Exploring the Great Lakes States through Literature

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Exploring the United States through Literature describes the best of current print and nonprint materials teachers can use with their students to study individual states. Each volume covers a different geographic area and presents selected materials that represent the uniquely rich and varied history, diversity, geography, industries, resources, famous people, and contemporary culture of each state in that region. Much more than a series of detailed bibliographies, the volumes in the Exploring the United States ...

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Overview

Exploring the United States through Literature describes the best of current print and nonprint materials teachers can use with their students to study individual states. Each volume covers a different geographic area and presents selected materials that represent the uniquely rich and varied history, diversity, geography, industries, resources, famous people, and contemporary culture of each state in that region. Much more than a series of detailed bibliographies, the volumes in the Exploring the United States through Literature series also describe classroom-tested activities that directly relate to each source.

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Meet the Author

KATHY HOWARD LATROBE is an associate professor at the University of Oklahoma School of Library and Information Studies, Norman, where she teaches children's and young adult library media services.

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Table of Contents

Series Statement vii

Preface ix

Contributors xiii

Illinois 1

by LaVonne Hayes Sanborn

Indiana 18

by Barry Lessow

Michigan 33

by Gail Beaver

Minnesota 48

by Mary Alice Anderson and Elsie Husom

Ohio 75

by Carolyn S. Brodie

Wisconsin 94

by Jane Reber

Directory of Publishers and Vendors 115Author Index 125Title Index 131Subject Index 141

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