"Iron Will" -- An exciting family film about sled dog racing that features Native American actors from the Apostle Island region. (All ages)
Macaroni and Cheese -- Even though Bayfield's specialty is whitefish liver, your kids will appreciate the Wisconsin artisan cheeses more than the liver dishes.
"On Sand Island" by Jacqueline Briggs Martin -- A poignant, beautifully illustrated book about a motherless boy named Carl who lives on Sand Island (one of the Apostle Islands) and trades work for help from grown-ups in building his very own boat. (Ages 4-8)
"The Birchbark House" by Louise Erdrich -- The author's first young adult novel focuses on a feisty Ojibwe girl nicknamed Little Frog who lives on Madeline Island in 1847. The sequel, "The Game of Silence," takes place on Madeline Island, as well. (Ages 9 and older)
"Trouble at Fort La Pointe" (American Girl History Mystery) by Kathleen Ernst -- This award-winning book is a historical drama about Madeline Island. (Ages 9 and older)
"Little House in the Big Woods" by Laura Ingalls Wilder -- This much-loved book takes place in the big woods of Wisconsin. (All ages)
"Paddle-to-the-Sea" by Holling C. Holling -- A classic and award-winning adventure story first published in 1941, this exciting story teaches children about the Great Lakes region and Lake Superior. A must-read for a trip to the Apostle Islands. (All ages)