Travel With the Best

“Books are the plane, and the train, and the road.

They are the destination, and the journey.

They are home.”

― Anna Quindlen

 Travel writing and stories, as well as books about journeys are highlighted in this reader’s advisory post. Below are lists of both classic and contemporary literature for all ages to explore this summer. Don’t forget to stop by the library and see our display of travel themed books!

 Childrens

Title

Author

Collection

Format

 Book Jacket The Penderwicks at Point Mouette Jeanne Birdsall JF Book, audiobook, ebook
 Book Jacket Walk Two Moons Sharon Creech JF Book, e-audiobook, ebook
 Book Jacket The Watsons Go to Birmingham -1963 Christopher Paul Curtis JF Book
 Book Jacket Northward to the Moon Polly Horwarth JF Book, ebook, e-audiobook
 Book Jacket The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Mark Twain JF Book, ebook, audiobook, e-audiobook
 Book Jacket Cows Going Past Bruce Balan  Picture Book Book
 Book Jacket Flying Donald Crews  Picture Book Book
 Book Jacket Pig Pig Returns David McPhail  Picture Book Book
 Book Jacket Ruth and the Green Book Calvin Alexander Ramsey  Picture Book Book
 Book Jacket A World of Wonders J. Patrick Lewis non-fiction Book
 Book Jacket Go, Go America Dan Yaccari  non-fiction Book

Adult

Title

Author

Collection

Format

 Book Jacket

I’m a Stranger Here Myself

Bill Bryson Adult non-fiction

Book, ebook

 Book Jacket

In a Sunburned Country

Bill Bryson Adult non-fiction

Book, ebook

 Book Jacket

Neither Here Nor There

Bill Bryson Adult non-ficition

Book

 Book Jacket

My Life in France

Julia Child Adult non-fiction Book, ebook, e-audiobook
Book Jacket Tales of a Female Nomad Rita Golden Gelman Adult non-fiction

Book

Book Jacket Here, There, Elsewhere Willam Least Heat-Moon Adult non-fiction Book
 Book Jacket

The Illustrated Odyssey

Homer Adult non-fiction

Book

 Book Jacket

 On the Road  

Kerouac Adult non-fiction

Book, e-audiobook

 Book Jacket

Under the Tuscan Sun

Frances Mayes Adult non-fiction

Book

 Book Jacket

Near Death in The Arctic

Edited Cecil Kuhne Adult non -fiction

Book

 Book Jacket

Travels with Charley

John Steinbeck Adult non-fiction

Book, e-audiobook

 Book Jacket

Grounded

Seth Stevenson Adult non-fiction

Book

 Book Jacket The Geography of Bliss Eric Weiner Adult non-fiction

Book, e-audiobook

Adult

Title

Author

Collection

Format

 Product Details Heart of darkness Joseph Conrad Adult Fiction Book, ebook, e-audiobook
 

Travels with My Aunt

Graham Greene Adult Fiction

Book

Book Jacket The Vintage Caper Peter Mayle Adult fiction Book, ebook, e-audiobook
 Front Cover

The Marseille Caper

Peter Mayle Adult Fiction

Book, ebook, e-audiobook

The Sun Also Rises Ernest Hemingway Adult Fiction Book
 Book Jacket A Way in the World V.S. Naipaul Adult Fiction Book
 Book Jacket Half a Life V.S. Naipaul Adult Fiction Book
 Book Jacket The God of Small Things Arundhati Roy Adult Fiction Book
 Book Jacket The Lower River Paul Theroux Adult Fiction Book, ebook
 Book Jacket Around the World in Eighty Days Jules Verne Adult Fiction Book, e-audiobook
 Book Jacket The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry Rachel Joyce Adult Fiction Book, ebook, e-audiobook
 

A Passage to India

E. M. Forster Adult Fiction

Book

 Teen

Title

Author

Collection

Format

 Book Jacket Going Bovine Libby Bray Teen Book, ebook, e-audiobook
 Book Jacket Reunited Hilary Weisman Graham Teen Book
 Book Jacket The Disenchantments Nina LaCour Teen Book
 Book Jacket Amy & Roger’s Epic Detour Morgan Matson Teen Book
 Book Jacket Wanderlove Kirsten Hubbard Teen Book
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