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Water Rat by Marnie Laird

Paperback | Hardcover

About a colonial boy who escapes an abusive tavern owner and comes to live with a doctor on a Delaware farm.

  • Reading age : 9 years and up
  • Publisher : Winslow Pr (May 10, 2001)
  • ISBN-10 : 158837002X
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1588370020

Red Bird by Barbara Mitchell and illustrated by Todd L. W. Doney


A member of the Nanticoke tribe from southern Delaware, Katie travels with her family to the annual powwow. 

  • Reading age : 4 – 8 years
  • Publisher : HarperCollins; 1st edition (May 17, 1996)
  • ISBN-10 : 0688108598
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0688108595


Red Knot: A Shorebird’s Incredible Journey by Nancy Carol Willis

Paperback | Hardcover

Although the bird in this nonfiction book migrates long distances all over the world, one important stop on the way is Delaware Bay.

  • Reading age : 7 – 9 years
  • Publisher : Birdsong Books (May 1, 2006)
  • ISBN-10 : 0966276159
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0966276152

Horseshoe Crabs and Shorebirds: The Story of a Food Web by Victoria Crenson and Rachel Gurevich and illustrated by Annie Cannon

Kindle | Paperback | Hardcover

Learn about the ecological relationships between horseshoe crabs and shorebirds through this lovely picture book.

  • Reading age : 6 – 9 years
  • Publisher : Two Lions; Reprint edition (March 1, 2009)
  • ISBN-10 : 0761455523
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0761455523

F is for First State: A Delaware Alphabet by Carol Crane and illustrated by Elizabeth Traynor

Kindle | Hardcover

Earning its nickname because it was the first state to ratify the United States Constitution, learn the history and geography of Delaware.

  • Reading age : 6 – 9 years
  • Publisher : Sleeping Bear Press; 1st edition (September 8, 2005)
  • ISBN-10 : 1585361542
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1585361540

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