Wisconsin History Highlights, by Jon Kasparek, Bobbie Malone, and Erica Schock, encourages middle and high school students, including National History Day participants, to use Wisconsin topics and resources as they research American history. The book includes nine chapters: Discovering the Past; Immigration; Agriculture; Industry; Environment; Social Issues; Government; Tourism; and Arts, Entertainment, and Sports. Each chapter has a variety of concise historical vignettes about specific events, people, or places in Wisconsin history. The book guides students on their way, drawing them in with the topics most likely to spur their curiosity and enthusiasm. Wisconsin History Highlights from the Wisconsin Historical Society Press introduces students to essential skills for historical research, including locating primary and secondary materials, choosing and narrowing a topic, and avoiding plagiarism. The chapters contain many illustrations of sample source materials, and each closes with a detailed bibliography of available primary and secondary resources. A great source of encouragement to young people to become their own historians. 288 pages, illustrated, hardcover.