It Happened in Wisconsin
An entertaining and informative history of Wisconsin, including its "discovery" by a French explorer who was hopelessly lost, a dramatic assassination attempt on Teddy Roosevelt, and the legendary shooting of a Green Bay Packer coach’s dog.
Fodor's Chicago's 25 Best
A shirt-pocket guide to Chicago, this slim book includes an excellent map of the center of the city and essential information on its highlights.
Great Lakes Wildlife
This laminated fold-out card illustrates almost 150 animals in the Great Lakes region.
The Long Ships Passing, The Story of the Great Lakes
A vivid popular history of the Great Lakes, rich in anecdote, incident and drama. Havighurst recounts the early days of ships and shipping on the Great Lakes from the time of the early French voyageurs through the industrialization of the region at the turn of the century.
A no-nonsense practical guide in the Moon series, jam-packed not only with travel necessities (hotels, restaurants, sights), but also with a good overview of history, flora and fauna and geology.
Moon Handbook Michigan
This practical guidebook features traveling information on the Great Lakes and the Upper Peninsula regions of Michigan.
The Great Lakes
Wayne Grady showcases the nature and ecology of the Great Lakes, hub of industry and agriculture, and home to 40 million people, in this illustrated portrait of the region, including the geological formation, conservation challenges, forests and resources. With hundreds of color photographs and illustrations by Emily Damstra.
This photographic portrait of Wisconsin captures the Badger State's unique cultural and natural history through stunning color photography, with images of lighthouses on Lake Michigan, sailboats at dawn on Lake Superior, wildflowers, monarch butterflies, historic sites, and more.
Shipwrecks and Lost Treasure Great Lakes, Legends and Lore, Pirates and More!
Frederick Stonehouse provides the historical forward to these 21 riveting tales of ships that met their end in the treacherous waters of the Great Lakes, including the sinking of the British gunboat H.M.S. Speedy in 1804, the Navy brig U.S.S. Niagara in 1820, the Civil War steamer Island Queen in 1864 and the tanker Edmund Fitzgerald in 1975.
The Living Great Lakes
Raised on the shores of Lake Michigan, Dennis weaves the tale of his own month-long voyage on the Great Lakes aboard the Malabar with history and conservation in this outstanding portrait of the region.
Great Lakes Birds
This fold-out reference illustrates almost 150 species in the Great Lakes region. Laminated and pocket-sized, it's a handy item to take along in the field.
Phipps captures the splendor of the architecture and gardens of Mackinac in this collection of photographs.