Good Night Wisconsin highlights Madison, Milwaukee County Zoo, Door County, Great Lakes, Wisconsin State Fair, Milwaukee Art Museum, Lambeau Field, the Mississippi River, Milwaukee Brewers, cranberry bogs, and more. Welcome, Cheeseheads! This adorable board book delights young readers as they tour the state's most treasured landmarks and attractions.
The intriguing facts and faces, history and places of Wisconsin are revealed to readers young and old in B is for Badger: A Wisconsin Alphabet. From its leaders in fine arts and architecture (Georgia O'Keefe and Frank Lloyd Wright) to its pioneers in nature conservation (John Muir and Aldo Leopold), Wisconsin has been an influence on major movements in education, industry, and use of natural resources.
A collection of fun, little informative poems about bird species found in Wisconsin. One bird for every letter of the alphabet with information such as identifying markings, diet, habitat, and call mnemonics.
One of the most popular misconceptions about American Indians is that they are all the same-one homogenous group of people who look alike, speak the same language, and share the same customs and history. Nothing could be further from the truth! This book gives kids an A-Z look at the Native Americans that shaped their state's history.
The Story of the Green Bay Packers and That Little, Small Town brings to life for your child the story of the greatest team in the history of the National Football League. Follow the Packers from the glory years of the Lombardi era through the lean years and back to triumph in winning Super Bowl XXXI. And throughout it all your child will learn of the dedication of the fans of the smallest city in the NFL that kept faith through the lean years and who through thick and thin would always love their Pack.
How do you make the perfect Wisconsin getaway even better? Give your kids the Wisconsin Activity Book for hours of fun! From mazes and word finds to maps and pictures to color, it's a great way to learn about the area and is ideal for car rides and quiet time.
What's so great about Wisconsin? Find out the top ten sites to see or things to do in the Badger State! Explore Wisconsin's dairy farms, pine forests, crystal blue lakes, and large cities. The Wisconsin by Map feature shows where youll find all the places covered in the book. A special section provides quick state facts such as the state motto, capital, population, animals, foods, and more. Take a fun-filled tour of all there is to discover in Wisconsin.
Thanks to its large number of dairy farms, Wisconsin is the nations top cheese producer. Readers will trace the history of this remarkable state from its earliest settlement to its latest developments. They will also dive into the local culture, see the states many fascinating sights, and learn about its economy.
I’m Reading About Wisconsin is a 48-page colorful book that helps students learn what makes Wisconsin unique. I’m Reading about Wisconsin helps early readers learn fun and interesting facts about Wisconsin. The colorful illustrations, bold, vibrant art, kid-friendly text and photographs help bring the state to life.
What could convince two young mice to journey to a Cheese Jamboree in Wisconsin? Why CHEESE, of course! In their latest adventure, our favorite midwestern mice head off in search of delicious Swiss cheese and to find their way back home—Mitt to his mitten and Minn to the cabin she shares with Gerdie. Unfortunately, each contest can have only one winner!
Lutie Stearns established hundreds of traveling libraries in Wisconsin between 1895 and 1914. A founder, and later employee, of the Wisconsin Free Library Commission, Lutie’s mission of sharing books and opportunity brought her to North Woods lumber camps, to farming communities, and to industrial centers throughout the state. Despite a devastating stutter, she gave thousands of book talks and, later in her life, became a famous public speaker.
The Big Wisconsin Activity Book! 100+ activities, from Kindergarten-easy to Fourth/Fifth-challenging! This big activity book has a wide range of reproducible activities including coloring, dot-to-dot, mazes, matching, word search, and many other creative activities that will entice any student to learn more about Wisconsin. Activities touch on history, geography, people, places, fictional characters, animals, holidays, festivals, legends, lore, and more.
What are some food favorites in Wisconsin, and why are they special to us? How have our landscape and the people who have inhabited it contributed to our food heritage? This unique blend of history book and cookbook gives kids a real taste for hands-on history by showing them how to create and sample foods that link us to the resources found in our state and the heritage of those who produce them.
The great Gitchee Manitou has sent Nanabush the Giant Hare to the new north country to give the first animals their names and special markings. But trickster that he is, Nanabush prefers to play silly games. When Ahmik the Giant Beaver lures Nanabush into a chase across the newly formed land and water, their game etches out a beautiful wonderland of islands and ponds and lakes. Readers young and old will enjoy the legend behind the creation of the state whose very name Wisk-on-sin means "place of the beaver.
This text presents three themes of the state's immigrant history; leaving the homeland, making the journey, and enduring the first year of settlement. Journal and diary entries and letters from European groups and oral histories from African American, Latino, Hmong, and Amish sources are included.
Written for younger readers, Strong-Minded Woman provides an engaging look at the life of Lavinia Goodell, Wisconsin’s first female lawyer. Telling Goodell’s story from 1858, when she first decided to become a lawyer, to her place as an actual attorney in the courtroom, Mary Lahr Schier recounts Goodell’s hard work and determination as she taught herself the law.
People running from slavery made many hard journeys to find freedom—on steamboats and in carriages, across rivers and in hay-covered wagons. Some were shot at. Many were chased by slave catchers. Others hid in tunnels and secret rooms. But these troubles were worth it for the men, women, and children who eventually reached freedom. Freedom Train North tells the stories of fugitive slaves who found help in Wisconsin.
From astronauts to athletes, you'll meet 55 special people, either born or raised in Wisconsin, that made a difference in our world. A who's who'' of famous Wisconsinites, this book is sure to educate and entertain. Read about Georgia O'Keefe, Golda Meir, Harry Houdini, Liberace, and Aldo Leopold. A photo accompanies each biography. Written for the fourth grade level.
Modeled after the popular TV game show; features categories like state History, Geography, Exploration, People, Statehood, State Attractions, and lots more. Each category lists educational and entertaining answers--the student gives the correct question. Includes approximately 30 categories and 150 answers and questions. Kids love the Jeopardy-style format!
All of these books are great for the kids to learn more about the great state of Wisconsin!