Arkansas

Fiction:

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The Red Scarf by Richard Mason (2007)

Twelve-year-old Richard would really like to buy pretty Rosalie a red scarf, but a number of unusual obstacles come in the way. Set in Arkansas in 1944.

  • Age Range: 8 - 12 years
  • Publisher: August House; 1st edition (October 25, 2007)
  • ISBN-10: 0874838509
  • ISBN-13: 978-0874838503


The Murder of Hound Bates by Robbie Branscum (1995)

Set in rural Arkansas, this is a tale about a boy who has lost his dog and believes one of his aunts killed it.



Summer of My German Soldier by Bette Greene (1973)

This is a sad, complicated tale of a Jewish girl living in a small Arkansas town who meets an escaped German prisoner of war during WWII.



There Goes Lowell's Party! by Ester Hershenhorn and illustrated by Jacqueline Rogers (1998)

Weather is the main ingredient in this tale of a boy's birthday party in the Ozarks (early elementary).



Nonfiction:


Children’s books about the state of Arkansas



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Roberta Gibson 2015