Fiction Guide for YA and Children

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A Guide to Fiction Set in Vermont
for Children and Young Adults 
by Ann McKinstry Micou

This book is a huge gift to the libraries, schools, and people of Vermont:
a historical record the likes of which has never been seen before.
– Grace Worcester Grene, Children’s Services Consultant,
Vermont Department of Libraries 




 About the Guide

  • A companion volume to A Guide to Fiction Set in Vermont (2005).
  • A valuable guide to children’s and young-adult fiction set in the Green Mountain State from 1838 to 2007.
  • 441 concise, yet comprehensive, descriptions of books for children and young adults — including picture books and easy readers.
  • An author bibliography and multiple appendixes and indexes make the guide an ideal tool for librarians, teachers, parents, grandparents, scholars, historians, and children’s literature collectors.

What People are Saying


I thought I read a lot of books, but Ann McKinstry Micou has me beat! I also thought I knew most of the books about Vermont, but I was wrong. Reading Ann’s book has sent me on a treasure hunt, tracking down wonderful reads that I didn’t know even existed. I think it will do the same for you.

– Natalie Kinsey-Warnock, author of As Long as There Are Mountains, The Canada Geese Quilt, and From Dawn to Dusk


More than a bibliography or an overview, this valuable resource is an in-depth look at the entire range and history of children’s fiction set in Vermont — its subjects, its themes, its honest (and usually positive) picture of our state. And those wonderful appendixes, especially the list of authors and the chronology, its numbers skyrocketing as the years progress! They’re worth the price of the book.

– Joanna Rudge Long, reviewer for The Horn Book Magazine and former young people’s book review editor for Kirkus Reviews


From the author’s insightful introduction to the succinct and engaging thumbnail descriptions of the books themselves, this volume is not only a valuable resource, it’s a fascination all by itself.

– David Budbill, author of While We’ve Still Got Feet and Judevine

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