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Moon Shadow by Chris Platt (2006)

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A young girl works on a Nevada ranch where she adopts and saves a foal. 

  • Reading age : 8 – 12 years
  • Publisher : Peachtree Publishing Company; Reprint edition (September 1, 2010)
  • ISBN-10 : 1561455466
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1561455461


Bold Women in Nevada History by Kay Moore (2019)


From Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins, a Paiute who worked as an interpreter, to Mary Fulstone, a rural doctor who traveled through heat, snow, and mud to deliver more than 4,000 babies during her career, to Felice Cohn, who became the fourth female attorney to practice law before the US Supreme Court, the fourteen women featured in this book broke down barriers. The eighth installment of Mountain Press’s state-by-state series for teen readers.

  • Grade level : 7 – 9
  • Publisher : Mountain Press Publishing Company (June 28, 2019)
  • ISBN-10 : 0878426957
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0878426959

Rhyolite: The True Story of a Ghost Town by Diane Siebert and David Frampton (2003)


Long ago businesses thrived and children played and people had big dreams in a desert town named Rhyolite. But Rhyolite survived only a few years before those dreams were dashed and the desert reclaimed the town. Now the streets are populated by laughing coyotes and the ghosts of happier times. What happened to this once-prosperous place?

  • Hardcover: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Clarion Books; First Edition edition (April 21, 2003)
  • ISBN-10: 0618096736
  • ASIN: B002N2XGG8

S is for Silver: A Nevada Alphabet by Eleanor Coerr and illustrated by Darcie Park

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S is for Silver showcases the hardy wildlife (the Desert Bighorn Sheep and the desert tortoise) and even hardier pioneers (the builders of the Hoover Dam) who shaped Nevada’s landscape and character.

  • Reading age : 6 – 9 years
  • Publisher : Sleeping Bear Press; 1st Printing edition (August 20, 2004)
  • ISBN-10 : 1585361178
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1585361175

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