Picture Books

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The Bear that Heard Crying by Natalie Kinsey-Warnock (1993)

Historical fiction, 28 pages, grades K-3

Based on the true story of Sarah Whitcher who got lost in the woods in New Hampshire in 1783.

$6.99

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Daisy and the Doll by Michael Medearis and Angela Shelf Medearis (2000)

Historical fiction, 30 pages, grades K-3

Based on the true story of Daisy Turner, an 8 year old African-American girl who lived in Grafton in 1891. Published by the Vermont Folklife Center.

$14.95 

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Here Comes Darrell by Leda Schubert (2005)

Fiction, 28 pages, grades K-4

Darrell helps his neighbors all year long, so they pitch in when he needs help, too.

$16.00

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Jackson and Bud's Bumpy Ride by Elizabeth Koehler-Pentacoff (2009)

Non-fiction, 36 pages, grades K-3

In 1903, Burlington doctor Horatio Jackson and his dog Bud race to be the first to drive across the country in their car named Vermont.

$16.95

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Malian's Song by Marge Bruchac (2005)

Historical fiction, 28 pages, grades 2-4

Based on oral history, this is the Abenaki story of the English attack on the village of St. Francis in 1759. Published by the Vermont Folklife Center.

$16.95

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Miss Bridie Chose a Shovel by Leslie Connor (2004)

Historical fiction, 32 pages, grades 1-4

Although not specifically set in Vermont, this books tells the story of Miss Bridie, an immigrant who moves first to New York City and then to a farm in the mid 1800s.

$16.99

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Nora's Ark by Natalie Kinsey-Warnock (2005)

Historical fiction, 28 pages, grades 1-4

The story of the 1927 flood when all the neighbors and their chickens & horses crowd into Grandma's house for safety.

$17.99

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Snowflake Bentley by Jacqueline Briggs Martin (1998)

Non-fiction, 30 pages, grades K-4

The biography of Wilson "Snowflake" Bentley, a Vermonter who figured out how to photograph snowflakes in the late 1800s and early 1900s.

$7.99

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Tricking the Tallyman by Jacqueline Davies (2009)

Historical fiction, 32 pages, grades K-4

The tallyman needs to count all the people in Tunbridge for the first census.  What happens when the town does not want to be counted?

$17.99

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