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Native Americans

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Luenn, Nancy

Miser on the Mountain

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White, Ellen

Kwulasulwut II

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Seattle, Chief

Brother Eagle, Sister Sky

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Jackson, Dave

Attack in the Rye Grass (Whitmans)

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McGravran, Grace

Yakima Boy

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Shaw, Janet

Meet Kaya (set of 6)

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Strong, Emory M.

Stone Age on the Columbia River

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Worthylake, Mary M.

Moolack, Young Salmon Fisherman

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Worthylake, Mary M.

Nika Illahee

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Ansary, Mir Tamim

Northwest Coast Indians

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Bial, Raymond

Nez Perce

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Kamma, Anne

If You Lived with the Indians of the Pacific Northwest

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King, David C.

Nez Perce

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Raymer, Dottie

Welcome to Kaya’s World

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Nelson, Sharlene


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Suguamish Museum

Eyes of Chief Seattle

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von Aderkas, Elizabeth

American Indians of the Pacific Northwest

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MacGregor, Carol Lynn

Shoshoni Pony

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Shaw, Janet

Kaya series

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Hayes, Will

About the Biggest Salmon

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McKeown, Martha

Come to Our Salmon Feast

Compare with Indians from other areas.  Add books about crafts, foods, and famous individuals. 


Lewis and Clark

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Bradley, Kathleen E.

Lewis and Clark

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Reeder, Patricia

Seaman’s Journal

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Karwoski, Gail Langer


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Myers, Laurie

Lewis and Clark and Me

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Stoutenburg, Adrien

Scannon, Dog with Lewis and Clark

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Adler, David A.

Picture Book of Lewis and Clark

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Blumberg, Rhoda

York’s Adventures with Lewis and Clark

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Edwards, Judith

Great Expedition of Lewis and Clark

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Fifer, Barbara

Going Along with Lewis & Clark

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Herbert, Janis

Lewis and Clark for Kids

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Kroll, Steven

Lewis and Clark

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Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw

Animals on the Trail with Lewis and Clark

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Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw

Lewis and Clark Trail, Then and Now

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Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw

Plants on the Trail with Lewis and Clark

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Pringle, Laurence

American Slave, American Hero

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Rodger, Ellen

Lewis and Clark

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Schanzer, Rosalyn

How We Crossed the West

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Staeger, Rob

Journey of Lewis and Clark

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Blumberg, Rhoda

Incredible Journey of Lewis and Clark

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Daugherty, James

Of Courage Undaunted

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Wilkie. Katherine E.

Will Clark

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Adler, David A.

Picture book of Sacagawea

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Farnsworth, Frances

Winged Moccasins

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Seibert, Jerry


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Seymour, Flora Warren


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Smith, Roland

Captain’s Dog

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O’Dell, Scott

Streams to the River, River to the Sea



Whitman Mission

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Jackson, Dave

Attack in the Rye Grass (Whitmans)

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Daugherty,, James

Marcus and Narcissa Whitman

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Jones, Nard

Great Command

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Allen, Opal Sweasea

Narcissa Whitman

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Brink, Carol Ryrie

Narcissa Whitman

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Eaton, Jeanette

Narcissa Whitman

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Warner, Annn Spence

Narcissa Whitman

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Harness, Cheryl

Tragic Tale of Narcissa Whitman

Related topics: the Sager children, Spalding’s mission in Oregon.


Oregon Trail

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Ichord, Loretta Frances

Skillet Bread, Sourdough, and Vinegar Pie

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Figley, Marty Rhodes

Clara Morgan and the Oregon Trail Journey

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Butler, Julia

Singing Paddles

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Carr, Mary Jane

Children of the Covered Wagon

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Casebeer, Fern Row

Wagon Wheels to Oregon

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Hermes, Patricia

Westward to Home

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Hermes, Patricia

Perfect Place

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Hermes, Patricia

Wild Year

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Mason, Miriam E.

Young Mr. Meeker

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Morrow, Honoré Willsie

On to Oregon

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Moss, Marissa

Rachel’s Journal

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Van Leeuwen, Jean

Bound for Oregon

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Yates, Elizabeth

Carolina' Courage

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Allen, Eleanor

Canvas Caravans

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Coons, Frederica B.

Trail to Oregon

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Ray W. Irwin

We Were There on the Oregon Trail

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Erickson, Paul

Daily Life in a Covered Wagon

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Kalman, Bobbie

Homes of theWest

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Levine, Ellen

If You Traveled West in a Covered Wagon

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Morley, Jacqueline

You Wouldn't Want to Be an American Pioneer!

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Fisher,Leonard Everett

Oregon Trail

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Harness, Cheryl

Tragic Tale of Narcissa Whitman

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Hooks, William H.

Pioneer Cat

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Morris, Neil

Tales of the American West

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Hallowell, George

Wagons Ho!

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Hopkinson, Deborah

Apples to Oregon

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Hopkinson, Deborah

Packet of Seeds

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Murphy, Patricia J.

Journey of a Pioneer

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Van Leeuwen, Jean

Papa and the Pioneer Quilt


Alaskan Gold Rush

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Aramini, Jamie

Klondike Gold Rush [Adv. of Munford]

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Cunningham, Alvin Robert

Klondike Fever

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Hopkinson, Deborah

Sailing for Gold

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Jones, Charlotte Foltz

Yukon Gold

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Berton, Pierre

Golden Trail

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Greenwood, Barbara

Gold Rush Fever

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Murphy, Claire Rudolf

Children of the Gold Rush

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Shepherd, Donna Walsh

Klondike Gold Rush

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Meissner, David

Call of the Klondike

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Lawson, Julie

Klondike Cat

Compare with the California gold rush.  Add books about Alaska.



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Gould, William

VGM’s Business Portraits: Boeing

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Glassman, Bruce, ed.

Boeing 747

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Nelson, Sharlene

William Boeing

Related topics might be air mail service, air planes used for war, manufacturing goods.



Grand Coulee Dam & Columbia River

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Weintraub, Aileen

Cape Disappointment Light

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Gresko, Marcia S.

Grand Coulee Dam

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Jones, Fred

Grand Coulee

Add books about other dams, other types of power generation.


Salmon & Fishing

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James, Sylvia M.


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Hayes, Will

About the Biggest Salmon

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Krulik, Nancy E.

Magic School Bus Goes Upstream

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Cone, Molly

Come Back, Salmon

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McKeown, Martha

Come to Our Salmon Feast

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Worthylake, Mary M.

Moolack, Young Salmon Fisherman

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Suzuki, David

Salmon Forest

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Cone, Molly

Come Back, Salmon

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Reed-Jones, Carol

Salmon Stream

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Thomson, Ruth

Life Cycle of a Salmon



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Farmer, Jacqueline


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Maestro, Betsy

How Do Apples Grow?

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Snyder, Inez


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Liffring, Joan

Mike and Dick on a Washington Apple Farm

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Hopkinson, Deborah

Apples to Oregon

Add books about immigrant field workers and compare with farming in other states



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Rand, Gloria

Fighting for the Forest

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Pfeffer, Wendy

Log’s Life

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Mitchell, Joyce Slayton

Knuckleboom Loaders Load Logs

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Nelson, Sharlene

Bull Whackers to Whistle Punks

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Winslow, Mimi

Loggers and Railroad Workers


Seattle World’s Fair

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Lubell, Winifred

Street Markets Around the World

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Alter, Judy

Meet Me at the Fair

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Easton, Patricia Harrison

Week at the Fair

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Doherty, Craig A.

Seattle Space Needle

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Spector, Robert

Space Needle

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Cosgrove, Stephen

Wheedle on the Needle

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Harshman, Marc

Only One

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Lewin, Ted


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Lunn, Janet

Come to the Fair

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Peterson, Erica

Daisy Goes to the Country Fair

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Steere, Jay

Good Night Seattle

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Morgan, Murray Cromwell

Century 21: the Story of the Seattle World’s Fair

Add books about different countries of the world, their food, customs, and products, county fairs and other fairs.  Add books about space exploration.


Mount St. Helens

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Bredeson, Carmen

Fiery Volcano, the Eruption of Mount St. Helens

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Furgang, Kathy

Mt St. Helens,

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Lauber, Patricia

Volcano, the Eruption and Healing of  Mount St. Helens

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Riley, gail Blasser

Volcano! the 1980 Mount St. Helens Eruption

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Rusch, Elizabeth

Will It Blow?

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Kehret, Peg

Volcano Disaster

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Nelson, Sharlene

Mount St. Helens National Park

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Vancouver, WA Educ. Dist.

Mount St. Helens Classroom Activities

Compare with other volcanoes and other natural disasters.



Bill Gates

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Barton-Wood, Sara

Bill Gates, Computer Legend

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Brown, Jonatha A.

Bill Gates

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Lesinski, Jeanne M.

Bill Gates

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Marshall, David

Bill Gates, Billionaire Computer Whiz

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Connolly, Sean

Bill Gates

Add books about computers in general, economy, philanthropy.

Last update on January 23, 2018