• Sunflowers abloom on the prairie.

    Homestead

    National Monument of America Nebraska

Reading Ranger Booklist

Look for these books at your local library!

A Pony for Jeremiah

Robert H. Miller and Nneka Bennett

Dandelions

Bunting and Greg Shed

If You Were a Pioneer on the Prairie

Anne Kamma and James Watling

My Prairie Year

Brett Harvey

One Room School

Laurence P. Pringle and Barbara Garrison

Pioneer Girl

Andrea Warren

Prairie Day

Laura Ingalls Wilder and Renee Graef

Prairie Friends

Nancy Smiler Levinson and Stacey Schuett

Sod Houses on the Great Plains

Glen Rounds

The Log Cabin Quilt

Ellen Howard and Ronald Himler

The Long Way to a New Land

Joan Sandin

The Prairie Fire

Marilynn Reynolds and Don Kilby

Tiger with Wings

Barbara Esbensen and Mary Barrett Brown

Wagon Wheels

Barbara Brenner and Don Bolognese

Did You Know?

Women in period dress

Women were allowed to claim 160 acres of land under the Homestead Act, 60 years before they earned the right to vote.