This informative guide includes photographs and information about 278 wildflowers found in the forests, wetlands, meadows, dunes, and shores in both the upper and lower peninsulas of Michigan.
Learn all about Michigan - the land, history, government, economy, and people - past and present.
Each page of this lift-the-flap book surprises the reader with a fun fact about the state of Michigan.
Easy-to-read text introduces the sights of Michigan, through a full day of sightseeing.
Describes the customs, people, and places of Michigan. Maps and symbols are included to enrich the student's understanding of geography and state identity.
Discusses the features of the United States' five Great Lakes--Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, and Ontario--with descriptions of their coasts, bridges, initial formation, wildlife, and more, and includes photographs, illustrations, and "fun facts."
The Great Lakes State is rich in colorful, fascinating stories. Discover a wonderful history about the Native Americans who made their home there, the French explorers who came to trade, and the state's role in the Underground Railroad. Other fascinating details, such as cultural landmarks and geography are engagingly presented.
Michigan Family Field Trips is divided into four color-coded sections: southeastern Michigan, Mid-Michigan, Western Michigan, and Northern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula. The book also includes important information about each site such as address, telephone number, Web address, hours, admission fee, parking, and age appropriateness.
Feeling hungry? Find out what people ate in traditional Michigan and make your own native dishes with these recipes.
Mitt, a white-footed mouse, lives in a mitten that is his only reminder of the family he once had, and when it is stolen, Mitt sets out for the city to find the owner of the dog that took his home.
It takes people of all kinds to shape a place. Abolitionists. Trade unionists. Artists. Scientists. Soldiers. Explorers. Traders. Crusaders. Senators. Designers. Michigan had all of these-and all of them, in this book at least, were women. This book tells the stories of thirteen extraordinary women.
Who were the first people to live in Michigan? Which residents became famous, and why? This book contains fascinating stories of the many different people who have made Michigan what it is today.
Scrambled words, word searches, secret codes, mazes, connect the dots.
Northern Michigan seems to cast a magical spell over children that makes them want to stay - or keep coming back. Share time with family and friends, quiet time with nature, and joyful hours of play - make "Up North" an enchanting place.
Children who have learned their ABCs will now have fun learning how to count.
Explore the Soo, the Straits of Mackinac, the Land of Hiawatha, and more in this short guide to historical Michigan.
Published since 1913, Michigan Trees is an outstanding reference book for anyone who wants to know about the trees of this region.
Because she is fascinated by a statue she sees while skating, Abby and her mother spend a day looking at the sculptures of Marshall Fredericks around the city of Detroit, Michigan. Includes information about the sculptor, his work and the sculptural process, as well as a list of sculptures to be seen throughout Michigan and in other Great Lakes states.
This A-Z look at Michigan Indians emphasizes Indian pride, culture, skills and creativity.
This books contains fun and interesting facts about the plants and animals of Michigan and the habitats in which they live.
Describes the voyage and sinking of the giant transport ship, the Edmund Fitzgerald, which was caught in a raging storm while crossing Lake Superior in November, 1975.
Describes the history, landscape, and wildlife of the oldest, largest, and only island national park in the United States.
A small, but clever young girl outwits a rich giant and wins all his gold.
Omakayas, a seven-year-old Native American girl of the Ojibwa tribe, lives through the joys of summer and the perils of winter on an island in Lake Superior in 1847.