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Works (133)

The Birchbark House by Louise ErdrichYA Fiction, 2000
Dead Man Falls by Paula BoydOriginal Paperback, 2001
For California's Gold: A Novel by Jo Ann LevyHistorical Fiction, 2001
The Horned Toad Prince by Jackie Mims HopkinsChildren’s/Young Adult, 2001
One Degree West: Reflections of a Plainsdaughter by Julene BairMemoir/Essay, 2001
The Spirit Woman by Margaret CoelContemporary Fiction, 2001
Across the Sweet Grass Hills by Gail L. JennerOriginal Paperback, 2002
Blood Sister, I Am to These Fields by Linda HussaPoetry, 2002
Cissy Funk by Kim TaylorChildren’s/Young Adult, 2002
Eye of the Blackbird: A Story of Gold in the American West by H. L. SkinnerNonfiction, 2002
The Good Journey: A Novel by Micaela GilchristHistorical Fiction, 2002
She Flies Without Wings: How Horses Touch a Woman's Soul by Mary D. MidkiffMemoir/Essay, 2002
This House of Women by Paul Scott MaloneContemporary Fiction, 2002
Breaking Clean by Judy BluntMemoir/Essay, 2003
A Circle of Time by Marisa MontesChildren’s/Young Adult, 2003
Enemy Women by Paulette JilesHistorical Fiction, 2003
Mary Colter: Architect of the Southwest by Arnold BerkeNonfiction, 2003
Miracles of Sainted Earth (Mary Burritt Christiansen Poetry Series, 1) by Victoria Edwards TesterPoetry, 2003
Perma Red by Debra Magpie EarlingContemporary Fiction, 2003
Small Rocks Rising by Susan LangOriginal Paperback, 2003
All Over Creation by Ruth OzekiContemporary Fiction, 2004
Bold Spirit: Helga Estby's Forgotten Walk Across Victorian America by Linda HuntNonfiction, 2004
Deliverance Valley by Glaydys SmithOriginal Softcover, 2004
Original Fire: Selected and New Poems by Louise Erdrichpoetry, 2004
Predators, Prey, and Other Kinfolk : Growing Up in Polygamy by Dorothy Allred SolomonMemoir/Essay, 2004
Rodzina by Karen CushmanChildren’s/Young Adult, 2004
Silver Lies by Ann ParkerHistorical Fiction, 2004
I Am Madagascar by Ellen WaterstonPoetry, 2005
Echoes (Berkley Sensation) by Erin GradyOriginal Softcover Fiction, 2005
Into the Canyon: Seven Years in Navajo Country by Lucy MooreMemoir/Essay, 2005
Isabella Greenway: An Enterprising Woman by Kristie MillerNonfiction, 2005
Nothing Here But Stones: A Jewish Pioneer Story by Nancy OswaldChildren’s/Young Adult Fiction & Nonfiction, 2005
The Real Minerva by Mary SharrattContemporary Fiction, 2005
Tombstone Travesty by Jane Candia ColemanHistorical Fiction, 2005
Beasts in Snow: Poetry of the American West by Jane Elkington WohlPoetry, 2006
A Heart for Any Fate: Westward to Oregon, 1845 by Linda CrewChildren’s/Young Adult Fiction & Nonfiction, 2006
Impertinences: Selected Writings Of Elia Peattie, A Journalist In The Gilded Age by Elia PeattieOther Nonfiction, 2006
The Lady Rode Bucking Horses: The Story of Fannie Sperry Steele, Woman of the West by Dee MarvineMemoir/Essay, 2006
New Mercies by Sandra DallasHistorical Fiction, 2006
Sky Bridge: A Novel by Laura PritchettContemporary Fiction, 2006
Summer of Fire (Yellowstone series) by Linda JacobsOriginal Softcover Fiction, 2006
The Girl from Charnelle: A Novel (P.S.) by K. L. CookContemporary Fiction, 2007
Hallowed Ground by Lori G. ArmstrongOriginal Softcover Fiction, 2007
Harvey Girl by Sheila Wood FoardChildren’s/Young Adult Fiction & Nonfiction, 2007
Montana Women Writers: A Geography of the Heart by edited by Caroline PattersonCreative Nonfiction, 2007
The Night Journal by Elizabeth CrookHistorical Fiction, 2007
Revolutionary Heart: The Life of Clarina Nichols And the Pioneering Crusade for Women's Rights by Diane EickhoffScholarly Nonfiction, 2007
To Sing Along the Way: Minnesota Women Poets from Pre-Territorial Days to the Present (Many Minnesotans Series) by Joyce SutphenPoetry, 2007
Deadman's Switch by Barbara SeranellaContemporary Fiction, 2008
Exiled: From Tragedy to Triumph on the Missouri Frontier by Louise A. JacksonChildren’s/Young Adult Fiction & Nonfiction, 2008
Harpsong by Rilla AskewHistorical Fiction, 2008
Laura Ingalls Wilder : a writer's life by Pamela Smith HillScholarly Nonfiction, 2008
Raven Eye (Sun Tracks) by Margo TamezPoetry, 2008
What the Thunder Said: A Novella and Stories by Janet PeeryContemporary Fiction, 2008
What Wildness Is This: Women Write about the Southwest by Susan Wittig AlbertCreative Nonfiction, 2008
Between Desert Seasons by Ellen WaterstonPoetry, 2009
Buffalo Bill's Defunct: A Latouche County Mystery by Sheila SimonsonOriginal Softcover Fiction, 2009
Charley's Choice: The Life and Times of Charley Parkhurst by Fern J. HillHistorical Fiction, 2009
Dreams on the Oregon Trail by Barbara LinsleyChildren’s/Young Adult Fiction & Nonfiction, 2009
Full Court Quest: The Girls from Fort Shaw Indian School Basketball Champions of the World by Linda PeavyScholarly Nonfiction, 2009
The Last Cowgirl: A Novel by Jana RichmanContemporary Fiction, 2009
Salt In Our Blood: The Memoir of a Fisherman's Wife by Michele Longo EderCreative Nonfiction, 2009
Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyond Limits by Linda GordonScholarly Nonfiction, 2010
A Flickering Light by Jane KirkpatrickOriginal Softcover, 2010
Hellie Jondoe by Randall PlattChildren’s/Young Adult Fiction & Nonfiction, 2010
My Name Is Falon: One Woman's Saga from Scotland to the Texas Frontier by Kim WieseHistorical Fiction, 2010
No Place Like Home: Notes from a Western Life by Linda M. HasselstromCreative Nonfiction, 2010
Wild Sorrow by Sandi AultContemporary Fiction, 2010
Work Is Love Made Visible: Collected Family Photographs and Poetry by Jeanetta Calhoun MishPoetry, 2010
Blood Desert: Witnesses, 1820-1880 (Mary Burritt Christiansen Poetry Series) by Renny GoldenPoetry, 2011
Follow the Dream by Heidi M. ThomasChildren’s/Young Adult Fiction & Nonfiction, 2011
A Force for Change: Beatrice Morrow Cannady and the Struggle for Civil Rights in Oregon, 1912-1936 by Kimberley MangunScholarly Nonfiction, 2011
Light on a Distant Hill: A Novel of the Indian West by Bill J. ScottOriginal Softcover Fiction, 2011
Take Me Home: A Novel by Brian LeungHistorical Fiction, 2011
To the Woods: Sinking Roots, Living Lightly, and Finding True Home by Evelyn Searle HessCreative Nonfiction, 2011
Unbroken by Jamie Lisa ForbesContemporary Fiction, 2011
The American Café by Sara Sue HoklotubbeOriginal Softcover Fiction, 2012
The Bride's House by Sandra DallasHistorical Fiction, 2012
Married into it by Patricia FrolanderPoetry, 2012
Raising Wrecker: A Novel by Summer WoodContemporary Fiction, 2012
Recollecting: Lives of Aboriginal Women of the Canadian Northwest and Borderlands (West Unbound: Social and Cultural Studies) by Sarah CarterScholarly Nonfiction, 2012
Rightful Place (Voice in the American West) by Amy Hale AukerCreative Nonfiction, 2012
The Year We Were Famous by Carole Estby DaggChildren’s/Young Adult Fiction & Nonfiction, 2012
The Bones and the Book by Jane IsenbergOriginal Softcover Fiction, 2013
Kissed by a Fox: And Other Stories of Friendship in Nature by Priscilla StuckeyCreative Nonfiction, 2013
Liberty’s Christmas by Randall Beth PlattChildren’s/Young Adult Fiction & Nonfiction, 2013
Steam Laundry by Nicole Stellon O'DonnellPoetry, 2013
Theft: A Novel by BK LorenContemporary Fiction, 2013
True Sisters by Sandra DallasHistorical Fiction, 2013
Women in Wonderland: Lives, Legends, and Legacies of Yellowstone National Park by Elizabeth A. WatryScholarly Nonfiction, 2013
Bone Horses : a novel by Lesley Poling-KempesContemporary Fiction, 2014
Dollybird by Anne LazurkoHistorical Fiction, 2014
Gaining Daylight: Life on Two Islands (University of Alaska Press - The Alaska Literary Series) by Sara LoewenCreative Nonfiction, 2014
Junction, Utah by Rebecca LawtonOriginal Softcover Fiction, 2014
Losing the Ring in the River (Mary Burritt Christiansen Poetry) by Marge SaiserPoetry, 2014
Trail Sisters: Freedwomen in Indian Territory, 1850-1890 (Plains Histories) by Linda W. ReeseScholarly Nonfiction, 2014
Written in Stone by Rosanne ParryChildren’s/Young Adult Fiction & Nonfiction, 2014
Diary of a Citizen Scientist: Chasing Tiger Beetles and Other New Ways of Engaging the World by Sharman Apt RussellCreative nonfiction, 2015
A Light in the Wilderness: A Novel by Jane KirkpatrickOriginal softcover fiction, 2015
Point of Direction by Rachel WeaverContemporary fiction, 2015
A Quilt for Christmas by Sandra DallasHistorical fiction, 2015
Searching for Silverheels by Jeannie MobleyChildren's/Young adult fiction and nonfiction, 2015
American Ghost: A Family's Haunted Past in the Desert Southwest by Hannah NordhausCreative nonfiction, 2016
The Bookseller by Cynthia SwansonHistorical fiction, 2016
Firebreak: A Mystery (Josie Gray Mysteries) by Tricia FieldsContemporary fiction, 2016
Ladies of the Canyons: A League of Extraordinary Women and Their Adventures in the American Southwest by Lesley Poling-KempesScholarly nonfiction, 2016
Report to the Department of the Interior: Poems (Mary Burritt Christiansen Poetry Series) by Diane GlancyPoetry, 2016
Shadow of the Hawk by KS JonesChildren's/Young Adult Fiction & Nonfiction, 2016
Basque Moon: A Nellie Burns and Moonshine Mystery by Julie WestonHistorical Fiction, 2017
Demimonde by Kierstin BridgerPoetry, 2017
Fast into the Night: A Woman, Her Dogs, and Their Journey North on the Iditarod Trail by Debbie Clarke ModerowCreative Nonfiction, 2017
Piano Tide: A Novel by Kathleen Dean MooreContemporary Fiction, 2017
Soap Suds Row: The Bold Lives of Army Laundresses 1802-1876 by Jennifer J. LawrenceScholarly Nonfiction, 2017
Soldier Sister, Fly Home by Nancy Bo FloodChildren’s/Young Adult Fiction & Nonfiction, 2017
Hidden Ones: A Veil Of Memories by Marcia FineOriginal Softcover Fiction, 2018
Peace Weavers: Uniting the Salish Coast Through Cross-Cultural Marriages by Candace WellmanScholarly Nonfiction, 2018
Rock • Tree • Bird by Twyla M. HansenPoetry, 2018
Stranded: A Story of Frontier Survival by Matthew P. MayoHistorical Fiction, 2018
Women artists of the Great Basin by Mary Lee FulkersonCreative Nonfiction, 2018
Zetty by Debra Whiting AlexanderContemporary Fiction, 2018
Beyond the Rebel Girl: Women and the Industrial Workers of the World in the Pacific Northwest, 1905-1924 by Heather MayerScholarly Nonfiction, 2019
The Flicker of Old Dreams by Susan HendersonContemporary Fiction, 2019
Hardscrabble by Sandra DallasChildren's Fiction and Nonfiction, 2019
My Ranch, Too: A Wyoming Memoir by Mary Budd FlitnerCreative Nonfiction, 2019
See Also Proof: A Marjorie Trumaine Mystery by Larry D. SweazyOriginal Softcover (Trade or Mass Market), 2019
The Tragically True Adventures of Kit Donovan by Patricia BaileyChildren's/Young Adult Fiction & Nonfiction, 2019
The Which Way Tree by Elizabeth CrookHistorical Fiction, 2019
I Am a Stranger Here Myself by Debra GwartneyCreative Nonfiction, 2020
Arequipa Sanatorium: Life in California’s Lung Resort for Women by Lynn DowneyScholarly Nonfiction, 2020
The Glovemaker by Ann WeisgarberHistorical Fiction, 2020
The Lager Queen of Minnesota by J. Ryan StradalContemporary Fiction, 2020
Professor Renoir’s Collection of Oddities, Curiosities, and Delights by Randall PlattYoung Adult Fiction and Nonfiction, 2020
Someplace to Call Home by Sandra DallasChildren's Fiction & Nonfiction, 2020