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How Tia Lola Came to Stay by Julia Alvarez, Andrea Cascardi (Editor)

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With her brilliantly hued flower-print dresses, her maracas and tambor, and the migrating beauty mark over her lipsticked mouth, Tia Lola stands out in Vermont like a tropical bird in a snowstorm...


Understood Betsy by Dorothy Canfield Fisher (Illustrator), Kimberly Bulcken Root (Illustrator)

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First published in 1916, this engaging classic tells the tale of a thin, pale 9-year-old orphan named Elizabeth Ann who is whisked away from her city home and relocated to a Vermont farm where her cousins, the "dreaded Putneys," live.


Preacher's Boy by Katherine Paterson

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From Parents' Choice®
Robbie's father is a smart, good man. Robbie, however, decides to give up God and become an atheist. Set in turn-of-the-century Vermont, Paterson introduces us to a highly original rascal who faces a major moral dilemma . A 1999 Gold Award Winner. Ages 10 and up.


In Good Hands : Behind the Scenes at a Center for Orphaned and Injured Birds by Stephen S. Swinburne, Stephen R. Swinburne (Photographer)

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Gr. 3^-6. Children get a peek at the workings of the Vermont Raptor Center, where orphaned or injured birds of prey, ranging from owls to eagles, are nurtured back to health and, if able, are released back into the wild.


Mountain Pose by Nancy Hope Wilson

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From Publishers Weekly
Wilson's (Flapjack Waltzes) moving if occasionally patchy novel opens as 12-year-old Ellie has just inherited a Vermont farm and a suitcase of family diaries from her estranged maternal grandmother, Aurelia.


As Long As There Are Mountains by Natalie Kinsey-Warnock

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Iris, 13, feels deeply rooted on the family farm in northern Vermont and wants to spend all her life there ... The family conflict is transformed when catastrophe strikes: someone sets the barn on fire, Iris' father loses his leg when a tree falls on him, and the farm must be sold.



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