Connecticut


Fiction:

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Down the Rabbit Hole (An Echo Falls Mystery) by Peter Abrahams

In this mystery for older children, eight grader Ingrid Levin-Hill works to solve a murder case.


  • Age Range: 8 - 12 years
  • Grade Level: 5 and up
  • Paperback: 448 pages
  • Publisher: HarperCollins; English Language edition (April 25, 2006)
  • ISBN-10: 0060737034
  • ISBN-13: 978-0060737030


The Forgotten Flag: Revolutionary Struggle in Connecticut by Frances Y. Evan

Historical fiction novel about the events in a small town in Connecticut during 1779.


  • Age Range: 9 and up
  • Publisher: White Mane Kids (March 3, 2003)
  • ISBN-10: 1572493380
  • ISBN-13: 978-1572493384


Windcatcherby Avi

An 11-year-old boy buys a sailboat and spends the summer with his grandmother on the shore in Connecticut. Adventure ensues.

  • Age Range: 8 - 12 years
  • Publisher: HarperCollins; Reprint edition (September 1, 1992)
  • ISBN-10: 0380718057
  • ISBN-13: 978-0380718054


The Moffats by Eleanor Estes and illustrated by Louis Slobodkin

Adventures of a family growing up in Cranbury, Connecticut.



  • Age Range: 10 - 12 years
  • Publisher: Harcourt; Ill edition (April 1, 2001)
  • ISBN-10: 0152025413
  • ISBN-13: 978-0152025410


Nonfiction:

The Taxing Case of the Cows: A True Story About Suffrage by Pegi D. Shea, Iris Van Rynbach and illustrated by Emily Arnold McCully

An account of two sisters from Glastonbury, Connecticut who decided to protest unfair taxes targeting women (early elementary).



  • Age Range: 6 - 9 years
  • Publisher: Clarion Books (October 25, 2010)
  • ISBN-10: 054723631X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0547236315


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