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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

Summary: The adventures of an eleven-year-old tomboy growing up on the Wisconsin frontier in the mid-nineteenth century. Subplots include the arrival of a sophisticated Boston cousin and the plight of the local Indians.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: All Things Family 1990

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV CAD

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

Wargin, Kathy-jo.

Summary: Colorfully illustrated story of an eagle that inspired a Wisconsin infantry unit in the Civil War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.7 WAR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973.7 Wargin

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973.7475 WAR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC WAR

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

Alderson, Jo Bartels.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heritage Books 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.3775 ALD

Wilson, Victoria.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kinseeker Publications 1987

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3775 Wilson

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

Bunge, Nancy L.

Contents: Preparation for the journey -- The reality of mission life -- Building a home alone in the forest -- Standing with the Ojibwe against removal and smallpox -- Struggling against sickness -- Harriet's children -- Life without a mission.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2010

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 BUN

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.5 Bunge 2010

Hamilton, Richard L.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: R. L. Hamilton 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7475 HAM

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

Gitlin, Marty.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. 2013

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Timberlake, Amy

Summary: In 1871 Wisconsin, thirteen-year-old Georgia sets out to find her sister Agatha, presumed dead when remains are found wearing the dress she was last seen in, and before the end of the year gains fame as a sharpshooter and foiler of counterfeiters.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD FIC TIM

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

Summary: Set in the 70's Wisconsin suburbs, high school student Eric lives with his parents, Red & Kitty. Next door lives his girlfriend Donna and her parents, Bob and Midge, The rest of Eric's friends include Jackie, and her on again-off again boyfriend, Kelso, Hyde, a conspiracy theorist, and Fez, a foreign exchange student who is soaking up American culture like a sponge. The group likes to spend...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Carsey-Werner Dist. 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV THA

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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Stevens, Thomas N. (Thomas Nichols)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University 1984

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: MI 973.7475 STE

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

Summary: Investigates the secret crimes of Father Lawrence Murphy, a Milwaukee priest who abused more than 200 deaf children in a school under his control. The film documents the first known public protest against the pontiff himself. The investigation helped uncover documents from the secret Vatican archives that show the Pope, who must operate within the mysterious rules of the Roman Curia, as both...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docuramafilms 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MEA