Minnesota and the Upper Midwest

Everybody’s Heard about the Bird: The True Story of 1960s Rock ’n’ Roll in Minnesota Everybody’s Heard about the Bird The True Story of 1960s Rock ’n’ Roll in Minnesota Rick Shefchik 2015 Fall
The first comprehensive history to trace the evolution of Minnesota 1960s rock and roll
Minnesota Modern: Architecture and Life at Midcentury Minnesota Modern Architecture and Life at Midcentury Larry Millett 2015 Fall
An expert, illustrated guide through the style that defined midcentury Minnesota
Portage: A Family, a Canoe, and the Search for the Good Life Portage A Family, a Canoe, and the Search for the Good Life Sue Leaf 2015 Fall
North American waterways by canoe: a memoir of family and nature, history and culture, along the rivers
The Birchwood Cafe Cookbook: Good Real Food The Birchwood Cafe Cookbook Good Real Food Tracy Singleton and Marshall Paulsen 2015 Fall
Bring the beloved Birchwood Cafe’s kitchen home with recipes, insights, and stories
Jewels of the Plains: Wildflowers of the Great Plains Grasslands and Hills Jewels of the Plains Wildflowers of the Great Plains Grasslands and Hills Claude A. Barr 2015 Fall
A revised edition of the classic guide to the wildflowers of the Great Plains
Myths of the Rune Stone: Viking Martyrs and the Birthplace of America Myths of the Rune Stone Viking Martyrs and the Birthplace of America David M. Krueger 2015 Fall
Why the Kensington Rune Stone myth matters to American culture
Taconite Dreams: The Struggle to Sustain Mining on Minnesota’s Iron Range, 1915-2000 Taconite Dreams The Struggle to Sustain Mining on Minnesota’s Iron Range, 1915-2000 Jeffrey T. Manuel 2015 Fall
The first history of the fight to maintain an industry and a way of life on Minnesota’s Iron Range
The Meaning of Wilderness: Essential Articles and Speeches The Meaning of Wilderness Essential Articles and Speeches Sigurd F. Olson David Backes, Editor 2015 Fall
An indispensable collection of Olson’s rarest writings—at last in paperback
North Shore: A Natural History of Minnesota’s Superior Coast North Shore A Natural History of Minnesota’s Superior Coast Chel Anderson and Adelheid Fischer 2015 Spring
The environmental history of Minnesota’s spectacular North Shore
Chi-mewinzha: Ojibwe Stories from Leech Lake Chi-mewinzha Ojibwe Stories from Leech Lake Dorothy Dora Whipple 2015 Spring
Stories of an Ojibwe elder in the original Ojibwe, with English translation
A Peculiar Imbalance: The Fall and Rise of Racial Equality in Minnesota, 1837–1869 A Peculiar Imbalance The Fall and Rise of Racial Equality in Minnesota, 1837–1869 William D. Green 2015 Spring
The untold story of what it meant to be a black member of early Minnesota society
Water and What We Know: Following the Roots of a Northern Life Water and What We Know Following the Roots of a Northern Life Karen Babine 2015 Spring
Personal essays exploring the link between natural history and memory, landscape and identity, place and meaning
By the Waters of Minnetonka By the Waters of Minnetonka Eric Dregni 2014 Fall
Come explore the unruly and fascinating history of Lake Minnetonka—Minnesota’s most famous lake
From America to Norway II: Norwegian-American Immigrant Letters 1838-1914, Volume II: 1871-1892 From America to Norway II Norwegian-American Immigrant Letters 1838-1914, Volume II: 1871-1892 Orm Øverland, Editor 2015 Spring
The experience of early Norwegian-American immigrants, told in their letters home
Twin Ports by Trolley: The Streetcar Era in Duluth–Superior Twin Ports by Trolley The Streetcar Era in Duluth–Superior Aaron Isaacs 2014 Fall
The lost era of the streetcar in the Twin Ports comes to life in this detailed, richly illustrated history