CVUUS Library books for adults are located in the meeting room or on the ground floor. Children’s books are in Fenn House chapel.

Books for Children


  • Dunlap, Julie. Louisa May & Mr. Thoreau’s Flute.  JUV FIC DUN
  • James, Laurie. Outrageous Questions: Legacy of Bronson Alcott And America’s One-Room Schools.  JUV 370.92 JAM
  • Wallner, Alexandra. An Alcott Family Christmas.  JUV E WAL
  • Whelan, Gloria. Fruitlands: Louisa May Alcott Made Perfect.  JUV FIC WHE

Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • Emerson, Ralph Waldo. Father, We Thank You.  JUV 811.3 EME
  • Kerley, Barbara. A Home for Mr. Emerson.  JUV B EMERSON
  • Schachner, Judith Byron. Mr. Emerson’s Cook.  JUV E SCH

Henry David Thoreau

  • Burleigh, Robert.  If You Spent A Day With Thoreau At Walden Pond.  JUV 818.309 BUR
  • Dunlap, Julie.  Louisa May & Mr. Thoreau’s Flute. JUV FIC DUN
  • Hausman, Gerald.  A Mind with Wings: The Story of Henry David Thoreau. JUV FIC HAU
  • Johnson, D. B.  Henry Builds a Cabin.  JUV E JOH
  • Johnson, D. B.  Henry Climbs a Mountain.  JUV E JOH
  • Johnson, D. B.  Henry Works.  JUV E JOH
  • Johnson, D. B. Henry Hikes to Fitchburg.  JUV E JOH
  • Locker, Thomas.  Walking with Henry: Based on The Life and Works Of Henry David Thoreau.  JUV 818.309 LOC
  • Lowe, Steve.  Walden.  JUV E LOW
  • Mccurdy, Michael.  Walden Then & Now: An Alphabetical Tour Of Henry Thoreau’s Pond.  JUV 818.309 MCC
  • Murphy, Jim.  Into the Deep Forest with Henry David Thoreau.  JUV 917.4125 MUR
  • O’Neal, Deborah.  The Trouble with Henry.  JUV E ONE
  • Ring, Elizabeth.  Henry David Thoreau: In Step with Nature.  JUV B THOREAU
  • Roach, Marilynne K.  Down To Earth At Walden.  JUV B THOREAU
  • Thoreau, Henry David. Thoreau At Walden.  JUV 818.303 THO
  • Thoreau, Henry David. Henry David’s House.  JUV 818.303 THO
  • Thoreau, Henry David.  New Suns Will Arise: From The Journals Of Henry David Thoreau.  818.303 THO


Books for Adults

Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • Andrews, Barry Maxwell.  Emerson As Spiritual Guide : A Companion To Emerson’s Essays For Personal Reflection And Group Discussion.  814.3 AND
  • Emerson, Ralph Waldo.  A Dream Too Wild : Emerson Meditations For Every Day Of The Year. 814.3 EME
  • Emerson, Ralph Waldo.  The Political Emerson: Essential Writings on Politics and Social Reform.  973.5 EME
  • Emerson, Ralph Waldo.  The Spiritual Emerson : Essential Writings.  814.3 EME
  • Emerson, Ralph Waldo. Nature (with Walking by Henry David Thoreau).  814.308 EME
  • Richardson, Robert D.  Emerson: The Mind on Fire : A Biography.  B EMERSON
  • Wright, Conrad.  Three Prophets Of Religious Liberalism: Channing, Emerson, Parker.  289.41 THR

Henry David Thoreau

  • Andrews, Barry Maxwell. Thoreau As Spiritual Guide: A Companion To Walden For Personal Reflection And Group Discussion.  818.309 AND
  • Thoreau, Henry David.  True Harvest : Readings From Henry David Thoreau For Every Day Of The Year.  818.309 THO
  • Thoreau, Henry David, Walden (introduction and annotations by Bill McKibben, Beacon Press).  818.303 THO
  • Richardson, Robert D.  Henry Thoreau : A Life of the Mind. B THOREAU

Other Transcendentalists

  • Baker, Carlos.  Emerson Among the Eccentrics: A Group Portrait.  814.3 BAK
  • Cheever, Susan. American Bloomsbury: Louisa May Alcott, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Margaret Fuller, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Henry David Thoreau: Their Lives, Their Loves, Their Work.  810.9 CHE
  • James, Laurie.  Outrageous Questions: Legacy of Bronson Alcott and America’s One-Room Schools.  370.92 JAM
  • Marshall, Megan. The Peabody Sisters: Three Women Who Ignited American Romanticism. 920 MAR
  • Schreiner, Samuel A., Jr.  The Concord Quartet: Alcott, Emerson, Hawthorne, Thoreau and the Friendship That Freed the American Mind.  810.9 SCH