Free book alert! Full of information and activities for kids of all ages, Making Minnesota highlights the people we live with, the parks and waterways we play in, the animals we observe, the places we love to visit—and the history that made it all possible. The book offers activities to help readers aged 7 and up engage with Minnesota’s history, people, and places—by making their own illustrations and drawings, maps, lists of favorite places, and other ways to make Minnesota great!
You can order multiple copies, for free, from the Minnesota Historical Society shop. Shipping is also free within Minnesota.
The book is produced with funding from the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment, passed in 2008 by Minnesota voters. Making Minnesota helps readers to better understand the state’s natural and human history and the importance of the Legacy Amendment in preserving those aspects of our communities.
(Reprinted from March 2023, Issue 1, of Updates from State Library Services)