Island Bookstore
Michigan
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Island Bookstore
Mackinac Island, Michigan
(906) 847-6202


islandbookstore@gmail.com

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We are open May through October.

On Mackinac Island:

Island Bookstore Main St. Centre
PO Box 1298
Mackinac Island, MI 49757 (906) 847-6202
(November - April:
call 906-847-0229)

Hours: Monday-Sunday
10:00 AM to 10:00 PM (in high season)
Close earlier in spring and fall.

In Mackinaw City:

Island Bookstore & Coffee Shop
215 E. Central Ave.
PO Box 1006
Mackinaw City, MI 49701 231-436-2665
(November - April:
call 906-847-0229)
Hours: Monday-Sunday
10:00 AM to 10:00 PM (in high season)
Close earlier in spring and fall.

Booksignings

Stay tuned for more booksignings!

Visit our Mackinaw Old Time Portraits in Mackinaw City!

Mackinaw Old Time Portraits

 

 

 

 
 
Children's Books
We specialize in children's books written by local authors and written about our Mackinac region. They make great gifts for all ages interested in adventures in the place we love most!

NEW FOR 2016!

A Grand Adventure
Written by Mary Jane Barnwell (owner of Island Bookstore)
Illustrated by Lily Porter (Mackinac artist)

While you are reading about Molly and Evan's grand adventure on Mackinac Island, look for the five hidden turtles!

 

Children's Board Book
$10.95


Goodnight, Mackinac Island: A Vacation Journal
Written by Mary Jane Barnwell (owner of Island Bookstore)
Illustrated by Lily Porter (Mackinac artist)

Spend a day on the Island with Liam and Ava and visit their favorite places. This is the first Mackinac Island board book for toddlers.

Goodnight, Mackinac!

Children's Board Book
Price: $10.95


Goodnight, Mackinac Island!


Mindful Mackinac
by Mackinac Memories, IIc

An artist's coloring book for all ages. A visual tour of Mackinac Island featuring scenic photos & fun, relaxing designs.

Price: $14.95

The Colors of Mackinac
by Jennifer Powell

View Mackinac through the lens of color. Children will enjoy looking for their favorite colors in beautiful Mackinac photos.

Price: $10.95



Mackinac Mind Games Vol. 1
by Charles W. Jansen

Word Searches, Crosswords, Trivia, Quotes and Pic Snippets...All Mackinac Island themed!

Price: $7.95
Paperback

Mackinac Mind Games Vol. 2
by Charles W. Jansen

Word Searches, Crosswords, Trivia, Quotes and Pic Snippets...All Mackinac Island themed!

Price: $7.95
Paperback


Once on This Island by Gloria Whelan

When war erupts between England and America in 1812, it brings change and uncertainty—even to Michigan's remote Mackinac Island. For young Mary O'Shea, the hardest change is the departure of her father, who leaves Mackinac to join the American Army. With her sister and brother, Mary must tend the farm, deal with the hardships of British occupation, and hope for the safe return of their father.

Paperback
Price: $6.99

 

Cubbie, The Mackinac Island Bear By Jule Angeli and Heather Meloche


Cubbie. That's me. I don't live on Mackinac Island
anymore, but I used to. Why don't you settle in and I'll tell you
about it...

 

Paperback
Price: $22.95


Devils are HereTallulah: Mermaid of the Great Lakes
by Denise Brennan-Nelson
Illustrated by Susan Kathleen Hartung

Tallulah turned to Turtle: "These lakes are even more beautiful than you described. I wish I could stay here forever..."

Price: $16.99


COLOR FUN - Mackinac Island!
by Cher Charest

A coloring sketch book.: Color all of Mackinac Island's famous treasures, sights

 


Local AuthorsThe Legend of Mackinac Island
by Kathy-jo Warginn
Illustrated by Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen

Beautifully illustrated story incorporating Indian legends of Mackinac Island. Retells the story of the great turtle Makinauk that enlists the aid of other animals to help create the special place known as Mackinac Island.

 

Price: $10.00

Price: $17.95
Paperback


The Edmund Fitzgerald
by Kathy-jo Warginn.

Illustrated by Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen.
Suspenseful retelling of the last hours of the Edmund Fitzgerald. Atmospheric paintings from award winning artist Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen.


Mystery on Mackinac Island
by Anna W. Hale

Thirteen-year-old Hunter Martineau, an Ottawa Indian, and his tourist friends, Rusty and Jancy, investigate the mystery of stolen bicycles on Mackinac Island.

Price $17.95
Hardcover

Price: $10.95


The Legend of Sleeping Bear
by Kathy-jo Warginn
Illustrated by Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen

Beautifully illustrated retelling of an Ojibwe Indian tale, a mother bear loses sight of her two cubs as they all attempt to escape a forest fire by swimming across Lake Michigan.


Mac's Mackinac Island Adventure
Author Mary Beth Vachon
Illustrated by Ann G. Rusky

Mac's friends are Nay-Sayers but
Mac finds courage to do new things that he's never done before.

Price $17.95
Hardcover

Price $9.95
Paperback



What I Saw on Mackinac: A Counting Book
by Jennifer Powell

What I saw on Mackinac is a delightful new counting book for the emerging reader with just the right amount of rhyming text accompanied by fresh, colorful artwork on every page. A winning combination of learning and fun for a thoughtful remembrance of the Island or perhaps it will inspire a visit to one of Michigan's favorite destinations. Anyone who has a place in their heart for Mackinac Island will want to add this gem to their library. 32 pgs.

 

Hardcover
Price: $9.95

 

 


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