MICHIGAN BOOKS-History. Travel. Gardening. Childrens

MICHIGAN BOOKS-History. Travel. Gardening. Childrens
A Distant Thunder: Michigan in the Civil War Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781932399035
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Published: Huron River Press - April 1st, 2004

Forward by Jeff Daniels, Though tireless reasearch and a great knack for storytelling Richard Bak has created a monument to all who served our great state during the Civil War.


The Edmund Fitzgerald: Song of Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781585361267
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Published: Sleeping Bear Press - September 2003

Leaving port from Superior, Wisconsin on a sunny November day, the crew of the Edmund Fitzgerald is looking forward to a routine crossing of deep Lake Superior. Heading for a port in Cleveland, the giant transport ship is loaded with ore that will be used to build cars. But disaster is building in the wind as a gale storm begins to track after the great ship.


Michigan Cover Image
By Tanya Lloyd Kyi, Books Whitcap (Manufactured by)
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ISBN: 9781552851142
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Published: Whitecap Books - January 1st, 2010

Whether the attraction is historic lighthouses, thriving communities or beautiful parks, Michigan has something to offer any visitor and many surprises for residents.

About the "America" series:

As expansive as America itself, this outstanding series captures outstanding views of panoramic landscapes, brilliant city skylines, and picturesque communities.


Roses for Michigan Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781551053677
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Published: Lone Pine Publishing - January 27th, 2004

144 roses suited to Michigan's unique climate and conditions. Over 300 brilliant full-color photographs


Trees of Michigan Cover Image
By Linda Kershaw (Joint Author), Tony Reznicek (Joint Author)
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ISBN: 9789768200075
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Published: Lone Pine Publishing - June 1st, 2006

The text includes detailed botanical information on each species, human uses, ecology, tips for distinguishing similar species, the origins of names and much more. Clear organization using color-coded bars 146 accounts describing 213 species encompasses all native and naturalized trees and tall shrubs in the state of Michigan Full color


Annuals for Michigan Cover Image
By Nancy Szerlag, Alison Beck, Alison Beck (Joint Author)
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ISBN: 9781551053462
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Published: Lone Pine Publishing - March 2002

Brilliant photographs and down-to-earth advice are packed into this guide to over 443 annuals suited to Michigan's climate. Szerlag and Beck provide information on light, water and nutrient needs, as well as recommendations on how and when to start your plants. This book also includes tips on planting, growing, recommended varieties, and problems and pests.


Midwest Home Landscaping: Including Southern Canada Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781580112567
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Published: Creative Homeowner Press - December 1st, 2005

Midwest Home Landscaping

- Approximately 475 full-color photos and illustrations

- 46 designs covering the most common situations, such as front entries, foundation plantings, patios, and steep slopes.

- Detailed descriptions of more than 200 plants that will grow well in your region, plus all you need to know to select, plant, and care for them.


Michigan's Heritage Barns Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780870135200
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Published: Michigan State University Press - December 31st, 1999

During her time as an art student in New York City, Mary Keithan never imagined that one day she would drive the state of Michigan's labyrinthine back roads in search of architectural subjects for her photographs. But, in 1990, shortly after acquiring an 8" x 10" view camera, she began just such an odyssey.


Public Gardens of Michigan Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780870136276
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Published: Michigan State University Press - April 30th, 2002

Michigan's glorious public gardens display the rich tapestry of the garden design traditions of the Great Lakes State. The earliest public gardens date from 1701, when Cadillac founded Detroit.


The Legend of Leelanau Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781585361502
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Published: Sleeping Bear Press - April 4th, 2003

The young maiden Leelinau is forbidden from going into the Spirit Wood. But Leelinau so enjoys her time spent there with the Pukwudjinees (the tiny fairies of the forest) that she risks playing with them time and time again. The legend explores the resistance many of us harbor of entering adulthood.


The Legend of Mackinac Island Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781886947122
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Published: Gale Cengage - April 1st, 1999

From the author and illustrator of the children's classic "The Legend of Sleeping Bear" comes the "The Legend of Mackinac Island," a tale of the painted turtle Makinauk, his animal friends, and their discovery of Land.

Once again, the paintings of Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen breathe new life into Native American lore with grace and style.


The Michigan Roadside Naturalist Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780472066759
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Published: University of Michigan Regional - June 2003

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Butterflies of Michigan: Field Guide Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781591930983
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Published: Adventurekeen - June 29th, 2005

Butterfly identification is now simple for everyone This handy field guide focuses on 147 species of Michigan butterflies, arranged by color. See a blue butterfly? Turn to the blue section. Perfect for backyard or field use, this book features full-color photos of each butterfly plus an illustration that points out key identification marks.


Trees of Michigan Field Guide Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781591930006
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Published: Adventure Publications - August 21st, 2002

Trees are all around, but how much do you know about them? With this famous field guide by award-winning author and naturalist Stan Tekiela, you can make tree identification simple, informative and productive. Learn about 105 Michigan trees, organized in the book by leaf type and attachment.


The Legend of Michigan Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781585362783
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Published: Sleeping Bear Press - March 21st, 2006

For thousands of years, Winter stayed the whole year round in "Michigane" until an old warrior and a young boy traveled through the frigid cold with nothing but warm hearts and an old pair of mittens.


Mackinac Bridge: The Story of the Five Mile Poem Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781585362837
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Published: Sleeping Bear Press - September 2006

M is for Mitten: The Michigan Alphabet Cover Image
By Annie Appleford, Kathy-Jo Wargin (Joint Author), Michael G. Monroe (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781886947733
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Published: Sleeping Bear Press - September 15th, 1999

Illustrated by Michael G. Monroe

Where was the first mile of highway paved? Who was the 38th President of the United States? What is the nation's most remote National Park? What was the first bottled soda pop in this country? Find the answers to these questions and many more in "M is for Mitten: A Michigan Alphabet. "


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