After They Were Packers - Where do the heroes go when the cheering ends? In his follow-up to the best-selling Downfield!, author Jerry Poling reveals the lives of the 1997 Super Bowl champions after they left the Green Bay Packers. Also included are former greats Lynn Dickey, Don Majkowski and others from before the New Glory Year. 6 x 9 in.; Soft ..
Badger Boneyards: The Eternal Rest of the Story by Dennis McCann unearths the intriguing and often long forgotten histories of more than thirty Wisconsinites of the past. Wisconsin cemeteries house memories of war, families, tragedy, and community, from the ornate tombs of Milwaukee beer baron Frederick Pabst to miniscule ancestral plots. Badger..
In One-Room Country Schools, award-winning author Jerry Apps has collected memories from those who learned and taught in the one-room schools of Wisconsin. One-Room Country Schools follows the students through the day as they walk to school, recite lessons, listen to School of the Air, play games at recess and take on prestigious assignments such..
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.
Vacation Memories: A Family Journal - This journal is the perfect companion to any vacation!! Record the specifics of your vacation on the Where, When, & How pages; then use the blank pages to write special thoughts, and for vacation pictures. A portion of the profits from the sale of this book will be donated to charities of the publisher’s c..
Madison Women Remember celebrates Madison's 150th birthday as women born between 1915 and 1957 reminisce about growing up here. Meet their families and friends and, enjoy their pastimes, and ultimately follow them through their experience of an adventure everyone shares-coming of age at a particular place and time, receiving its stamp on one’s cha..
My Life with the Green and Gold is a book by sportscaster Jessie Garcia who has interviewed Green Bay Packers athletes and coaches for twenty years. In her book, she brings fans to the sidelines at Lambeau Field, inside the locker room, aboard the Packers bus, and into the host's chair at The Mike McCarthy Show. Garcia reported on Wisconsin's belov..
In Famous Wisconsin Artists and Architects, author Hannah Heidi Levy goes way beyond O’Keeffe and Wright to profile nearly 100 artists and architects and provides listings of many more. The book is packed with more than 150 photos of artists, architects and their works. Paperback, 316 pages, 8.5 x 5.5 in.
Journey back to the days when neighborhood taverns were the social hubs of all small towns. Relive the days when wild revelry was the norm. Old newspaper articles and photos are highlighted throughout the book. Interviews with oldtimers give a personal glimpse into the days when Wisconsin was wild. Taverns and towns throughout the state are feature..
The Dayne Game: Ron Dayne and the Greatest Day in Wisconsin Football History is a book about Running Back Ron Dayne and the Ron Dayne Game on November 13, 1999. The University of Wisconsin football program has enjoyed its share of memorable moments, great players and legendary coaches during its nearly 120-year history. But Badger football had neve..
Alive and Kicking: My Journey Through Football, Addiction and Life is a book by and about Chester Marcol, a Polish immigrant who played for the Green Bay Packers in the 1970's. One of the top place-kickers in the game, he was rookie of the year in 1972. Written along with Gary D'Amato, Marcol talks about the hurdles he overcame as a Polish immigran..
Any Damn Fool Can Be a Farmer - What was it like to live, work, and play on a small dairy farm during the Great Depression? Here’s a firsthand account from a farm boy who would later travel the world, but who never forgot his childhood years on the family farm in Janesville, Wisconsin. Join the author as he relives the daily challenges and joys o..
Vagabond Halfback: The Life and Times of Johnny Blood McNally - He was a poet, a vagrant, a philosopher, a lady's man and a drunk. He was also one of the greatest Green Bay Packers who ever lived. Author Denis Gullickson tells the story of the conflicts of Johnny Blood, the outstanding athlete whose legandary exploits off the field often eclipsed h..
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..
Poison Widow is the true story of a petite and mild-mannered Myrtle Schaude, a model wife and mother from Whitewater, Wisconsin, who poisoned her husband with strychnine, then blamed her lover. Next, she started over with a new family in a new state, conveniently forgetting to mention the sordid events that ended her previous marriage. How could ..
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..
In Old Farm: A History, Jerry Apps, one of the Midwest's best-loved authors tells the story of his land, from the last great glacier that dug out its valleys and formed its hills, to his own family's forty-year relationship with the beloved farm they call Roshara. In this quiet but epic tale, Apps describes the Native Americans who lived on the la..
White Coat Wisdom is an award-winning medical book written by Stephen J. Busalacchi and the culmination of almost 25 years in medical journalism. This newly updated and revised 473-page hardcover, culled from more than 56 hours of in-person interviews, explores the experiences of extremely accomplished professionals who have found true fulfillment..
Leona's Legacy: Memories of a Farmer's Daughter will have readers of all ages appreciating this nostalgic trip down the back roads and barnyards of rural Southern Wisconsin, as told to the author, Kelly Simons, by your tour guide, Leona Ahnen. Leona grew up on her family's farm there during the depths of America's Great Depression in the 1920s an..
Solid Roots and Strong Wings, a Memoir of Family Life in Wisconsin is a book by Sue Berg that shares her family's journey from immigration to the present day. The book begins with the author's grandparents' voyage from Germany to America, eventually settling in Glenwood City, Wisconsin. The country school education her parents received, life during..