barrag has…

  • Picturing the Past

    Picturing the Past
    av Jay D. Vogt

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781941813287

    In nearly every South Dakota community, historic houses, government buildings, or commercial blocks stand as icons of our past. Picturing the Past captures the memories and personal history within South Dakota's historic buildings in seventy-eight d…

  • Born Criminal

    Born Criminal
    av Angelica Shirley Carpenter

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781941813188

    "All the crimes which I was not guilty of rushed through my mind. I failed to remember that I was born criminal - a woman." -Matilda Joslyn Gage. Before 1920, most women in the United States could not vote. They had no voice in who created the laws…

  • Peter Norbeck

    Peter Norbeck
    av Gilbert Courtland Fite

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780974919508

    From successful well-driller to governor and United States senator, Peter Norbeck (1870-1936) worked tirelessly for South Dakota. A progressive Republican, strong supporter of the policies of Theodore Roosevelt, and early conservationist, he was a t…

  • Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane

    Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane
    av James D. McLaird

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780977795598

    Although Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane spent only a few weeks in Deadwood at the same time, their fame and fate have become intertwined and their relationship legendary. James D. McLaird examines the contemporary accounts that turned these two…

  • Infinite West

    Infinite West
    av Fraser Harrison

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780984650583

    In his homage to the infinite west that is South Dakota, both past and present, Englishman Fraser Harrison tours well-known locations such as the Badlands, Mount Rushmore, and Deadwood. But there is far more to South Dakota, and the author also spen…

  • The Christmas Coat

    The Christmas Coat
    av Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781941813256

    Virginia's old coat is too small. The cold South Dakota wind blows across the Rosebud Indian Reservation, making her shiver as she walks to school. Virginia dreams of a new coat arriving in the Theast boxes-parcels of clothing from churches in "The…

  • The Plains Political Tradition

    The Plains Political Tradition
    av Jon Lauck

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781941813195

    Not all politics is party politics. Nowhere is this fact more apparent than within the boundaries of South Dakota. Although the state is known for its agrarian conservatism, political tradition in the land of infinite variety is more than simply Rep…

  • The Mystery of the Maize

    The Mystery of the Maize
    av Mark V. Meierhenry

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780982274910

    Max and Hannah love maize; they eat corn on the cob in the summer and like to make popcorn, too. But, they have a lot to learn about maize and all its mysteries. The twins' grandfather has a great story to tell them and more interesting places to vi…

  • Fort Randall on the Missouri, 1856-1892

    Fort Randall on the Missouri, 1856-1892
    av Jerome A. Greene

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780977795505

    Strategically located along the Missouri River near the present South Dakota-Nebraska border, Fort Randall served as an important outpost on the western frontier. It played a key role in maintaining peace between American Indians and new settlers in…

  • Red Cloud

    Red Cloud
    av John D. McDermott

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781941813027

    A celebrated warrior who led his people to victory on the battlefield, Red Cloud was also a skilled diplomat who transitioned the Oglala Sioux to reservation life. In Red Cloud: Oglala Legend, John D. McDermott examines Red Cloud's early years, his…

  • Love Letters from Mount Rushmore

    Love Letters from Mount Rushmore
    av Richard Cerasani

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780986035579

    From March to September of 1940, Arthur Cerasani, a sculptor and artist from Rochester, New York, worked on Mount Rushmore, while his family remained over fifteen hundred miles away. Over this vast distance, he and his wife, Mary, stayed connected t…

  • The First Strike

    The First Strike
    av Paul Higbee

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781941813126

    A secret bombing mission, a crash-landing, a bold escape-far from the plains of his homeland, World War II pilot Donald G. ("Don") Smith swam toward unknown terrain, having just played a significant role in the legendary American military venture, t…

  • Fort Tecumseh And Fort Pierre Chouteau

    Fort Tecumseh And Fort Pierre Chouteau

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781941813133

    "Few geographic locations in the West exhibit a greater concentration of sites of . . . historic fur- and Indian-trade establishments, or one covering a longer time span, than that of the junction of the Bad and the Missouri Rivers." - G. Hubert Smi…

  • Circling Back Home

    Circling Back Home
    av Darcy Lipp-Acord

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780986035555

    At a time when values of frugality, home, family, and care of the land seem increasingly absent, one woman looks to her past to create a life of significance for her family. Her search takes her back to the prairie of her grandmothers, who survived…

  • County Capitols

    County Capitols
    av Arthur L. Rusch

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780985290504

    The history of the towns of South Dakota revolves around two features that every community hoped to acquire: a railroad and the county seat. If either of these important attributes could be brought to a town, the likelihood for growth and survival o…

  • The Mystery of the Tree Rings

    The Mystery of the Tree Rings
    av Mark V. Meierhenry

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780979894008

    Max and Hannah's discovery that their grandfather has kept a journal since he was a young boy impresses them, but Grandpa has a different kind of journal in mind when he whisks them off to the Black Hills for a mystery-solving trip. When they arrive…

  • Seth Bullock

    Seth Bullock
    av David A. Wolff

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780979894053

    Much of Seth Bullock's modern renown comes from television, motion pictures, and his friendship with President Theodore Roosevelt. But Bullock was much more than the frontier law enforcer portrayed in fictional accounts. In Seth Bullock: Black Hills…

  • Gabriel Renville

    Gabriel Renville
    av Gary Clayton Anderson

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781941813065

    Born on the shores of Big Stone Lake in modern-day South Dakota, Gabriel Renville (1825-1892) was a Sisseton-Wahpeton leader who opposed conflict with the United States during the Dakota War of 1862. He worked tirelessly to create and maintain a spa…

  • A New Deal for South Dakota

    A New Deal for South Dakota
    av R. Alton Lee

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781941813119

    In South Dakota, drought, grasshoppers, and low commodity prices were the final blows in a long economic downturn that began after World War I. These conditions finally brought the state to its knees during the Great Depression. Many South Dakotans…

  • The Sitting Bull Surrender Census

    The Sitting Bull Surrender Census
    av Ephriam D. Dickson

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780982274972

    Following Sitting Bull's surrender to the United States Army in 1881, the Indian Division of the United States Census Office conducted a full and detailed census of the Sioux Indians at Standing Rock Indian Agency in central Dakota Territory. This c…

  • Small-town Boy, Small-town Girl

    Small-town Boy, Small-town Girl
    av Eric B. Fowler

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780979894077

    Milbank and Mitchell, dissimilar in size and separated by more than two hundred miles, have more in common than might appear at first glance. Elsewhere in the country, they would be considered small towns, but in South Dakota, they are urban populat…

  • Hugh Glass

    Hugh Glass
    av James D. McLaird

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780985290535

    In 1823, the most famous grizzly bear attack of all time left Hugh Glass struggling for life on the plains of present-day South Dakota. Abandoned by his comrades, he crawled two hundred miles to the nearest trading post and then set out on an odysse…

  • Tasunka

    Tasunka

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780985290528

    Curiosity leads a young warrior to track a new animal. It leads him far from home, but at last he finds a herd of the strange new creatures. They are horses that shimmer with colour and run swift as the wind. The Lakota capture and tame them, and th…

  • Equality at the Ballot Box

    Equality at the Ballot Box

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781941813263

    On 10 December 1869, the governor of Wyoming Territory signed the first full woman suffrage bill in the history of the United States. Suffragists in the neighboring territories of Montana and Dakota believed their prospects were similarly bright. Ov…

  • The Mystery of the Pheasants

    The Mystery of the Pheasants
    av Mark V. Meierhenry

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780984504190

    Max and Hannah are about to go on their first pheasant hunt. They have taken their saftey course, and they can't wait to get out into the field. But there is much they don't know about the Chinese ring-necked pheasant, and the twins' grandfather has…

  • The Raccoon and the Bee Tree

    The Raccoon and the Bee Tree
    av Charles A. Eastman

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780979894084

    In southeastern South Dakota, wild animals begin to stir as day turns to dusk. A curious raccoon emerges from his bed and starts hunting for food. Tempted by sticky honey oozing from a bee's nest, the little raccoon finds trouble he did not bargain…

  • Early Churches in South Dakota

    Early Churches in South Dakota
    av Robert W. Sebesta

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781941813171

    A testament to the people who built them, churches represent shared religious beliefs, local craftsmanship, and community. Members of the congregations often constructed these buildings from readily available materials to fulfill their visions of fa…

  • Principle over Party

    Principle over Party
    av R. Alton Lee

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780979894091

    The Populist movement of the 1890s was one of the most successful third-party initiatives in United States history. Although it never elected a president, this movement seated governors, congressmen, and United States senators, and played a major po…

  • Waiting for Coyote's Call

    Waiting for Coyote's Call
    av Jerry Wilson

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780977795581

    Inspired by Henry David Thoreau, Aldo Leopold, and Annie Dillard, Jerry Wilson's eco-memoir Waiting for Coyote's Call covers twenty-five years of trying to live life leaving as small an environmental footprint as possible. Wilson encourages readers…

  • Walking Along

    Walking Along
    av Paul Goble

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780984504152

    In Walking Along Paul Goble has pulled together six of his best Iktomi stories and compiled them into a compendium of trouble, disaster, fun, and examples from which to learn. Iktomi is the Lakota name for the American Indian Trickster who appears i…

  • The Discontented Gopher

    The Discontented Gopher
    av L. F. Baum

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780974919591

    When Zikky the Gopher wins the golden ball, he faces a tough decision - riches or happiness? Zikky follows his choice and enjoys his new life for a short wile, but soon he finds himself in trouble. Did the little gopher make the wisest decision, or…

  • Cowboy Life

    Cowboy Life

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780985290573

    Rattlesnakes and ornery horses, the dreaded Texas Itch, midnight rambles in graveyards, trips to Mexico, and hard riding on the last open range: George Philip recounts all these adventures and more with wit and humour. George Phillip arrived in Sout…

  • Dance in a Buffalo Skull

    Dance in a Buffalo Skull
    av Zitkala-Sa

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780977795529

    A prowling wildcat finds a surprise in an old dried-up buffalo skull. A group of mice are dancing the night away and not paying attention to the dagers around them. Does the wildcat spell doom for the mice, or will they escape to safety? Dance in a…

  • Six

    Six
    av Marc Rasmussen

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780984504145

    In the 1940s and 1950s, unable to field competitive eleven-man football teams, small towns across the United States started playing six-man football, instead. Claremont, South Dakota, was one such place. Bill Welsh strode into town in 1947, started…

  • The Plains Political Tradition

    The Plains Political Tradition

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780982274927

    First impressions of the political landscape in South Dakota tend towards an assumption of hard-line conservatism, and yet such a conclusion barely scratches the surface of what constitutes political tradition in the Mount Rushmore State. Editors Jo…