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Wild Horse Rescue

The Alberta Adventures

by Nancy M. Bell
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: westerns, horses

Laurel Rowan is happy to be home in Alberta and excited that Coll Hazel is coming from Cornwall for a visit. She’s looking forward to showing him around the ranch. The visit doesn’t turn out as she imagined when the plight of a band of wild horses comes to her attention. Laurel is angry and frustrated that her childhood friend Chance, the boy o …

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Victorio's War

by John Wilson
edition: Paperback
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: westerns, 19th century, native american

Jim Doolen discovered his father's fate in Written in Blood and met Billy the Kid in Ghost Moon. Now, in the final installment of The Desert Legends Trilogy, he's a scout for the Army in the middle of a brutal war to force Victorio's Apaches onto a reservation far from their traditional lands.
Deeply troubled by the violence he's witnessed and been …

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Billy the Kid

The Last Desert Legend

by John Wilson
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 16
  • Grade: 7 to 10
tagged: westerns

In this bonus book in the Desert Legends Trilogy, Jim Doolen has his final encounter with the infamous Billy the Kid. Billy the Kid and many other figures from the wild west are featured in Written in Blood, Ghost Moon and Victorio's War of the Desert Legends Trilogy. Set in the harsh desert world of the Arizona Territory and northern Mexico, these …

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Ghost Moon

by John Wilson
edition: Paperback
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: westerns, violence, 19th century

In the second installment of the Desert Legends Trilogy, Ghost Moon follows young James Doolen's story after he discovers the terrible truth about his father in Written in Blood. The year is 1878, and young Jim is not yet ready to return to Canada. Instead he heads up to New Mexico in hopes of finding work and building a life. On the way he meets B …

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Written in Blood

by John Wilson
edition: Paperback
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: westerns, 19th century, general (see also headings under social themes)

Set in the harsh desert world of the Arizona Territory and northern Mexico during the 1870s, Written in Blood, the first installment of the Desert Legends Trilogy, follows young Jim Doolen as he attempts to find some trace of the father who abandoned his family ten years earlier. As he travels through a scorched landscape very different from the lu …

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