South Carolina


Fiction:

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Carolina Shout!by Alan Schroeder and illustrated by Bernie Fuchs

Young Delia listens to the songs and shouts of pre-WWII street vendors in Charleston, South Carolina.



  • Age Range: 7 and up
  • Hardcover: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Dial; 1st edition (September 1, 1995)
  • ISBN-10: 0803716761
  • ISBN-13: 978-0803716766


The Small Adventure of Popeye and Elvis by Barbara O’Connor (2012)

Popeye thinks things are pretty slow in Fayette, South Carolina until Elvis Jewell and his family show up.





The Girl Who Ate Chicken Feet by Sandy Richardson (1998)

This is a book that about ten-year-old Amy Claire who lives in Midville, South Carolina in 1960. It is set to the backdrop of the civil rights movement.




Nonfiction:

Hey, Charleston!: The True Story of the Jenkins Orphanage Band by Anne F. Rockwelland illustrated byColin Bootman

Starting in the late 1800s,Reverend Daniel Joseph Jenkinsgave some beat up old musical instruments to a group of orphans. The rest is musical magic.




  • Age Range: 7 - 10 years
  • Grade Level: 2 - 5
  • Publisher: Carolrhoda Books (November 1, 2013)
  • ISBN-10: 0761355650
  • ISBN-13: 978-0761355656


P Is For Palmetto: A South Carolina Alphabet by Carol Crane and illustrated by Mary Whyte

Beautiffuly illustrated alphabet book full of the history and facts about South Carolina.


  • Age Range: 6 - 9 years
  • Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press; First Edition edition (October 11, 2002)
  • ISBN-10: 1585360473
  • ISBN-13: 978-1585360475


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Roberta Gibson 2017