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Beaver Island Visitor's Guide By Ariana Hendrix
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An 8 page tour guide about Beaver Island.
Beachcomber Island By William Malewitz
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An island is a moated asylum, a refuge, offering strategic retreat from the strife. Its isolation offers time and space away from the turmoil of the mainland. The lack of electricity and phones,... More > running water and amenities gets folks back to the fundamentals. Winters in Lake Huron with sounds of expanding ice are conducive for thought and reflection on life itself. The warmth of bucking beaver trimmed logs doubles the warmth of the sheet metal stove. The freshest water ever is available with a hole in the ice. -William Malewitz The Beachcomber< Less
Beachcomber Island By William Malewitz
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An island is a moated asylum, a refuge, offering strategic retreat from the strife. Its isolation offers time and space away from the turmoil of the mainland. The lack of electricity and phones,... More > running water and amenities gets folks back to the fundamentals. Winters in Lake Huron with sounds of expanding ice are conducive for thought and reflection on life itself. The warmth of bucking beaver trimmed logs doubles the warmth of the sheet metal stove. The freshest water ever is available with a hole in the ice. -William Malewitz The Beachcomber< Less
A Child of the Sea, and Life Among the Mormons By Elizabeth Whitney Williams
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This is the vivid memoir of a mid-nineteenth-century girlhood spent mostly on the islands of Lake Michigan and the onshore communities of Manistique, Charlevoix, Traverse City, and Little Traverse... More > (now Harbor Springs), written by a woman who grew up to be a lighthouse keeper on Beaver Island and in Little Traverse. The major portion of the book is devoted to her eye-witness recollections of James Jesse Strang’s short-lived dissident Mormon monarchy on Beaver Island. Strang was expelled from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints after disputing Brigham Young’s right to succeed Joseph Smith. Eventually he and his own loyal followers settled on Beaver Island and attracted a stream of new converts; at their demographic peak, the "Strangites" numbered 5,000 strong. Strang saw himself as a prophet and believed he was in accord with divine revelations. Williams describes the mounting tensions between Strang’s followers and the "gentile" residents who fled the island as Strang’s influence grew.< Less
Fuzzy & Wuzzy Learn About Canada By Donna Bedwell
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This is what I would consider a very early learner/fun book. . . not much information, but some fun and a little information about Canada.
Pirates of the Great Lakes By Greg Haggart, Nancy Haggart
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Argh! Go on sailing adventures and explore the true stories of real Great Lakes pirates that pillaged, robed, murdered, and found treasure. Rob the French fur trade during the French & Indian... More > War. Discover the legend of a real pirate king. Raid Great Lakes areas with confederates and wave the stars & bars. This 65 page book details the tales of over 10 pirate legends on the Great Lakes. Equiped with graphics, maps of their voyages, portraits and historical stories.< Less
Animus Isle By Alfred Vouk
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Templar, the patriarchal bull moose of the La Cloche Mountains, has urged the wild denizens of Steward Island to confront the environmental ravages of Man. Inspired by his call to action two beavers... More > join forces to organize the animals: Castor the pious, and Canaden the rational. Templar’s ideology bursts into a deteriorating wilderness even as the beaver’s partnership dissolves. The animals exploit any means necessary to overcome their enemies, but when their movement is faced with its ultimate challenge the fate of our earth is left hanging in the balance.< Less
Animus Isle By Alfred Vouk
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Templar, the patriarchal bull moose of the La Cloche Mountains, has urged the wild denizens of Steward Island to confront the environmental ravages of Man. Inspired by his call to action two beavers... More > join forces to organize the animals: Castor the pious, and Canaden the rational. Templar’s ideology bursts into a deteriorating wilderness even as the beaver’s partnership dissolves. The animals exploit any means necessary to overcome their enemies, but when their movement is faced with its ultimate challenge the fate of our earth is left hanging in the balance.< Less
Ideas and Inspirations: Abstract Quilts in Solids (E-Book Only) By Gwen Marston, Gregory Case
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This is a book for grownup quilters. It’s a book for the many accomplished quilters who are not looking for yet another project book with pages of detailed elementary instructions on how to... More > make someone else’s quilt. Rather, it’s intended for quilters who are seeking ideas and inspiration for their own work. In my quilt related travels, I’ve had the pleasure of meeting many such veteran quilters. This book was also developed to help celebrate the 25th anniversary of my Beaver Island Quilt Retreats (BIQR). Quilters who come to these retreats come with the expectation that they will be provided with an abundance of ideas which will help them design their own original work. The new works in this book were made specifically to provide ideas and inspiration to support the 2008 BIQR theme of making abstract quilts in solids.< Less
Ideas and Inspirations: Abstract Quilts in Solids By Gwen Marston, Gregory Case
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This is a book for grownup quilters. It’s a book for the many accomplished quilters who are not looking for yet another project book with pages of detailed elementary instructions on how to... More > make someone else’s quilt. Rather, it’s intended for quilters who are seeking ideas and inspiration for their own work. In my quilt related travels, I’ve had the pleasure of meeting many such veteran quilters. This book was also developed to help celebrate the 25th anniversary of my Beaver Island Quilt Retreats (BIQR). Quilters who come to these retreats come with the expectation that they will be provided with an abundance of ideas which will help them design their own original work. The new works in this book were made specifically to provide ideas and inspiration to support the 2008 BIQR theme of making abstract quilts in solids.< Less