• by Kirsten Sevig
    Coloring Book
    New to the Sevig's Scandinavian coloring book collection is the Denmark book. Like the other two, this is more than a coloring book. Forty-eight fun-filled pages offer crafts, recipes, songs, city and country scenes including windmills, and great coloring pages that teach about the traditions and holidays in Denmark. Ages ... ... more

  • by Kirsten Sevig
    Coloring book
    Just like the Norway Coloring Book, this too, is a Coloring Book Plus. These fun filled 48 pages subtly teach about special Swedish crafts, recipes, songs, holidays, folklore and traditions. As children color pictures of Sweden's castles, its countryside and costumes, they'll be learning about Dala horses, folk instruments, the Maypole, Sankta Lucia ... ... more

  • Above Martin Luther's Seal it says, "This is Most Certainly True" and below it the shirt is stamped just like a passport saying, "Confirmed Lutheran!" Good for today's confirmands as well as for those who "read for the minister" when memory work really mattered and "Public Questioning" or catechization was enough to make Lutheran boys' ... ... more

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  • by Isabel Marvin
    Paperback
    A story about Finnish Immigrants on Minnesota's Iron Range in 1907. Thirteen-year-old Anna Kallio is forced to leave school to keep house for her father and younger brother after her mother dies. Anna and her brother conspire to find a wife for their father so Anna can return ... ... more

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    A Faraway Island

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    by Annika Thor
    Hardcover
    In the summer of 1939, Jewish sisters from Vienna, 12-year-old Stephie Steiner and 8-year-old Nellie, are sent to Sweden to escape the Nazis. Once their parents can flee to Amsterdam, the family plans to move to America. However, the world war intensifies and the girls remain, each with her own host family, on ... ... more

  • by the MHS Staff
    Paperback
    This book is a tool for all genealogists, beginning and experienced, who are researching family, local, or state history. The Minnesota Historical Society (MHS) has one of the richest collections in the nation, but such vast resources can be overwhelming. Compiled by the experienced MHS staff, this book is a great guide ... ... more

  • by Paul Engle
    Paperback
    This book is the 12th in the U/Iowa Press's series, "Singular Lives: The Iowa Series in North American Autobiography." This particular memoir is that of Paul Engle, noted American poet, editor, teacher, literary critic, novelist, and playwright. He is perhaps best remembered as the long-time director of the Iowa Writers' Workshop and as ... ... more

  • CD
    The songs on this CD center around the "reformation" which was underway in Midwestern churches in 1960, and how the Church Basement Ladies reacted to the changes. Some of their reactions included: Beverly's first pair of high heels for confirmation; the Pastor announcing his impending nuptials; Mrs. Snustad and Mrs. Gilmerson planning a food ... ... more

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    featuring Sissel Kyrkjbø CD Although Sissel Kyrkjebø has been singing since she was 15 and made her European debut the next year, it wasn't until the 1994 Olympics in Lillehammer that American audiences were introduced to her during her magnificent singing of the Olympic's Opening Anthem. With many CDs and awards, she has teamed up with vocal ... ... more

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    A Swedish Christmas

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    Anne-Charlotte and Ellen Harvey CD Anne-Charlotte Harvey and her daughter, Ellen, sing songs for a traditional Santa Lucia festival, as well as favorite songs for dancing around the Christmas Tree. The 20 songs include: Sankta Lucia; Hej, tomtegubbar; Stille natt, Hellige natt; Julpolska--nu har vi ljus; När juldagsmorgon glimmar; and others. Newly available on CD format. ... more