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Mail by the Pail (Great Lakes Books Series) by Colin Bergel and illustrated by Mark Koenig
Mary's father works on one of the big freighters that serve the Great Lakes, which means he's constantly on the move. How is she going to get his birthday card to him?
Age Range: 6 and up
Series: Great Lakes Books Series
Publisher: Wayne State University Press (October 1, 2000)
January's Sparrow by Patricia Polacco
Learn how the people of Marshall, Michigan stood up for runaway slave Sadie and her family.
Age Range: 8 and up
Publisher: Philomel (October 29, 2009)
Clever Beatrice by Margaret Willey and Heather Solomon
Explore the upper peninsula of Michigan with this tale of sharp-witted Beatrice versus the rich giant.
Age Range: 4 - 8 years
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers; Reprint edition (September 1, 2004)
Henry Ford: Building Cars for Everyone by Pat McCarthy
Biography of Henry Ford for middle graders.
Driven: A Photobiography of Henry Ford (Photobiographies) by Don Mitchell
archival photographs and quotes from his writings, Don Mitchell reveals
many facets of the life of the automotive industry's pioneer, Henry
Age Range: 10 and up
Publisher: National Geographic Children's Books (May 11, 2010)
The Day the Great Lakes Drained Away by Charles Ferguson Barker
This imaginative book explores the geological features of the beds of the Great Lakes.
Publisher: Mackinac Island Press, Inc. (March 1, 2005)
Knucklehead: Tall Tales and Almost True Stories of Growing up Scieszka by Jon Scieszka
Ever wonder how Jon Scieszka came to be so funny and creative? Read about his boyhood growing up in Flint, Michigan.
Age Range: 8 - 12 years
Publisher: Viking Juvenile (October 2, 2008)
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