The West. Trans-Mississippi Region. Great Plains

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Undaunted Courage

Meriwether Lewis Thomas Jefferson and the Opening


From the New York Times bestselling author of Band of Brothers and D-Day , the definitive book...

In Small Things Forgotten

An Archaeology of Early American Life

History is recorded in many ways. According to  author James Deetz, the past can be seen most...

The Oregon Trail

Sketches of Prairie and Rocky Mountain Life


Take a trip back in time on the Oregon Trail. This series of non-fiction essays from Francis Parkman...

The Story of the Outlaw

A Study of Western Desperado


Though born in Iowa, author Emerson Hough moved to rural New Mexico and practiced as a frontier...


A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #27: Thanksgiving on Thursday

The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a...


The Greatest Gunfights of the American West


Known for his ability to make history come vividly to life, Reasoner strips away the dime novel...

Little Heathens

Hard Times and High Spirits on an Iowa Farm During the Great Depression

I tell of a time, a place, and a way of life long gone. For many years I have had the urge to...

Reconstructing the Dreamland

The Tulsa Riot of 1921: Race, Reparations, and Reconciliation


The 1921 Tulsa Race Riot was the country's bloodiest civil disturbance of the century. Thirty city...

Lewis & Clark

Legacies, Memories, and New Perspectives

Two centuries after their expedition awoke the nation both to the promise and to the disquiet of the...

A Newer World

Kit Carson, John C. Fremont and the Claiming of the American West


John C. Frémont, nearly forgotten today, was one of the giants of nineteenth-century America. He led...