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Kirsten learns a lesson : a school story —Shaw, Janet Beeler, 1937-
Book
1986
3 available of 5 items

After immigrating from Sweden to join relatives in an American prairie community, Kirsten endures the ordeal of a strange school through a secret friendship with an Indian girl.

Kirsten saves the day : a summer story, 1854 —Shaw, Janet Beeler, 1937-
Book
2000
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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...

Kirsten's surprise : a Christmas story, 1854 —Shaw, Janet Beeler, 1937-
Book
2000
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Kirsten and her family celebrate their first Christmas in their new home on Uncle Olav's farm in mid-nineteenth-century Minnesota.

Meet Kaya : an American girl —Shaw, Janet Beeler, 1937-
Book
2002
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In 1764, when Kaya and her family reunite with other Nez Perce Indians to fish for the red salmon, she learns that bragging, even about her swift horse, can lead to trouble. Includes historical notes on the Nez Perce Ind...

Kaya and Lone Dog : a friendship story, 1764 —Shaw, Janet Beeler, 1937-
Book
2002
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Still grieving over the death of her hero, and missing her stolen horse and kidnapped younger sister, Kaya tries to earn the trust of a lone and starving dog who is about to have puppies. Includes historical notes on Nez...

Changes for Kirsten : a winter story —Shaw, Janet Beeler, 1937-
Book
1988
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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.

Meet Kirsten : an American girl —Shaw, Janet Beeler, 1937-
Book
1986
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Nine-year-old Kirsten and her family experience many hardships as they travel from Sweden to the Minnesota frontier in 1854.

Happy birthday, Kirsten! : a springtime story, 1854 —Shaw, Janet Beeler, 1937-
Book
2000
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On a Minnesota farm in the mid 1800's, the hard working members of the Larson family find time to celebrate Kirsten's tenth birthday.

Kaya's escape : a survival story —Shaw, Janet Beeler, 1937-
Book
2002
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In the fall of 1764, after Kaya and her sister are kidnapped from their Nez Percé village by enemy horse raiders, she tries to find a way to escape back home. Includes historical notes on education and learning among th...

Kaya shows the way : a sister story, 1764 —Shaw, Janet Beeler, 1937-
Book
2002
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When Kaya and her family join with other Nez Percé and Salish Indians to fish for the red salmon, she and her older sister hope to be reunited with their younger sister, who had been kidnapped some time before. Includes...

Kaya's hero : a story of giving —Shaw, Janet Beeler, 1937-
Book
2002
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In 1764, Kaya greatly admires a courageous and kind young woman in her Nez Percé village and wants to be worthy of her respect. Includes historical notes on the winter activities of the Nez Percé Indians, including cer...

Kirsten and the new girl —Shaw, Janet Beeler, 1937-
Book
2000
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When a new girl arrives at school, Kirsten is jealous, completely forgetting how scared and lonely she felt the year before when she was the new girl in school. Gives instructions for making a friendship pillow like thos...

Changes for Kaya : a story of courage —Shaw, Janet Beeler, 1937-
Book
2002
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While looking for Steps High, the horse that had been stolen from her, Kaya faces danger from a sudden mountain fire. Includes historical notes on the Nez Percé Indians.

The silent stranger : a Kaya mystery —Shaw, Janet Beeler, 1937-
Book
2005
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In 1765, the arrival of an injured stranger from another tribe, traveling alone and apparently unable to speak, arouses suspicion in Kaya's Nez Percé village. Includes glossary and historical notes on the Nez Percé Ind...

Kaya shows the way : a sister story —Shaw, Janet Beeler, 1937-
Book
2002
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When Kaya and her family join with other Nez Percé and Salish Indians to fish for the red salmon, she and her older sister hope to be reunited with their younger sister, who had been kidnapped some time before. Includes...

The journey begins —Shaw, Janet Beeler, 1937- author.
Book
2019
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Kaya's Nez Perce people are known for their skill with horses, and Kaya hopes to become the best horsewoman in the village. But after accepting a foolish challenge that puts her brothers in danger, Kaya earns a punishmen...

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