Mikel Classen talks about True Tales: The Forgotten History of the U.P.

Digging deep into the past, U.P. author & historian Mikel Classen uncovers hidden stories in his newest release “True Tales- The Forgotten History of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.” Stories of piracy, lost gold mines, the origin of the Copper Boom, profiles of people of note, Starvation on Isle Royale, and one…

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Modern History Press Acquires Empowering Multicultural YA Series

The Modern History Press of Ann Arbor, MI, has announced the acquisition of Cady and the Bear Necklace from award-winning author Ann Dallman. Dallman’s book features positive role models for young adult readers of all cultures. Cady Whirlwind Thunder is a 13-year-old girl who has recently relocated from Minnesota to…

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Carolyn Wilhelm reviews I Miss the Rain in Africa

Enlightening, emotional, eye-opening, extraordinary book The author was first offered Belize for her Peace Corps Volunteer work, but ended up going to the north of Uganda at the mere age of sixty-four. Brave is an understatement, and I cannot imagine a more difficult assignment (although there are many war-torn areas…

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Carolyn Wilhelm reviews U.P. Reader #5

U.P. Reader — Volume #5: Bringing Upper Michigan Literature to the World Mikel Classen and Deborah K Frontiera Modern History Press www.ModernHistoryPress.com 9781615995714, $17.95 paperback, $28.95 hardcover, 308 pages B09253976L, $5.95 Kindle The Upper Peninsula of Michigan is also known as Upper Michigan or the UP, with people native to…

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