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  • Minnesota Conservation Volunteer magazine. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Audio. Your guide to wild Minnesota. This flagship publication of the Department of Natural Resources delivers in-depth, in-the-field coverage of the state's outdoor news and conservation issues.
  • The Making of a Miracle: the untold story of the captain of the 1980 gold medal-winning U.S. Olympic hockey team. Mike Eruzione. Audio. Memoir of the captain of the 1980 US Olympic hockey team. In addition to sharing his personal history in and out of the sport of hockey, he recounts the historic upset over the favored Soviet team that became known as the "Miracle on Ice."
  • Love thy Neighbor: a Muslim doctor's struggle for home in Rural America. Ayaz Virji. Audio. Doctor recounts moving to Minnesota in 2013 to respond to a dearth of health-care providers. Discusses the racism and Islamophobia he and his family endured after the 2016 presidential election and the invitation he received from a local pastor to speak about his experiences.
  • The Song Poet: a memoir of my father. Kao Kalia Yang. Audio. The Hmong tradition is that the stories of the culture are kept alive by song poet. Author Kao Kalia Yang's father, Bee Yang, was one of these. Bee's song started when he was orphaned and went from one neighbor to the next, collecting the things they said to each other. His song started in Laos, moved through the jungle and a Thai refugee camp, and ended in a St. Paul housing project.
  • Kitchens of the Great Midwest: a novel. J. Ryan Stradal. Audio, Large Print, Braille. Chef Eva Thorvald came by her love of food as the daughter of a chef and a sommelier. Her mother left and her father died, but cooking sustained her through an awkward childhood. She went on to become one of the hottest chefs in America.
  • Escape Clause. John Sandford. Audio, Large Print, Braille. This is the ninth book in the Virgil Flowers series. When two rare Amur tigers vanish from the Minnesota zoo, authorities fear that they've been stolen for their body parts. Traditional Chinese medicine prizes those parts for home remedies, and people will do extreme things to get what they need--as Virgil Flowers is about to find out.
  • The I-35 Bridge Collapse: a survivor's account of America's crumbling infrastructure. Kimberly J. Brown. Audio. On her way to a soccer game with a fellow teammate, Kimberly J. Brown experienced the collapse firsthand, falling 114 feet in her teammate's car to the Mississippi River. Although terrified, injured, and in shock, she survived. A sobering memoir and exposé.
  • Gunflint Burning: fire in the boundary waters. Cary J. Griffith. Audio. A comprehensive account of the dramatic events around the Ham Lake fire. Cary J. Griffith describes what happened in the minutes, hours, and days after the strike of a fateful match--from the first hint of danger to the incredible efforts of firefighters and residents battling a blaze that lit up the Gunflint Trail.
  • Locally laid: how we built a plucky, industry-changed egg farm - from scratch. Lucie B. Amundsen. Audio. When Lucie Amundsen had a rare night out with her husband, she never imagined what he'd tell her over dinner - that his dream was to quit his office job (with benefits!) and start a commercial-scale pasture-raised egg farm. His entire agricultural experience consisted of raising five backyard hens, none of whom had yet laid a single egg. But with a heavy dose of humor, they learn to negotiate the highly stressed no-man's-land known as Middle Agriculture.
  • Saint Croix notes. Noah Adams. Audio. Adams, an anchor of NPR's "All Things Considered," spent a year in Minnesota, hiking along the Saint Croix River, observing the weather, investigating nature, reflecting on life, recalling conversations with family and friends, and reminding us how the past lives on in our memories.

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