Summary: "Uncommon Conservation, The Story of Saving Grass River chronicles the origins of one of Michigan's oldest and largest nature preserves. In an era that predated heightened environmental consciousness, a handful of visionaries -- that soon grew to hundreds -- have achieved national recognition as the 'Grass River Model.' These volunteer activists protected an irreplaceable resource for the good...
Publisher / Publication Date: Chabanelle Media 2010
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Summary: Shumaker continues to overturn conventional parenting rules in this sequel to It's OK Not to Share. -- Heather Shumaker has sparked much discussion with her 'renegade rules for raising competent and compassionate kids.' In this follow-up book, she takes on new hot-button issues like banning homework, technology use, and skipping kindergarten. She helps parents help their kids develop important...
Format: sound recording-nonmusical
Publisher / Publication Date: 2016
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Summary: This is the story of a small band of determined townspeople and how far they went to save beloved land and endangered species from the grip of a powerful corporation in the Arcadia Dunes. This is a narrative with roots as deep as the trees the community is trying to save, something set in motion before the author was even born. And yet, Shumaker gives a human face to the changing nature of land...
Publisher / Publication Date: 2017
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Summary: Saving Arcadia: A Story of Conservation and Community in the Great Lakes is a suspenseful and intimate land conservation adventure story set in the Great Lakes heartland. The story spans more than forty years, following the fate of a magnificent sand dune on Lake Michigan and the people who care about it. Author and narrator Heather Shumaker shares the remarkable untold stories behind...
Publisher / Publication Date: A Painted Turtle book 2017
Copies Available at Woodmere2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.4 SHU
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Summary: When Paul Welch came to Traverse City in 1958, he assembled a cast of artists, teachers and art lovers. Their hub was the Northwestern Michigan College campus. Collectively, they cast a small rural community to the forefront of the visual arts in Michigan. Nearly 60 years later, as the arts thrive in multiple mediums, their legacy still casts a beacon of inspiration. This book is their story.
Publisher / Publication Date: Northwestern Michigan College 0000
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Summary: "Siblings Meg and Will must uncover the haunted history of their Aunt's quaint town in order to save their younger sister, Ariel, from a ghost intent on keeping her as a friend"--
Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2019
Copies Available at Woodmere3 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC SHU
Summary: "When it comes to parenting, sometimes you have to trust your gut. With her first book, It's OK Not to Share, Heather Shumaker overturned all the conventional rules of parenting with her "renegade rules" for raising competent and compassionate kids. In It's Ok To Go Up the Slide, Shumaker takes on new hot-button issues with renegade rules such as: - Recess Is A Right - It's Ok Not To Kiss...
Publisher / Publication Date: Tarcher 2016
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649 SHU
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Summary: "Heather Shumaker describes her quest to nail down "the rules" to raising smart, sensitive, and self-sufficient kids. Drawing on the work of more than a hundred child psychologists, educators, and other experts, as well as her own experiences as the mother of two small children, Shumaker gets to the heart of the matter on a host of important questions. Hint: Many of the rules aren't what you...
Publisher / Publication Date: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin 2012