Virginia

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Fiction:

Misty of Chincoteague by Marguerite Henry and Wesley Dennis (Illustrator)

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The story of the wild ponies that live on Chincoteague Island, which is off the coast of Virginia.

  • Age Range: 8 – 12 years
  • Paperback: 176 pages
  • Publisher: Aladdin; Reprint edition (December 26, 2006)
  • ISBN-10: 1416927832

Brotherhood by A. B. Westrick (2014)

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Set in Richmond, VA in 1867, this book follows fourteen-year-old Shadrach, his older brother Jeremiah, and Rachel, a freed slave who teaches him to read as they navigate the changes and challenges of the post-Civil War era.

  • Age Range: 10 and up 
  • Publisher: Puffin Books; Reprint edition (June 12, 2014)
  • ISBN-10: 0142422371
  • ISBN-13: 978-0142422373

Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson and illustrated by Donna Diamond  (2006)

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Jesse really wants to be the fastest fifth grader in his rural Virginia town, but Leslie the new girl beats him. What will he do? (Although recommended for ages 8-12, there are some mature themes that might disturb sensitive readers.)

  • Reading age ‏ : ‎ 8 – 12 years
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ HarperCollins (May 2, 2017)
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 9780064401845
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0064401845

Summer of the Woods  by Stephen K. Smith (2013)

An adventure/mystery series featuring brothers Derek and Sam set in real locations in modern day Virginia. Recommended reading age: 8-12

The Virginia Mysteries Series:

  1.  Summer of the Woods – Kindle | Audiobook | Paperback | Hardcover
  2.  Mystery on Church Hill – Kindle | Audiobook | Paperback | Hardcover
  3.  Ghosts of Belle IsleKindle | Audiobook | Paperback | Hardcover
  4. Secret of the StaircaseKindle | Audiobook | Paperback | Hardcover
  5. Midnight at the MansionKindle | Audiobook | Paperback | Hardcover
  6. Shadows at JamestownKindle | Audiobook | Paperback | Hardcover
  7. Spies at Mount VernonKindle | Audiobook | Paperback | Hardcover
  8. Escape from MonticelloKindle | Audiobook | Paperback | Hardcover
  9. Pictures at the Protest


Shades of Gray by Carolyn Reeder and illustrated by Tim O’Brien

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Will Page is living with the aftermath of the Civil War in war-torn Virginia.

  • Reading age ‏ : ‎ 8 – 12 years
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Aladdin; 0 edition (May 1, 1999)
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0689826966
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0689826962


Nonfiction:

O is for Old Dominion by Pamela Duncan Edwards and illustrated by Troy Howell

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Discover Virginia through historical sites, from Arlington National Cemetery to Williamsburg.

  • Age Range: 6 – 9 years
  • Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press; 1st Printing edition (September 30, 2005)
  • ISBN-10: 1585361615
  • ISBN-13: 978-1585361618


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