These Books about Virginia for Children are sure to please and fascinate your children as they learn all about the state of Virginia.
These books contain so much information about the long and varied History of this great State as well as stories about people from Virginia.
The following Virginia-themed books for kids cover all aspects of the home-school education coin – from picture books to workbooks; from learning to read up to chapter books!
Children’s Books About Virginia:
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Take a colorful journey across the nation with Explore the U.S.A. Learn the geography, history, symbols, and interesting facts that make each state special.
When young brothers Derek and Sam move with their family to Virginia, they have no idea what adventures the summer will bring. As they explore their creaky old house and the deep surrounding woods, they uncover a sixty-year-old mystery of a valuable coin collection stolen from the local museum.
The Very Virginia Coloring Book!
This reproducible book is an introduction to your great state. Kids will learn about their state history, geography, presidents, people, places, nature, animals, and much more by completing these enriching activities.
A history of the Virginia colony, from its earliest Indian inhabitants, the arrival of English colonists, the establishment of a slavery-based agricultural economy, and the lead-up to the American Revolution.
A state-by-state celebration of America, the State Shapes series is an exciting collection of distinctive kids books, each one custom die cut to the shape of the featured state.
Virginia’s Sights and Symbols (Kid’s Guide to Drawing America)
The Big Virginia Activity Book! 100+ activities, from Kindergarten (easy) to Fourth/Fifth (challenging)! This big activity book has a wide range of reproducible activities including coloring, dot-to-dot, mazes, matching. word search, and many other creative activities that will entice any student to learn more about Virginia.
Virginia has a long and rich history, from the English colony of Jamestown to the battlefields of the Civil War. It is also home to such diverse environments as the Chesapeake Bay and the Appalachian Mountains. Young readers will discover all the Old Dominion State has to offer in this new title, including spreads on wildlife, festivals, and foods.
Chew, a former curator at Monticello, invites readers to join Thomas Jefferson for a typical spring day at his home in 1813, his seventieth year. Rising at dawn, he writes letters and breakfasts with his daughter and her family, his grandson Francis, and visitors James and Dolley Madison. Next, Jefferson and 11-year-old Francis make the rounds of the plantation, discussing the ongoing work of farming, mill construction, and slavery, a system that the aging Jefferson acknowledges as evil.
Provides an introduction to the history, government, economy, resources, and people of the Virginia Colony. Includes maps, charts, and a timeline.
A boy from Virginia becomes the first president
Before he was the face on the dollar bill, George Washington was a shy boy with a hot temper. But George had character and adaptability. He taught himself courage and self-control.
Each Lucky to Live In book provides a new kind of Read Together/Do Together™ tool that parents and grandparents can use to spark the kinds of conversations their little ones enjoy and they, themselves, crave.
Introduction to one of the United States’ original colonies, Virginia. Describes its origins, its leaders, and the colony’s role in America’s independence from Great Britain.
This states series, written for Grades 2 and above, is designed for elementary students’ first study of the United States. Each volume is a colorful, comprehensive portrait that features state facts and symbols and uses clear, vivid text to describe the history, people, land, economy, and government of each state.
As a part of the updated Planet Collection, “VIRGINIA” offers facts, descriptions and thought inspiring questions alongside amazing photographs of Virginia.
Toddlers and babies will love looking at the large photos, while the older children will be able to grow their minds through reading the fun fact filled passages.
Welcome to the Old Dominion State! Learn about Virginia’s history, geography, weather, people, and more in this book that’s all about our 10th state.
What’s up in Virginia? Fast thoroughbred horses, slow wagons at Colonial Williamsburg, tall ships at historic Jamestown, and much more. Spend a very special Virginia day with a little girl as she covers the state from dawn to dusk, ending as the moon rises over the gently rolling Blue Ridge Mountains.
Say hello to Mr. Geo, everybody’s favorite geography teacher! He loves to explore new places. Today he is visiting Virginia, our first colony. His first stop is Harborfest to ride a Tall Ship. Then he’s off to see dolphins splashing at Virginia Beach, and wild ponies galloping on Assateague Island.
From Arlington National Cemetery (once part of Robert E. Lee’s homestead) to magnificent Monticello, Virginia has always had a prominent place in American history. Jamestown, Williamsburg, and even the Pentagon are just a few of the many places highlighted in O is for Old Dominion.
Good Night Virginia explores Jamestown, Mount Vernon, the Blue Ridge Mountains, Williamsburg, Monticello, Virginia Beach, Virginia Aquarium, Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail, Assateague Island, caverns, lighthouses, and more. Welcome to the great state of Virginia!