Reading through the states

I was searching through my email for something, and came across something entirely different.  From a now-defunct homeschool group I was part of, someone had compiled a list of books by state (their child was reading though the states that way).  Neat idea.   And so I don’t forget it, I decided to throw it up on here for later.  We already have a respectable number of these books, and they *are* good books.

 

Alabama
Picture Book of Rosa Parks by David Adler
Watsons Go to Birmingham by Christopher Curtis
Run Away Home by Patricia McKissack
Helen Keller: From Tragedy to Triumph by Katharine E. Wilkie
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee (high school)

 

Alaska
Kiana’s Iditarod by Shelley Gill
Williwaw by Tom Bodett
Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George
Child of the Wolves by Elizabeth Hall
Call of the Wild by Jack London (also Canada)
The Eagle’s Shadow by Nora Martin
Gentle Ben by Walt Morey
Kavik the Wolf Dog by Walt Morey
The Bravest Dog Ever: The True Story of Balto by Natalie Standiford
This Old House by Joanne Wild
Water Sky by Jean Craighead George

 

Arizona
Saguaro Cactus by Paul Fleisher
Annie and the Old One by Miska Miles
Tarantula Shoes by Tom Birdseye
Brighty of the Grand Canyon by Marguerite Henry
As the Crow Flies by Elizabeth Winthrop
Brighty of the Grand Canyon by Marguerite Henry
We Live in the Southwest by Lois Lenski

 

Arkansas
Summer of My German Soldier by Bette Greene
Buckaroo by Betty Traylor
Cracking the Wall: The Struggles of the Little Rock Nine by Eileen Lucas
Falling From Grace by Ann McNichols
Gravy on a Bucket Lid by Eddie Bowman
Only the Names Remain: The Cherokee and the Trail of Tears by Alex W. Bealer
Cotton in My Sack by Lois Lenski

California
Grandfather’s Journey by Allen Say
Cat Running by Zilpha Keatley Snyder
Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell
Ballad of Lucy Whipple by Karen Cushman
The Journal of Ben Uchida by Barry Denenberg
Earthquake Terror by Peg Kehret
Annie’s Promise by Sonia Levitin
Dragonwings by Laurence Yep
Smoky Night by Eve Bunting
Song of the Swallows by Leo Politi
Working Cotton by Sherley Williams
Maxi, the Star by Debra & Sal Barracca
Thank You, Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco
By the Great Horn Spoon by Paul Fleischman
The Red Pony by John Steinbeck
Mama’s Bank Account by Kathryn Forbes
Vallejo and the Four Flags by Esther J. Comstock
Blue Willow by Doris Gates
Grandfather’s Journey by Allen Say (picture book) also covers Japan
The Journal of Ben Uchida: Citizen 13559, Mirror Lake Internment Camp by Barry Denenberg
The Song of the Swallows by Leo Politi
Wait for Me, Life of Father Junipero Serra Sister Mary Helen Wallace, FSP
Westward the Bells (biography of Junipero Serra) Marion F. Sullivan
California Missions edited by Ralph B. Wright
The Decoration of the California Missions Norman Neuerburg
Saints of the California Missions by Norman Neuerburg
San Francisco Boy by Lois Lenski
Patty Reed’s Doll by Rachel Laurgaard
Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell
The Story of The Pony Express by R. Conrad Stein
The Miner Was a Bishop The Pioneer Years of Patrick Manogue William Breault S.J.
Winter of Entrapment A New Look at the Donner Party Joseph A. King

Colorado
Rocky Mountain National Park by Ruth Radlauer
Face to Face by Marion Dane Bauer
Ancient Cliff Dwellers of Arizona by Caroline Arnold
Bearstone by Will Hobbs
The Great Turkey Walk by Kathleen Karr
Beany Malone series by Lenora Mattingly Weber
Little Britches by Ralph Moody
The Home Ranch by Ralph Moody

Connecticut
Secret of the Sachem’s Tree by F. N. Monjo
Windcatcher by Avi
26 Fairmount Avenue by Tomie dePaola
The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth Speare
The Courage of Sarah Noble by Alice Dalgliesh
From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg
McBroom Tells the Truth by Sid Fleishman
26 Fairmount Avenue Series by Tomie de Paola
The Courage of Sarah Noble by Alice Dalgliesh
Flight into Spring by Bianca Bradbury
Rabbit Hill by Robert Lawson
The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare
Flood Friday, by Lois Lenski

Delaware
Red Bird by Barbara Mitchell
Light in the Storm: The Civil War Diary of Amelia Martin by Karen Hesse
A Light in the Forest by Conrad Richter
As the Crow Flies by Elizabeth Winthrop

District of Columbia
The Wall by Eve Bunting
Nightwalkers by Judy K. Morris

Florida
Donald and the Fish That Walked by Edward R. Ricciuti
Panther Mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner
Bigmama’s by Donald Crews
Shortcut by Donald Crews
Sam the Sea Cow by Francine Jacobs
Stealing Home by Mary Stolz
Sunken Treasure by Gail Gibbons
Michael Graves by Eric Kudalis
Because of Winn Dixie by Kate DiCamillo
The Cross in the Sand by Michael Gannon
Secret Agents Four by Donald Sobol
Strawberry by Lois Lenski
The Yearling by Marjorie Rawlings

Georgia
Red Cap by G. Clifton Wisler
Turn Homeward Hannalee by Patricia Beatty
Greg Maddux, Ace by John Torres
Herschel Walker by Jim Aenagh
Ida Early Comes Over the Mountain by Robert Burch
Pink and Say by Patricia Polacco
The PeeWee Jubilee by Judy Delton
Only the Names Remain: the Cherokee and the Trail of Tears by Alex W. Bealer
The Hundred Penny Box by Sharon Bell Mathis

Hawaii
Pearl Harbor by Deborah Hopkinson
Under the Blood Red Sun by Graham Salisbury
The Broccoli Tapes by Jan Slepian
The Story of the U.S.S. Arizona by Conrad Stein
The Last Princess: The story of Princess Ka’iulani of Hawai’i by Fay Stanley

Idaho
West to a Land of Plenty by Jim Murphy
Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech
The Case of the Missing Cutthroats: An Eco Mystery by Jean Craighead George
The Eagle and the River by Charles Craighead
Jenny of the Tetons by Kristiana Gregory
Never Cry “Arp!” and Other Great Adventures by Patrick F. McManus
Year Walk Ann Nolan Clark
Bonanza Girl Patricia Beatty
Louly Carol Ryrie Brink

Illinois
Christmas Blizzard by Helen Ketteman
A Long Way From Chicago by Richard Peck
Lincoln, a Photo Biography by Russell Freedman
Across Five Aprils by Irene Hunt
The Great Fire by Jim Murphy
Oprah Winfrey: Television Star by Steven Otfinoski
Ruth Law Thrills a Nation by Don Brown
Michael Jordan: Star Guard by Ron Knapp

Indiana
Running out of Time by Margaret Peterson Haddix
Julie Meyer by Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler
The Christmas Blizzard by Helen Ketterman
The Floating House by Scott R. Sanders
A Girl of the Limberlost by Gene Stratton-Porter
A Place Called Freedom by Scott Russell Sanders
Turn Homeward, Hannalee Patricia Beatty (also Georgia )
Floating House Scott Sanders (also Ohio ) – picture book
1) Laddie 2) Freckles by Gene Porter Stratton

Iowa
McBroom Tells TheTruth by Sid Fleischmann
Kate Shelley and The Midnight Express by Wetterer
Mystery of Pony Hollow by Lynn Hall

Kansas
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
Going West by Nancy Van Leeuwen
Steal Away Home by Lois Ruby
Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Climbing Kansas Mountains by George Shannon (picture book)

Kentucky
Chasing Redbird by Sharon Creech
Daniel Boone by James Daugherty
Daniel Boone: Pioneer Trailblazer by Jim Hargrove
Sally Ann Thunder and Whirlwind Crockett by Steven Kellogg
Tarantula Shoes by Tom Birdseye
The Happy Little Family and the rest of the Fairchild Family Series by Rebecca Caudill
Becky Landers, Frontier Warrior by Constance Lindsay Skinner

Louisiana
Bill and Pete To The Rescue by Tomie DePaola
Blackwater Swamp by Bill Wallace
The Million Dollar Shot by Dan Gutman
Mama Don’t Allow by Thatcher Hurd
My Louisiana Sky by Kimberly Willis Holt
Bayou Suzette by Lois Lenski
The Louisiana Purchase (Landmark)

Maine
Fudge-A-Mania by Judy Blume
Sign of the Beaver by Elizabeth George Speare
One Morning in Maine by Robert McClosky
Blueberries for Sal by Robert McClosky
Time of Wonder by Robert McClosky
Calico Bush by Rachel Field
Keep the Lights Burning, Abbie by Peter and Connie Roop
Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey
Calico Bush by Rachel Field
One Morning in Maine by Robert McCloskey
The Secret of Pooduck Island by Alfred Noyes
The Sign of the Beaver by Elizabeth George Speare
Time of Wonder by Robert McCloskey
The Sea Chest by Toni Buzzeo
L is for Lobster by Cynthia Furlong Reynolds
Keep the Lights Burning Abbie by Peter Roop and Connie Roop
Birdie’s Lighthouse by Deborah Hopkinson
Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney
Island Boy by Barbara Cooney
A Penny for a Hundred Ethel Pochocki

Maryland
By The Dawn’s Early Light by Steven Kroll
Count Me In by Cal Ripken
Chita’s Christmas Tree by Elizabeth Howard
Aunt Flossie’s Hats (and Crab Cakes Later) by Elizabeth Fitzgerald Howard
The Fox Hunt Mystery: Nancy Drew series by Carolyn Keene
Charles Carroll and the American Revolution by Milton Lomask
The Story of the Star Spangled Banner, (Cornerstones of Freedom) by Natalie Miller
Captain Kate by Carolyn Reeder

Massachusetts
Letting Swift River Go by Jane Yolen
Night Raiders Along the Cape by John Waters
Make way for Ducklings by Robert McClosky
Comet’s Nine Lives by Jan Brett
She’s Wearing a Dead Bird on Her Head by Kathryn Lasky
The First Thanksgiving by Jean Craighead George
Why We Have Thanksgiving by Margaret Hillert
An Island Far From Home by John Donahue
Amos Fortune, Free Man by Elizabeth Yates (also New Hampshire)
Anastasia Krupnik by Lois Lowry
Anastasia at Your Service by Lois Lowry
Anastasia, Ask Your Analyst by Lois Lowry
Who’s That Stepping On Plymouth Rock? by Jean Fritz
Johnny Appleseed by Steven Kellog
And then What Happened, Paul Revere? by Jean Fritz
Johnny Tremain by Esther Forbes
Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey
The Wild Horses of Sweetbriar by Natalie Kinsey-Warnock
Invincible Louisa by Cornelia Meigs
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
Puritan Adventure by Lois Lenski
Carry On, Mr. Bowditch Jean Lee Latham
Downright Dency Caroline Snedeker
“The Charlotte Years” Little House Books by Melissa Wiley

Michigan
Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Curtis
Mrs. Mack by Patricia Polacco
Keeper of the Light by Patricia Pfitsch
The Watsons Go to Birmingham by Christopher Paul Curtis
My Ol’ Man by Patricia Polacco
Thomas Edison: Young Inventor by Sue Guthridge (CFA)
We Live in the North by Lois Lenski
M is for Mitten: A Michigan Alphabet by Annie Appleford (picture book)
The Legend of Mackinac Island,
The Legend of the Sleeping Bear, and
The Legend of the Loon, all by Kathy Jo Wargin — (picture books)
Paddle to the Sea by Holling C. Holling

Minnesota
Tracker by Gary Paulsen
On the Banks of Plum Creek by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Betsy-Tacy by Maud Lovelace
Kirsten: An American Girl Books by Janet Shaw
Betsy-Tacy Series by Maud Hart Lovelace
Kirsten American Girl Stories
On the Banks of Plum Creek by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Mississippi
Vicksburg Veteran by F. N. Monjo
Let The Circle Be Unbroken by Mildred Taylor
Mississippi Bridge by Mildred D. Taylor
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor
The Well: David’s Story by Mildred Taylor
The Friendship by Mildred D. Taylor
The Drummer Boy of Vicksburg by G. Clifton Wisler
Goodbye, Charles Lindbergh by Louise Borden
The Haunted Cabin Mystery: Boxcar Children series by Gertrude Chandler Warner
Night cry by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry Mildred D. Taylor
Let the Circle be Unbroken Mildred D. Taylor

Missouri
Sooner by Patricia Calvert
George Washington Carver by Lois Nicholson
On My Way Home by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Little House on Rocky Ridge by Roger MacBride
Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
Katie John Series by Mary Calhoun
Little House on Rocky Ridge by Roger Lea MacBride
Little Farm in the Ozarks by Roger Lea MacBride
In the Land of the Big Red Apple by Roger Lea MacBride

Montana
Wolf Stalker by Gloria Skurzynski
It Is a Good Day to Die by Herman Viola
Smoky, the Cow Horse by Will James
Max, the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick
San Domingo: the Medicine Hat Stallion Marguerite Henry
To Yellowstone : A Journey Home Robert McKinnon
The Trumpet of the Swan by EB White

Nebraska
Native American Doctor by Jeri Ferris
Night of the Twisters by Ivy Ruckman
Gratefully Yours by Jane Buchanan
Prairie Songs by Pam Conrad
My Daniel by Pam Conrad
A Lantern in Her Hand by Bess Streeter Aldrich
My Antonia by Willa Cather

Nevada
Sarah Winnemucca by Mary Frances Morrow
Snowshoe Thompson by Nancy Levinson
Cowboy country by Ann Herbert Scott
The Runaways by Zilpha Keatley Snyder
Weird Stories from the Lonesome Café by Judy Cox
Alice Rose and Sam: a Novel by Kathryn Lasky
Chico and Dan by Harold Keith
Mustang, Wild Spirit of the West by Marguerite Henry

New Hampshire
Gathering Of Days by Joan Blos
Bear That Heard Crying by Natalie Kinsey-Warnock
Miss Hickory by Carolyn Bailey
The Devil and Daniel Webster by Stephen Vincent Benet
George the Drummer Boy by Nathaniel Benchley
The Great Stone Face by Nathaniel Hawthorne

New Jersey
Battle of Trenton by Martin McPhillips
Captain Grey by Avi
Henry Reed, Inc. by Keith Robertson
Henry Reed’s Baby-Sitting Service by Keith Robertson
Me, Mop, and the Moondance Kid by Walter Dean Myers
Fighting Ground by Avi
George Washington’s Socks by Elvira Wooddruff
Cheaper by the Dozen by Gilbreth
The Edison Mystery by Dan Gutman
Time Enough for Drums by Ann Rinaldi
The Story of Baseball by Lawrence A. Ritter
Abigail Takes the Wheel by Avi
The First Air Voyage in the United States: the story of Jean Pierre
Blauchard by Alexandra Wallner
New Jersey Timeline: a chronology by Marsh
Woodrow Wilson, 28th President of the U.S. by Collen
The Village: Life in Colonial Times by Knight

New Mexico
Cowboys by Joan Anderson
Carlsbad Caverns by Lewann Sotnak
And Now Miguel by Joseph Krumgold
Wildlife Rescue by Jennifer Dewey
Sing Down the Moon by Scott O’Dell
Josefina: an American Girl by Valerie Tripp
Death Comes for the Archbishop by Willa Cather (high school)
Josefina American Girl Stories
Tree in the Trail by Holling Clancy Holling
We Live in the Southwest by Lois Lenski

New York
How Pizza Came to Queens by Dayal Khalsa
Hessian’s Secret Diary by Lisa Banim
Tar Beach by Faith Ringold
Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume
Adventures of Ali Baba Bernstein by Johanna Hurwitz
And Still the Turtle Watched by Sheila MacGill-Callahan
The Cricket in Times Square by George Selden
Ruth Law Thrills a Nation by Don Brown
The Adventures of Taxi Dog by Debra Barracca
When Jessie Came Across the Sea by Amy Hest
The Matchlock Gun by Walter D. Edmonds
Farmer Boy by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Gila Monsters Meet You at the Airport by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
Hattie and the Wild Waves by Barbara Cooney
Hey, Al by Arthur Yorinks
Lyle, Lyle Crocodile by Bernard Waber
Remember Me to Harold Square by Paula Danziger
Bully for You, Teddy Roosevelt by Jean Fritz
The Deerslayer by James Fenimore Cooper
Farmer Boy by Laura Ingalls Wilder
High-Rise Secret by Lois Lenski
Karen by Marie Killilea
The Moffats by Eleanor Estes
My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George (Catskill Mts. in New York State)

New York City
The Copper Lady by Alice Rosee and Kent Ross
Lou Gehrig: One of Baseball’s Greatest by Guernsey Van Riper
The Saturdays by Elizabeth Enright
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson by Bette Bao Lord
All-of-a-Kind Family by Sydney Taylor
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg
The Little Red Lighthouse and the Great Gray Bridge by Hildegard H.
Swift and Lynd Ward (picture book)
Samantha American Girl Stories
Shadow of the Bear and Black as Night by Regina Doman
The Story of the Statue of Liberty (Cornerstones of Freedom Series)
Lily and Miss Liberty
A Cricket in Times’ Square
The Chosen by Chaim Potak

North Carolina
Wright Brothers by Russell Freedman
Who Comes With Cannons by Patricia Beatty
My Great-Aunt Arizona by Gloria Houston
The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree by Gloria Houston
Meet Addy: an American Girl by Connie Porter
Where the Lilies Bloom by Vera Cleaver
Michael Jordan: Star Guard by Ron Knapp
Back Home by Gloria Jean Pinkney
A Fine White Dust by Cynthia Rylant
Blue Ridge Billy by Lois Lenski
They Loved to Laugh Kathryn Worth

North Dakota
Edge of Nowhere by Lucy Sypher
Dakota Dugout by Ann Turner
On the Shores of Silver Lake by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Sitting Bull by Herman Viola
Buffalo Before Breakfast by Mary Pope Osborne

Ohio
M. C. Higgins, the Great by Virginia Hamilton
John Glenn by Paul Westman
Wild Willie and King Kyle Detectives by Barbara M. Joose
Lentil by Robert McClosky
Johnny Appleseed Goes A’Planting by Patsy Jensen
Homer Price and Centerberg Tales by Robert McCloskey
Kit American Girl Stories
Lentil by Robert McCloskey (picture book)

Oklahoma
Time of Hunting by Wayne Dodd
Jingle Dancer by Cynthia Smith
Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse
Where the Red Fern Grows by Winston Rawls
Red-Dirt Jessie by Anna Myers
Captain’s Command by Anna Myers
Boom Town Boy by Lois Lenski
Where the Red Fern Grows Wilson Rawls

Oregon
Summer Discovery by Drew Carson
A Girl From Yamhill by Beverly Cleary
A Frontier Fort on the Oregon Trail by Scott Stedman
Wagon Train 911 by Jamie Gilson
Emily’s Runaway Imagination by Beverly Cleary
To Be a Logger by Lois Lenski
Year of the Black Pony

Pennsylvania
Christmas Cookie Tree by Ruth Hershey Irion
Knots in My Yo-Yo String by Jerry Spinelli
The Winter of Red Snow (Dear America) by Christina Gregory
The Cabin Faced West by Jean Fritz
What’s the Big Idea, Ben Franklin? by Jean Fritz
Standing in the Light: The Captive Diary of Catherine C. Logan by
Mary Pope Osborne
The Egg Tree by Katherine Milhous
Addy American Girl Stories
The Amazing Life of Benjamin Franklin by James Cross Giblin
The Battle of Gettysburg by Bruce Catton
Ben Franklin of Old Philadelphia (Landmark)
Brady by Jean Fritz
The Cabin Faced West by Jean Fritz
Gettysburg by MacKinlay Kantor
Killer Angels by Michael Shaara (high school)
The Many Lives of Benjamin Franklin by Mary Pope Osborne
Miracles on Maple Hill by Virginia Sorenson
A Picture Book of Benjamin Franklin by David A. Adler
The Riddle of Penncroft Farm by Dorothea Jensen
Shh! We’re Writing the Constitution by Jean Fritz
Shoo-fly Girl by Lois Lenski
Silver for General Washington by Enid Lamonte Meadowcroft
The Skippack School by Marguerite de Angeli
The Story of the Declaration of Independence by N. Richards
The Story of William Pennby Aliki
Thee Hannah! by Marguerite de Angeli
Thunder at Gettysburg by Patricia Gauch
What’s the Big Idea, Ben Franklin? by Jean Fritz
The Winter at Valley Forge by VanWyck Mason
Waking Rose by Regina Doman, which is set (mostly) in Pennsylvania

Rhode Island
Something Upstairs by Avi
Nickommoh! by Jackie French Koller
The Art of Keeping Cool by Janet Taylor Lisle
The Mill by David Macaulay
Christmas Tree Farm by Sandra Jordan
Kerry Hill Casecrackers Series by Peggy Nicholson and John F. Warner
Chicken Run by Ellen Weiss
Finding Providence: the Story of Roger Williams by Avi

South Carolina
Cast Two Shadows by Ann Rinaldi
Hurricane Mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner
The Secret of Gumbo Grove by Eleanora E. Tate
The Keeping Room by Anna Myers
I Thought My Soul Would Rise Up and Fly: The Diary of Patsy by Joyce Hansen
The Girl Who Ate Chicken Feet by Sandy Richardson
The Swamp Fox of the Revolution by Stewart H. Holbrook (Landmark)

South Dakota
First Four Years by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Boy Called Slow by Joseph Bruchac
The Long Winter by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Little Town on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder
A Dinosaur Named Sue: the Find of the Century by Fay Robinson
A Dinosaur Named Sue: the Story of the Colossal Fossil by Patricia Relf
Driving Lessons by Catherine Dexter
Prairie School by Lois Lenski
Little Sioux Girl by Lois Lenski
By the Shores of Silver Lake by Laura Ingalls Wilder
The Long Winter by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Little Town on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Old Sam: Dakota Trotter by Don Alonzo Taylor
These Happy Golden Years by Laura Ingalls Wilder
The First Four Years by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Tennessee
Davy Crockett by Anne Ford
Swamp Angel by Anne Isaacs
Brown Sunshine of Sawdust Valley by Marguerite Henry
Tennessee Trailblazers by Patricia and Frederick McKissack
Knoxville, Tennessee by Nikki Giovanni
Wilma Unlimited by Kathleen Krull
Sequoyah’s Gift by Janet Klausner
When the Whippoorwill Calls by Candice Ransom
Daniel’s Duck by Clyde Robert Bulla
A Band of Angels: a Story Inspired by the Jubilee Singers by Deborah Hopkinson
Daniel’s Duck by Clyde Robert Bulla (easy reader)
The Rag Coat by Lauren Mills
White Bird by Clyde Robert Bulla

Texas
Holes by Louis Sachar
Armadillo Rodeo by Jan Brett
Hank, the Cow Dog by John Erickson
Old Yeller by Fred Gipson
Legend of the Bluebonnet by Tomie dePaola
Search for the Shadowman by Joan Lowery Nixon
The White Stallion by Elizabeth Shub
Old Yeller by Fred Gipson
Savage Sam by Fred Gipson
Texas Tomboy by Lois Lenski
Wilderness Pioneer by Carol Hoff
The Wind Blows Free

Utah
Great Brain by John D. Fitzgerald
Hostage by Edward Myers
The Great Brain at the Academy by John D. Fitzgerald

Vermont
Soup by Robert Newton Peck
Snowflake Bentley by Jacqueline Martin
Soup and Me by Robert Newton Peck
Soup for President by Robert Newton Peck
Soup’s Hoop by Robert Newton Peck
A Day No Pigs Would Die by Robert Newton Peck
The Canada Geese Quilt by Natalie Kinsey-Warnock
Justin Morgan Had a Horse by Marguerite Henry
The Trapp Family Singers by Maria Augusta Trapp
Understood Betsy by Dorothy Canfield Fisher

Virginia
Promise Quilt by Candice Ransom
Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
Misty of Chincoteague by Marguerite Henry
George Washington’s Breakfast by Jean Fritz
Journal of James Edward Pease by Jim Murphy
The Relatives Came by Cynthis Rylant
The Twin in the Tavern by Barbara B. Wallace
Felicity: an American Girl by Valerie Tripp
When Will This Cruel War be Over by Barry Denenberg
Felicity American Girl Stories
George Washington by Ingri and Edgar Parin D’Aulaire
The Story of George Washington
Misty by Marguerite Henry
Sea Star, Orphan of Chincoteague by Marguerite Henry

Washington
Turtle People by Brenda Guiberson
Our Only May Amelia by Jennifer Holm
Volcano: The Eruption and Healing of Mt. St. Helens by Patricia Lauber
The Last Man’s Reward by David Patneaude
Young Mac of Fort Vancouver by Mary Jane Carr

Washington D.C.
The Mitchells: Five for Victory by Hilda Van Stockum

West Virginia
Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Saving Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Shiloh Season by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Missing May by Cynthia Rylant
Hound Heaven by Linda Oatman High
The Rag Coat by Lauren Mills (picture book)
Coal Camp Girl by Lois Lenski
When I Was Young in the Mountains by Cynthia Rylant (picture book)

Wisconsin
Rascal by Sterling North
Little House in the Big Woods by Laura I. Wilder
Caddie Woodlawn by Carol Brink
Thimble Summer by Elizabeth Enright
First Farm in the Valley: Anna’s Story by Anne Pellowski and others in the Polish American Girls Series

Wyoming
Yellowstone by Carol A. Marron
Legend of the Indian Paintbrush by Tomie DePaola
My Friend Flicka by Mary O’Hara
Stone Fox by John Reynolds Gardiner
Red Dog by Bill Wallace
My Friend Flicka by Mary O’Hara

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