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The September/October 2016 Horn Book Magazine book review section features four books set in and around Maine:

Creech_Moo giff_jubilee
sweet_somewriter sherman_evilwizard
A quick Horn Book Guide Online keyword search on “Maine” showed that some other recent favorites are set in Vacationland.

schmidt_orbiting jupiter whole stupid way
The Romeo and Juliet Code agosin_i lived on butterfly hill
ashley-bryan

And there are many more! There must be something in the water. Sal would be proud.

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Elissa Gershowitz About Elissa Gershowitz

Elissa Gershowitz is executive editor of The Horn Book, Inc. She is a current member of the Sydney Taylor Book Award Committee.

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  1. Michael Geselowitz says:

    Maine has a long history as a setting for children’s and YA books (and a proud tradition of local authors). Check out Alice Billheimer’s list at Maltshop Books in Waldoboro, Maine (http://www.maltshopbooks.com/bookpage.htm)

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