Vermont

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Fiction:

Maple Syrup from the Sugarhouse by Laurie Lazzaro Knowlton and illustrated by Kathryn Mitter

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In this informational fiction picture book, Kelsey and her father begin harvesting sap from sugar maple trees. Family and friends join in turning sap into maple syrup. Includes maple syrup facts in the back matter.

  • Reading age ‏ : ‎ 5 – 7 years
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Albert Whitman & Company; Illustrated edition (November 1, 2017)
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0807579432
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0807579435

Counting on Grace by Elizabeth Winthrop (2007)

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Set in Pownal, Vermont in 1910, the story details the lives of young children who are forced to work in the mills.

  • Reading age ‏ : ‎ 8 – 12 years
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Yearling (August 14, 2007)
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 9780553487831
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0553487831


The Hero of Ticonderoga by Gail Gauthier (2002)

Paperback | Hardcover

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

  • Reading age ‏ : ‎ 8 – 12 years
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Puffin (December 30, 2002)
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0698119681
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0698119680

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

Paperback | Hardcover | Mass Market Paperback

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.

Reading age ‏ : ‎ 10 – 12 years
Publisher ‏ : ‎ Putnam Juvenile (March 19, 2001)
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0399235590
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0399235597


Nonfiction Books:

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

Kindle | Hardcover

From Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream to Lake Champlain, learn about Vermont’s unique history and geography.

  • Reading age ‏ : ‎ 6 – 9 years
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Sleeping Bear Press; First Edition (December 29, 2002)
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1585360309
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1585360307

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

Paperback | Library binding

Introduces the state known as the “Green Mountain State” including the history, government, geography, and economy.

  • Reading age ‏ : ‎ 8 – 10 years
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Childrens Pr (September 1, 2002)
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0516224808
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0516224800

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

Paperback | Library binding

A simple introduction to Vermont, focusing on its geographical features and points of interest.

  • Reading age ‏ : ‎ 6 – 8 years
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Childrens Pr (March 1, 2007)
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0531125939
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0531125939

Snowflake Bentley by Jacqueline Briggs Martin and illustrated by Mary Azarian

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From the time he was a small boy in Vermont, Wilson Bentley saw snowflakes as small miracles. One day he discovered his camera would capture for others the wonder of the tiny crystal. Bentley’s enthusiasm for photographing snowflakes was often misunderstood in his time, but his patience and determination revealed two important truths: no two snowflakes are alike; and each one is startlingly beautiful.Winner of the 1999 Caldecott Medal.

  • Reading age ‏ : ‎ 4 – 7 years
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ HMH Books for Young Readers; Reprint edition (December 28, 2009)
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0547248296
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0547248295

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

Paperback | Hardcover

Depicts the Lacey family of Vermont making maple syrup via photographs.

  • Reading age ‏ : ‎ 8 – 12 years
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers; Illustrated edition (March 1, 1983)
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0027516806
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0027516807

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