These Ohio State Books for Kids are sure to please and fascinate your children as they learn all about the state of Ohio.
These books contain so much information about the long and varied History of this great State as well as stories about people from Ohio.
The following Ohio-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 Ohio:
The following books are all available at Amazon. Simply click the book image (aff link) to be taken there.
When did Ohio become part of the Northwest Territory? How did the Great Depression affect Ohio? You can find the answers to these questions in ‘Ohio History.’ This book contains many fascinating, historical facts that tell the story of the state of Ohio. You will learn about the first people of Ohio and the explorers and settlers who came later.
In this moving collection of interrelated stories, Ohio-born Sherwood Anderson (1876-1941) illuminates the loneliness and frustration — spiritual, emotional and artistic — of life in a small American town. Winesburg, Ohio subtly portrays as well a young writer’s coming of age, searching for love, yearning for a less stifling world.
Similar to the Goosebumps series by R. L. Stine this one is sure to delight the young fright reader! On most school Accelerated Reader lists, this is a reading level 4 book suitable for ages 8-12.
State birds, flowers, trees, and animals brought to board book form for the youngest book lovers. Toddlers will delight in this board book filled with rhyming riddles, framed by brightly painted clues that introduce elements that make Ohio so special.
Did you know that Ohio is called “The Mother of Presidents” for the eight United States Presidents born there? Or, that 23 astronauts — the most of any state — are from Ohio? These and more amazing facts are revealed in B is for Buckeye, a must-have for every Ohioan (from Ulysses S. Grant to John Glenn)!
Good Night Ohio includes the University of Ohio, Columbus Museum of Art, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Cavaliers, Ohio River Way, and Cedar Point Amusement Park. Young readers will delight when they recognize their favorite sights and attractions among all that the great Buckeye State has to offer.
Lyrical verse and stunning illustrations vividly bring to life the speed and drama of a summer storm on a midwestern farm. Gorgeous paintings depict blackened skies above vast stretches of farmland, long tracts of tall corn, and brightly colored barns, but also add subtext to the story, showing two farm boys and their father reacting to the sudden shift in the weather.
Say hello to Mr. Geo, everybody’s favorite geography teacher! Today he’s visiting Ohio, the Buckeye State. His first stop is the fun-filled Ohio State Fair. He’ll visit the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Wright Brothers bike shop and workshop, mysterious mounds built by Native Americans, sites on the Underground Railroad, and much more.
All of your questions about best-selling your favorite author are answering in this STINE-TINGLING life story! For the first time ever, RL Stine reveals what he was like when he was YOUR age–and what his scary life is like TODAY!
Plus: Private snapshots and photos from his family album!
DO YOU KNOW…
WHAT powered Ohio’s first state-wide transportation system?
(Hint: Special shoes and hay were needed!)
HOW the western part of Ohio became so flat?
(Hint: Think natural bulldozers!)
Find these answers and more in the Ohio edition of What’s So Great About This State?
Young readers are invited on a tour of the state considered to be America’s “heartland,” the state where more presidents were born than any other. Die-cut in the distinctive shape of Ohio, this delightful entry in the State Shapes series features lots of fun facts about Cleveland and Cincinnati, Lake Erie, and the hills and valleys of Appalachia.
There is much more for children to discover about Ohio than first meets the eye. Under Ohio: The Story of Ohio’s Rocks and Fossils, by geologist Charles Ferguson Barker, takes young readers underground to reveal the fascinating story of Ohio’s geology.
Young Dikewamis and her family are forced to keep moving as the “moving stone mountains” creep closer and closer to their village, driving away the bison and deer, turning the waters to ice, and hardening the earth, making it impossible to grow food. Their Chief, Tarachiawagon, has had a vision in which he sees fingers of water in a bountiful land.
As a part of the updated Planet Collection, “OHIO” offers facts, descriptions and thought inspiring questions alongside amazing photographs of Ohio.
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.
his book gives kids an A-Z look at the Native Americans that shaped their state’s history. From tribe to tribe, there are large differences in clothing, housing, life-styles, and cultural practices. Help kids explore Native American history by starting with the Native Americans that might have been in their very own backyard! Some of the activities include crossword puzzles, fill in the blanks, and decipher the code.
Young Sophia led a quiet and happy life until the summer of 1781, when suddenly she found herself and her family caught up in the fierce struggle between the American Long Knives and the British. What happened at Gnadenhutten in the spring of 1782 has been called one of the most atrocious crimes ever committed upon the Indians. Sophia was one of the few survivors.
Modeled after the popular TV game show; features categories like state History, Geography, Exploration, People, Statehood, State Attractions, and lots more. Each category lists educational and entertaining answers–the student gives the correct question. Includes approximately 30 categories and 150 answers and questions. Kids love the Jeopardy-style format!
Ohio’s Sights and Symbols (Kid’s Guide to Drawing America)
The 52-volume World Almanac Library of the States is the most up-to-date state set available, and it’s the one School Library Journal calls more complete than its competitors. In addition to an in-depth factual profile of each state, every book offers fascinating and lively discussions of the state’s history, people, geography, government, economy, culture, and lifestyles.
The Read Together/Do Together™ experience continues with pull out coloring pages in the back of the book featuring fun facts about special Buckeye State animals including the northern cardinal and the ladybug.