Welcome!

Enrich Your Travels with Longitude

We've got the classic, new and hard-to-find books and maps to help you get the most out of your adventures.

SIGN UP FOR

Longitude News

Get our monthly e-mail update

GET A

Catalog

Vermont

READING AND TRAVEL GUIDE

  • E-MAIL
  • PRINT

Kids

Books for

Click on Essential Reading for the featured set of Vermont books and a map. We offer free shipping on anything else you order with the travel books package.

Essential Reading

Item EXUSE166. Buy these 4 items as a set for $64 including shipping, 15% off the retail price.
With free shipping on anything else you order.

ADD SET
TO BOOKBAG

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)

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)

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)

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)

 
Northeast Kingdom Map

Northeast Kingdom Map


by JIMAPCO

  • 2007
  • MAP

This road map includes parks and points of interest across northeast Vermont. (USE566, $4.95)

The Sierra Club Guide to the Ancient Forests of the Northeast

The Sierra Club Guide to the Ancient Forests of the Northeast


by Bruce Kershner | Robert T. Leverett

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2004
  • PAPER
  • 292 PAGES

A handy guide to the old-growth forests of New England and the mid-Atlantic states. (USE336, $16.95)

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

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 Maple Sugar Book, Together With Remarks on Pioneering As a Way of Living in the Twentieth Century

The Maple Sugar Book, Together With Remarks on Pioneering As a Way of Living in the Twentieth Century


by Helen Nearing

  • FOOD
  • 2000
  • PAPER
  • 305 PAGES

Pioneering naturalists Helen and Scott Nearing wrote this book half a century ago during their homesteading experience, but it is filled with information still relevent today, including a history of sugaring from Native American times, and practical tips on how to sap trees, process sap, and market syrup. (USE453, $25.00)

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)

South of the Northeast Kingdom

South of the Northeast Kingdom


by David Mamet

  • TRAVEL NARRATIVE
  • 2002
  • PAPER
  • 152 PAGES

"I see the romantic residue of Vermont humor, self-regard, circumspection, and patience; call it culture or philosophy, it is quite the most attractive thing," writes the typically acerbic playwright and Vermonter in this sharp portrait of place, exploring Vermont's progressive, live-and -let-live traditions. (USE565, $20.00)

Wandering Home, A Long Walk Across America's Most Hopeful Landscape

Wandering Home, A Long Walk Across America's Most Hopeful Landscape


by Bill McKibben

  • TRAVEL NARRATIVE
  • 2014
  • PAPER
  • 176 PAGES

On a three-week walk from Vermont's Mt. Abraham to his former home in the Adirondack Mountains, prominent American ecologist McKibben meets with environmentally conscious folk, including activists, writers, organic farmers, a vintner and a beekeeper, to discuss important questions about nature and climate change. (USE616, $14.99)

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)

Stranger in the Kingdom

Stranger in the Kingdom


by Howard Frank Mosher

  • LITERATURE
  • 2002
  • PAPER
  • 421 PAGES

Mosher spins a tale of racism, murder and small-town life in this novel set in Kingdom County, Vermont, where through the eyes of the 13-year-old narrator we witness a troubled side of life in New England. (USE236, $14.00)

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)

The Story of Vermont, A Natural and Cultural History

The Story of Vermont, A Natural and Cultural History


by Christopher McGrory Klyza

  • NATURAL HISTORY
  • 2015
  • PAPER
  • 264 PAGES
  • COMING IN JANUARY

This second edition of the classic text examines the geologic, ecologic, and cultural forces that came together and produced contemporary Vermont. (USE644, $24.95)

Kingdom's Bounty

Kingdom's Bounty


by Bethany Dunbar | Bill McKibben

  • FIELD GUIDE
  • 2012
  • PAPER
  • 127 PAGES

A photographer and journalist at The Chronicle, Dunbar's " Sustainable, Eclectic, Edible Guide to Vermont's Northeast Kingdom, " covers local producers, markets and cultural events across the wildest and woolliest parts of Vermont, Orleans, Caledonia and Essex counties. (USE564, $25.00)

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)

Nature Guide to the Northern Forest, Exploring the Ecology of the Forests of New York, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine

Nature Guide to the Northern Forest, Exploring the Ecology of the Forests of New York, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine


by Peter Marchand

  • FIELD GUIDE
  • 2010
  • PAPER
  • 192 PAGES

Part field guide, part natural history, this illustrated handbook will help locals and travelers to northern New York, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine identify and understand the forest life and ecological issues. (USE518, $19.95)

New England Wildflowers, A Guide to Common Wildflowers of Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, a

New England Wildflowers, A Guide to Common Wildflowers of Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, a


by Frank S. Kaczmarek

  • FIELD GUIDE
  • 2009
  • PAPER
  • 288 PAGES

This photoguide covers 300 species of wildflowers and plants. (USE473, $27.50)

New England Wildlife

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)

More Recommendations

Here are some other groups of books that might be of interest

Longitude provides recommended reading for travelers in partnership with the leading tour operators and travel programs for hundreds of destinations worldwide. We've got the classic, new and hard-to-find books and maps to help you get the most out of your adventures.