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    Across the wide and lonesome prairie

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    Across the wide and lonesome prairie : the Oregon Trail diary of Hattie Campbell

    Gregory, Kristiana.

    In her diary, thirteen-year-old Hattie chronicles her family's arduous 1847 journey from Missouri to Oregon on the Oregon Trail.

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    All the stars in the sky

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    All the stars in the sky : the Santa Fe trail diary of Florrie Mack Ryder

    McDonald, Megan.

    A girl's diary records the year 1848 during which she, her brother, mother, and stepfather traveled the Santa Fe trail from Independence, Missouri, to Santa Fe.

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    As far as I can see

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    As far as I can see

    McMullan, Kate.

    In her diary for 1856, nine-year-old Meg describes the long, dangerous journey she and her younger brother make from Missouri to Kansas, as well as the new life they find there.

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    Cannons at dawn

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    Cannons at dawn : the second diary of Abigail Jane Stewart

    Gregory, Kristiana.

    From the winter of 1779 until 1781, Abigail Stewart and her family follow the path of her father's Continental Army unit after their Valley Forge home burns down, enduring harsh winters and scarce food, and narrowly escaping danger time and again.

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    Christmas after all

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    Christmas after all : the diary of Minnie Swift

    Lasky, Kathryn.

    In her fictionalized journal, eleven-year-old Minnie Swift recounts how her family dealt with the difficult times during the Depression and how the arrival of an orphan from Texas changed their lives in Indianapolis just before Christmas 1932.

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    A city tossed and broken

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    A city tossed and broken : the diary of Minnie Bonner

    Blundell, Judy.

    It is 1906, and when her family is cheated out of their tavern, fourteen-year-old Minnie Bonner is forced to become a maid to the Sump family, who are moving to San Francisco--three weeks before the great earthquake.

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    Cleopatra VII, daughter of the Nile

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    Cleopatra VII, daughter of the Nile

    Gregory, Kristiana.

    While her father is in hiding after attempts on his life, twelve-year-old Cleopatra records in her diary how she fears for her own safety and hopes to survive to become Queen of Egypt some day.

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    A coal miner's bride

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    A coal miner's bride : the diary of Anetka Kaminska

    Bartoletti, Susan Campbell.

    A diary account of thirteen-year-old Anetka's life in Poland in 1896, immigration to America, marriage to a coal miner, widowhood, and happiness in finally finding her true love.

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    Down the rabbit hole

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    Down the rabbit hole : the diary of Pringle Rose

    Bartoletti, Susan Campbell.

    It is 1871 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, and fourteen-year-old Pringle Rose, still grieving from the death of her parents, takes her brother Gideon, who has Down syndrome, escapes from her uncle and aunt, taking a train to Chicago--but disaster seems to follow her there.

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    Dreams in the golden country

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    Dreams in the golden country : the diary of Zipporah Feldman, a Jewish immigrant girl

    Lasky, Kathryn.

    Twelve-year-old Zippy, a Jewish immigrant from Russia, keeps a diary account of the first eighteen months of her family's life on the Lower East Side of New York City in 1903-1904.

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    Early Sunday morning

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    Early Sunday morning : the Pearl Harbor diary of Amber Billows

    Denenberg, Barry.

    In her diary, twelve-year-old Amber describes moving to Hawaii in 1941 and experiencing the horror of the bombing of Pearl Harbor.

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    The fences between us

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    The fences between us : the diary of Piper Davis

    Larson, Kirby.

    Thirteen-year-old Piper Davis records in her diary her experiences beginning in December 1941 when her brother joins the Navy, the United States goes to war, she attempts to document her life through photography, and her father--the pastor for a Japanese Baptist Church in Seattle--follows his congregants to an Idaho internment camp, taking her along with him. Includes historical notes.

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    The girl who chased away sorrow

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    The girl who chased away sorrow : the diary of Sarah Nita, a Navajo girl

    Turner, Ann Warren.

    Brings readers the deeply affecting story of a Navajo girl on the Long Walk as written in her diary.

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    The great railroad race

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    The great railroad race : the diary of Libby West

    Gregory, Kristiana.

    As the daughter of a newspaper reporter, fourteen-year-old Libby keeps a diary account of the exciting events surrounding her during the building of the railroad in the West in 1868.

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    Hear my sorrow

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    Hear my sorrow : the diary of Angela Denoto, a shirtwaist worker

    Hopkinson, Deborah.

    Forced to drop out of school at the age of fourteen to help support her family, Angela, an Italian immigrant, works long hours for low wages in a garment factory, and becomes a participant in the shirtwaist worker strikes of 1909.

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    I thought my soul would rise and fly

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    I thought my soul would rise and fly : the diary of Patsy, a freed girl

    Hansen, Joyce.

    Twelve-year-old Patsy keeps a diary of the ripe but confusing time following the end of the Civil War and the granting of freedom to former slaves.

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    I walk in dread

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    I walk in dread : the diary of Deliverance Trembley, witness to the Salem witch trials

    Fraustino, Lisa Rowe.

    Twelve-year-old Deliverance Trembley writes in her diary about the fears that arise during the 1692 witch hunt and trials in Salem Village, Massachusetts, especially when her pious friend, Goody Corey, is condemned as a witch.

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    Jahanara, Princess of Princesses

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    Jahanara, Princess of Princesses

    Lasky, Kathryn.

    Beginning in 1627, Princess Jahanara, first daughter of Shah Jahan of India's Mogul Dynasty, writes in her diary about political intrigues, weddings, battles, and other experiences of her life. Includes historical notes on Jahanara's later life and on the Mogul Empire.

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    The journal of Jasper Jonathan Pierce, a Pilgrim boy

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    The journal of Jasper Jonathan Pierce, a Pilgrim boy

    Rinaldi, Ann.

    A fourteen-year-old indentured servant keeps a journal of his experiences on the Mayflower and during the building of Plymouth Plantation in 1620 and 1621.

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    The journal of Joshua Loper

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    The journal of Joshua Loper : a Black cowboy

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    In 1871 Joshua Loper, a sixteen-year-old black cowboy, records in his journal his experiences while making his first cattle drive under an unsympathetic trail boss.

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