Dayton Farmers Market - Dayton Virginia

The Shops

Books of Merit
Your Local Bookstore.
Ten Thousand Villages

Books of Merit is dedicated to good reading for all ages, with a unique selection of Christian literature, local interest, and children's books. Do you remember The Story of Ferdinand, The Biggest Bear, or The Tales of Uncle Remus? We also have Curious George, the Berenstain Bears, and Little Golden Books. For adults interested in local history, we carry Images of America as well as local author Lynn Coffey's Backroads series. Christian fiction authors include Harry Kraus, Dee Henderson, and Beverly Lewis. Whether you are looking for a book for yourself or for a gift, come on by, we'd love to see you!


    Children’s Books
  • Favorite Childhood Picture Books
  • Newbery and Caldecott Award Winners
  • Beginning Readers

  • Christian Literature
  • Bibles-Most Are Imprintable!
  • Christian Living
  • Church History—Especially Brethren and Mennonite
  • Christian Fiction

  • Local Interest
  • Local History—including Civil War Stories of the Valley
  • Local Authors
  • Local Places

  • Miscellaneous
  • Cookbooks
  • Greeting Cards-Including Leanin' Tree!
  • Gift Wrap