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Book cover of "A Dog Lover's Guide to Hiking Wisconsin State Parks" showing a dog on a leash walking a wooded trail.

A Dog Lover's Guide to Hiking Wisconsin State Parks

This book is a must-have for dog lovers who enjoy hiking in Wisconsin with their pup(s).
Book cover of "Amphibians and Reptiles of Wisconsin" by Kapfer and Brown. Color photo of a spotted salamander on top and a green snake on the bottom.  Title in bold font across the middle.

Amphibians and Reptiles of Wisconsin

A must for professional herpetologists and conservationists and for anyone with an interest in the natural world. 1,176 pages.
Creating Old World Wisconsin: The Struggle to Build an Outdoor History Museum of Ethnic Architecture

Creating Old World Wisconsin: The Struggle to Build an Outdoor History Museum of Ethnic Architecture

John D. Krugler brings to life the history of the dedicated corps who collected and preserved Wisconsin's diverse social heritage and fast-disappearing immigrant and migrant architecture in the largest outdoor museum of rural life in the United States.
Book cover of "Dairylandia" with color photo of a farm scene with a cow in the foreground and a barn in the background, under a blue sky. The barn features a mural of the Mona Lisa wearing a Wisconsin Badgers footbal T-shirt.


Dairylandia recounts Steve Hannah’s burgeoning love for his adopted state. These captivating vignettes are by turns humorous, tragic, and remarkable—and remind us of our shared humanity.
Book cover of "Haunted Heartland" by Michael Norman with picture of green corn stalks in a field under a cloudy sky.

Haunted Heartland 2nd Edition

Astonishing accounts of ghosts, mysterious lights, and haunted houses in the midwest.
Indian Mounds of Wisconsin

Indian Mounds of Wisconsin | 2nd Edition

From pre-mound builder groups to the modern era, this book details 2000 years of history. Illustrated. Second edition.
Cover of Madison Chefs book. Overhead shot of two hands preparing a small salad on a plate and the book title in large red font, "Madison Chefs."

Madison Chefs: Stories of Food, Farms, and People

Lindsay Christians’s in-depth look at nine creative and dedicated chefs captures why Madison’s food culture is a gem in America’s Upper Midwest. This beautifully illustrated book will leave you salivating—or making reservations.
On Wisconsin Women: Working for Their Rights from Settlement to Suffrage

On Wisconsin Women: Working for Their Rights from Settlement to Suffrage

Wisconsin is known as the home of the Progressive party. But, in the words of a suffragist in 1912, "The last thing a man becomes progressive about is the activities of his wife." Learn more about women's rights to vote and the Wisconsin women who made it possible.
Book cover of "Place Names of Wisconsin" showing a map of Wisconsin and the title of the book in large font under the picture of the map.

Place Names of Wisconsin

Fun to read and packed with information, Place Names of Wisconsin is a must-have for anyone interested in Wisconsin and Midwest history, language, geography, and culture—or anyone who simply wonders “why did they name it that?”
Book cover of "Spirits of the Earth" showing a color photo of the Madison cityscape in the backgound with an Indian mound in the foreground.

Spirits of the Earth: The Effigy Mound Landscape of Madison and the Four Lakes

Spirits of Earth explores the cultural, historical, and ceremonial meanings of the mounds in an informative, abundantly illustrated book and guide.
Book cover of "The Driftless Reader" with color photograph of several farms situated in rolling green hills of the driftless region.

The Driftless Reader

More than eighty selected texts include writings by Black Hawk, Mark Twain, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Frank Lloyd Wright, Aldo Leopold, David Rhodes, explorers, scientists, historians, farmers, songwriters, journalists, and poets. Hardcover.
Book cover of "The Geography of Wisconsin" with the title in large font over a background photograph of a wooded, rocky hillside under a blue sky.

The Geography of Wisconsin

A must-have resource for anyone interested in Wisconsin's prehistoric and contemporary geography. This book will stand the test of time as a vital contribution to physical and cultural geographic study of the Badger state. 472 pages.