Sit and Sign with Barb Rosenstock, Author of "The Great Lakes: Our Freshwater Treasure"

Event date: 
Saturday, July 20, 2024 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

A stunning picture book about the five largest lakes in North America - how they formed, the importance of their abundant freshwater, and how they've become a national treasure - in the latest book from the author of Caldecott Honor book The Noisy Paint Box.

The Great Lakes—Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie, and Superior—are five blue jewels set a bit off center in a belt across North America’s middleBordered by eight states and part of Canada, the Lakes hold 21% of the world's fresh waterHow did these incredible lakes get there? And what can we do to preserve such a treasure?

Follow along as a drop of water in this enormous system and uncover its dramatic journey from lake to rive to lake, over Niagara Falls to lake and river again, and finally into the Atlantic Ocean.

Barb Rosenstock combines playful language and deep research into books that bring history to life for today’s kids. Her books have won multiple awards including a Caldecott Honor, Golden Kite, South Asia Book Award, CLA Beatty Award, Orbis Pictus Honor and Sydney Taylor Honor and have received over 20 starred reviews, shortlisted for over 20 state awards and regularly appear on best book lists, including ALA Notable, NYPL Best Book, Kirkus Best Book, Mighty Girl, Amelia Bloomer, NCSS Notable and NSTA Best STEM Books. Barb loves to visit schools and share ideas about reading and writing with students. She was born, raised and grew up in Chicago where she lives with her family. Visit, follow her on twitter (@barbrosenstock), fb (@barb.rosenstock) or @brosenstock on ig.







Event address: 
312 State Street
St. Joseph, MI 49085
The Great Lakes: Our Freshwater Treasure By Barb Rosenstock, Jamey Christoph (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Barb Rosenstock, Jamey Christoph (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780593374351
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - March 19th, 2024