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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.
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Founding Brothers, The Revolutionary Generation

USE244
Joseph J. Ellis
Vintage Books
2002
304
0375705244
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A riveting tale of Washington, Madison, Hamilton and especially of Jefferson and Adams. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, it's a fascinating glimpse into the early days of our country.
$15.95

The Americans, the Colonial Experience

USA05
Daniel Boorstin
Random House
1964
434
0394705130
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Winner of the Bancroft Prize, this wide-ranging portrait of colonial America looks to the origins of the American character and its institutions.
$17.95

New England Map

USE270
Mad Maps
2007
2
1933911328
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A road map of all of New England, at a scale of 1:600,000.
$10.95

New England Map

USE270
Mad Maps
2007
2
1933911328
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A road map of all of New England, at a scale of 1:600,000.
$10.95

Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard & Nantucket: An Explorer's Guide

USE105
Kimberly Grant
Countryman Press
2017
448
1682680118
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical guide to the popular tourist destinations of Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket, compiled by a local photographer and writer.
$21.95

Compass Guide New Hampshire

USE392
Compass American
Compass American Guides
2002
304
0676901514
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Compiled by local writers and photographers, this full-color guide covers the history, culture and character of the state and its attractions.
$21.95

Eyewitness Guide Boston

BOS10
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2015
208
1465439412
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An exceptionally informative, visually entrancing guide to Boston.
$20.00

Eyewitness Guide New England

USE294
Eleanor Berman
DK Publishing
2014
400
1465440976
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This superb guide to Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine features color photography, dozens of excellent local maps and a synopsis of the region's attractions. It also devotes a section to Boston.
$25.00

Coastal Maine, A Maritime History

USE247
Roger Duncan
Countryman Press
2002
576
0881505552
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A 400-year history of Maine, focusing on maritime traditions and seafaring, as well as coastal settlement and development.
$24.95

Down East, A Maritime History of Maine

USE246
Lincoln Paine
Tilbury House Publishers
2000
180
0884482227
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Maine's maritime history, from the coastal travel of Native Americans to the Basque fishing industry to the pleasure boating of today, incorporating ecology, culture and art into its well-researched history.
$14.95

In the Heart of the Sea, The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex

OCE47
Nathaniel Philbrick
Viking
2001
302
0141001828
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A seafaring tale of fearsome whales, cannibalism and sturdy 19th-century Nantucketers. The story depicts true events which inspired Melville to write Moby Dick. A fascinating history of 19th-century society in Nantucket.
$17.00

Lexington and Concord, The Beginning of the War of the American Revolution

BOS16
Arthur Bernon Tourtellot
W. W. Norton & Company
2000
336
0393320561
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A popular history of the opening shots of the American Revolution.
$18.95

Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War

USE388
Nathaniel Philbrick
Penguin Putnam
2007
496
0143111973
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
National Book Award-winner Philbrick brings the 17th-century Plymouth colony to life, in all its gruesome detail, through its most interesting characters and events. He digs for the truths underlying the myths.
$18.00

Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647

USE291
William Bradford
McGraw-Hill
1981
385
0075542811
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A readable, first-hand account of the early days of Plymouth.
$14.00

The Most Beautiful Villages of New England

USE42
Tom Shachtman
Thames & Hudson
2007
208
0500018006
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
New England's most picturesque towns and villages are presented through 240 full-color photographs. Accompanying descriptions fill in details about each town's history and architecture.
$40.00

The Original Vermonters, Native Inhabitants, Past and Present

USE56
William A. Haviland, Marjory W. Power
University Press of New England
1994
362
0874516676
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A highly readable, scholarly history of the native inhabitants and cultures of Vermont, covering the arrival of the Paleoindians, Abenakis and Iriquois.
$27.95

The Wordy Shipmates

USA326
Sarah Vowell
Riverhead Books
2009
256
1594484007
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Public radio regular Vowell brings her usual wit and flair to these essays on Puritanism in these United States, combining biography with an exploration of their beliefs and ideals, colonial history and anecdote.
$16.00

Cape Cod

USE65
Henry David Thoreau, Paul Theroux (Introduction)
Penguin Putnam
1995
319
0140170022
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Thoreau muses on the ocean and his surroundings, as he combs the beaches of Cape Cod in this compelling portrait of coastal Massachusetts, its human and natural history.
$16.00

John Adams

USE201
David McCullough
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2002
751
0743223136
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A Pulitzer Prize-winning, best-selling biography of the second president. McCullough reveals the great Adams as a figure on par with (his presidential book-ends) Washington and Jefferson.
$20.00

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

Paul Revere and the World He Lived In

BOS17
Esther Forbes
Mariner Books
1999
528
0618001948
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
An engaging, Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of the much mythologized hero of the American Revolution first published in 1942.
$30.95

The Bostonians

BOS13
Henry James
Penguin
2001
480
0140437665
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Henry James' satirical novel of the battle of the sexes is well worth the read. In it, Basil, a Mississippi lawyer, and Olive, a Boston feminist, compete for the affections of the same woman. Originally published in 1886, it was one of the first American novels to deal with lesbianism.
$20.00

The Dante Club

BOS12
Matthew Pearl
Random House
2004
384
0812971043
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Rarely has historical fiction, literary reference and murder mystery been fused so effortlessly. Pearl's novel, set in 1865 Boston, tells the gripping tale of a murderer drawing inspiration from Dante's "Divine Comedy."
$17.00

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

New England Weather, New England Climate

USE311
Gregory Zielinski, Barry Keim
University Press of New England
2005
296
1584655208
PAPER
Science
0
0
0
0
A scholarly overview by the state climatologists of Maine and New Hampshire, with good coverage of the local seasons: ski season, mud season, beach and lake season, and foliage season.
$22.95

Reading the Forested Landscape, A Natural History of New England

USE07
Tom Wessels, Brian Cohen (Illustrator), Ann Zwinger (Introduction)
W. W. Norton & Company
1999
200
0881504203
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
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.
$21.95

The Outermost House, A Year of Life on the Great Beach of Cape Cod

USE41
Henry Beston
Henry Holt and Company
2003
218
080507368X
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
The chronicle of a year spent living alone in a remote Cape Cod beach house in 1925. These beloved essays, first published in 1928, capture the essence of the Cape, the sea, weather and animal life.
$16.99

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 Audubon Society Field Guide to New England

USE06
Brian Cassie, Peter Alden
Alfred Knopf
1998
448
0679446761
FLEXI-BOUND
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
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.
$23.95

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

New England Wildlife

USE234
James Kavanaugh
Waterford Press
2001
1583551735
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This laminated, fold-out, pocket-size guide features illustrations of almost 150 species of fish, birds, reptiles, amphibians and mammals.
$7.95

More Books

The Perfect Storm, A True Story of Men Against the Sea

OCE06
Sebastian Junger
HarperCollins
2009
256
0393337014
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A gripping, now-famous blow-by-blow account of a 1991 disaster at sea. Junger reconstructs the final hours of six men aboard a 72-foot swordfish boat in the North Atlantic, battling against a torrential storm.
$15.95

Insight Guide New England

USE38
Insight Guides
Insight Guides
2015
456
1780058055
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
For a good overview of the region, you can't go wrong with this guide, noted for its wonderful photography, superb production and outstanding color maps.
$24.99

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

USE45
Charles W. Johnson
University Press of New England
1998
354
0874518563
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
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.
$22.95

The Cider House Rules

USE46
John Irving
Ballantine Books
1997
560
0345417941
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This is John Irving's story of a teenage orphan named Homer Wells who lives in rural Maine. Growing up under the tutelage of Dr. Wilbur Larch, an abortionist and administrator of the local orphanage, Homer must face the moral dilemmas that surround him.
$18.00

Peterson Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians, Eastern and Central North America

FG46
Roger Conant
Houghton Mifflin Company
1998
616
0395904528
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A handy guide for the hertologically inclined of the eastern US.
$21.00

The House by the Sea, A Journal

USE61
May Sarton
W. W. Norton & Company
1995
288
0393313905
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
One of many journals by May Sarton, who moved from New Hampshire to live alone in a house on the seacoast of Maine. She writes beautifully on the topics of aging, solitude, nature, gardening, food, relationships and, of course, life in coastal Maine.
$21.00

The Maine Woods

USE62
Henry David Thoreau, Edward Hoagland (Contributor)
Penguin Putnam
1988
480
0140170138
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
The essential companion to a canoe trip on the Allegash or other wanderings in Maine.
$17.00

The Enduring Shore: A History of Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket

USE66
Paul Schneider
Henry Holt
2001
367
0805067345
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The natural and human history of Cape Cod and its surrounding islands, as written by a resident of Martha's Vineyard.
$25.99

Cape Cod Massachusetts Map

USE68
Seeger Map Company
MapLink
2013
2
1598623648
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A handy, colorful map of Cape Cod, including Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket Island. Scales vary.
$5.99

Eastern USA Map

USE127
Rand McNally Maps
Rand McNally
2008
2
0528881159
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A fold-up map of the Eastern United States, shown at a scale of 1:2,300,000.
$5.99

The American Revolution in Indian Country: Crisis and Diversity in Native American Communities

USE169
Colin G. Calloway
Cambridge University Press
1995
327
0521475694
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This is the first, detailed study of the impact of the Revolution on Native Americans.
$45.99

Benedict Arnold, Revolutionary Hero: An American Warrior Reconsidered

USE171
James Kirby Martin
NYU
2000
544
0814756468
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A revisionist biography of Benedict Arnold, focusing on the famous traitor's pre-treason accomplishments.
$30.00

Walden and Other Writings

GEN183
Henry David Thoreau
Houghton Mifflin Company
2004
432
0618457178
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The 150th anniversary illustrated edition of the Thoreau's musings on nature, the simple life, self-reliance and the value of freedom.
$40.00

Maine in America, American Art in the Farnsworth Art Museum

USE177
Pamela Belanger
University Press of New England
2000
300
0918749085
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
An illustrated survey of nearly 250 works at the Farnsworth Museum and a discussion of the influence of Mainers in the history of American art.
$55.00

The Country of the Pointed Firs and other Stories

USE181
Sarah Orne Jewett
Random House
2010
144
1935554107
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A much-loved novel, first published in 1896, set in a tiny fishing community along the coast of Maine. It evokes the leisurely summer atmosphere of 19th-century New England and especially the relationships among the townsfolk.
$10.00

Little Women

USE210
Louisa May Alcott
Penguin Putnam
2008
777
014240876X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
Louisa May Alcott's classic tale of four high-spirited sisters growing up in Civil War-era Massachussetts.
$8.99

New England Trees and Wildflowers

USE233
Raymond Leung (Illustrator)
Waterford Press
2001
1583551743
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A pocket-size fold-out guide to the conspicuous plants of New England.
$7.95

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

Marine Mammals of the North Atlantic

FG60
Carl Christian Kinze
Princeton University Press
2003
192
0691113084
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A guide to the marine mammals of the North Atlantic featuring 250 color illustrations.
$31.95

Pale Fire

USE289
Vladimir Nabokov
Vintage Books
1989
315
0679723420
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Nabokov's ground-breaking (and mind-twisting) short tale masquerading as an annotated poem.
$16.00

The Crucible, A Play in Four Acts

USE290
Arthur Miller
Penguin Putnam
1976
152
0140481389
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Arthur Miller's riveting drama about the Salem Witch Trials.
$14.00

Massachusetts EasyFinder

USE293
Rand McNally Maps
Rand McNally
2
0528998366
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A folded, laminated map of Massachusetts at a scale of 1:530,000.
$7.95

Mushrooms of Northeast North America, Midwest to New England

USE325
George Barron
Lone Pine Press
1999
336
1772130001
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This must-have guide has spectacular photos and excellent species information.
$26.95

New England Autumn

USE337
Ferenc Mate (Photographer), Candace Mate (Photographer)
W. W. Norton & Company
2010
160
0920256554
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
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.
$25.00

The Secret Life of Lobsters, How Fishermen and Scientists are Unraveling the Mysteries of our Favorite Crustacean

USE340
Trevor Corson
HarperCollins
2005
299
0060555599
PAPER
Science
0
0
0
0
Corson unravels the behavior of lobster and lobstermen on Little Cranberry Island in the Gulf of Maine. Besides dealing with the lobstermen-scientist row over quotas, the book offers an in depth look into the social behavior of these strange (and strangely abundant) crustaceans.
$14.99

Changes in the Land: Indians, Colonists, and the Ecology of New England

USE347
William Cronon
Hill and Wang
2003
242
0809016346
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
In this ecological -- and social -- history of New England, Cronon documents the ecological changes and impact of European colonization.
$15.00

Moby Dick

OCE91
Herman Melville
Modern Library
1992
864
0679600108
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This sturdy Modern Library edition includes Rockwell Kent's original woodcuts.
$24.00

March

USA111
Geraldine Brooks
Viking
2006
288
0143036661
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Brooks' historical novel, winner of the 2006 Pulitzer Prize,vividly depicts 19th-century America and the devastation of the Civil War.
$16.00

Moon Handbook Coastal Maine: Including Acadia National Park

USE363
Hilary Nangle
Avalon Travel Publishing
2016
504
1631212702
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive, highly recommended guide to the places and pleasures of Coastal Maine, including highlights in and around Portland and Acadia National Park.
$21.99

The Poetry of Robert Frost

USE370
Robert Frost
Henry Holt
2002
640
0805069860
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Three volumes of Frost poetry, as well as interviews and essays, collected in one book, representing the majority of the poet's published works.
$23.99

The Rise of American Democracy, Jefferson to Lincoln

USA130
Sean Wilentz
W. W. Norton & Company
2005
992
0393058204
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
A magisterial history of the development of America from republic to democracy in the years between independence and the Civil War.
$35.00

The Berkshire Book, The Complete Guide

USE403
Lauren Stevens
Countryman Press
2006
312
1581570333
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
The fully-updated eighth edition of the classic guide to the Berkshires, the title that launched the Great Destinations series twenty years ago.
$18.95

Leviathan, The History of Whaling in America

USE404
Eric Jay Dolin
W. W. Norton & Company
2008
480
0393331571
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This social and economic history of whaling in America traces Captain John Smith's ill-fated expedition to the New World in 1614, through the industry's rise to its 19th-century golden years, to its decline in the 20th century.
$15.95

Under the Sea-Wind

OCE109
Rachel Carson
Penguin
2007
184
0143104969
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Carson's luminous portrait of sea and shore creatures, a classic of nature writing and the first of her many books. Centennial edition.
$17.00

Thoreau's New England

USE408
Steph Gorman (Photographer)
University Press of New England
2007
158465581X
HARD COVER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
Stunning full-color photography accompanied by selections from the classic writings of Henry David Thoreau.
$26.00

Moby Dick

OCE111
Herman Melville
Penguin
2002
720
0142437247
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The American classic about the legendary white whale, set in New England.
$15.00

The Best Short Stories by Black Writers, The Classic Anthology from 1899 to 1967

GEN400
Langston Hughes (Editor)
Back Bay Books
1969
512
0316380318
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A collection of groundbreaking works by luminaries including James Baldwin, Gwendolyn Brooks, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Ralph Ellison and Alice Walker.
$26.99

Cape Cod

USE436
Henry David Thoreau
Houghton Mifflin Company
2008
272
0618758453
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The classic work, accompanied by Scot Miller's stunning photography of beach scenes which may have inspired Thoreau.
$35.00

Fodor's New England

USE442
Inc. Fodor's Travel Publications
Fodor's
2016
784
1101879912
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical guide in the popular series, filled with valuable information on accommodation, shopping, sights, and dining.
$23.99

New England Trips

USE466
Mara Vorhees, Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2013
351
1741798116
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A compact and practical guide to visiting New England, with 32 road trips and inspirational trip ideas, from 2-day getaways to week-long vacations. Ideal for vacationers who want to get off the beaten path with tips for experiencing New England like a local.
$22.99

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

USE473
Frank S. Kaczmarek
Falcon Press
2009
288
0762748206
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This photoguide covers 300 species of wildflowers and plants.
$27.50

For Kids

Birdie's Lighthouse

USE218
Kimberly Bulcken Root (Illustrator), Deborah Hopkinson
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2000
32
0689835299
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A taut, compelling account of one little girl's brave vigil set on Turtle Island, Maine in 1855. Birdie Holland steps in to save the day when her father, the lighthouse keeper, falls ill. For readers ages 4 to 9.
$7.99

The Sign of the Beaver

USE222
Elizabeth George Speare
Harcourt Books
1983
144
0395338905
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
A young adult novel set in Maine just after the French and Indian War, in which a young colonist is rescued by Indians. For readers 10 and up.
$17.99

Stories from Where We Live, The North Atlantic Coast

USE252
Sara St. Antoine, Paul Mirocha (Illustrator), Trudy Nicholson (Illustrator)
Milkweed Editions
2004
290
1571316434
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A substantial anthology of writings about this North American ecoregion, from Newfoundland south to Delaware -- wonderfully useful as a young person's guide to people, nature and place. Ages 9 to 14.
$10.95

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?

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Jean Fritz, Margot Tomes (Illustrator), Trina Schart Hyman (Illustrator)
Penguin Putnam
1999
48
069811440X
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
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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?

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

If You Lived at the Time of the Civil War

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Kay Moore, Anni Matsick (Illustrator)
Scholastic Inc.
1994
64
0590454226
PAPER
History
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MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Another entry in Scholastic's nonfiction series about daily life and customs throughout history, this one focusing on 1860-65. With vibrant, detailed illustrations and the kinds of interesting facts that draw young readers in. Ages 9-12.
$6.99

Eyewitness Civil War

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John Stanchak
DK Publishing
2015
72
1465433600
HARD COVER
History
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MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
The Civil War gets the big-picture treatment in this Eyewitness book, which features photographs and illustrations of costumes, household appliances, weapons and other artifacts.
$19.99

Seabird

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Holling C. Holling
1978
PAPER
Literature
61
0395266815
Houghton Mifflin Company
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MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Across four generations and around the world, by whaler, clipper, steamer and airplane, Holling traces American seafaring through the eyes of an ivory gull in this illustrated classic. Ages 9-12
$11.95

The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Christopher Bing (Illustrator)
Aa Balkema
2001
40
1929766130
HARD COVER
Literature
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MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A beautifully illustrated rendering of Longfellow's classic poem for children 7 to 10.
$18.99

You Wouldn't Want to Be an American Colonist, A Settlement You'd Rather Not Start

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Jacqueline Morley
Franklin Watts
2004
32
0531163989
PAPER
History
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MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Amusing illustrations and fun presentation of facts make this installment in one of our favorite childrens' series a great introduction to American colonial life for kids aged 7-10.
$9.95

Ben Franklin of Old Philadelphia

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Margaret Cousins
1987
153
0394849280
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
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0
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MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
The life of Ben Franklin -- inventor, printer, editor, statesman, ambassador, and arguably one of the most important Americans in history -- is depicted with warmth and insight in this biography for ages 9-12.
$5.99