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Adil, Janeen R. The Mississippi:
The Largest River in the USA.
Mississippi River geography and history, with a timeline and learning activities. (j917.7)
American Heritage. Steamboats
on the Mississippi.
A wealth of contemporary paintings and rarely-seen photography describes the Mississippi steamboat and the world through which it moved. (j977)
Badt, Karin Luisa. Mississippi
Flood of 1993.
The flood of 1993 and its development, as well as a short history of previous floods and the reasons this river overflows. (j977.033)
Baker, Sanna Anderson. Mississippi
See the sights as you canoe north from the headwaters of the Mississippi River through remote natural settings. ( j )
Blue, Rose. Exploring the Mississippi
Learn about important figures and dates in the exploration of the Mississippi River Valley. (j977)
Bushey, Jerry. The Barge Book.
Text and photographs describe the journey of cargo barges down the Mississippi River from Minneapolis to New Orleans. (j386.354)
Butler, Dori Hillestad. M is
Illustrated entries for each letter of the alphabet present information about Minnesota. (j917.76)
Chial, Debra. M is for Minnesota.
An alphabet book about Minnesota. (j917.761)
Faber, Harold. LaSalle: Down
A French explorer discovers the Mississippi River and has other adventures in America. (j921 L33f)
Fischer, Laura. Life in a Mississippi
Find out about food, clothing, shelter, education, communication and family life in a Mississippi town. (j977)
Fowler, Allan. The Mississippi
Traces the Mississippi River from its source near Canada to the Gulf of Mexico and discusses its history, towns, and physical features. (j917.7)
Gilliland, Judith Heide. Steamboat:
The Story of Captain Blanche Leathers.
Blanche Douglas Leathers studied the Mississippi River and passed the test to become a steamboat captain in 1894. (j921 L4845g)
Goodman, Joan Elizabeth. Despite
All Obstacles: La Salle and the Conquest of the Mississippi.
The life of the man who explored the St. Louis, Ohio, Illinois and Mississippi Rivers, claiming America's heartland for King Louis XIV and France. (j921 L33g)
Harness, Cheryl. Mark Twain
and the Queens of the Mississippi.
Mark Twain's remarkable connection with Mississippi River steamboats. (j917.7)
Hiscock, Bruce. The Big Rivers:
the Missouri, the Mississippi, and the Ohio.
The conditions that led up to the severe flooding in the Mississippi River Valley in 1993. (j977.033)
Holling, Holling Clancy. Minn
of the Mississippi.
Minn, a snapping turtle born at the Minnesota headwaters of the Mississippi, travels 2500 miles to the Gulf of Mexico. (j917.7)
Klingel, Cynthia. The Mississippi River.
The Mississippi River, what it looks like, where it flows, and why it's important. (j917.7)
Larkin, Tanya. Jacques Marquette
and Louis Joliet: Explorers of the Mississippi.
These French explorers, whose primary goal was to find the Northwest Passage, made their mark on history by exploring and charting the Mississippi River. (j920)
Lauber, Patricia. Flood: Wrestling
with the Mississippi.
The severe flooding of the Mississippi River in 1993 and its effects on people near the river then and now. (j977.033)
Lourie, Peter. Mississippi
River: A Journey Down the Father of Waters.
An illustrated description and history of the Mississippi River. (j917.7)
McCague, James. Mississippi
History, descriptions and stories of steamboats as passenger and cargo ships. (j386)
McCall, Edith S. Biography
of a River: the Living Mississippi.
The history of the Mississippi River, stories of people whose lives were affected by the river and how humans have changed the river. (j977)
Milligan, Simon. The Mississippi.
Take a journey down the mighty Mississippi, from the glacial lakes of the north to the vast delta in the south, and learn about people and places that line the banks. (j917.7)
Mississippi River: Father of
A history of the Mississippi River. (j977)
Morgan, Nina. The Mississippi.
An overview of the Mississippi River, its physical features, plants and wildlife, history, explorers, role as a transportation route, and future. (j917.7)
Nardo, Don. Sieur de la Salle.
This French explorer became the first European to travel down the Mississippi in 1682. (j921L33n)
St. George, Judith. The Amazing
Voyage of the New Orleans.
In 1811, the New Orleans became the first steamboat to travel down the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers, in a trip fraught with dangers that includedNorth America's most violent earthquake. (j917.7)
Schaefer, Lola. Barges.
The history, early models, major parts and jobs of barges. (j386.354)
Siebert, Diane. Mississippi
A poetic description of the geologic formation of the Mississippi River and the history of its region and people. (j917.7)
Zeck, Pam. Mississippi Sternwheelers.
Photographs and text describe the origins of stern-wheeler paddleboats and how they aided in the settling of the interior of the United States. (j386.2243)