Childrens books set in maine

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Raising Readers: A Medley of Maine Children’s Stories

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Best Books Set in Maine

Children and adults remember the characters, plots, and drawings that, in a few short pages, transport us to another time and setting. In Blueberries for Sal, single-color dark blue illustrations take the reader to Blueberry Hill with Sal and her mother, and into close contact with a mother bear and her cub. The day starts with a loose tooth and includes interactions with sea creatures, clam digging, and a boat ride to Bucks Harbor and an ice-cream cone. In July , during a storm on Mount Katahdin, year-old Donn Fendler was separated from his family. The story was front-page news around the country as a manhunt was launched. Fendler survived nine days in the woods before finding a hunting camp in Stacyville. Barbara Cooney wrote and illustrated this story about a woman who travels the world, then lives by the sea.

I grew up in Maine. I live in Washington state now, many many miles from my childhood home. Now that I have children, I am determined to bring Maine into our lives. I want my children to embrace and experience Maine intimately throughout their childhood. As with most learning opportunities in life, I began with book. Here is a short list of children's books about Maine.

The Cider House Rules by John Irving

Members: 5 participating members show all. Lists: sturlington , hipdeep., Cast in a fictional Maine coastal town, this classic rich, moving and tragic novel deals with early 20th century abortionists and orphans.

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Let us know how we can improve and take our new survey! You can learn how to catch a keeper, too! The writing is lighthearted and whimsical while also managing to be very informative , and the illustrations are wonderful. It makes me want to go take a ride on the Lucky Catch, or at least go find a nice lobster dinner! Beautifully illustrated adventure on a lobster boat in Maine, it will take children on a visual journey of discovery, they will always remember.

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