A nice list ofchildren's nonfiction set in Vermont.

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Counting on Grace by Elizabeth Winthrop (2007)

Set in Vermont in 1910, the story details the lives of young children who are forced to work in the mills. For grades 5-8.

The Hero of Ticonderoga by Gail Gauthier (2002)

Tessy is doing a report on Ethan Allen, in this middle-grade book set in Vermont in 1966.

The Night the Bells Rang by Natalie Kinsey-Warnock and illistrated by Leslie W. Bowman (2000)

This book is about a boy in rural Vermont coming to terms with the fact a boy who bullied him has been killed in WWI.

Extensive list of fiction books set in Vermont from the Vermont Secretary of State

Nonfiction Books:

M Is For Maple Syrup: A Vermont Alphabet (Discover America State by State) by Cynthia Furlong Reynolds and illustrated by Ginny Joyner (2002)

Vermont (From Sea to Shining Sea, Second) by Jan M. Czech (2008)

Vermont (Rookie Read-About Geography) by Christine Taylor-Butler (Sep 1, 2007)

My Brother Loved Snowflakes: The Story of Wilson A. Bentley, the Snowflake Man by Mary Bahr (2002)

About Wilson A. Bentley(1865-1931), who was born and raised in Vermont.

The Maple Syrup Book by Marilyn Linton and illustrated byLesley Fairfield (1983)

This older book has information, activities and jokes.

Sugaring Time by Kathryn Lasky and illustrated byChristopher G. Knight (1986)


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