Children - Vermont


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ISBN: 9780374408718
Published: Square Fish - February 21st, 2006

Bob is a rooster. This normally would not be a problem, except Bob can't crow. So he sets off to find his voice. Along the journey, Bob meets many different animals and their sounds. He also learns a few unqiue tricks, and finds a voice of his own - which will come in very handy when it is time for him to not only wake the chickens, but to save the day as well. This will be a new favorite of children of all ages. Pearson is a Vermont author. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette

Corgiville Fair

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ISBN: 9780316853125
Availability: Backordered
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 1st, 1998

The charming town of Corgiville, which is inhabited by Corgis, rabbits, cats, and boggarts, is a small town in Vermont, where each year the biggest event is the town fair. A wonderful story, enhanced by endearing illustrations. This will beguile all who read it. Tasha Tudor is one of the most beloved children's authors & illustrators by children & adults alike. This book was originally published in 1971 and reissued in 1998. Also available in paperback. All ages. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood

A Time to Keep

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By Tasha Tudor, Tasha Tudor (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780689811623
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - November 1st, 1996

Vermont's premier children's author & illustrator has used her own family history as inspiration for this lovely volume of holidays, quotes, and brief explanations of how they made each & every holiday special. With her signature artwork and old world style this is a book that should be passed on from generation to generation. Also look for her Corgiville picture books. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood


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ISBN: 9780439272001
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - March 1st, 2003

Set in Vermont in the year 1924, Witness, by Karen Hesse (ages 10 & up) is based on historically accurate material. It chronicles the penetration of the Ku Klux Klan into a small town. Told from eleven different voices in free verse style this important and compelling story digs deep into the personalities of its characters. Two young girls take center stage and quietly and unknowingly defy the hatred and prejudice that is insidiously enveloping the town. Brilliantly told with a quiet strength and beauty of language. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood

The Field of the Dogs

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ISBN: 9780064421478
Availability: Out of Print
Published: HarperCollins - October 15th, 2002

Weaving reality with the fantastic and offering a wonderful, insightful look into a young boy's life, Paterson shows Josh and the fact that he has a number of problems in his life. He has to move to Vermont with his mother, a new stepfather, and a new baby brother. In addition, Josh has to cope with a bully at his new school. Josh's dog Manch (who has the amazing ability to speak) has a similar problem and together they discover the ability to deal with their bully difficulties.~ Reviewed by Jeanette

Where Does Joe Go?

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ISBN: 9780374483661
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - September 1st, 2002

Based on a real life Vermont dweller, Joe runs the local ice cream stand to crowds of many during the summer, but when fall arrives, Where Does Joe Go? The whole town has a guess as to his destination for the winter, but none of them is right. Only Joe knows for sure, and hes not telling! Readers will delight in the surprise ending. Tracy Campbell Pearson also makes Vermont her home. Does she know where Joe goes? This is her third book for children. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood


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