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

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. Details below.

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The Birdman of KoshKonong: The Life of Naturalist Thure Kumlien

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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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

Coming in June 2021.


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

Constitution by the States: Cumulative Index Volume 35

Coming in March 2021.

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$95.00
Make Way for Liberty - book cover

Make Way for Liberty: Wisconsin African Americans in the Civil War


Hundreds of African American soldiers and regimental employees represented Wisconsin in the Civil War, and many of them lived in the state either before or after the conflict. And yet, if these individuals are mentioned at all in histories of the state, it is with a sentence or two about their small numbers.... Full details below.

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Tending the Valley by Alice D’Alessio

Tending the Valley: A Prairie Restoration Odyssey

On a gray and drizzly day in 1983, writer Alice D’Alessio and her math professor husband, Laird, made their way down a curving, tree-lined driveway on their way to a picnic. They were visiting 115 acres of land in Wisconsin’s unglaciated Driftless Area that Laird had inherited from his parents. Emerging from the trees, Alice had her first glimpse of the valley that would become a twenty-five-year labor of love for the couple. Details, below.

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When White Pine was King by Jerry Apps

When the White Pine was King: A History of Lumberjacks, Log Drives, and Sawdust Cities in Wisconsin

When the White Pine Was King tells the stories of the heyday of logging, of lumberjacks and camp cooks, of river drives and deadly log jams, of sawmills and lumber towns and the echo of the ax ringing through the Northwoods as yet another white pine crashed to the ground. Full details below.

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$22.95
The Old Timer Says: A Writing Journal

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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Ratification Vol 37 Book #1

The Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution, Volume 37 – Bill of Rights, Book 1

The first in a planned six-volume series examining the intense debate over the drafting and ratification of the first Ten Amendments to the Constitution. The Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution series is a reference collection that aims to preserve the state-by-state debates about the ratification of the United States Constitution. Details below.
$95.00

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