Ten Feet Tall and Bulletproof, Alaska Natives, by Judy Ferguson

Ten Feet Tall and Bulletproof, Alaska Natives: Blazing the Iditarod Trail, by Judy Ferguson and the Yukon-Koyukuk School District Ten Feet Tall and Bulletproof is a story of classic Alaska, in the village where the Iditarod began. It features the courageous mushers who broke trail when the Great Race was only a rough trapline experience.…

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Northwest Epic: The Building of the Alaska Highway, by Heath Twichell

Northwest Epic: The Building of the Alaska Highway, by Heath Twichell Northwest Epic is the panoramic story of the courageous U.S. Army Engineers and civilian contractors who toiled in the tense months after Pearl Harbor to build a 1,500-mile emergency supply line through the rugged Canadian Rockies to isolated military bases in Alaska. The construction…

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A Native Lad: Benny Benson Tells Alaska’s Story, by Sarah Hurst

A Native Lad: Benny Benson Tells Alaska’s Story, by Sarah Hurst A Native Lad: Benny Benson Tells Alaska’s Story is based on the script of a play by Sarah Hurst, first performed at Tatitlek Community School in January 2010. The story consists of 16 scenes marking major events in Alaska history, narrated by Benny Benson,…

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Raven House Mouse Goes to Culture Camp, by Jan Steinbright

Raven House Mouse Goes to Culture Camp, by Jan Steinbright Kagaak, a mouse who has been adopted into a Tlingit clan in Haines, Alaska, stows away on a bus heading up the Chilkoot Valley to a culture camp, learns more about the Tlingit culture, and becomes significantly involved with the annual run of sockeye salmon…

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Raven House Mouse, by Jan Steinbright

Raven House Mouse, by Jan Steinbright The enchanting story of how a mouse came to live in a Tlingit (Indian) clan house in Haines, Alaska, and became part of the culture. When the mouse finds the Tlingit clan house, he thinks he’s sneaky enough to avoid being caught, but what he doesn’t know is that…

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Danger to Others, by Martha Crites

Danger to Others, by Martha Crites Late October in the Pacific Northwest foothills brings more than a change of season. Psychiatric evaluator Grace Vaccaro is on edge. A field evaluation gone wrong leads to a shooting, Grace’s mother has died and ghosts from her family’s past are everywhere. When Laurel, a young psychiatric patient, says…

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Our Summer with the Eskimos, by Constance Helmericks

Our Summer with the Eskimos, by Constance Helmericks In the fall of 1944, Constance and Harmon “Bud” Helmericks built a cabin and overwintered in Alaska’s remote Brooks Range. With spring melt, they resumed their odyssey north, intent on crossing the Continental Divide to explore the arctic barrens beyond. Our Summer with the Eskimos, Connie’s third…

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Our Alaskan Winter, by Constance Helmericks

Our Alaskan Winter, by Constance Helmericks Our Alaskan Winter completes Constance Helmericks’s bestselling trilogy about the 26-month trek she and her husband, Bud Helmericks, made across the top of northern Alaska.  In 1945 the poorly-clad couple are afoot on the Arctic coast as winter descends. They have survived a year on foot alone in the…

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The Last Ride in the Bumblebee Jacket, by Spencer Kope

The Last Ride in the Bumblebee Jacket, by Spencer Kope When Darius Alexander buys a run-down old Plymouth convertible to restore in his uncle’s body shop, he discovers a pristine inscription in the trunk that presents a compelling mystery. With the help of his lifelong friend, Spider, Darius reaches out to Dr. Jenny Morgan from…

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