The Suitcase Library

Here you’ll find the shelves stocked full of all the books that have inspired and returned with me from my travels. Welcome, browse away!

Antarctica

Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing
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Canada

Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Read Blog Series | Purchase on Amazon

Robert Service Poetry
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England

Enid Blyton and her Enchantment with Dorset by Andrew Norman
Blog Post| Buy on Amazon

The Famous Five: Five on a Treasure Island by Enid Blyton
Blog Post | Buy on Amazon

The Famous Five: Five go to Smuggler’s Top by Enid Blyton
Blog Post | Buy on Amazon

Harry Potter by J. K. Rowling

Notes from a Small Island by Bill Bryson
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Paddington Bear by Michael Bond, R.W. Alley
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Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie

Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

William Shakespeare, the Complete Works by William Shakespeare

France

French Milk by Lucy Knisley
Blog Post | Goodreads Link

Le Petit Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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When Christ & His Saints Slept (and the rest of the Plantagenet series) by Sharon Kay Penman
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Holland

A Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier
Blog Post | Buy on Amazon

Anne Frank: A Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank, edited by Otto Frank
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Wheel on the School by Meindert DeJong
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Italy

Heat: An Amateur’s Adventures as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta-Maker, and Apprentice to a Dante-Quoting Butcher in Tuscany by Bill Buford
Blog Post | Goodreads Link

Letters to Juliet: Celebrating Shakespeare’s Greatest Heroine, the Magical City of Verona, and the Power of Love by Lise Friedman & Ceil Friedman
Goodreads Link | Blog Post

United States

At Home: A Short History of Private Life by Bill Bryson
Blog Post | Goodreads Link

From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L. Konigsburg
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The Famous Five: Five Go to Demon’s Rock by Enid Blyton
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The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
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Harry Potter by J. K. Rowling
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Here at Hogwarts by Lucy Knisley
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Misty of Chincoteague by Marguerite Henry
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The Yiddish Policemen’s Union by Michael Chabon
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I hope you find your next favorite book here! I definitely enjoyed reading them!

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