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Books by Wisconsin Women Donated by Madison Civics Club

August 2011. In celebration of its 100th anniversary, the Madison Civics Club has donated a collection of almost 150 books - all by Wisconsin women authors - to Madison Public Library.

For the next year, the book collection will travel as an exhibit to different Madison Public Library locations. The first stop for the display is the Goodman South Madison Library. Once their travels are finished, the books will be integrated into the greater Madison Public Library collection.

For more information about the collection, visit the Wisconsin Women Authors Collection page or Madison Civics Club.


Terese Allen
Wisconsin Food Festivals: Good Food, Good Folks and Good Fun at Community Celebrations : A Resource Guide With Recipes. 1995.
Wisconsin's Hometown Flavors: A Cook's Tour of Butcher Shops, Bakeries, Cheese Factories, and Other Specialty Markets. 2003.

Candice Gaukel Andrews
Beyond the Trees: Stories of Wisconsin Forests. 2011.

A. Manette Ansay
Good Things I Wish You. 2010.
Midnight Champagne. 2000.
Read This and Tell Me What It Says. 1998.
Vinegar Hill. 2006.

Ann Bausum
Denied, Detained, Deported: Stories from the Dark Side of American Immigration. 2009.
Marching to the Mountaintop: How Poverty, Labor Fights and Civil Rights Set the Stage for Martin Luther King's Final Hours. 2012.
Unraveling Freedom: The Battle for Democracy on the Home Front During World War I. 2010.

Carrie Bebris
The Intrigue at Highbury: Or, Emma's Match. 2010.
Pride and Prescience. 2007.
Suspense and Sensibility or First Impressions Revisited. 2007.

Mary Bergin
Sidetracked in the Midwest: a Green Guide for Travelers. 2011.

Deborah Blum
Ghost Hunters: William James and the Search for Scientific Proof of Life After Death. 2007.

Joanne Cantor
Conquer CyberOverload: Get More Done, Boost Your Creativity, and Reduce Stress. 2009.
Teddy's TV Troubles. 2004.

Marcia C. Carmichael
Putting Down Roots: Gardening Insights from Wisconsin's Early Settlers. 2011.

Dori Chaconas and Lisa McCue
Cork & Fuzz: Swimming Lesson. 2011.
Finders Keepers. 2011.
Good Sports. 2010.

Lan Samantha Chang
All Is Forgotten, Nothing Is Lost. 2011.
Hunger: A Novella and Stories. 2009.

Jennifer Chiaverini
The Aloha Quilt: An Elm Creek Quilts Novel. 2010.
The Lost Quilter: An Elm Creek Quilts Novel. 2009.
A Quilter's Holiday. 2009.
The Quilter's Kitchen: An Elm Creek Quilts Novel with Recipes. 2008.
The Quilter's Legacy. 2011.
The Union Quilters. 2011.

Sheila Cohen
Mai Ya's Long Journey. 2005.

Sheila Terman Cohen
Gaylord Nelson: Champion for Our Earth. 2010.

Nadine Cohodas
Princess Noire: The Tumultuous Reign of Nina Simone. 2010.

Susanna Daniel
Stiltsville. 2010.

Lynne Smith Diebel and Jann Faust Kalscheur
ABCs Naturally: A Child's Guide to the Alphabet Through Nature. 2003.

Pat Dillion and Lynne Diebel
Green Travel Guide to Southern Wisconsin: Environmentally and Socially Responsible Travel. 2010.

Julie Dunlap, Marybeth Lorbiecki and Bill Farnsworth
John Muir And Stickeen: An Icy Adventure With A No-Good Dog. 2004.

Lois Ehlert
Growing Vegetable Soup. 2009.
Lots of Spots. 2010.
Rrralph. 2011.
Top Cat. 2009.

Mary Relindes Ellis
The Turtle Warrior. 2005.

Kathleen Ernst
The Heirloom Murders. 2011.
Old World Murder. 2010.

Margaret George
Elizabeth 1. 2011.
Helen of Troy. 2007.
Mary, Called Magdalene. 2003.

Caryn Mirriam Goldberg and Marilyn L. Taylor
An Endless Skyway: Poetry from the State Poets Laureate. 2011.

Lauren Groff
Delicate Edible Birds: And Other Stories. 2009.

Harva Hachten, Terese Allen and Odessa Piper
The Flavor of Wisconsin: An Informal History of Food and Eating in the Badger State. 2009.

Janet Halfmann and Joan Paley
Star of the Sea: A Day in the Life of a Starfish. 2011.

Jane Hamilton
The Book of Ruth. 1990.
Disobedience. 2001.
Laura Rider's Masterpiece. 2010.
When Madeline Was Young. 2007.
A Map of the World. 1999.
The Short History of a Prince: A Novel. 1999.

Florence Parry Heide, Roxanne Heide Pierce and Kyle Stone
Always Listen to Your Mother. 2010.

Florence Parry Heide, Roxanne Heide Pierce, David Fisher Parry, Jeanne Parry McReynolds and Carson Ellis
Dillweed's Revenge: A Deadly Dose of Magic. 2010.

Florence Parry Heide and Jill McElmurry
The One and Only Marigold. 2009.

Kathryn Heling, Deborah Hembrook and Bonnie Adamson
I Wish I Had Freckles Like Abby. 2009.

Kathryn Heling, Deborah Hembrook and Patrick Joseph
Mouse Makes Words: A Phonics Reader. 2002.
Mouse's Hide-And-Seek Words: A Phonics Reader. 2003.

Kevin Henkes and Laura Dronzek
Birds. 2009.

Ronnie Hess
Eat Smart in France: How to Decipher the Menu, Know Market Foods & Embark on a Tasting Adventure. 2010.

Victoria Houston
Dead Deceiver. 2011.
Dead Madonna. 2007.

Erica Janik
Madison: History of a Model City. 2010.
Odd Wisconsin: Amusing, Perplexing, and Unlikely Stories from Wisconsin's Past. 2007.
A Short History of Wisconsin. 2010.

Barbara Joosse and Eugene Yelchin
Dog Parade. 2011.

Barbara M. Joosse and Tomaso Milian
Friends (Mostly). 2010.

Barbara Joosse and Jan Jutte
Sleepover at Gramma's House. 2010.

Lesley Kagen
Land of a Hundred Wonders. 2008.
Tomorrow River. 2011.
Whistling in the Dark. 2007.

Ellen Kort and Maggi McCormick Grodon
Wisconsin Quilts: History in the Stitches. 2008.

Sandra Kring
How High the Moon. 2010.

Valerie Laken
Dream House: A Novel. 2010.

Sarah A. Larsen, Jennifer M. Miller and Kenneth B. Black
Wisconsin Vietnam War Stories: Our Veterans Remember. 2010.

Marybeth Lorbiecki and J. Brian Pinkney
Jackie's Bat. 2006.

Marybeth Loribiecki, K. Wendy Popp and Wendy Popp
Sister Anne's Hands. 2000.

Jacquelyn Mitchard
All We Know of Heaven. 2008.
Cage of Stars. 2007.
Look Both Ways. 2009.
No Time to Wave Goodbye. 2010.
Still Summer . 2008.
A Theory of Relativity. 2011.
Watch for Me By Moonlight. 2010.

Susan J. Montgomery
In Celebration: The Life and Art of Ruth Grotenrath. 2011.
In the Moment: The Life and Art of Schomer Lichtner. 2011.

Loorie Moore
Anagrams. 2007.
Birds of America. 2010.
A Gate at the Stairs. 2010.

Louise Nayer
Burned: A Memoir. 2010.

Lorine Niedecker and Jenny Penberthy
Collected Works. 2004.

Georgia O'Keefe
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum: Highlights of the Collection. 2003.

Georgia O'Keeffe, Alfred Stieglitz and Sarah Greenough
My Faraway One: Selected Letters of Georgia O'Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz. 2011.

Joan Peterson and Marcella Croce
Eat Smart in Sicily: How to Decipher the Menu, Know the Market Foods & Embark on a Tasting Adventure. 2008.

Joan Peterson and Brook Soltvedt
Eat Smart in Peru: How to Decipher the Menu, Know the Market Foods & Embark on a Tasting Adventure. 2006.

Julia Pferdehirt
Blue Jenkins: Working for Workers. 2011.
Freedom Train North: Stories of the Underground Railroad in Wisconsin. 2011.

Kris Radish
Hearts on a String. 2010.
The Shortest Distance Between Two Women. 2009.

Ellen Raskin
The Westing Game. 2004.

Peter Roop, Connie Roop and Rebecca Zomchek
Tales of Famous Heroes. 2010.

Peter Roop, Connie Roop and the American Museum of Natural History
Baby Dolphin's First Day: Level 1. 2011.

Margaret Rozga
200 Nights and One Day. 2009.

Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Diving into the Wreck. 2009.

Irene O., Edward O. and Quinn E Sandvold and Ingeborg Hydle Baugh
Gudrun's Kitchen: Recipes from a Norwegian Family. 2011.

Susan Sanvidge, Diane Sanvidge Secker, Jean Sanvidge Wouters and Julie Sanvidge Florence
Apple Betty & Sloppy Joe: Stirring Up the Past With Family Recipes and Stories. 2007.
Penny Loafers & Bobby Pins: Tales and Tips from Growing Up in the '50s and '60s. 2010

Laura Schaefer and Rim Sujean
The Secret Ingredient. 2011.
The Teashop Girls. 2009.

Kashmira Sheth
Boys Without Names. 2011.
Keeping Corner. 2009.

Sheri Sinykin
Giving Up the Ghost. 2007.

Lee Somerville
Vintage Wisconsin Gardens: A History of Home Gardening. 2011.

Angela Sorby
Bird Skin Coat. 2009.

Toni Brandeis Steckert
Potluck!: Home Cooking from Wisconsin's Community Cookbooks. 2007.

Joanne Raetz Stuttgen and Terese Allen
Cafe Wisconsin Cookbook. 2007.

Nancy Sweetland and Robert Sweetland
If I Could/Si Yo Pudiera. 2008.

Michelle Wildgen
But Not for Long. 2009.
You're Not You. 2007.

Rebecca Hogue Wojahn and Donald Wojahn
A Coral Reef Food Chain: A Who-Eats-What Adventure in the Caribbean Sea. 2009.
A Temperate Forest Food Chain: A Who-Eats-What Adventure in North America. 2009.
A Tundra Food Chain: A Who-Eats-What Adventure in the Arctic. 2009.

Elizabeth Zimmermann
Elizabeth Zimmermann's Knitter's Almanac: The Commemorative Edition. 2010.
The Opinionated Knitter. 2005.