Let’s Read – December 21, 2016

By Mary Barrett

B is for Beason – A Great Lakes Lighthouse Alphabet

By Helen L. Wilbur

Published by Sleeping Bear Press, 2395 South Huron Parkway, Suite 200, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

Hardback, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-916-4

The Great Lakes, with the rivers, canals, and channels that connect them, form on of the busiest waterways in the world. A is for America’s Inland Seas, B is for Beacon, C is for Characteristic, D is for Door County, E is for Elevation and many more. Every October lighthouse lovers gather in Alpena, Michigan for the Great Lakes Lighthouse Festival.

Helen L. Wilbur is a former librarian. She worked on the electronic side of the publishing world.

M is for Money – An Economics Alphabet

By Debbie and Michael Shoulders

Hardback, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-817-4

According to scientists, the idea of economics is not a new one. It does back more than ten thousand years. A is for Abundance, B is for Build, C is for Civilization, D is for Demand and Supply, E is for Economics, F is for Free Markets, G is for Goods and Services and many more.

Debbie and Michael Shoulders travel extensively, visiting schools and spreading the word that “Reading is Magic.”

M is for Monster – A Fantastic Creatures Alphabet

By J. Patrick Lewis

Hardback, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-818-1

What horror story of science gone wrong was the result of a story-writing contest between three competitive writers? What creature is said to haunt the waters of a Scottish lake? A is for Amarok, B is for Baba Yaga, C is for Centaur, D is for Dragon, E is for Elf, F is for Frankenstein, G is for Gargoyle and many more.

J. Patrick Lewis is the author of 90 books for children and 65 books of poetry.

These books can be found at your local bookstore, by writing to the publisher at the above address, by using the website www.sleepingbearpress.com, by calling 734-619-6221 or by checking your local library.

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