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Reading and Travel Guide
Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude.
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Item EXNAM26. Buy these 3 items as a set for $47 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

Lonely Planet Nova Scotia, New Brunswick & Prince Edward Island

CND291
Karla Zimmerman
Lonely Planet Publications
2017
288
1786573342
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This handy, compact guide to Atlantic Canada covers Nova Scotia, New Brunswick & Prince Edward Island in detail and includes a chapter on Newfoundland and Labrador. With maps, travel information and short essays on culture, attractions and nature.
$19.99

One Man's Meat

USE43
E.B. White
Tilbury House Publishers
1997
279
0884481921
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
By the author of "Charlotte's Web," a collection of observant and often humorous essays about daily life on a Maine saltwater farm. A wonderful portrait of coastal small-town life, originally published in 1938.
$16.95

Acadia National Park Map

USE154
National Geographic Maps
Trails Illustrated
2002
2
0925873950
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed topographic map of Acadia, shown at a scale of 1:35,000, printed on tear-resistant, waterproof paper.
$11.95

Nova Scotia & Prince Edward Island Map

CND45
ITMB
ITMB
2008
2
1553682084
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This provincial map (1:400,000) includes Prince Edward Island and adjacent New Brunswick.
$10.95

Acadia, The Complete Guide

USE398
James Kaiser
Destination Press
2016
288
194075402X
PAPER
Guidebook
4/1/2010
0
0
0
0
A full-color informative guide on where to go, what to do and how to get the most out of hikes and other adventures in Maine.
$19.99

Four Fish

OCE161
Paul Greenberg
Penguin Putnam
2011
320
014311946X
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
New York Times journalist Paul Greenberg interviewed producers, fisherman and conservationists from across the globe for this eyewitness report on the past and future of wild fish, offering sensible alternatives to our current unsustainable interest in eating mostly sea bass, cod, salmon and tuna.
$17.00

A Traveller's History of Canada

CND82
Robert Bothwell
Interlink Publishing Group
2010
220
1566563860
PAPER
History
1
0
0
0
A readable and admirably concise march through Canadian history from prehistory to today, including a timeline.
$14.95

Why I Hate Canadians

CND154
Will Ferguson
Douglas & McIntyre
2007
305
1553652797
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This is the 10th anniversary edition of Ferguson's wickedly astute cultural salvo, the collection of humorous essays that launched his career. As you might guess, the title is tongue-in-cheek.
$15.95

Anne of Green Gables

CND39
Lucy Maud Montgomery
W. W. Norton & Company
2008
464
0451528824
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This Norton Critical Edition of the immensely popular 1908 novel includes excerpts from Montgomery's journals, letters and juvenilia, as well as selections by Sir Walter Scott, Lord Byron and Louisa May Alcott.
$19.95

Burden of Desire

CND23
Robert MacNeil
Harvest Books
1998
482
015600609X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
1
An intricate, suspenseful novel of love and war set against the backdrop of the 1917 explosion that destroyed the north end of Halifax.
$25.95

Cape Breton Road

CND192
D.R. MacDonald
Lightning Source
2002
304
015601324X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A young car thief from Boston is sent to live with his uncle on Cape Breton Island.
$21.95

Empire Falls

USE220
Richard Russo
Vintage Books
2002
496
0375726403
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A Pulitzer Prize-winning novel lovingly set in a fictitious Maine mill town. Russo has composed an entertaining and poignant portrait of what lies beneath the facade of small-town New England life.
$16.95

Fall on Your Knees

CND49
Ann-Marie MacDonald
Simon and Schuster Inc.
1998
508
0743237188
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A best-selling epic following the lives of a Lebanese-Canadian family from Cape Breton Island throughout the first half of the 20th century; also set in WWI-era Europe and 1920s NYC.
$16.99

No Great Mischief

CND48
Alistair MacLeod
W. W. Norton & Company
2011
304
0393341194
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A novel covering 200 years in the history of a family of Scottish immigrants living in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. MacLeod creates a modern saga of the immigrant experience, familial bonds and life in coastal Canada.
$15.95

Acadia National Park Wildlife

USE438
James Kavanagh
Waterford Press
2008
158355355X
PLASTIC CARD
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A handy, shirt-pocket guide with color illustrations of commonly encountered wildlife in Acadia.
$7.95

Cod, A Biography of a Fish That Changed the World

OCE10
Mark Kurlansky
Penguin Putnam
2009
294
0140275010
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A sparkling extended essay on the cod, looking at the importance of the fish to cuisine and history, as well as to Scandinavian, American and Canadian commerce.
$16.00

A Field Guide to North Atlantic Wildlife

NAM24
Noble S. Proctor, Patrick J. Lynch (Illustrator)
Yale University Press
2005
221
0300106580
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive pocket guide to commonly encountered marine mammals, seabirds and other marine life of Northeastern North America, from North Carolina to Newfoundland and the Canadian Maritimes.
$19.95

Maine Trees & Wildflowers

USE446
James Kavanagh
Waterford Press
2008
1583554114
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This plastic card illustrates 140 common species of trees, shrubs and wildflowers.
$7.95

National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America

FG09
Jon Dunn
National Geographic
2011
576
1426208286
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This guide is the veteran's choice for birding anywhere in the United States. Practical to use in the field, it has maps, illustrations and descriptions of the birds on facing pages.
$27.95

The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America

USE262
David Sibley
Alfred Knopf
2016
464
0307957918
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
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.
$19.95

Nova Scotia & Prince Edward Island Map

CND45
ITMB
ITMB
2008
2
1553682084
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This provincial map (1:400,000) includes Prince Edward Island and adjacent New Brunswick.
$10.95

Acadia, The Complete Guide

USE398
James Kaiser
Destination Press
2016
288
194075402X
PAPER
Guidebook
4/1/2010
0
0
0
0
A full-color informative guide on where to go, what to do and how to get the most out of hikes and other adventures in Maine.
$19.99

Four Fish

OCE161
Paul Greenberg
Penguin Putnam
2011
320
014311946X
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
New York Times journalist Paul Greenberg interviewed producers, fisherman and conservationists from across the globe for this eyewitness report on the past and future of wild fish, offering sensible alternatives to our current unsustainable interest in eating mostly sea bass, cod, salmon and tuna.
$17.00

A Traveller's History of Canada

CND82
Robert Bothwell
Interlink Publishing Group
2010
220
1566563860
PAPER
History
1
0
0
0
A readable and admirably concise march through Canadian history from prehistory to today, including a timeline.
$14.95

Why I Hate Canadians

CND154
Will Ferguson
Douglas & McIntyre
2007
305
1553652797
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This is the 10th anniversary edition of Ferguson's wickedly astute cultural salvo, the collection of humorous essays that launched his career. As you might guess, the title is tongue-in-cheek.
$15.95

Anne of Green Gables

CND39
Lucy Maud Montgomery
W. W. Norton & Company
2008
464
0451528824
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This Norton Critical Edition of the immensely popular 1908 novel includes excerpts from Montgomery's journals, letters and juvenilia, as well as selections by Sir Walter Scott, Lord Byron and Louisa May Alcott.
$19.95

Cape Breton Road

CND192
D.R. MacDonald
Lightning Source
2002
304
015601324X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A young car thief from Boston is sent to live with his uncle on Cape Breton Island.
$21.95

Empire Falls

USE220
Richard Russo
Vintage Books
2002
496
0375726403
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A Pulitzer Prize-winning novel lovingly set in a fictitious Maine mill town. Russo has composed an entertaining and poignant portrait of what lies beneath the facade of small-town New England life.
$16.95

Fall on Your Knees

CND49
Ann-Marie MacDonald
Simon and Schuster Inc.
1998
508
0743237188
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A best-selling epic following the lives of a Lebanese-Canadian family from Cape Breton Island throughout the first half of the 20th century; also set in WWI-era Europe and 1920s NYC.
$16.99

No Great Mischief

CND48
Alistair MacLeod
W. W. Norton & Company
2011
304
0393341194
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A novel covering 200 years in the history of a family of Scottish immigrants living in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. MacLeod creates a modern saga of the immigrant experience, familial bonds and life in coastal Canada.
$15.95

Acadia National Park Wildlife

USE438
James Kavanagh
Waterford Press
2008
158355355X
PLASTIC CARD
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A handy, shirt-pocket guide with color illustrations of commonly encountered wildlife in Acadia.
$7.95

Cod, A Biography of a Fish That Changed the World

OCE10
Mark Kurlansky
Penguin Putnam
2009
294
0140275010
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A sparkling extended essay on the cod, looking at the importance of the fish to cuisine and history, as well as to Scandinavian, American and Canadian commerce.
$16.00

A Field Guide to North Atlantic Wildlife

NAM24
Noble S. Proctor, Patrick J. Lynch (Illustrator)
Yale University Press
2005
221
0300106580
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive pocket guide to commonly encountered marine mammals, seabirds and other marine life of Northeastern North America, from North Carolina to Newfoundland and the Canadian Maritimes.
$19.95

Maine Trees & Wildflowers

USE446
James Kavanagh
Waterford Press
2008
1583554114
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This plastic card illustrates 140 common species of trees, shrubs and wildflowers.
$7.95

National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America

FG09
Jon Dunn
National Geographic
2011
576
1426208286
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This guide is the veteran's choice for birding anywhere in the United States. Practical to use in the field, it has maps, illustrations and descriptions of the birds on facing pages.
$27.95

The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America

USE262
David Sibley
Alfred Knopf
2016
464
0307957918
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
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.
$19.95

For Kids

Make Way for Ducklings

BOS25
Robert McCloskey
Penguin Putnam
1998
0140564349
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
In this charming Caldecott winner, Mr. and Mrs. Mallard search for the best place to raise a family in Boston, visiting all the popular sights, before settling on a nice island in the St. Charles River.
$18.99

Miss Rumphius

GEN207
Barbara Cooney
Penguin Putnam
1985
32
0140505393
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Miss Rumphius travels the world over the course of the years, but in the end, she learns the importance of making the world a better place. A children's story about the value of beauty and wisdom, with fine illustrations. For ages 4-8.
$7.99

One Morning in Maine

USE212
Robert McCloskey
Viking
1976
64
0670526274
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
This is McCloskey's charming sequel to Blueberries for Sal, in which Sal loses her tooth, digs for clams and crosses to the mainland in a motorboat. Suitable for readers ages 4 to 7.
$17.99

Time of Wonder

USE328
Robert McCloskey
Viking
1957
63
0670715123
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
The captivating tale of two girls on vacation in Maine by the author of Blueberries for Sal, One Morning in Maine and (of course!) Make Way for Ducklings. It won the Caldecott Medal in 1958.
$19.99

Eyewitness American Revolution

USA40
DK Publishing
DK Publishing
2015
72
1465438599
HARD COVER
History
9/1/2015
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
The colonial era and American Revolution get the (highly visual) Eyewitness treatment in this book, which reveals not only the political climate of the times but also the prevailing fashions, weaponry, dwellings and much more. Recommended for kids ages 8-12.
$19.99

If You Lived at the Time of the American Revolution

USA41
Kay Moore, Daniel O'Leary (Illustrator)
Scholastic Inc.
1998
80
0590674447
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
One in Scholastic's nonfiction series about daily life and customs throughout history, this one focusing on the eastern seaboard of the U.S. in the second half of the 18th century. With colorful illustrations and the kinds of interesting facts that draw young readers in.
$6.99

Where Was Patrick Henry on the 29th of May?

USA43
Jean Fritz, Margot Tomes (Illustrator)
Penguin Putnam
1997
48
0698114396
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A witty illustrated biography of the famous orator.
$6.99

Will You Sign Here, John Hancock?

USA42
Jean Fritz, Margot Tomes (Illustrator), Trina Schart Hyman (Illustrator)
Penguin Putnam
1999
48
069811440X
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Favorite children's author Jean Fritz gamely tells the story of John Hancock. This cheerful, unsanctimonious biography of the man who so boldly signed the Declaration of Independence is ideal for middle school readers.
$6.99

For Kids

Miss Rumphius

GEN207
Barbara Cooney
Penguin Putnam
1985
32
0140505393
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Miss Rumphius travels the world over the course of the years, but in the end, she learns the importance of making the world a better place. A children's story about the value of beauty and wisdom, with fine illustrations. For ages 4-8.
$7.99

One Morning in Maine

USE212
Robert McCloskey
Viking
1976
64
0670526274
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
This is McCloskey's charming sequel to Blueberries for Sal, in which Sal loses her tooth, digs for clams and crosses to the mainland in a motorboat. Suitable for readers ages 4 to 7.
$17.99

Eyewitness American Revolution

USA40
DK Publishing
DK Publishing
2015
72
1465438599
HARD COVER
History
9/1/2015
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
The colonial era and American Revolution get the (highly visual) Eyewitness treatment in this book, which reveals not only the political climate of the times but also the prevailing fashions, weaponry, dwellings and much more. Recommended for kids ages 8-12.
$19.99

If You Lived at the Time of the American Revolution

USA41
Kay Moore, Daniel O'Leary (Illustrator)
Scholastic Inc.
1998
80
0590674447
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
One in Scholastic's nonfiction series about daily life and customs throughout history, this one focusing on the eastern seaboard of the U.S. in the second half of the 18th century. With colorful illustrations and the kinds of interesting facts that draw young readers in.
$6.99

Will You Sign Here, John Hancock?

USA42
Jean Fritz, Margot Tomes (Illustrator), Trina Schart Hyman (Illustrator)
Penguin Putnam
1999
48
069811440X
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Favorite children's author Jean Fritz gamely tells the story of John Hancock. This cheerful, unsanctimonious biography of the man who so boldly signed the Declaration of Independence is ideal for middle school readers.
$6.99

Where Was Patrick Henry on the 29th of May?

USA43
Jean Fritz, Margot Tomes (Illustrator)
Penguin Putnam
1997
48
0698114396
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A witty illustrated biography of the famous orator.
$6.99

Make Way for Ducklings

BOS25
Robert McCloskey
Penguin Putnam
1998
0140564349
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
In this charming Caldecott winner, Mr. and Mrs. Mallard search for the best place to raise a family in Boston, visiting all the popular sights, before settling on a nice island in the St. Charles River.
$18.99

Time of Wonder

USE328
Robert McCloskey
Viking
1957
63
0670715123
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
The captivating tale of two girls on vacation in Maine by the author of Blueberries for Sal, One Morning in Maine and (of course!) Make Way for Ducklings. It won the Caldecott Medal in 1958.
$19.99