47 Strings Tessa?s Special Code, a children's book by Becky Carey, tells the story of an older sibling learning about his new baby sister?s Down syndrome diagnosis. The beautifully illustrated book educates readers about Down syndrome and teaches that we are all more alike then we are different. This book is great for children of all ages.
The Wisconsin Krueger Family Tragedy by author Kay Scholtz is an account of the tragic story of a family whose members were persecuted, murdered, and thrown into prison during the WWI era, due in part to misunderstandings arising from their German heritage. It is about a tragic, true tale that was common table talk in Wisconsin during the 1920's. N..
Limping through Life by Jerry Apps is a memoir of the author's life with polio. The book reveals how the disease affected him physically and emotionally, profoundly influencing his education, military service, and family life. A hard working farm boy in the Wisconsin Fox River valley, young Jerry Apps contracted polio at the age of 12. In Limping t..
Grandpa's Memories: A Family Journal - Preserving family memories is a priceless gift that can be passed down from generation to generation. Grandpa?s Memories features a family tree and pages devoted to weddings, births and other special occasions. Fill these journals with thoughts and memories to be cherished for generations to come. A porti..
Enjoy this collection of twenty-two stories of trout fishing expeditions with friends throughout the author's life. Much humor and subtle wisdom is woven into these stories, which range in time from Bill Stokes childhood all the way to his grandfatherhood. Most of the stories have a Wisconsin locate. Bill was a long time outdoor columnist for t..
Wisconsin Portraits: 55 People Who Made A Difference by Martin Hintz will introduce you to 55 exceptional people. Some were born in Wisconsin, and others moved here. Some lived long ago, and others are still alive today. They all have one thing in common, though: they did something special that made a difference in the world. Nearly all of th..
This Famous Wisconsin Film Stars book features many famous stars. From former Soldiers Grove teacher Agnes Moorehead to Milwaukee's Zucker Brothers, Wisconsin has produced more than its share of film stars and author Kristin Gilpatrick profiles them in Famous Wisconsin Film Stars. This book focuses particularly on the Wisconsin ties of natives wh..
This Wicked Rebellion- Wisconsin Civil War Soldiers Write Home is a book recounting the stories of the men and women from Wisconsin who took part in the War for the Union. Over 150 years after it began, the Civil War still fascinates the American public. Editor John Zimm draws from over 11,000 letters in the Wisconsin Historical Society's Civil War..
The Game I Won't Forget - Wisconsin Badgers is a book about the greatest moments in Wisconsin Badger football history. Author Mike Beacom offers readers insight into some of the most memorable games as told by the men who played key roles in the games. Former stars like Ron Dayne, Jim Leonard, Al Toon and Pat Richter offer their memories of these c..