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137 Results
The river —Paulsen, Gary.
Book
1998
89 available of 113 items

Because of his success surviving alone in the wilderness for fifty-four days, fifteen-year-old Brian, profoundly changed by his time in the wild, is asked to undergo a similar experience to help scientists learn more abo...

Hattie Big Sky —Larson, Kirby.
Book
2006
6 available of 9 items

After inheriting her uncle's homesteading claim in Montana, sixteen-year-old orphan Hattie Brooks travels from Iowa in 1917 to make a home for herself and encounters some unexpected problems related to the war being foug...

Small as an elephant —Jacobson, Jennifer, 1958-
Book
2013
4 available of 5 items

Abandoned by his mother in an Acadia National Park campground, Jack tries to make his way back to Boston before anyone figures out what is going on, with only a small toy elephant for company.

Sky horse —Siamon, Sharon.
Book
2001
25 available of 26 items

Meg and her friend Alison need all their courage to get to Mustang Mountain Ranch in the Rockies.

All the ways to be smart —Bell, Davina, author.
Book
2019
5 available of 7 items

Celebrates the myriad ways for kids to be smart being empathic, artistic, athletic, and inquisitive. A tender, funny, and exquisitely illustrated picture book celebrating all the unique and wonderful qualities that make ...

Superluminous —De Haes, Ian, author, illustrator.
Book
2020
7 available of 10 items

"Nour has a superpower: she glows. Her light shines so bright, she feels like a star in the night sky. But when kids at school notice her glow, they're not impressed. If she had a real superpower, they say, she could fly...

My face to the wind : the diary of Sarah Jane Price, a prairie teacher —Murphy, Jim, 1947-
Book
2001
0 available of 1 items

Following her father's death from a disease that swept through her Nebraska town in 1881, teenaged Sarah Jane must find work to support herself and records in her diary her experiences as a young school teacher.

The haymeadow —Paulsen, Gary.
Book
1992
16 available of 17 items

Fourteen-year-old John comes of age and gains self-reliance during the summer he spends up in the Wyoming mountains tending his father's herd of sheep.

Because your mommy loves you —Clements, Andrew, 1949-
Book
2012
14 available of 15 items

When challenges arise during a hiking and camping trip a mother could do a lot of things herself, such as carrying her son's heavy pack or putting up the tent by herself, but always finds a way to lovingly teach self-rel...

The same stuff as stars —Paterson, Katherine.
Book
2002
9 available of 12 items

When Angel's self-absorbed mother leaves her and her younger brother with their poor great-grandmother, the eleven-year-old girl worries not only about her mother and brother, her imprisoned father, the frail old woman, ...

My side of the mountain —George, Jean Craighead, 1919-
Book
1988
90 available of 101 items

A young boy relates his adventures during the year he spends living alone in the Catskill Mountains including his struggle for survival, his dependence on nature, his animal friends, and his ultimate realization that he ...

All by myself —Mayer, Mercer, 1943-
Book
1983
22 available of 29 items

Little Critter describes all the things he can do by himself, like tie his shoes and ride his bike.

Good job, Little Bear! —Waddell, Martin.
Book
1999
7 available of 7 items

Little Bear does a good job of climbing rocks, bouncing on a tree branch, and crossing a stream, but Big Bear is always there to lend a helping hand when needed.

Everything on a waffle —Horvath, Polly.
Book
2001
25 available of 27 items

Eleven-year-old Primrose living in a small fishing village in British Columbia recounts her experiences and all that she learns about human nature and the unpredictability of life in the months after her parents are lost...

A little bit different —Alexander, Claire, author, illustrator.
Book
2019
9 available of 11 items

With simple and striking illustrations, 'A Little Bit Different' is a joyful reading experience, with the opportunity to spark more meaningful discussions about people's differences, and how we accept and value them.

One year in Coal Harbour —Horvath, Polly.
Book
2012
12 available of 12 items

In a small fishing village in British Columbia, twelve-year-old Primrose tries to be a matchmaker for her Uncle Jack, befriends Ked, a new foster child, tries to decide if she is willing to go to jail for her convictions...

Hattie ever after —Larson, Kirby, author.
Book
2014
3 available of 3 items

In 1919, seventeen-year-old Hattie leaves the Montana prairie--and her sweetheart Charlie--to become a female reporter in San Francisco.

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