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Minnesota Historical Society Press January History E-book Sale

Ten popular history titles from the Minnesota Historical Society Press/Borealis Books are on sale for just $4.99 each through the end of January.

For a complete list of titles, please see the list, below. Topics include Civil War, American Indian, Scandinavian American, Asian American, Western, and Minnesota history.

The MHS Press has over 125 titles available in various digital formats (XML and e-pub) for multible e-book readers including the Kindle, the Nook, and the Apple iPad. Conversion of print files to digital formats was made possible by funds from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage or Legacy funds.

In addition to e-books, the MHS Press has also released a free iPhone app geared toward digital dads, and a children's book app for the iPad. The iPhone app is Dad's Eye View by Michael Hartford and features over 50 family fun activities to do and see in the Twin Cities. This free app was released simultaneously with the print book of the same name in May 2011. The iPad app for the critically acclaimed debut children's book, Big Little Brother by Kevin Kling and Chris Monroe is available for $7.99 and was released October 2011 in conjunction with the publication of the print book.

MHS Press History E-books for $4.99 through the end of January:

The Assassination of Hole in the Day by Anton Treuer

Spirit Car by Diane Wilson

Creating Minnesota by Annette Atkins

Twin Cities Picture Show by Dave Kenney

Hmong in Minnesota by Chia Youyee Vang

Minneapolis in the Twentieth Century by Iric Nathanson

Norwegians on the Prairie by Odd S. Lovoll

Pale Horse at Plum Run by Brian Leehan

The Story of Cole Younger by Cole Younger

The Voyageur by Grace Lee Nute

For more information about digital initiatives from the Minnesota Historical Society Press, please see:

Star Tribune January 2012

Minnesota Public Radio September 2011

Publishers Weekly September 2011

Insider Higher Education June 2011

Big Little Brother book and app

Dad's Eye View book and app