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Monte, Mike.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schiffer Pub. 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 634.98 MON

Hannum, James S.

Summary: "This book complements and augments the store of knowledge currently available on the subject of Michigan's abandoned railroads. By design, the work is limited to Michigan's pine belt, in the northern half of the Lower Peninsula. In the late 1800s, logging railroads were densely concentrated in that locale. Restricting the scope of the book to that region results in a volume of manageable size....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 385 HAN

Lutman, George.

Summary: An account of George Lutman's actual experiences of a pioneer lumberman. George Lutman spent practically tow-thirds of his life in the lumber woods of Northern Michigan. He served in all branches of work from chore boy to "Walking Boss". This account was dictated to his daughter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 0000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: R NEL 921 Lutman

Powell, Patricia Hruby

Summary: Written in blank verse, the story of Mildred Loving, an African American girl, and Richard Loving, a Caucasian boy, who challenge the Viriginia law forbidding interracial marriages in the 1950s.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Oversize, Call number: YA FIC POW

Thornton, Neil.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Printer's Devil Press 1989

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: "A documentary detailing the renovation of a historic set of Big Wheels and the determination of one man who made it happen"--Disc surface. Retired history buff Bill Steffler volunteered his time and skills to rebuild a rotting set of ten foot logging "Big Wheels" owned by Traverse City, Michigan. He discovered almost all of it was beyond restoration; building new parts from scratch was...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Brauer Productions 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV REI
1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: R NEL 634 Re-Inventing

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 634.98 DVD Re-Inventing 2008

Hanel, Rachael.

Contents: We'll be the last ones to let you down -- Digger O'Dell -- In the midst of life we are in death -- Stormy weather -- Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints -- Break the plow -- As you think, you travel -- When beauty dies -- A gossamer world -- Helter skelter -- Opening night -- The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away -- What was left behind.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Minnesota Press 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HANEL, RACHAEL HAN

DeCamp, Alison.

Summary: In 1895, twelve-year-old Stan decides to find his long-lost father in the logging camps of Michigan, documenting in his scrapbook his travels and encounters with troublesome relatives, his mother's suitors, lumberjacks, and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Books for Young Readers 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC DEC

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC DEC

Luukkonen, Larry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dovetailed Press LLC 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 977.6 Luukkonen 2007

Cashin, Sheryll

Summary: "How interracial love and marriage changed history, and may soon alter the landscape of American politics. Loving beyond boundaries is a radical act that is changing America. When Mildred and Richard Loving wed in 1958, they were ripped from their shared bed and taken to court. Their crime: miscegenation, punished by exile from their home state of Virginia. The resulting landmark decision of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.8 CAS

Summary: Examines the efforts of the Children's Aid Society in New York, organized by minister Charles Loring Brace, which from 1853 to 1929 sent over 100,000 unwanted and orphaned children from the city to homes in rural America.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2006

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD ORP RATED NR

Lafferty, William.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: In-Depth Editions 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 623.8245 LAF

Croke, Vicki.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: The story of James Howard "Billy" Williams, whose uncanny rapport with elephants in 1920's Burma transformed him from a carefree young man into the charismatic World War II hero known as Elephant Bill.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.54 CRO

Croke, Vicki.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "J.H. "Billy" Williams always had an affinity for animals. So, when he responded to job offer with the East India Company to work with logging elephants his family wasn't surprised, though worried that he had already come back from World War I in one piece, would he be so lucky with India? Not only did he find his calling with the elephants in India, Billy and his elephants became war heroes....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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Ernst, Kathleen

Summary: When Kirsten's new friend Erik disappears, she has to figure out whether he ran away to get out of some promises he made, or whether something else has happened.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl 2008

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J AGM Ernst

Klumpp, John D.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: J.D. Klumpp 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: NEL RM 385.54 KLU

Ernst, Kathleen

Summary: When Kirsten's new friend Erik disappears, she has to figure out whether he ran away to get out of some promises he made, or whether something else has happened.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC ERN

Powell, Patricia Hruby

Summary: Written in blank verse, the story of Mildred Loving, an African American girl, and Richard Loving, a Caucasian boy, who challenge the Viriginia law forbidding interracial marriages in the 1950s.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC POW

Crowe, William S.

Summary: An authentic account of the lumberjacks, the lumber barons and the millhands as told by William Crowe, lumberjack, a first-hand witness.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: North Country Pub. 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 634.98 CRO
1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 634.98 CRO

Adams, Peter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Publishing Company 1989

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 634.98 ADA

Summary: Tells the 75 year history of Michigan's logging and lumbering.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Program Source International 1999

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 977.4 DVD Michigan 1999

Gardner, Mark L.

Summary: Draws on primary sources, including newspaper reports, to recreate the hour-by-hour story of the James-Younger gang's last robbery, the ensuing manhunt and the bloody final shootout on the Watonwan River.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1552 GAR

Bircher, William

Summary: "Presents excerpts from the diary of William Bircher, a 15-year-old Minnesotan who was a drummer during the Civil War"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973.781 BIR

Karamanski, Theodore J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 1989

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 634.98 KAR