Nebraska

Fiction:

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In the New World: A Family in Two Centuries by Christa Holtei and illustrated by Gerda Raidt

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In 1850 the Peterses and their two children leave Germany to move west to Nebraska where they start a farm outside Omaha. Later their descendants travel back to visit Germany.  Mix of fact and fiction.

Reading age ‏ : ‎ 5 – 8 years
Publisher ‏ : ‎ Charlesbridge; Illustrated edition (March 10, 2015)
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1580896308
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1580896306


Worth by A. LaFaye

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When Nate’s leg is crushed at his 19th-century Nebraska homestead, John Worth, who is a boy taken off the orphan train, helps take up the slack.

  • Reading age ‏ : ‎ 9 – 12 years
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers; 1st edition (June 1, 2006)
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1416916245
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0439913423

Nonfiction:

C is for Cornhusker: A Nebraska Alphabet by Rajean Luebs Shepherd and Sandy Appleoff

Kindle | Hardcover

Learn how Arbor Day, Boys Town, and Kool-Aid® are related to the state of Nebraska.

  • Reading age ‏ : ‎ 6 – 9 years
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Sleeping Bear Press; 1st Printing edition (July 21, 2004)
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 158536147X
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1585361472

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