NEW! $20. The second edition of collected oral histories is now available. Contains thirty-seven previously unpublished interviews with island community members and is full of wonderful memories and pictures.
$16. Remember When: A Collection of Oral Histories. Compiled by Susan Radley, oral histories from long time island residents and summer visitors.
$16. Brief Historical Sketch of the Town of Vinalhaven From It's Earliest Known Settlement. The first 100 years of Vinalhaven's history.
$17. The Bodwell & Webster Papers - Big Business on a Small Island: The Birth of the Granite Boom, by Ken Reiss. A look into Joseph Bodwell and Moses Webster's early granite quarrying days on Vinalhaven.
$18. From the Beginning: Vinalhaven from 1760 to 1850. New publication by Ken Reiss focusing on the early history of Vinalhaven.
$21. Down East Netting, by Barbara Morton. A history and how-to of net making.
$10. Fish Scales and Stone Chips, by Sidney Winslow. General history of Vinalhaven.
$18. An "encyclopedia" -esque book that briefly covers all things Vinalhaven. By Susan Radley & Elizabeth Bunker
$13. The Tragedy of the Royal Tar: The 1836 Circus Steamship Fire, by Mark Warner. Beginning with the construction of the Royal Tar, Warner traces the vessel's service history, the menagerie's tour of the Maritimes, the cause of the fire, and details of the rescue operation.
$21. Penobscot Bay, by Harry Gratwick. Penobscot Bay is the jewel of mid-coast Maine, a landscape of close-knit communities and picturesque ports whose scenery is matched only by its rich history. Describing war, sport, industry and tragedy, he captures the essence of Penobscot Bay.
$17. Becoming Hallie: Island Girl, by Sherry Bunin. At fifteen, what Hallie thought she knew is turned on its head. Cherished plans to search for her birth parents with her Mom are betrayed. She feels her worls crumbling. Hallie panics and bails on her parents plans for her. Impulsively, she boards a bus to Maine. Little Haven Island is her refuge.
SALE $10. Hurricane Island Recipe Book. Recipes written in a granite ledger from Hurricane Island, with some island history.
$23. Images of America: Vinalhaven Island. Compiled by Roy Heisler, pictorial of island history.
$23. Images of America: Vinalhaven Island's Maritime Industires by Cynthia Burns Martin. Pictorial of Vinalhaven's fisheries.
$15. Away Happens, by Phil Crossman. "A uniquie glimpse of real life on an island off the coast of Maine"
$21. Island Saltwater Farms: Farming on Vinalhaven 1820-1960, by Jeannette Lasanski.
$7.35. The Little Island, by Margaret Wise Brown. Written about a small island visable from her Vinalhaven summer home.
$7.35. The Run Away Bunny. Written by Margaret Wise Brown while summering on Vinalhaven.
$18. The Circus Ship, by Chris Van Dusen. With rhymed text and beilliantly caricatured illustrations that evoke the early nineteenth century, Van Dusen has crafted a stunning picture book about the unique bonds of friendship and community.
$10. Vinalhaven A-Z, by Holly Walker. Picture book.