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The Fishermen, the Horse, and the Sea Education Materials | Wisconsin Historical Society

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The Fishermen, the Horse, and the Sea Education Materials

Activities for grades K-5 for The Fishermen, the Horse, and the Sea by Barbara Joose

The Fishermen, the Horse, and the Sea Education Materials | Wisconsin Historical Society


Explore another exciting moment in Wisconsin's past with the latest release from the Wisconsin Historical Society Press, "The Fishermen, the Horse, and the Sea." This beautifully illustrated children’s book based on a true story recounts a dramatic rescue on Lake Michigan and introduces young readers to Lester Smith and his family, who founded Port Washington’s long-running Smith Bros. Fish Shanty.

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Educational materials including definitions, an illustrated map of Lake Michigan, and short biographies of the story’s featured characters supplement this engaging story for elementary-age readers. Written by Barbara Joose and illustrated by Renée Graef.

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