Books and More
For those who want to dig a little deeper into Lighthouses and Presque Isle history.
Teacher lesson plans, history books, children's books, videos, puzzles, Girl Scout patches, and backgrounds for your electronic devices to help you learn about lighthouses and the Presque Isle area.
3rd Grade Michigan Social Studies, Lighthouse History Lesson Plans & Fieldtrips
Educational Travel Bins for Teachers in Alpena and Presque Isle counties
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Recommended Children's Books
Birdie’s Lighthouse, 2000, by Deborah Hopkinson (available at various Michigan libraries)
Hello Lighthouse, 2018, by Sophie Blackall (available at the Alpena Library and other Michigan libraries)
If I Were A Lighthouse: A Rhyme for Young Readers, 2017, by Richard Rensberry and Mary Rensberry
The Lighthouse Keeper's Series (Collection 8 Books Set), 2016, Ronda Armitage (Author), David Armitage (Illustrator)
Miss Colfax’s Light, 2016, by Aimee Bissonette and Eileen Ryan Ewen (available at various Michigan libraries)
Sport: Ship Dog of the Great Lakes, 2019, by Pamela Cameron (available at the Alpena Library and other Michigan libraries)
Presque Isle History Books
Girl Scout: Michigan Lighthouse Patches
Girl Scout Heart of Michigan Council developed the Michigan lighthouse patches. The Michigan lighthouse patch educates Girl Scouts on the rich history of Michigan's Great Lakes lighthouses, and the importance of restoration and preservation for future generations.
Brownie Try It requirements
Junior Badge requirements
Cadette / Senior / Ambassador Interest Project Patch requirements
Patches (Order from Girl Scout Heart of Michigan Council)
Backgrounds for Phones, Desktops, Zoom or Google Meet Video Calls
Download our pre-sized images to be used as backgrounds on your phone, desktop or next Zoom or Google Meet video call.