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Annie's Guests: Tales from a Frontier Hotel

By Barbara Marriott 9780972377102

The history of a luxury resort hotel (and it's famous and infamous guests) in Arizona's territorial days. 191pp, 2000

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Campfire Stories

By William Forgey 9780762763887

Need a good scary story to tell to youngsters—or to anyone, young or old, who wants a little fright before going off to sleep in the great outdoors? Nothing goes better with gooey s’mores and a glowing campfire than a good ghost story, and this collection of scary classics and frightening folktales will send shivers up anyone’s spine. Campfire Stories includes twenty original and classic stories of adventures and ghosts, all fun and easy to remember and retell. 240pp, 2011

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Comanches

By Ernest Wallace, E. Adamson Hoebel 806120401

For more than a century and a half, since they had first moved into the Southwest from the north, the Comanches raided and pillaged and repelled all efforts to encroach on their hunting grounds. They decimated the pueblo of Pecos, within thirty miles of Santa Fé. The Spanish frontier settlements of New Mexico were happy enough to let the raiding Comanches pass without hindrance to carry their terrorizing forays into Old Mexico, a thousand miles down to Durango. The Comanches fought the Texans, made off with their cattle, burned their homes, and effectively made their own lands unsafe for the white settlers. They fought and defeated at one time or another the Utes, Pawnees, Osages, Tonkawas, Apaches, and Navahos.

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Dancing People

By Clyde Ellis 070081494X

Everywhere they are dancing. From Oklahoma City’s huge Red Earth celebration to fund-raising events at local high schools, powwows are a vital element of contemporary Indian life on the Southern Plains. Some see it as tradition, handed down through the generations. Others say it’s been sullied by white participation and robbed of its spiritual significance. But, during the past half century, the powwow has become one of the most popular and visible expressions of the dynamic cultural forces at work in Indian country today

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Death Comes For The Archbishop

By Willa Cather 0679728899

What happens when a French Catholic becomes Archbishop of a Spanish colony? You may think the title gives it away, but you can find out only by reading Willa Cather`s classic tale of real New Mexico history. 1927, 297 pp.

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Endangered Species

By Nevada Barr 0380725835

That Ranger Pigeon- she always catches the bad guy while interpreting natural resources, aiding curious tourists, and respecting her surrounding natural resources. So of course you want to read about her sojourn at Cumberland Island National Seashore where she has to solve the mystery of a downed DEW plane while protecting and interpreting loggerhead turtles and wild ponies. 1998, 383 pages.

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Grandpa Lolo's Navajo Saddle Blanket: La tilma de Abuelito Lolo

By Nasario Garca 9780826350794

Grandpa Lolo lives on a ranch in northern New Mexico. When he buys a black-and-white horse named Zorrillo (skunk) from Manuelito Yazzie, a Navajo who lives in a hogan in Torreón, Manuelito throws a tilma, a beautiful Navajo saddle blanket, into the deal. And so begins a beautiful friendship. This authentic slice of life in the multicultural West will warm the hearts of readers of all ages. 72pp, 2012

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Lazy B

By Sandra Day O'Connor, H. Alan Day 9780679643449

Here is the remarkable story of Sandra Day O’Connor’s family and early life, her journey to adulthood in the American Southwest that helped make her the woman she is today—the first female justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, and one of the most powerful women in America. 318pp, 2002

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Outlaw Tales of New Mexico

By Barbara Marriott 9780762743209

From Billy the Kid to “Dirty Dave” Rudabaugh, Joel Fowler to Pancho Villa, read about the most notorious desperados in the history of the Land of Enchantment. Through these astonishing true stories, Outlaw Tales of New Mexico introduces you to a state you thought you knew—and a West that was wilder than you've ever imagined. 136pp, 2007

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Tierra Amarilla: Stories of New Mexico/Cuentos de Nuevo Mexico

By Sabine Ulibarr� 9780826314383

Ulibarr�, a native of Tierra Amarilla, takes the reader back into his past, inside the church and adobe homes, through the forests and fields, across mountain meadows and canyons, revealing an enduring love of the Spanish American people who come alive in this book. 200pp, 1993

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Trickster: Native American Tales

By Matt Dembicki 1555917241

All cultures have tales of the trickster-a crafty creature or being who uses cunning to get food, steal precious possessions, or simply cause mischief. He disrupts the order of things, often humiliating others and sometimes himself. In Native American traditions, the trickster takes many forms, from coyote or rabbit to raccoon or raven. The first graphic anthology of Native American trickster tales, Trickster brings together Native American folklore and the world of comics.

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