New book by Rowan due out in May

YARMOUTH — A new book by Southwest Harbor mapmaker and writer Hope Rowan, “Ten Days in the North Woods” is due to be released in May 2019.

In the book, a fictional young girl and her family describe a trip discovering the forests, mountains, ponds, and waterfalls of Baxter State Park, the Debsconeag Lakes Wilderness Area, and the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument. Color drawings by Jada Fitch illustrate field notes of common flora and fauna.

The book follows Rowan’s 2017 book “Ten Days in Acadia: A Kids’ Hiking Guide to Mount Desert Island.” Visit

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