Minnesota's Hidden Alphabet  
Minnesota's Hidden Alphabet
photographs by Joe Rossi
Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2010
all ages, ISBN 978-0-87351-808-6

All across this wondrous state,
Letters A through Z await...

In a series of twenty-six stunning photographs, Joe Rossi explores the beauty of Minnesota's great outdoors. In a tangle of tree branches he discovers the letter A. In the pattern of a turtle's shell he finds the letter B.

David LaRochelle's lyrical text invites readers to step outside and take a closer look at nature for themselves, while his informational sidebars provide fascinating facts about each photo.

What are you waiting for? Go outside and discover your own hidden alphabet!

Teachers: this free teaching guide will give you lots of ideas on how you can use this book to explore nature with your students.

Awards and Recognition
Northeastern Minnesota Book Award, 2010
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