Maine In Print: Most Recent

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A list of Nonfiction, Fiction, Poetry and Children/YA Books by Maine Authors
Author Title Category Description Publisher Publication Year
Kestenbaum, Stuart How to Start Over: poems Poetry

Collection by the Maine Poet Laureate

Deerbrook Editions 2019
Zelz, Eric, illustrator Read This Book If You Don't Want a Story Children/YA

Mr. Book tries very hard to offer no words, thrills, laughter, adventure, no story at all in this rhyming picture book. Illustrator Zelz lives in Maine.

Tilbury House Publishers 2019
Higgins, Ryan T. Bruce's Big Storm Children/YA

Blue bear Bruce does not like neighbors, but a fierce storm brings many of them to his front door and into his house for shelter and comfort. Now what? Author and illustrator Ryan T. Higgins lives in Maine.

Disney Hyperion 2019
Cocca-Leffler, Maryann Same Way Ben Children/YA

Ben likes things the same way - every day. He wears the same overalls, sits at the same green table, and always eats chicken strips for lunch. When his teacher must be away for weeks, things change... Author/illustrator Cocca-Leffler lives in a coastal Maine town.

Albert Whitman & Co. 2019
Dandro, Travis King of King Court Non-fiction

In this graphic memoir cartoonist Dandro recounts his childhood and teen years in Leicester, Massachusetts. He lives in Maine with his family.

Drawn & Quarterly 2019
Panepinto, Lisa where i come from the fish have souls Poetry Spuyten Duyvil 2019
Flahive, Jean M. Teddy Roosevelt, Millie and the Elegant Ride Children/YA

Millie lives on a small Maine farm but she has big dreams. When the electric trolley comes to her community her world changes. Historical fiction based on an encounter between Theodore Roosevelt and a young girl who presented him flowers. Roosevelt was a passenger on the Narcissus. The trolley is restored and on view at the Seashore Trolley Museum in Kennebunkport.

Indie Author Books 2019
Butler, Shannon, editor All is Calm: A Maine Christmas Reader Non-fiction Fiction Poetry

Selection of essays, stories and poems from 1863-2019 reflecting the Christmas season in Maine. The editor grew up in Aroostook County and lives in Kennebunk. (She spends every Christmas in Caribou.)

Islandport Press 2019
Culley, Betty Three Things I Know are True Fiction Children/YA

Jonah is seventeen when he accidentally shoots himself with his neighbor's gun. The sad and devastating aftermath is told through this novel in verse. The author is an also an RN who lives in central Maine.

Harper Teen 2020
Youngdahl, Shana As Many Nows As I Can Get Fiction Children/YA

Scarlett and David have been friends since they were little, but the summer before they leave for college they begin a lightning strike romance. The story moves between the past and present in this debut novel. The author teaches at the University of Maine at Farmington.

Dial 2019