The Ultimate List of Children’s Books about Maine
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Children’s Books about Maine
A Path of Stars, by Anne Sibley O’Brien
Girl left Cambodian genocide, moved to Maine (available but out-of-print, so used copies exist). Learn about one child’s journey to Maine.
Counting Our Way to Maine, by Maggie Smith
Items from a vacation on the coast of Maine are counted, taking us on a boat ride and ending in a night of fireflies.
One Morning in Maine, by Robert McCloskey
Blueberries for Sal, by Robert McCloskey
Sal and her mom are collecting blueberries. Meanwhile, a baby bear and his mom are also collecting blueberries. The two families bump into each other, in this book about valuing your mom.
Island Boy, by Barbara Cooney
Miss Rumphius, by Barbara Cooney
Miss Rumphius lives in Maine and plants flowers, trying to make the world a prettier place. Activities that go along with this book are covered more on the Five in a Row Volume 2 page.
Project Puffin: The Improbable Quest to Bring a Beloved Seabird Back to Egg Rock, by Stephen Kress, illustrated by Derrick Jackson
Learn about Maine’s puffins.
A Time of Wonder, by Robert McCloskey
A Maine book about sailing on Penobscot Bay takes a look at how time passes, minute by minute, hour by hour.
Children’s Books about Maine: Chapter Books
Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy, by Gary D. Schmidt
This book about Maine history is for 5th to 7th graders. It is a historical fiction story that looks at the incident in Maine history where officials pushed a community off their land, so that people in power could take the more desirable land. In this book, Turner Buckminster and Lizzie Bright Griffin become friends, despite their communities disapproving. Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy won the 2005 Newbery Honor award.
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