The American Library Association has a more extensive list of children’s books about Tennessee published in 2002. (This page contains Amazon affiliate links) Fiction: The Twelve Days of Christmas in Tennessee by by Alice Faye Duncan and illustrated by Mary Reaves Uhles (2018) Hardcover | Board book Written by Tennessee native Alice Faye Duncan, this fact-filled fictional picture book uses a … Read more

South Dakota

(This page contains Amazon affiliate links) Fiction: Grasshopper Summer by Ann Turner and illustrated by Erika Meltzer Paperback | Library binding Set in the Dakota Territory after the civil war. Reading age ‏ : ‎ 8 – 12 years Publisher ‏ : ‎ Aladdin (May 1, 2000) ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0689835221 ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ … Read more

South Carolina

(This page contains Amazon affiliate links) Fiction: Princess and the Peas by Rachel Himes Kindle | Hardcover This retelling of the classic tale is set in Charleston County, South Carolina in the mid-1950s. Ma Sally is the best cook around, and when it is time from her son to marry, she devises a contest to … Read more

Rhode Island

(This page contains Amazon affiliate links) Fiction: Something Upstairs by Avi Audiobook | Paperback | Library binding | Mass Market Paperback When Kenny moves to Providence, Rhode Island, he encounters a ghost and a mystery.  Reading age ‏ : ‎ 9 – 12 years Publisher ‏ : ‎ Scholastic Press; Reissue edition (July 1, 2010) ISBN-10 … Read more


(This page contains Amazon affiliate links) Fiction: Homespun Sarah by Verla Kay and illustrated by Ted Rand Hardcover Simple rhyming text presents the everyday life of a young girl, living on a Pennsylvania farm in the early eighteenth century, who is quickly outgrowing her dress. Reading age ‏ : ‎ 4 – 8 years Publisher … Read more


(This page contains Amazon affiliate links) Fiction: Apples to Oregon: Being the (Slightly) True Narrative of How a Brave Pioneer Father Brought Apples, Peaches, Pears, Plums, Grapes, and Cherries (and Children) Across the Plains by Deborah Hopkinson and illustrated by Nancy Carpenter Kindle | Audio CD | Paperback | Hardcover A rollicking tall tale about a … Read more


List of children’s books set in and about Oklahoma from Oklahoma Homeschool (This page contains Amazon affiliate links) Fiction: The Cloud Artist–A Choctaw Tale (Told in English and Choctaw) by Sherri Maret and illustrated by Merisha Sequoia Clark Hardcover 2017 Writers’ League of Texas Book Award Finalist 2018-2019 First Nation Communities Read Shortlist 2018 Oklahoma Book Award Finalist … Read more


(This page contains Amazon affiliate links) Fiction: Lentil by Robert McCloskey Kindle | Audiobook | Paperback | Hardcover Lentil can’t whistle so he learns to play the harmonica instead and playing his tune through the winding streets of Alto, Ohio. Will his music save the day? Reading age ‏ : ‎ 3 – 7 years Publisher … Read more

North Dakota

(This page contains Amazon affiliate links) Fiction: Blizzard’s Wake by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor Paperback | Hardcover | Mass Market Paperback The story revolves around events during the 1941 blizzard in a small North Dakota town. Teen Kate Sterling mourns her mother’s accidental death caused by drunk driver Zeke Dexter. When she must help rescue him from … Read more

North Carolina

Fiction: (This page contains Amazon affiliate links) Three Times Lucky by Shiela Turnage Kindle | Audiobook | Paperback | Hardcover Set in Tupelo Landing, a small town in North Carolina, Moses LoBeau (Mo) and her friend Dale work hard to solve a mystery and keep her adopted family safe. Newbery Honor Winner. Age Range: 10 and … Read more