Read Across America with these Great Books!

Travel the US with these Picture Books

By Sara Yaniga, Macaroni KID Chicago March 5, 2024

Celebrate reading and embark on a reading journey across all 50 states with these picture books. 

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(Looking for book selections for older readers? Check out this list from NEA)

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Here is the full list of books from this list with links to help you find them at the local library!

State   Book Title                                                        
ALKing Of Ragtime
AKHow Raven Got His Crooked Nose 
AZBig Moon Tortilla 
ARThe Girl With a Mind for Math
CASquirrel and John Muir
COHigh as a Hawk: A Brave Girl's Climb
CTStrawberry Hill
DEBlue Chicken
FLSaving American Beach
GADraw What You See
HIPunia and the King of Sharks
IDMailing May
ILMr. Ferris and His Wheel
INRed Bird Sings
IAAmerican Gothic: The Life of Grant Wood
KSAunt Minnie and the Twister
KYTucky Jo and Little Heart
LAThe 5 O'Clock Band
MEOne Morning in Maine
MDLove Twelve Miles Long
MAMake Way for Ducklings
MIMrs. Mack
MSThe Amazing Age of John Roy Lynch                  
MOSteamboat School: Inspired by a True Story
MTBuffalo Song
NEElsie's Bird
NVPaiute Princess: The Story of Sara Winnemacca
NHCelia's Island Journal
NMJuan and the Jackalope
NYThe Curious Garden
NCAs Fast as Words Could Fly 
NDFly Away
OKI Have Heard of a Land
ORApples to Oregon
PASaving the Liberty Bell
SCHey Charleston
SDMuskrat and Skunk: A Lakota Drum Story 
TNThe Story of Johnny Appleseed
TXPecos Bill
UTTen Mile Day and the Transcontinental Railroad
VTDaisy and the Doll
VAThe Relatives Came
WAFor the Love of Autumn                                        
WVTake Me Home Country Roads
WIThe Shape of the World: A Portrait of Frank Lloyd Wright 
WYAction Jackson