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Summary: "Third Coast Atlas: Prelude to a Plan describes the conditions for urbanization across the Great Lakes region. It assembles a multi-layered, empirical description of urbanization processes within the drainage basins of the five Great Lakes and the Saint Lawrence River. This thick description encompasses a range of representational forms including maps, plans, diagrams, timelines, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Actar 2017

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 912 THI

Rajczak, Michael.

Summary: Presents information on visiting the Great Lakes area, including tourist attractions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 977 RAJ

Emminizer, Theresa

Summary: "Almost 20,000 years ago, Earth's climate began to warm. Because of the changing temperatures, a miles-thick ice sheet started to shift. As the ice sheet moved, it carved deep pits in the land and left water in its wake. This melted ice filled the new cavities. This is the story of America's Great Lakes: Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, and Ontario. Enriched with stunning photographs and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2020

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Damm, Peter L.

Summary: Stories of a young boy's journey to adulthood in small town rural Upper Midwest in the 1950s and 60s. A funny, poignant, moving and beautifully written memoir about the challenges, mischief, fears and lessons of growing up as the youngest of five brothers and one sister, Catholic education, the natural world, trying to understand religious and adult mysteries, honor, family, truth and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: O'Brien & Whitaker 2019

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DAMM, PETER DAM

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B DAMM DAM

Kadar, Wayne Louis.

Summary: "This book is a collection of true stories of some of the most horrific crimes to occur in the Great Lakes Region. The text includes graphic descriptions of murder, rape, mutiliation and sexual depravity"--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avery Color Studios 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.152 KAD

LaPlante, Walter

Summary: The surface of the Great Lakes covers 94,250 square miles (244,106 sq km). About 40 million people in the United States and Canada drink water from the Great Lakes, and millions of birds, fish, and other animals make their homes there. Much will be lost if the lakes arent protected. Readers are introduced to Great Lakes conservation issues, including climate change, mining, and water quality....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 977 LAP

Summary: Stories of the men who built the Midwest, with descriptions and histories of the shores, the woods and lakes, rolling farmland, the rise of the great metropolises of Chicago and Minneapolis.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Castle 1986

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977 TAL

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1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 977 TAL

Summary: From the Publisher: Women lighthouse keepers, fur traders, cooks on sailing vessels, missionaries, and fearless travelers all wrote of their lives on the Great Lakes, both publicly and in quiet testimonies such as letters, logbooks, and diaries. Their narratives, which span the centuries from 1789 to the present, are now collected in this anthology. Compiled in response to historical accounts...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ladyslipper Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977 WOM

Rapai, William.

Summary: "There are more than 180 exotic species in the Great Lakes. Some, such as green algae, the Asian tapeworm, and the suckermouth minnow, have had little or no impact so far. But a handful of others--sea lamprey, alewife, round goby, quagga mussel, zebra mussel, Eurasian watermilfoil, spiny water flea, and rusty crayfish--have conducted an all-out assault on the Great Lakes and are winning the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 577.6 RAP

Grady, Wayne.

Summary: "This book is an exploration of the biology and ecology of a vital, ever-changing terrain. Written by one of Canada's best-known science and nature writers, it is intended not only for those who live in the Great Lakes basin but for anyone captivated by the splendor of the natural world and sensitive to the challenges of its preservation."--Jacket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greystone Books 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 508 GRA

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1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 508.77 Grady

Kuchenberg, Tom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Golden Glow Pub. 1978

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1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 333.95 KUC

Oleszewski, Wes

Summary: "Those who had yet to be born when World War II raged cannot imagine the fear, anger, suffering and sacrifice experienced by those who witnessed and fought in that conflict. Not only was freedom threatened, but the very fabric of human civilization was in danger. In order to preserve their very existence, free people had to mobilize and fight the evil that threatened to envelope the world. When...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avery Color Studios, Inc. 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.4 OLE

Dennis, Jerry.

Summary: Dennis offers an engrossing description of being a crew member on the schooner Malabar on a six-week trip through the waters of Lakes Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie and Superior, weaving in anecdotes from his childhood, such as a family-fishing trip on Lake Michigan, together with informed commentary on the natural history of the lakes and the people who live there as well as evocative...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio [a division of] Recorded Books 2016

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Spring, Barbara.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: AmErica House 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 577.63 SPR

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 810.9 Fresh

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 810.9977 FRE

Campbell, Robert B.

Summary: Robert Campbell's Classic Ships of the Great Lakes presents a visually stunning array of historical and present-day inland shipping including passenger ships, whaleback, bulk carriers, self-unloaders, cement carriers, oil tankers, car ferries, super ships, and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thunder Bay Press 2015

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 386 CAM

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Govt. of Canada 1995

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1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 333.7 GRE

Summary: Describes life in the Great Lakes Region through stories, poems, and essays.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Milkweed Editions 2003

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Jensen, John Odin

Summary: "Shipwrecks are junction points of history. In seeking to make sense of the submerged material culture found in shipwrecks, this book explores maritime-related stories that shaped the Midwest and the nation during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In shipwrecks, we find stories of the frontier, the environment, immigration, politics, and the rise of large-scale agriculture,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wisconsin Historical Society Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.704 JEN

White, Richard

Summary: "An acclaimed book and widely acknowledged classic, The Middle Ground steps outside the simple stories of Indian-white relations - stories of conquest and assimilation and stories of cultural persistence. It is, instead, about a search for accommodation and common meaning. It tells how Europeans and Indians met, regarding each other as alien, as other, as virtually nonhuman, and how between...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cambridge University Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.004 WHI

Sproule-Jones, Mark

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: UBC Press 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.9163 SPR

McClelland, Ted.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.704 MCC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 917.704 McClelland

Summary: Report on the proceedings from the August 18-22, 1996 workshop in Roscommon, Michigan on the Great Lakes islands.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: U.S.-Canada Great Lakes Islands Project, Dept. of Resource Development, Michigan State University 1999

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1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: NEL RM 977 STA

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Milkweed Editions 2005

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