Kids Books - States Books

One Crazy Summer (Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction (Awards))

By Rita Williams-Garcia
17 ratings21 reviews
  • teacher_2035
    One Crazy Summer is about three sisters who travel to Oakland, California to visit their mother who left them when they were young. It takes place in the 1960s during the Civil Rights Movement. Their poet mother is not very friendly to the girls and doesn't seem to want them around. The sisters s...

Life of Pi

By Yann Martel
17 ratings13 reviews
  • mugdd
    mugdd5 stars
    Without a doubt, this was one of the best books I have ever read. It is absolutely incredible! It is very well-written, and I think that the plot really dives deep into the inner workings of humanity and emotion. Every time I was finally able to put the book down, I would sit down and think about...

Moon Over Manifest

By Clare Vanderpool
15 ratings11 reviews
  • zorba
    zorba3 stars
    After reading this book I started to see the word 'manifest' everywhere, great word! READ IT!!!! It takes place in Manifest, Kansas. This book is about Abilene and Miss Sadie's, a diviner, stories of the past, the more Abilene hears the more she wants to make the town of Manifest know her story!!!!!

Navigating Early

By Clare Vanderpool
5 ratings2 reviews
  • read4fun
    I really liked this book because it is very meaningful. It is very meaningful because its about a boy and his mom just died and then he's sent to a new school so he doesn't have any friends. But he saw a kid that he thought was kinda odd but then they became friends. So when his friend goes on a ...

Kid Presidents: True Tales of Childhood from America's Presidents

By David Stabler
5 ratings5 reviews
  • lollipop8
    lollipop85 stars
    This book is a really relaxing and fun read. It tells about what the presidents were like when they were kids. Some of the presidents had ordinary lives that weren't the most fun to read, but others I was stuck laughing on. Plus the pictures are great graphic ones. My favorite story was the Ulyss...

The Best Bad Luck I Ever Had

By Kristin Levine
1 ratings3 reviews
  • lizh
    Ms. Huband4 stars
    I decided to read this book with my class because it tied in nicely with a Social Studies unit about the United States following the Civil War. I thoroughly enjoyed reading it and think my students will too.

I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916

By Lauren Tarshis
21 ratings29 reviews
  • 5bsanderson
    A boy named Chet lives in a peaceful town and works at his uncles diner. One day his friends invite him to go swimming in the local creek. His whole life will be changed. He saw a sharks fin coming down the creek and yells "Sharks in the water!" But nobody listens. Chet dives in to pull out his f...

Inside Out and Back Again

By Thanhha Lai
63 ratings75 reviews
  • kiwikorilakkuma
    I read this book at least 5 times. It's that good. Before I continue, I should say that I really enjoy Historical-Fiction books, so this review might turn out to be highly opinionated on that. This book is written in verse, and it's probably my first book that I have read that is written in verse...

Bully for You, Teddy Roosevelt!

By Jean Fritz
1 ratings1 reviews
  • blaterbyron9
    I really like this book. I haven't finished the book yet but I know It is very exciting and I am looking forward to reading more!

Dear America: Voyage On The Great Titanic

By Ellen Emerson White
1 ratings1 reviews

Most Popular Books This Week

Wonder
The Summer of the Swans
The Hunger Games
the mark of athena
Wonder
Magic in the Mix
Sisters
The Summer of the Swans
The Hunger Games

Latest Kids Books Reviews

selina
selina wrote:

This book is about how two girls...
No Dogs Allowed (Ready, Set, Dogs!)

lgh
lgh wrote:

Steven Kellogg's book The Myster...
The Mysterious Tadpole

lgh
lgh wrote:

Henry and Mudge is a story about...
Henry and Mudge: The First Book

mchoverbord

Gathering Blue is one of my favo...
Gathering Blue