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The Garden of Eden Motel by Morse Hamilton
Dal moves with his step-father to rural Eden, Idaho during the 1950’s.
- Age Range: 10 and up
- Publisher: Greenwillow Books; 1st edition (October 28, 1999)
- ISBN-10: 0688168140
- ISBN-13: 978-0688168148
Fire Storm by Jean Craighead George and Wendell Minor
Outdoor adventure story of a family that runs into a forest fire while rafting and kayaking down Idaho’s Salmon River.
- Age Range: 6 – 10 years
- Publisher: HarperCollins; 1st edition (September 16, 2003)
- ISBN-10: 0060002638
- ISBN-13: 978-0060002633
The Big Burn by Jeanette Ingold
Another tale about people dealing with wildfires in Idaho, this one set in 1910.
- Age Range: 12 and up
- Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers; Reprint edition (August 1, 2003)
- ISBN-10: 015204924X
- ISBN-13: 978-0152049249
Thelma Hatch Wyss sets several of her books in Idaho, including
Here at the Scenic-Vu Motel
Humorous look at a group of high school students living in a motel because their homes are too far from their school.
- Publisher: Harpercollins (April 1989)
- ISBN-10: 0064470016
- ISBN-13: 978-0064470018
Mailing May by Michael O. Tunnell and illustrated by Ted Rand
True story of how a young girl crossed the Idaho Mountains in 1914 to visit her grandmother.
- Reading age : 2 – 6 years
- Publisher : Paw Prints 2008-05-22; Reprint edition (May 22, 2008)
- ISBN-10 : 1435286472
- ISBN-13 : 978-1435286474
P is for Potato: An Idaho Alphabet by Stan Steiner, Joy Steiner, and illustrated by Jocelyn Slack
Discover Idaho, from the Appaloosa horse to the zinc mines.
- Reading age : 6 – 9 years
- Publisher : Sleeping Bear Press; 1st Printing edition (March 11, 2005)
- ISBN-10 : 1585361550
- ISBN-13 : 978-1585361557
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