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Antler, A: A Cabin ABC Book

Antler, A: A Cabin ABC Book

Antler, A. Blueberries, B. Cabin and Canoe, C and C. With beautiful watercolor illustrations, and rhyming prose, this children’s alphabet book will take you straight Up North. This Cabin ABC Book is perfect for toddlers, nature lovers and anyone who can’t resist the great outdoors. From wildlife to ice cream cones, this book will remind you of everything you love about your cabin in the woods or your cottage on the lake. Author: Hadley E. Barrows Illustrator: Megan Moore Publisher: Not Available US SRP: $24.00 Pub Date: June 15, 2014

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Goodnight Loon

Goodnight Loon

A charming retelling of a children’s classic in a distinctly Northwoods voiceThere’s a loon, of course. And a Duluth pack. And crop art, Tater Tot hotdish, and, inevitably, deer ticks. The familiar green room is set on a pontoon, lit by the moon over a quiet lake. The childhood classic “Goodnight Moon “is transformed into a must-have for every Minnesota child’s bookshelf.Written and illustrated by two fathers who value good rhymes and the power of simple, evocative illustrations, “Goodnight Loon” moves the story that so many parents know by heart into Northwoods territory. Author Abe Sauer and illustrator Nathaniel Davauer created this book as a tribute to the cherished favorite written by Margaret...

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What Pet Should I Get?

What Pet Should I Get?

A never-before-seen picture book by Dr. Seuss!! This never-ever-before-seen picture book by Dr. Seuss about making up one’s mind is the literary equivalent of buried treasure What happens when a brother and sister visit a pet store to pick a pet? Naturally, they can t choose just one The tale captures a classic childhood moment choosing a pet and uses it to illuminate a life lesson: that it is hard to make up your mind, but sometimes you just have to do it Told in Dr. Seuss’s signature rhyming style, this is a must-have for Seuss fans and book collectors, and a perfect choice for the holidays, birthdays, and happy occasions of all kinds. An Editor’s Note at the end discusses Dr. Seuss’s pets, his creative process,...

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Color Me Calm

Color Me Calm

100 Coloring Templates for Meditation and Relaxation Our lives become busier with each passing day, and as technology escalates, so does our access to work, obligations, and stress. Constant stimulation and expectation have left us burnt out and distanced from the present moment. “Now” has become something that happens online, not in the space and time that we physically occupy. “Color Me Calm” is a guided coloring book designed for harried adults. Art therapist Lacy Mucklow and artist Angela Porter offer up 100 coloring templates all designed to help you get coloring and get relaxed. Organized into seven therapeutically-themed chapters including Mandalas, Water Scenes, Wooded Scenes, Geometric Patterns, Flora &...

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Gathering Prey

Gathering Prey

The extraordinary new Lucas Davenport thriller from #1 “New York Times” bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize winner John Sandford. They call them Travelers. They move from city to city, panhandling, committing no crimes they just like to stay on the move. And now somebody is killing them. Lucas Davenport’s adopted daughter, Letty, is home from college when she gets a phone call from a woman Traveler she’d befriended in San Francisco. The woman thinks somebody’s killing her friends, she’s afraid she knows who it is, and now her male companion has gone missing. She’s hiding out in North Dakota, and she doesn’t know what to do. Letty tells Lucas she’s going to get her, and, though he...

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Go Set a Watchman

Go Set a Watchman

From Harper Lee comes a landmark new novel set two decades after her beloved Pulitzer Prize winning masterpiece, To Kill a Mockingbird. Maycomb, Alabama. Twenty-six-year-old Jean Louise Finch “Scout” returns home from New York City to visit her aging father, Atticus. Set against the backdrop of the civil rights tensions and political turmoil that were transforming the South, Jean Louise’s homecoming turns bittersweet when she learns disturbing truths about her close-knit family, the town, and the people dearest to her. Memories from her childhood flood back, and her values and assumptions are thrown into doubt. Featuring many of the iconic characters from To Kill a Mockingbird, Go Set a Watchman perfectly captures a young...

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For Love of Loons

For Love of Loons

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 visitors will treasure this celebration of the amazing loon. Author: Stan Tekiela Publisher: Adventure Publications US SRP: $9.95 Binding: Hardcover Pub Date: March 11, 2014

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Mushrooms of the Upper Midwest

Mushrooms of the Upper Midwest

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 learn which mushrooms are edible. The information is accessible to beginners but useful for even experienced mushroom seekers. Author: Teresa Marrone Publisher: Adventure Publications US SRP: $16.95 Binding: Paperback Pub Date: May 1, 2014

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Mark Rosen’s Book of MN Sports Lists

Mark Rosen’s Book of MN Sports Lists

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 Sports Lists,” local broadcasting legend Mark Rosen and co-author Jim Bruton present their own expert opinions and poll the biggest names from Minnesota and beyond to resolve those debates and provide the ultimate rankings of every sports question that the Minnesota fan has had to ask. No aspect of sport in Minnesota is left unturned, and...

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The Best of Itasca

The Best of Itasca

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 park’s hidden gems throughout the seasons. And learn about the natural history of the land, as well as nearby attractions and more. Author: Deane Johnson Publisher: Adventure Publications US SRP: $14.95 Binding: Paperback Pub Date: May 7, 2014

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