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Old town in the green groves : Laura Ingalls Wilder's lost little house years —Rylant, Cynthia.
Book
2002
6 available of 10 items

After grasshoppers ruin the crops, eight-year-old Laura Ingalls and her family leave Plum Creek and move to Burr Oak, Iowa, where they experience life in a small town and help manage a hotel.

Johnny's pheasant —Minnema, Cheryl, 1973- author.
Book
2019
12 available of 16 items

Johnny spies a pheasant which he believes is sleeping and his Grandma fears is dead, but they learn they were both wrong when the pheasant departs, leaving behind a gift.

Kirsten saves the day : a summer story, 1854 —Shaw, Janet Beeler, 1937-
Book
2000
3 available of 3 items

Ten-year-old Kirsten is proud and excited when she finds a bee tree full of honey, one of the natural treasures of her Minnesota frontier world, but she exposes herself to great danger by trying to harvest the honey by h...

Slap-shot slump —Maddox, Jake, author.
Book
2015
2 available of 4 items

At his old school fourteen-year-old Simon Wahlberg was the best player on his hockey team, but when he tries out for the Edgewater High School's varsity team he discovers that the competition is pretty fierce--and not ju...

Antler, bear, canoe : a northwoods alphabet year —Bowen, Betsy.
Book
1991
12 available of 12 items

Introduces the letters of the alphabet in woodcut illustrations and brief text depicting the changing seasons in the northern woods.

Carrie's courage : battling the powers of bigotry —Lutz, Norma Jean.
Book
2005
0 available of 2 items

Carrie tries to protect her Jewish friend from intolerant people.

The brave —Bird, James, author.
Book
2020
8 available of 13 items

Collin has a unique condition that causes him to count every letter spoken to him. After being kicked out of yet another school, Collin's father sends him to live with his Ojibwe mother whom he has never met. Collin rece...

The Betsy-Tacy treasury —Lovelace, Maud Hart, 1892-1980, author.
Book
2011
0 available of 2 items

"The Betsy-Tacy Treasury brings together the first four books in Maud Hart Lovelace's classic series: Betsy-Tacy, Betsy-Tacy and Tib, Betsy and Tacy go over the big hill, and Betsy and Tacy go downtown. Tracing the girls...

Three bird summer —St. Antoine, Sara, 1966- author.
Book
2018
1 available of 1 items

This summer at the cabin on Three Bird Lake, there will be no rowdy cousins tormenting Adam. No Uncle John or Aunt Jean. No Dad to fight with Mom. Just Mom, Grandma, and Adam. And Alice, the girl next door - who looks li...

Changes for Kirsten : a winter story —Shaw, Janet Beeler, 1937-
Book
1988
1 available of 3 items

A tough Minnesota winter brings many changes to Kirsten's frontier life, including the new responsibility of helping her brother Lars set his traps and a move into a new house for her family.

Horse camp —Helget, Nicole Lea, 1976-
Book
2012
1 available of 1 items

Told in their separate voices, twelve-year-old twins Percy and Penny are excited to spend a summer riding horses on their Uncle Stretch's Minnesota spread, until they discover it is a pig farm.

Hooper —Herbach, Geoff, author.
Book
2018
3 available of 4 items

For Adam Reed, basketball is a passport. Adam's basketball skills have taken him from an orphanage in Poland to a loving adoptive mother in Minnesota. When he's tapped to play on a select AAU team along with some of the ...

Defect —Weaver, Will.
Book
2007
3 available of 3 items

After spending most of his life in Minnesota foster homes hiding a bizarre physical abnormality, fifteen-year-old David is offered a chance at normalcy, but must decide if giving up what makes him special is the right th...

Gathering : a northwoods counting book —Bowen, Betsy.
Book
1999
6 available of 6 items

A counting book featuring the seasons of the year and the natural history of the Minnesota woods.

Last things —West, Jacqueline, 1979- author.
Book
2019
7 available of 8 items

"Anders Thorson, front man of his metal band, Last Things, is unusually gifted for a teenager, but strange things in the Minnesota woods near his hometown are threatening him. Thea, the new girl in town, says she's there...

Mudville —Scaletta, Kurtis.
Book
2009
1 available of 1 items

For twenty-two years, since a fateful baseball game against their rival town, it has rained in Moundville, so when the rain finally stops, twelve-year-old Roy, his friends, and foster brother Sturgis dare to face the cur...

The winter room —Paulsen, Gary.
Large Print
2005
1 available of 1 items

A young boy growing up on a northern Minnesota farm describes the scenes around him and recounts his old Norwegian uncle's tales of an almost mythological logging past.

Three Bird summer —St. Antoine, Sara, 1966- author.
Book
2014
2 available of 2 items

An introspective boy and an adventurous girl uncover a poignant family mystery during a summer on the shores of Three Bird Lake.

The winter room —Paulsen, Gary.
Book
1989
32 available of 34 items

A young boy growing up on a northern Minnesota farm describes the scenes around him and recounts his old Norwegian uncle's tales of an almost mythological logging past.

Aldo's Fantastical Movie Palace —Friesen, Jonathan.
Book
2012
3 available of 3 items

Chloe, who loves the darkness of her family's broken-down movie theater because it hides the scars that line her face, and Nick, who shares her love of movies despite his blindness, are transported into the fantasy world...

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