These Alaska State Books for Kids are sure to please and fascinate your children as they learn all about the state of Alaska during your 50 states unit study!
These books contain so much information about the long and varied History of this great State as well as stories about people from Alaska.
The following Alaska-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 Alaska:
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In this book you will explore the wonders of Alaska, finding the answers to these questions and so many more. Complete with incredible pictures to keep even the youngest of children captivated, you will all embark on a little journey into the great unknown.
Explores the history of the trail and celebrated the frontiersmen and their dogs who braved its dangers.
Join the polar, grizzly, and black bears as they travel across Alaska’s vast wilderness. This is the real story of the three bears, filled with facts on America’s best-loved bruins. Ages 3 and up.
In “”Aurora””, Alaskan storyteller and artist Mindy Dwyer has created a magical story of a young girl whose seeking and dreams lead her to a great discovery. The bright, luminous illustrations that accompany the story magically portray this tale of the origin of the Aurora Borealis, the glorious northern lights.
Goats, glaciers, ice worms, and igloos teach the ABCs of the Last Frontier, where Z is for zero temperatures. Ages 3 and up.
This state ABC book for children features brilliant color photographs; each lively page highlights a unique aspect of Alaska’s beauty and culture. For each letter, a short poem describes the pictured word. The book’s eye-popping design and educational content will hold the child’s interest throughout countless readings.
Celebrate Alaska, A land so grand and wide and far…Mark Kelley and Nick Jans are at it again, and this time for the kid in all of us! With beautiful photography and rhyming verse that makes you smile, Mark and Nick express their deep passion for Alaska in a kid book that deserves a place on your coffee table.
Rhyming verses tell about a magical train ride on the Alaska Railroad. Brightly illustrated animals are the passengers and crew, and wave to the Alaska wildlife seen out the windows. For ages 2-6. Board book. 24 pages.
Good Night Alaska features Anchorage, Mount McKinley, Denali National Park, McNeil River, Kodiak Island, the Iditarod, glaciers, icebergs, polar bears, walruses, caribou, crab fishing, Eskimo culture, hiking, mountain climbing, trains, and more. North to Alaska! This soothing board book explores Alaska’s most scenic and treasured places. Don’t forget your mittens!
Seven years ago, two women disappeared while visiting Denali National Park. Now, Morgan McCown has come to Alaska to escape the frustrations of her parents and the Arkansas bar exam. Wallace O’Brien, to salvage his career. Both, however, will find themselves consumed by the mystery of the women’s disappearances.
This exciting pioneering story, based on actual events, introduces readers to a fascinating chapter in American history, when FDR set up a New Deal colony in Alaska to give loans and land to families struggling during the Great Depression.
This story records the life of a young pilot flying in Alaska’s Frontier Arctic. You’ll experience the front seat thrills of bush planes and helicopters operating in the most dangerous conditions on Earth, flying in minus 60 temperatures and horrific storms, airborne among the magnificent mountains and glaciers that only Alaska has to offer.
Four real (cold) kids head north to Alaska (where else?) just in time for the famous Iditarod Trial dogsled race! They discover themselves in hot pursuit of a runaway team with a renegade musher? in a snowbank of clues about a mystery that needs solving VERY FAST! All you got to do is dig through some very old Gold Rush history, but hurry lives are depending on you!
Unrivaled by any other state for sheer size, Alaska is a land of mystery and wonder to many Americans. Bordered by water on three sides, it remains a remote and last frontier…until now. L is for Last Frontier: an alphabet book written by Carol Crane, takes readers on an informative adventure through the “land of the midnight sun.”
From the pages of early-day northern newspapers comes a startling collection of accounts of the extraordinary and the unexplained: Mammoths discovered frozen whole in the icy grip of a glacier. A tropical valley hidden deep in the wilderness. Sea serpents sighted off the Bering Sea Coast.
Meet all the wild critters of the North in this charming book of nursery rhymes. Ages 3 and up.
Balto, the great Alaska sled dog, has been dead since 1933. But he still stands larger-than-life on Dogdom’s Mount Olympus, where the world’s great canines are immortalized. Yet few people know Baltos true story.
Take a trip through 70 million years of history from the day of the dinosaurs to the migration of North America’s animals across the Bering Land Bridge. Ages 5 and up.
The reproducible coloring book includes pictures of characters, places, facts, and fun. The kids can color their way around your state while learning new facts. Great for school, home or on the road.
Runaway Sven Olafsen, age fourteen, intends to find his father, who, in 1896, left his family to search for gold in Alaska. His last letter, promising he would be home for Christmas, 1897, arrived from Circle City on the Yukon River. Resourcefulness, determination, and skill with mules earn Sven a place with an army expedition under the command of Lt. Joseph Castner.
Provides an in-depth and comprehensive portrait of the state of Alaska, including its history, people, land, economy, attractions, and government.
Imagine a land where the sun rises at 1:58 a.m. in the summer and shines for less than four hours on a winter’s day. The animals in the wilderness near Fairbanks, Alaska, witness some of the world’s greatest temperature extremes and light variations ever year.