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Thoreau for Younger Readers

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"I can guess pretty well what interests you, and what you think about. Indeed I am interested in pretty much the same things myself. I suppose you think that persons who are as old as your father and myself are always thinking about very grave things, but I know that we are meditating the same old themes that we did when we were ten years old, only we go more gravely about it."

----Letter, Thoreau to ten-year-old Ellen Emerson, July 31, 1849

Different Drummer: Thoreau & Will's Independence Day
Written by Claiborne Dawes; illustrated by J. Stephen Moyle
Carlisle, MA: Discovery Enterprises, 1998
(ISBN: 1-579600395)

Finding Her Way
Written by Anne G. Faigen
Unionville, NY: Royal Fireworks Press, 1997
(ISBN: 0-88092-405-5)

Henry David Thoreau: American Naturalist
Written by Peter Anderson
New York: Franklin Watts, 1998
(ISBN: 0-531-20206-2)

Henry David Thoreau: In Step with Nature
Written by Elizabeth Ring
Brookfield, CT: The Millbrook Press, 1996
(ISBN: 1-56294-795-8)

Henry David Thoreau: Walden
Selected by Steve Lowe; illustrated by Robert Sabuda
New York: Philomel Books, 1990
(ISBN 0-399-22153-0)

Henry Builds a Cabin
Written and illustrated by D.B. Johnson
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2002
(ISBN 0-618-13201-5)

Henry Hikes to Fitchburg
Written and illustrated by D. B. Johnson
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2000
(ISBN 0-395-96867-4)

Into the Deep Forest with Henry David Thoreau
Written by Jim Murphy; illustrated by Kate Kiesler
New York: Clarion Books, 1995
(ISBN 0-395-60522-9)

Little Mouse
Written by Bill Montague; illustrated by Maxine Page
Concord, MA: The Concord Mouse Trap, 1993
(ISBN 0-9638644-0-8)

Louisa May and Mr. Thoreau's Flute
Written by Julie Dunlap and Marybeth Lobiecki; illustrated by Mary Azarian
New York: Dial Books for Young Readers, 2002
(ISBN 0-803-72470-5)

A Man Named Thoreau
Written by Robert Burleigh; illustrated by Lloyd Bloom
New York: Atheneum, 1985
(ISBN 0-689-31122-2)

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