This holiday season, give the reader on your list a book they will treasure.  Good Night Storiesfor Rebel Girls By Francesca Cavallo and Elena Favilli These two best friends have hit the jackpot with their collection of short biographies, beautifully illustrated, on heroic women from all the ages and from all walks of life. Their first volume went through the roof in popularity, adored by parents and children, and now they have released a second volume, 200 stories total in this boxed set. A must for every child, boy or girl. Stone Building By Kevin Gardner No one can build stone walls like Hopkinton’s native son Kevin Gardner, and no one can teach us more about the art. Author of the beloved Granite Kiss, now Kevin branches out from walls to also include instruction on other natural stone features that make our houses true New Hampshire homes in Stone Building: How to Construct Your Own Walls, Patios, Walkways, Fire Pits, and More. Radio Free Vermont: A Fable of Resistance By Bill McKibben World-renowned environmentalist and Vermont native Bill McKibben has just released his first venture into fiction, and how much fun is this? As the host of Radio Free Vermont – an “underground, underpowered, and underfoot” radio show – 72-year-old Vern Barclay is currently broadcasting from an “undisclosed and double-secret location.” What if Vermont seceded from the 50 states and operated under a free local economy? Let your imagination roll with the possibilities. Naomi Klein calls it “a story as outrageous as our times.” Lucy’s Christmas By Donald Hall, illustrated by Michael McCurdy A Christmas classic by our beloved national poet laureate and Wilmot resident Donald Hall. Published by David Godine with the gorgeous illustrations by Michael McCurdy, a very special Christmas story is about to unfold for these children, and Lucy was actually Donald’s mother. Local lore, perfect writing, and engaging pictures make this a must for the children’s book collection. The Art of Loading Brush: New Agrarian Writings By Wendell Berry Thank goodness there is a new Wendell Berry book this season to give to everyone. In this mix of new essays and stories, he writes of our