The All-American Outhouse The All-American Outhouse

The All-American Outhouse

#1-59193-011-1. By Ely's own Bob Cary. Priceless information for anyone thinking of remodeling or building a new outhouse. Also features Cary's ardent argument for the outhouse's practicality in this modern day and amusing stories of a time when the girls' facility was armed with sticks and spray paint in case of knothole peekers. $6.95

What's in Your Boathouse? Amazing Stories of Nautical Archaeology What's in Your Boathouse? Amazing Stories of Nautical Archaeology

 

What's in Your Boathouse? Amazing Stories of Nautical Archaeology

#9780878396955. By Bob Matson. "I've been asking people what's in their boat houses for years. I've assembled a collection of family histories, serendipitous tales, incredible restorations, complete with photos of pleasure craft in barns and garages-and where they really belong-on the water." - author Bob Matson. Paperback, 104 pages. $21.95

Britta's Journey Britta's Journey

Britta's Journey

#970957564. By Grand Marais, MN author Ann Marie Mershon. Based on the true story of a family's 1904 emigration, Britta's Journey relates a young girl's experience as she travels across two seas to a new life. Britta remains hopeful as her family endures many trials and through them she discovers inner strength and resourcefulness she never knew she had. 203 pages, Paperback. "Mershon successfully weaves character and plot with a historical setting which brings to life the struggles of immigrants in a difficult time. This poignant historical tale should be required reading for middle graders everywhere." - Sherry Wilson, Writer/Editor, Write Tight, Now! (OUT OF STOCK) $14.00

In the Heart of Quetico In the Heart of Quetico

In the Heart of Quetico

#14120195-9-1. By Debra Rosin. Paperback. These are some of the adventures Debra Rosin experienced as a volunteer canoe ranger in Quetico Provincial Park during the summer of 2001. $15.95

Old Dog Cora and the Christmas Tree Old Dog Cora and the Christmas Tree

 

Old Dog Cora and the Christmas Tree

#0-9677057-6-2. By Ely, MN author and illustrator Consie Powell, published by Raven Productions of Ely, MN. Hard cover. Cora is a huge Newfoundland dog with a great sense of responsibility and pride. For years it's always been her job to drag the family Christmas tree home through the deep snow. This year her family thinks she's too old to handle the job so they hitch the young dogs to the sled. How can this happen! Trying to reach the front of the sled she tangles the harnesses, making Pa angry. Now Cora is is completely confused. But, being a clever old dog, she takes a shortcut through the woods, emerges on the trail ahead of the team, and joyfully leads the family home. Her people realize how they've hurt her feelings and promise to let Cora wear her harness from now on, even though she won't be hitched with the team. $14.95