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Cover of the book "Here on Lake Hallie" by Patti See with illustration of people around a campfire in winter.

Here on Lake Hallie: In Praise of Barflies, Fix-It Guys, and Other Folks in Our Hometown

Essays on barflies, fix-it guys, and other eccentric small-town folks come together in a humorous and touching collection that shares the heart of a Midwestern lake community.

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$20.00
Cover of the book Meet Me on the Midway by Jerry Apps

Meet Me on the Midway: A History of Wisconsin Fairs

Coming Soon! Expected Release Date: June, 2022. Take a nostalgic ride around the fair with celebrated rural historian JERRY APPS as the former 4-H leader and fair judge showcases the history of Wisconsin county fairs (and the state fair) in this salute to one of the Midwest’s greatest summer traditions!

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$26.95
Cover of the book "Letters from Clara" with photo of a woman on a camel with pyramids in the background.

Letters from Clara: One Intrepid Woman's Travels on the Eve of War, 1936-1939

Coming Soon! Expected Release Date: May, 2022. Relish the real-life, epic journey of intrepid Wisconsin voyageur, Clara Pagel, who ventured into the world just prior to the start of World War II, chronicling her travels and the state of the world—from bombings and earthquakes to Mussolini and Gandhi—in more than 100 letters to YWCA members back home.

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$22.95
Cover of Seeds in Soil book with several photos of garden produce and children.

Seeds in Soil: Planting a Garden and Finding Your Roots

A seeds-to-supper guide for the whole family to learn together about gardening science and history and growing in different environments. Includes recipes and projects to make the most of these nature lessons!

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$18.95
Picture of The Fishermen, the Horse, and the Sea

The Fishermen, the Horse, and the Sea

Based on a true story of the dramatic rescue of young Lester Smith and his family after a violent storm hits their town of Port Washington on the shores of Lake Michigan. Beautifully illustrated and wonderfully written.

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$17.95
Constitution by the States: Cumulative Indexes

The Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution: Cumulative Subject Index, Volume 36

This two-volume cumulative index (volumes 35 and 36 sold separately) is a portal through which the magnificent eighteenth-century debate over the ratification of the Constitution can be more readily perceived and appreciated.


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$95.00
Hope is the Thing: Wisconsinites on Perseverance in a Pandemic

Hope is the Thing: Wisconsinites on Perseverance in a Pandemic

In one hundred essays and poems, Wisconsinites reflect on "hope" in the era of COVID-19 and illustrate that hope can come in many forms: a dad dance, a birth plan, an unblemished banana, a visit from a neighborhood dog, the revival of an old tradition, and more.

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$20.00
Dead Lines book cover featuring newspaper in middle with yellow background

Dead Lines: Slices of Life from the Obit Beat

Discover the extraordinary among the ordinary in this collection of feature obituaries and related news stories from longtime Wisconsin State Journal reporter George Hesselberg.

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$20.00
The Farm on Badger Creek book cover featuring young girl holding a children on farm

The Farm on Badger Creek: Memories of a Midwest Girlhood

Small town Wisconsin native Peggy Prilaman Marxen recounts her family's rural farming life and its evolution from her settler ancestors to the modern day.

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$20.00
Modern Jungles book cover featuring bold yellow title and blue, purple, and green trees in background

Modern Jungles: A Hmong Refugee's Childhood Story of Survival

After a difficult and perilous journey that neither of his parents survived, five-year-old Pao Lor reached the safety of Thailand, but the young refugee boy's challenges were only just beginning.

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$20.00
The Birdman of KoshKonong book cover featuring bird, feather, egg, and bird nest with eggs in front of blue background

The Birdman of Koshkonong: The Life of Naturalist Thure Kumlien

Learn about Thure Kumlien, one of Wisconsin's earliest naturalists, and his remarkable achievements working with bird specimens on the shore of Lake Koshkonong in the mid-1800's. Details below.

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$20.00
The Sower and the Seer

The Sower and the Seer: Perspectives on the Intellectual History of the American Midwest

The Midwestern landscape has given rise to significant visionaries whose extraordinary intellectualism has contributed to forming an American Identity. This book, featuring a collection of essays, examines individuals whose stories together establish the history of the American Midwest.

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$24.95
We Will Always Be Here: A Guide to Exploring and Understanding the History of LGBTQ+ Activism in Wisconsin

We Will Always Be Here: A Guide to Exploring and Understanding the History of LGBTQ+ Activism in Wisconsin

Explore Wisconsin's history of LGBTQ+ Activism with a rich collection of examples of individuals across a wide spectrum of identities who have helped to empower others to make a positive change in the world. Details below.

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$15.00
Constitution by the States: Cumulative Indexes

The Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution: Cumulative Name Index, Volume 35

This two-volume cumulative index (volumes 35 and 36 sold separately) is a portal through which the magnificent eighteenth-century debate over the ratification of the Constitution can be more readily perceived and appreciated.


Published by the Wisconsin Historical Society Press


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$95.00
Document History of the Ratification of the Constitution: Bill of Rights, Book 2

The Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution, Volume 37 – Bill of Rights, Book 2

The second in a planned six-volume series examining the intense debate over the drafting and ratification of the first ten Amendments to the Constitution. A profoundly important documentary record of the effort to protect human rights during the Revolutionary War Era.

Coming Soon! Expected release in fall of 2021.

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$95.00
The Old Timer Says: A Writing Journal Cover with blue title an a drawing of old man in yellow jacket walking away

The Old Timer Says: A Writing Journal


Everyone has a story to tell. In The Old Timer Says, Jerry Apps provides the space and inspiration to capture their own stories. Lined journal pages with prompts to get the ideas flowing. Full details below.

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$15.00

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