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Locomotive – 2013 CALDECOTT WINNER $17.99

Locomotive – 2013 CALDECOTT WINNER

Locomotive – 2013 CALDECOTT WINNER

Author: Brian Floca
Publisher: Antheneum Books
Binding: Hardcover
Pub Date: September 3, 2013

Locomotive – 2013 CALDECOTT WINNER

$17.99

2013 Caldecott Winner!  It is the summer of 1869, and trains, crews, and family are traveling together, riding America’s brand-new transcontinental railroad. These pages come alive with the details of the trip and the sounds, speed, and strength of the mighty locomotives; the work that keeps them moving; and the thrill of travel from plains to mountain to ocean. Come hear the hiss of the...

Flora and Ulysses – 2013 NEWBERY WINNER $17.99

Flora and Ulysses – 2013 NEWBERY WINNER

Flora and Ulysses – 2013 NEWBERY WINNER

Author: Kate DiCamillo
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Binding: Hardcover
Pub Date: September 24, 2013

Flora and Ulysses – 2013 NEWBERY WINNER

$17.99

Holy unanticipated occurrences! A cynic meets an unlikely superhero in a genre-breaking new novel by master storyteller Kate DiCamillo. It begins, as the best superhero stories do, with a tragic accident that has unexpected consequences. The squirrel never saw the vacuum cleaner coming, but self-described cynic Flora Belle Buckman, who has read every issue of the comic book “Terrible Things...

Mark of Athena – Heroes of Olympus 03 $9.99

Mark of Athena – Heroes of Olympus 03

Mark of Athena – Heroes of Olympus 03

Author: Rick Riordan
Publisher: Disney Press
Binding: Paperback
Pub Date: April 8, 2014

Mark of Athena – Heroes of Olympus 03

$9.99

Now in paperback! In The Son of Neptune, Percy, Hazel, and Frank met in Camp Jupiter, the Roman equivalent of Camp Halfblood, and traveled to the land beyond the gods to complete a dangerous quest. The third book in the Heroes of Olympus series will unite them with Jason, Piper, and Leo. But they number only six–who will complete the Prophecy of Seven? The Greek and Roman demigods will have...

Fault in Our Stars $12.99

Fault in Our Stars

Fault in Our Stars

Author: John Green
Publisher: Speak
Binding: Paperback
Pub Date: April 8, 2014

Fault in Our Stars

$12.99

Now in paperback! Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel’s story is about to be completely rewritten. Insightful, bold, irreverent, and raw, The Fault in Our...

Otter Out of Water $15.95

Otter Out of Water

Otter Out of Water

Author: Kathy-Jo Wargin
Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press
Binding: Hardcover
Pub Date: February 2, 2014

Otter Out of Water

$15.95

Have you seen an otter at play in the water? It’s long and it’s trim and it knows how to swim. It rolls and it spins. It twists and it grins. What if one day that otter jumps out of the water? Would you ask him to play? What if that otter follows you home? Would he bounce on the chairs? Would he skid down the stairs? The author-illustrator team who created Scare a Bear and Moose on...

West of the Moon $16.95

West of the Moon

West of the Moon

Author: Margi Preus
Publisher: Amulet Books
Binding: Hardcover
Pub Date: April 1, 2014

West of the Moon

$16.95

In “West of the Moon,” award-winning and “New York Times” bestselling author Margi Preus expertly weaves original fiction with myth and folktale to tell the story of Astri, a young Norwegian girl desperate to join her father in America. After being separated from her sister and sold to a cruel goat farmer, Astri makes a daring escape. She quickly retrieves her little...

For Love of Loons $9.95

For Love of Loons

For Love of Loons

Author: Stan Tekiela
Publisher: Adventure Publications
Binding: Hardcover
Pub Date: March 11, 2014

For Love of Loons

$9.95

Stunningly beautiful and very unique, loons have captured our hearts. We await their spring return and delight in hearing their calls across our northern lakes. Acclaimed naturalist and wildlife photographer Stan Tekiela shares his up-close-and-personal images as he recounts the season of the loons, from their arrival to raising their chicks to departing in the fall. Northland dwellers and...

Mushrooms of the Upper Midwest $16.95

Mushrooms of the Upper Midwest

Mushrooms of the Upper Midwest

Author: Teresa Marrone
Publisher: Adventure Publications
Binding: Paperback
Pub Date: May 1, 2014

Mushrooms of the Upper Midwest

$16.95

Hundreds of full-color photos with easy-to-understand text make this a great visual guide to learning about nearly 400 species of common mushrooms found in the Upper Midwest, between the Dakotas and Indiana. The species are organized by shape, then by color, so you can identify mushrooms by their visual characteristics. Plus, with the Top Edibles and Top Toxics sections, you’ll begin to...

Mark Rosen’s Book of MN Sports Lists $19.99

Mark Rosen’s Book of MN Sports Lists

Mark Rosen’s Book of MN Sports Lists

Author: Mark Rosen
Publisher: MVP Books
Binding: Paperback
Pub Date: May 1, 2014

Mark Rosen’s Book of MN Sports Lists

$19.99

Beloved sportscaster Mark Rosen presents a handpicked collection of fascinating sports memories from a range of athletes, journalists, and other prominent Minnesota voices. The Minnesota sports universe is filled with star players, memorable moments (good and bad), and controversial decisions that have long sparked debate and discussion among fans. In “Mark Rosen’s Book of Minnesota...

The Best of Itasca $14.95

The Best of Itasca

The Best of Itasca

Author: Deane Johnson
Publisher: Adventure Publications
Binding: Paperback
Pub Date: May 7, 2014

The Best of Itasca

$14.95

Enjoy everything Itasca State Park has to offer. Whether you’re visiting for a day, staying for a week or simply want a keepsake of Minnesota’s most popular park, you’ll find everything you need in the pages of this book. It’s a detailed guide to hiking, biking, camping, lodging and skiing. Read fascinating stories from Itasca’s colorful past. Get tips on finding the...

Three-Minute Outdoorsman $17.95

Three-Minute Outdoorsman

Three-Minute Outdoorsman

Author: Robert M. Zink
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Binding: Paperback
Pub Date: April 25, 2014

Three-Minute Outdoorsman

$17.95

There are days when, if we hunt or fish or watch birds, we just want to be alone with our thoughts. Other times, however, contemplating the great outdoors that contains so many unknowns, we may wish to learn about moaning moose . . . or mumbling carp . . . or magnetic deer. And this is where Robert M. Zink enters the scene. A writer who humorously bridges the gap between esoteric information and...

Lake Superior Flavors $21.95

Lake Superior Flavors

Lake Superior Flavors

Author: James Norton
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Binding: Paperback
Pub Date: March 28, 2014

Lake Superior Flavors

$21.95

From the founders of the popular food website Heavy Table comes “Lake Superior Flavors,” a celebration of food culture around the shores of the greatest of the Great Lakes. Author James Norton and photographer Becca Dilley take readers on a culinary tour around Lake Superior, hitting high-traffic tourist spots and cultural institutions as well as off-the-beaten-path...