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Abraham Lincoln and His Family: Paper dolls in full color,
by Tom Tierney.
$6.95/$6.25 members

The book includes 5 paper dolls and a variety of clothes worn by Abraham Lincoln and his family.


Abraham Lincoln Coloring Book,
by A. G. Smith.
$3.95/$3.56 members

This delightful coloring book walks you through time with Abraham Lincoln.
Educational text accompanies each picture.


A Visual Dictionary of a Pioneer Community,
by Bobbie Kalman.
$8.95/$8.05 members [paper]

Stories and photographs of farm work and tools, children's games, home crafts, and pioneer clothing.


A Visual Dictionary of the Old West,
by Bobbie Kalman.
$8.95/$8.05 members [paper]

Learn about cowboy clothing, wagon trains, helping one another, and early western homes.


The Big Nebraska Activity Book,
by Carole Marsh.
$9.95/$8.96 members (paper)

Reproducible, correlates to Nebraska Social Studies/History Standards, more than ninety activities.

 


Bison
(plush). 13" long x 9" high,
$15.95/$14.35 members


C is for Cornhusker:
A Nebraska Alphabet, by Rajean Luebs Shepherd, illustrated by Sandy Appleoff.
$17.95/$16.16 members (cloth)

Traveling from A to Z, with short rhymes and informative text, discover fascinating facts about Nebraska.


Cowboy Playground CD
Cowboy Playground CD
.
$14.98/$13.48 members

Saddle up and sing along to a fun collection of 12 songs about the Old West. Includes, "I'm an Old Cowhand," "Happy Trails," and more.


Dream Catcher Kit
$9.25/$8.32 members

Make your own dream catcher with suede lace and colored beads. The finished size is approx. 3" in diameter and the kit comes complete with instructions. (Not intended for children under 3).


Front Porch Songs Jokes & Stories,
by Wayne Erbsen.
$8.75/$7.88 members (paper)

Forty-eight sing-along favorites


The Great Depression
& the New Deal
, by Carole Marsh.
$6.99/$6.29 members (paper)

The worldwide business slump of the 1930s. Kids will learn about walking the streets to find work and about the NewDeal Program that President Roosevelt created to provide jobs.


Heading West:
Life with the Pioneers, 21 Activities
, by Pat McCarthy.
$16.95/$15.25 members (paper)

Have fun making a tepee, build a log cabin, churn your own butter, make a clothespin doll, and more. (Ages 9 and up).


Horses of the Old West Coloring Book,
by John Green.
$3.99/$3.59 members [paper]

This detailed book will help children learn about the many roles horses played in the history of the American West.


Husker Numbers:
A Nebraska Number Book, by Rajean Luebs Shepherd, illustrated by Sandy Appleoff.
$17.95/$16.16 members (cloth)

Learn about Nebraska, the 37th state, through numbers. Beginning readers will enjoy the rhymes and numbers, while older children and adults will find fascinating facts about Nebraska.


Love Flute,
by Paul Goble.
$7.99/$7.19 members (paper)

Flute melodies of love songs could be heard in Indian camps on summer evenings. This is a story of a gift of a love flute to a young Native American man
(ages 5-8)


Miniature Pencil Sharpeners
$3.97/$3.57 (each) members

Available in 5 historic styles and would look attractive on any desk.  Covered wagon has an antique finish.  Lantern is bright red and trimmed with copper wire for handle.  Wagon is bright red with black wheels that roll. Not pictured are President Lincoln and a locomotive, each with an antique finish. Age 4 and older.


Nebraska: My First Pocket Guide,
by Carole Marsh.
$6.95/$6.25 members (paper)

Easy-to-use reference guide, 4" x 6" (Ages 8-14)


Nebraska Bingo-History Edition.
$14.95/$13.46 members

Correlates with State Learning Standards. (All ages, 2-36 players)


Nebraska Bingo
-Biography Edition.
$14.95/$13.46 members

Correlates with State Learning Standards. (All ages, 2-36 players)


Nebraska Bingo
-Geography Edition.
$14.95/$13.46 members

Correlates with State Learning Standards. (All ages, 2-36 players)


Nebraska: Hello U.S.A.,
by A. P. Porter.
$6.95/$6.25 members[paper]

This picture-filled book provides a quick reference for all things Nebraska - the history, the land, the environment, and the people.


Nebraska History Projects
, by Carole Marsh.
$5.95/$5.36 members (paper)

Thirty handson activities, crafts, and more to teach kids about their state. (Ages 5-15).

 


North American Indian Girl and Boy Paper Dolls
in Full Color
, by Kathy Allert.
$4.95/$4.46 members

Traditional and contemporary costumes exemplify the diversity of the Native American tribal cultures found in this paper doll collection. The featured costumes represent everyday wear for a girl and a boy, including garments for religious ceremonies, hunting, and festive occasions.


Prairie Dogs,
by Marybeth Lorbiecki.
$7.95/$7.16 members [paper]

This picture-filled book includes everything one might want to know about prairie dogs.


Sign on the Dotted Line:
The U.S. Constitution, by Carole Marsh.
$6.99/$6.29 members [paper]

Provides activities and ideas for lesson plans, and facts on how the constitution establishes the structure of the United States government.


Star Boy,
by Paul Goble.
$6.99/$6.29 members (paper)

An illustrated children's book that tells a story of sacred symbols taken from painted tipis.


World War II:
When Men, Women, and Children Saved the World, by Carole Marsh.
$6.99/$6.29 members [paper]

This fun-filled activity book will make learning about World War II a snap.

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Enamelware Mugs.
$5.95/$5.36 members

12 oz. marbleized mug available in red, blue, or black.


Overland Trails: Opening the American West Map,
by Oregon-California Trails Association.
$9.95/$8.96 members

Folded version (approximate size 26" x 36" when unfolded). Map shows historic trails on one side with information and diary quotes on the other.

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American Family Paper Dolls


American Family of the 1950s: Paper Dolls, by Tom Tierney.
$6.95/$6.25 members


American Pioneer Family Paper Dolls, by Tom Tierney.
$6.95/$6.25 members


American Family of the 1940s:
Paper Dolls, by Tom Tierney.
$6.95/$6.25 members

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Airplane Spotter Playing Cards, World War II.

$6.50/$5.85 members

A facsimile of a deck first issued in 1943.


Frontiersmen of the Old West Card Game.

$6.60/$5.94 members

An educational card game for the entire family.

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Historic Communities Series (Ages 6-14)


A Child's Day,
by Bobbie Kalman and Tammy Everts.
$7.95/$7.16 members (paper)

Stories and activities relating to the daily lives of children.


A One-Room School,
by Bobbie Kalman.
$7.95/$7.16 members (paper)

The daily routine of a one-room school.


Pioneer Recipes,
by Bobbie Kalman and Lynda Hale.
$7.95/$7.16 members (paper)

Recipes and cookery prepared by pioneers and adapted for today.

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Coloring Book, Airplanes of the Second World War,
by Carlo Demand.
$3.95/$3.56 members (paper)

Forty-six planes of World War II illustrated with detailed information in the captions, including authentic color schemes.


Going Along the Emigrant Trails, by Barbara Fifer.
$12.95/$11.65 members (paper)

Learn about the journeys of emigrants and what their lives were like when going west to the Oregon Country or California. (Ages 8 ­12)


Nebraska Native Americans: A Kid's Look at Our State's Chiefs, Tribes, Reservations, Powwows, Lore, and More From the Past and the Present,
by Carole Marsh.
$7.95/$7.16 members (paper)

This A to Z look at the American Indians who helped shape our state's history also includes several activities.

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More Kits, Toys, Games and Activities


Celebrating Our Heritage: Traditional Native American Arts & Activities, by Arlette N. Braman.
$12.95/$11.65 members (paper)

Packed with fun and easy projects, recipes, and games. Stories and customs of the early North Americans and their descendants.

 


Pick-Up Sticks (with handy carry cloth pouch).
$11.50/$10.35 members

Authentic American wooden pick-up sticks with game rules and history.



Rag Doll Kit.
$13.95/$12.55 members

Kit provides history of the rag doll and all of the materials needed to make a "pancake style doll."


World War II Posters: 24 Cards, edited by Florence Leniston.
$6.95/$6.25 members

Each postcard features an image of poster art of World War II and is perforated for removal from book.


American History: playing cards.
$12.95/$11.65 members

Fifty-two Portraits in American History


American Black History: playing cards.
$12/$10.80 members

Fifty-two Portraits of notable Americans



State-by-State Picture Playing Cards of the USA.
$6.60/$5.94 members

Each state card features an illustration and informative caption about the state's history, products, natural beauty, or state capitol.



The Original Aero Windmill, Model 12-B Kit.
$24.95/$22.45 members

The assembled kit is 17" tall with a 5" fan diameter. Made of galvanized steel with bronze bearings. For indoor or outdoor display. Ages 12 and over.

teepee village
Easy-to-Make Plains Indians Teepee Village
, by A. G. Smith.
$6.99/$6.29 members (paper)

The Plains Indian Village includes teepees, a herd of buffalo, and more. All you need is scissors, glue, a ruler, and a scoring tool. Printed in full color on both sides of heavy stock, this model helps children reconstruct a depiction of Indian life and culture. (Ages 5 and up)

  

World War II For Kids: A History With 21 Activities, by Richard Panchyk.
$17.95/$16.16 members (paper)

Activities show children how it felt to live through this period of history.

Jacob's ladder toy
Jacob's Ladder Toy

$9.95/$8.96 members


Meadowlark
(plush with real bird call).
$8.95/$8.05 members

pocket pal
Old Time Toy:
Harmonica
$11.95/$10.75 members


Old Time Toy:
Jaw Harp
$8.95/$8.05 members

  


Small slate, 7 1/2" x 5 1/2" and slate pencil

$5.75/set/$5.17 members

card game
Squadron Scramble Card Game.

$10.95/$9.85 members

An authentic reproduction, originally published in 1942, of a classic rummy-style game. (Ages 7 and up)

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Classic Toys in Tin Boxes


Classic Dominoes.
$11.50/$10.35 members

Full set of double six dominoes.

jacks
Jumbo Jacks.
$11.50/$10.35 members

Ten metal jacks, two rubber balls, and twenty-page handbook.

Marbles
Marbles.
$11.50/$10.35 members

Forty-eight marbles, two large shooters, and twenty-page handbook.


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to purchase items and for current pricing information.

 


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