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Vermont

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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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
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0
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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

Moon Handbook Vermont

USE447
Michael Blanding, Alexandra Hall
Avalon Travel Publishing
2016
300
1631212451
PAPER
Guidebook
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0
0
0
This comprehensive, compact guide includes helpful travel details and information on Vermont’s history, natu-ral attractions and cultural tidbits.
$17.99

Vermont Map

USE51
JIMAPCO
2010
2
0944187730
MAP
Reference
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0
0
0
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.
$5.95

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

USE449
Tracey Medeiros
Storey
2008
288
1603420258
PAPER
Food
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0
0
0
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.
$19.95

The Vermont Cheese Book

USE451
Ellen Ecker Ogden
Countryman Press
2007
192
0881507709
PAPER
Food
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0
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0
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.
$19.95

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
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0
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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

Walking

WLK04
Henry David Thoreau
HarperCollins
1994
92
0062511130
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
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0
0
0
Slip this pocket edition of Thoreau's meditations on the spiritual benefits of this most civilized form of travel in your daypack for inspiration.
$9.99

Green Mountain Farm

USE298
Elliott Merrick, Lawrence Millman (Introduction)
Countryman Press
2003
206
0881504351
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
An entertaining, wry account of abandoning the city for rural Vermont during the Depression. A classic.
$19.95

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

USE616
Bill McKibben
St. Martin's Press
2014
176
1627790209
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
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.
$16.99

Disappearances

USE378
Howard Frank Mosher
Mariner Books
2006
320
0618694064
PAPER
Literature
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0
0
0
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.
$17.95

The Inn at Lake Devine

USE50
Elinor Lipman
Vintage Books
1999
253
037570485X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Set in the 1960s, this is a romantic comedy about a young Jewish woman who becomes fixated on an anti-Semitic resort in Vermont.
$15.95

Hands on the Land, A History of the Vermont Landscape

USE300
Jan Albers
MIT Press
2002
352
0262511282
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
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.
$35.95

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

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
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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

Reading the Mountains of Home

USE55
John Elder
Harvard University Press
1999
253
0674748891
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
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.
$28.50

The Story of Vermont, A Natural and Cultural History

USE644
Christopher McGrory Klyza
University of Massachusetts Press
2015
264
1611684021
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
This second edition of the classic text examines the geologic, ecologic, and cultural forces that came together and produced contemporary Vermont.
$27.95

Kingdom's Bounty

USE564
Bethany Dunbar, Bill McKibben (Introduction)
Umbrage Editions
2012
127
188416742X
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
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.
$25.00

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
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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

New England Wildlife

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

More Books

October, or Autumnal Tints

USE569
Henry David Thoreau
W. W. Norton & Company
2012
127
0393081885
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
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Henry David Thoreau considers the red maple, elm, sugar maple and scarlet oak in turn in this classic ode to autumn -- not as the season of senescence but of ripeness, fullness, and maturity. Originally published in 1862, this handsome new edition is illustrated with Lincoln Perry's full-page watercolors and includes an introduction by Thoreau biographer Robert Richardson (Henry Thoreau: A Life of the Mind).
$17.95

For Kids

How Tia Lola Came to Stay

USE226
Julia Alvarez
2002
112
0440418704
PAPER
Literature
0
0
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0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A ten-year-old is visited by his colorful Dominican aunt.
$6.99

A Day No Pigs Would Die

USE227
Robert Newton Peck
Random House
1994
150
082352
PAPER
Literature
0
0
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0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A coming-of-age story about a 13-year-old boy in a Shaker family, with lots of vernacular Vermontese, as well as some poignant themes about death and responsibility. It's popular with pre-teens.
$6.99

Preacher's Boy

USE237
Katherine Paterson
Houghton Mifflin Company
1999
160
0395838975
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
A coming-of-age tale set in rural 1899 Vermont, featuring a high-spirited preacher's son.
$15.00

Sugaring Time

USE238
Kathryn Lasky
Simon and Schuster Inc.
1986
64
068971081X
PAPER
Natural History
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0
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0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A chronicle of one Vermont family's process of making maple syrup.
$9.99