Listed below you will find links to maps and books and web sites that sell
other items relating to Isle Royale National Park. Under the title
of a book I listed its corresponding author and ISBN number. If you want to buy the
book from your local bookstore you'll have all the information necessary in case they
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- The Greenstone Newspaper
- 'Your Best Single Source of Current Information on Isle Royale'. Read
the lastest issue of the Greenstone Newspaper in your web browser or
download the PDF version.
- Trails Illustrated
- Trails Illustrated provides maps for many hiking trails and National
Parks throughout the country. The maps are the topographic style map
and show trails, elevation contours, landmarks and other essential information.
The Isle Royal Map is number 240.
This site allows you to order maps over the internet; I found my map
at a local hiking/backpacking store.
- Diaries Of An Isle Royale Fisherman
- Elling Seglem fished the waters of Isle Royale from 1920 until 1932 and kept a detailed
diary of his experiences while living there. The book reproduces his journal entries and is an
insightful and sometimes funny glimpse into what it was like to live and work on Isle Royale.
Authors: R. Burkland and Elling Seglem
- Above And Below: Lighthouses And Shipwrecks Of Isle Royale
- Author: Thom Holden
- Isle Royale: A Photographic History
- This book chronicles the history of Isle Royale from its initial exploration to its mining
days and up through its designation as a National Park. It is filled with historical
photographs and maps.
Authors: Thomas Gale and Kendra Gale
- The Diary Of An Isle Royale Schoolteacher
- The personal diaries and thoughts of Dorothy Simonson. Dorothy worked as a school teacher
on Isle Royale from 1932-1933.
Author: Dorothy Peterman Simonson
- Borealis: An Isle Royale Potpourri
- The book lists many stories about the people, history and legends of Isle Royale.
Authors: David Harmon and Timothy Cochrane
- The Island Within Us: Isle Royale Artists In Residence 1991-1998
- Drawings, paintings, photos and poems about Isle Royale were collected from various artists
and compiled into a single book. The artists created these works to describe and document
their experiences with Isle Royale.
Authors: Jill Burkland and Robert Root
Royale National Park - Foot Trails And Water Routes
- An excellent book which details all the major trails, lakes and portages.
The books also provides information on the island's plants, animals
and history. A chapter devoted to fishing lists the best lakes to fish
and the types of fish that live in them. A must-have book for anyone planning a trip to the island.
Author: Jim DuFresne
Geologic Story of Isle Royale National Park
- A book devoted to the study of Isle Royale's geological history such
as its formation by glaciers and the minerals found on the island. Included
are maps, photos and illustrations.
Author: N. King Huber
Wilderness: Isle Royale National Park
- Superior Wilderness is a good introductory book for learning about the flora, fauna, moose
wolves, loons and beavers of Isle Royale. Readers will also learn the impact humans have had
on the island and about how the island has been used over time, from mining and fishing, to
a resort and finally a NAtional Park.
Author: Napier Shelton
- Charlotte Avery on Isle Royale
- This fictional book is written at a grade 4-6 reading level and describes a year in the
life of a girl named Charlotte Avery. Charlotte's family moved from Chicago to Isle Royale
so her father could work in the copper mines. While on the island she learns about the
island's history from several unique characters.
Authors: Rebecca S. Curtis and Catherine Baer
- The Place Names Of Isle Royale
- If you want to learn about the origins of the names of landmarks, islands, and features of
Isle Royale, then this book is for you. Many of the island's names have multiple origins
while some of the origins are merely speculation. It is a great resource for fans of the
Authors: Smitty Parratt and Doug Welker
of Minong: Isle Royale's Wild Community
- A wildlife biologist's study of the impact wolves have on the moose
population of Isle Royale and the rest of the island environment.
Author: Durwood Allen
- Lake Superior's North Shore and Isle Royale
- Written by local naturalists, this book helps you learn about the many attractions which
exist around the shores of Lake Superior and on Isle Royale.
Authors: Kate Crowley and Mike Link
Wolves of Isle Royale: A Broken Balance
- Rolf Peterson chronicles his lengthy career of studying Isle Royale's
wolves and their relationship with the island's moose population. An
informative book with color pictures.
Author: Rolf Peterson
Royale: Moods, Magic & Mystique
- An editorial review by Al Miller of the Detroit News says, "Capturing the essence of
wilderness can be difficult to do in a book, but Jeff Rennicke has done it for Isle Royale.
A worthy addition to the collection of any outdoors buff, whether they've been to the island,
plan to journey there someday or just appreciate its beauty."
Author: Jeff Rennicke
Royale National Park
- The book describes the history, wildlife and landscape of Isle Royale.
Author: Joan Kalbacken
- Once Upon An Isle: The Story Of Fishing Families On Isle Royale
- Howard Sivertson was a small child who lived on Isle Royale with his family in a fishing
community. In the book he describes what it was like to live on Isle Royale.
Author: Howard Sivertson
of Isle Royale National Park: The Archeological Survey
- This 240 page book is an excellent source of information for those wishing to read about the
major shipwrecks around Isle Royale National Park. It contains in-depth historical information on
all the major wrecks. The book is an essential guide for any diver who wants to explore Isle Royale's
shipwrecks because it contains sitemaps and locational information for all the sunken vessels.
Author: Daniel Lenihan, Larry E. Murphy and C. Patrick Labadie
- Isle Royale Shipwrecks
- Author: Frederick Stonehouse
Vascular Flora of Isle Royale National Park
- Author: Allison D. Slavick
- TrailStuff.com has more topics and titles
than you can imagine. The site lists all items for sale by this company
including, books, maps, CD ROM's, videos, computer software, food and
- Rather than give a link to each of the books, publications and other items
on this site, I decided to just post a link to the Isle Royale Natural History
Association web site. You will find an abundance of books on
this site which pertain to Isle Royale National Park and the Upper Peninsula.
If you're looking for a book or publication, this is a great place to start.
- Fishes Of Isle Royale
- This book provides the reader with a comprehensive guide to fishing on Isle Royale, complete
with maps, charts, the major fish species on Isle Royale and how to identify them.
Author: Karl Frank Lagler
- The Wildflowers Of Isle Royale
- Authors: Robert A. Janke and Nadine Janke
- The Wolves of Isle Royale
- Author: L. David Mech
- Island Life: An Isle Royale Nature Guide
- This handy guide book describes many of the common plants, trees, fish, mammals and reptiles that live on Isle Royale. It
also provides tips on how to identify them.
Authors: Ted Gostomski and Janet Marr, Michael Shupe, and John Cooper
- Isle Royale (Images of America)
- Isle Royale has a rich history dating back several thousand years. This book attempts to document some of the more popular and
historic areas and points of interest such as its lighthouses, resorts, fishing camps and much more.
Authors: Jessica J. Poirier and Richard E. Taylor
- Island Folk: The People Of Isle Royale
- This book is a compilation of stories from people who used to live on the island during its commercial fishing days.
The writings and photos document just how hard it could be to make a living as an Isle Royale fisherman.
Author: Peter Oikarinen
- Winter Study
- Winter Study is a fictional novel written by Nevada Barr. The book's main character joins the Isle Royale Winter Wolf Study program
on the island and then stumbles upon a strange series of events.
Author: Nevada Barr
- Isle Royale's Open Seasons
- This book is a collection of poems written by the author while on the island.
Author: Greg M. Romaneck
- Minong - The Good Place
- Written by the Grand Portage National Monument park superintendent, this book chronicles the Ojibwe Indian's long-standing history
with Isle Royale.
Author: Timothy Cochrane
- Naked in the Stream: Isle Royale Stories
- The author, Vic Foerster, shares with the reader the many experiences he has had on Isle Royale after hiking the island with his
friend, Ken, for 30 years. Even if you have never ventured to the island, Vic's story-telling has a way of pulling you in and
making you feel like you were there with him.
Author: Vic Foerster (Author) Joyce Koskenmaki (Illustrator)
- A View From The Wolf's Eye
- The longest-running wolf and moose study in the world is based on Isle Royale and is conducted by Rolf Peterson. Candy Peterson, Rolf's
wife, shares stories from her 37 years on the island beside her husband.
Author: Carolyn Peterson
- The Belle Isle Journals
- This book is a compilation of journal entries made by various visitors to the Belle Isle shelters at Isle Royale. Journals were placed
in the shelters for visitors to record their thoughts, impressions, feelings and experiences. The entries were then compiled into
a book along with photos taken by Carl Ter Haar.
Author: Various Isle Royale visitors
Editing and photography: Carl Ter Haar
- Isle Royale [Kindle Edition]
- This novel is set on Isle Royale in 1924 and details the experiences of lighthouse keeper, Clarence MacDougal, as he is caught up in a story
of shipwrecks, gangsters and the mother of all storms.
Author: John Hamilton
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