Interview: Ann McKinstry Micou’s new guide for children and young adult fiction

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When Ann McKinstry Micou wrote "A Guide to Fiction Set in Vermont," Vermonters responded with enthusiasm. And why not? If you love to read, the experience is only enhanced by finding literature that brings your own real-life environment into the realm of imagination.

The success of that collection prompted a new guide — this time for young adult and children’s literature set in Vermont.

Ann McKinstry Micou says she spent two years reading more than 400 books by some 200 plus authors to create the comprehensive new guide, published by the Vermont Humanities Council — and she says the meticulous research had to be done.


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