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Like to read? We do too! Here are some of the books that have been featured on Venture North. They are all woderful books and we hope you enjoy them as much as we do. Please note that these books are not sold through us. They are sold, rather, by Amazon.com. Also, not all of our books are listed here, just the ones sold by Amazon.

So support our local authors and take home one of these fantastic books today!


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by John Henricksson

The Gunflint Cabin tells of encounters with wildlife, foraging for berries, creative outhouse designs, baking bread, making repairs to the water system, the continual upkeep of cabin property, and much more. (Read more...)

by Mary M. Bauer

Mary Bauer has assembled terrific hikes with accompanying scavenger hunts that kids will love.  (Read more...)

by Susan Marks

The archival images collected in Historic Photos of Minnesota offer unique insights into the state's not-so-distant past. (Read more...)

by Jeff Rennicke

The Apostle Islands National Lakeshore and its gateway community, Bayfield, WI, have become a premier destination for a wide variety of recreational interests. (Read more...)

by Jay Steinke


by Chuck Frederick

The fascinating story of Nevers and the Eskimos and their notorious exploits on and off the field. (Read more...)

by Said Salah Ahmed

The first of four Somali-English bilingual books featuring traditional Somali folktales, this handsome picture book tells a stark animal fable about the misuse of power. (Read more...)

by Kate Roberts

Through surprising, little-known stories, Minnesota 150 explores how such intangibles as personal judgment, political climate, and popular taste can shape our view of the past. (Read more...)

by Renewing the Countryside 

Minnesotans live close to the land and love good food, so when they go out, they expect the best--the tastiest dishes with the freshest ingredients, locally grown and true to their roots. (Read more...)

by Karla Finstad Hanson

Minnesota Open House enables residents and visitors to make onsite studies of the region's most compelling buildings. (Read more...)

by Mark Seeley

Through charts, maps, and reader-friendly text, Seeley measures Minnesota’s history in terms of high temperatures, significant rainfall, and devastating blizzards. (Read more...)

by Marvin G. Lamppa

Minnesota's Iron Country is a comprehensive look at the natural and human forces that shaped the Arrowhead Region of Minnesota. (Read more...)

by Chris Monroe

Whether you need a beebersaw or a chisel, Chico Bon Bon's your monkey. He can build or fix just about anything! (Read more...)

by Scott Anderson

The authors have gathered swarms of fascinating facts and off-beat information for a fun and enlightening look at living with the bane of summertime fun, the mosquito. (Read more...)

by Sam Cook

Moving Waters is a collection of Sam's essays and photos from his many canoeing adventures in the wilds of Northern Canada and Alaska. (Read more...)