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Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude.

Essential Reading

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Moon Handbook Vermont

Moon Handbook Vermont

by Michael Blanding | Alexandra Hall

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2010
  • PAPER
  • 238 PAGES

This comprehensive, compact guide includes helpful travel details and information on Vermont's history, natu-ral attractions and cultural tidbits (USE447, $16.99)

The Nature of Vermont, Introduction and Guide to a New England Environment

The Nature of Vermont, Introduction and Guide to a New England Environment

by Charles W. Johnson

  • NATURAL HISTORY
  • 1998
  • PAPER
  • 354 PAGES

Opening with a discussion of the geologic history of Vermont, Johnson provides a lively introduction to major habitats, plants and animals of the state. An excellent survey of natural history. (USE45, $22.95)

Vermont Map

Vermont Map

by JIMAPCO

  • MAP

A double-sided road map of Vermont, shown at a scale of 1:317,000, with 15 detailed city maps, points of interest and travel suggestions. (USE51, $5.95)

 

Dishing Up Vermont, 145 Authentic Recipes from the Green Mountain State


by Tracey Medeiros

  • FOOD
  • 2008
  • PAPER
  • 288 PAGES

A collection of recipes from a broad range of cooks dedicated to sustaining and enriching local culinary traditions, this book celebrates the classic taste of the Green Mountain state. (USE449, $19.95)

The Vermont Cheese Book


by Ellen Ecker Ogden

  • FOOD
  • 2007
  • PAPER
  • 192 PAGES

A tour of more than three dozen cheese-makers in a behind-the-scenes exploration of the landscape, people and cheeses that put Vermont on the global epicurean map. (USE451, $19.95)

The Original Vermonters, Native Inhabitants, Past and Present

The Original Vermonters, Native Inhabitants, Past and Present


by William A. Haviland | Marjory W. Power

  • HISTORY
  • 1994
  • PAPER
  • 362 PAGES

A highly readable, scholarly history of the native inhabitants and cultures of Vermont, covering the arrival of the Paleoindians, Abenakis and Iriquois. (USE56, $27.95)

Walking

Walking


by Henry David Thoreau

  • CULTURAL PORTRAIT
  • 1994
  • PAPER
  • 92 PAGES

Slip this pocket edition of Thoreau's meditations on the spiritual benefits of this most civilized form of travel in your daypack for inspiration. (WLK04, $9.99)

Green Mountain Farm

Green Mountain Farm


by Elliott Merrick | Lawrence Millman

  • BIOGRAPHY/MEMOIR
  • 2003
  • PAPER
  • 206 PAGES

An entertaining, wry account of abandoning the city for rural Vermont during the Depression. A classic. (USE298, $19.95)

Disappearances

Disappearances


by Howard Frank Mosher

  • LITERATURE
  • 2006
  • PAPER
  • 320 PAGES

Mosher's award-winning first novel is the enchanting story of a young man and his whiskey-smuggling father and their adventures in the wilderness of northern Vermont in 1932. (USE378, $17.95)

The Inn at Lake Devine


by Elinor Lipman

  • LITERATURE
  • 1999
  • PAPER
  • 253 PAGES

Set in the 1960s, this is a romantic comedy about a young Jewish woman who becomes fixated on an anti-Semitic resort in Vermont. (USE50, $15.95)

Hands on the Land, A History of the Vermont Landscape


by Jan Albers

  • NATURAL HISTORY
  • 2002
  • PAPER
  • 352 PAGES

Jan Albers traces the impact of human communities on the landscapes of Vermont, a unique perspective on the history of the state from the time of the Native Americans to today. (USE300, $23.95)

New England Autumn

New England Autumn


by Ferenc Mate | Candace Mate

  • NATURAL HISTORY
  • 2010
  • HARD COVER
  • 160 PAGES

Magnificent photographs of farmsteads, pastures, forests, wharves and villages from Maine to Connecticut are paired with the poetry and literature of Dickinson, Thoreau and Waldo Emerson in this pictorial celebration of season. With a 14-page section of maps and practical travel information. (USE337, $25.00)

Reading the Forested Landscape, A Natural History of New England

Reading the Forested Landscape, A Natural History of New England


by Tom Wessels | Brian Cohen | Ann Zwinger

  • NATURAL HISTORY
  • 1999
  • PAPER
  • 200 PAGES

In this entertaining, informative book, the history of the New England forest unfolds like a mystery novel. Wessels examines the character of the central New England forest through the clues left behind by fires, logging, storms and economic fads. (USE07, $21.95)

Reading the Mountains of Home


by John Elder

  • NATURAL HISTORY
  • 1999
  • PAPER
  • 253 PAGES

Using Robert Frost's poem "Directive" as a companion on a journey through the woods of Vermont, John Elder weaves scholarly analysis with reflections on the cycles of loss and recovery in his own life and in nature. (USE55, $24.50)

National Audubon Society Field Guide to New England

National Audubon Society Field Guide to New England


by Brian Cassie | Peter Alden

  • FIELD GUIDE
  • 1998
  • FLEXI-BOUND
  • 448 PAGES

A compact, easy-to-use overview of 1,000 New England's trees, wildflowers, mammals, insects and other flora and fauna. It also provides an extensive overview of the area's geology, weather patterns and natural sites. (USE06, $22.00)

New England Wildlife


by Raymond Leung | James Kavanaugh

  • FIELD GUIDE
  • 2001
  • PLASTIC CARD

This laminated, fold-out, pocket-size guide features illustrations of almost 150 species of fish, birds, reptiles, amphibians and mammals. (USE234, $6.95)

The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America

The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America


by David Sibley

  • FIELD GUIDE
  • 2003
  • PAPER
  • 432 PAGES

A compact, geographically-specific version of the Sibley Guide with all-new range maps, the same glorious illustrations and expanded, extremely valuable descriptions of each bird with status, habitat, range, voice and identifying marks. (USE262, $19.95)

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