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Arizona State Books for Kids

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These Arizona State Books for Kids are sure to please and fascinate your children as they learn all about the state of Arizona.

These books contain so much information about the long and varied History of this great State as well as stories about people from Arizona.

The following Arizona-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!

Arizona State Books for Kids

Children’s Books About Arizona:

The following books are all available at Amazon.  Simply click the book image (aff link) to be taken there.

What’s so great about Arizona? Find out the top ten sites to see or things to do in the Grand Canyon State! We’ll explore Arizona’s vibrant cities, stunning rock formations, exciting rodeos, and rich history. The Arizona by Map feature shows where you’ll find all the places covered in the book.

Surveys the living conditions in Arizona’s Sonora Desert for the people and unusual animals that live there. Also describes the engineering accomplishment of Hoover Dam.

Yes, the magnificent Grand Canyon sprawls across northwestern Arizona. Many of us have been there and many of us will visit it soon, but how much do we know about the rest of this southwestern state? Author Barbara Gowan and illustrator Katherine Larson help elementary-aged students and older readers alike discover the wonders of the Grand Canyon State through rich images, informative expository text, and simple rhymes.

Jim Turner captures Arizona’s history with engaging words accompanied by scenic and historic images that define the spirit of this last frontier outpost of the continental United States. Arizona is a colorful, comprehensive, and exciting history of the Grand Canyon State from its prehistoric origins, to its definitive Native American, Spanish, and Wild West cultures, to its present biotech industries.

Marta Enos is having a bad day. It begins when the wind blows her homework out the window and the dogs chew it to pieces. Her grandmother consoles her with a tortilla as “big and pale as a rising full moon,” along with ancient words of advice.

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.

One of the most popular misconceptions about American Indians is that they are all the same-one homogenous group of people who look alike, speak the same language, and share the same customs and history. Nothing could be further from the truth! This book gives kids an A-Z look at the Native Americans that shaped their state’s history.

It’s bedtime in the Grand Canyon State! Say goodnight to all your favorite locations

One hot summer afternoon, I was trying to write, but I just couldn’t get inspired. I needed a break! Who would’ve thought that soon I’d be in Arizona, hanging from cliffs and white-water rafting?

Scorpions and Gila monsters, jackrabbits and coyotes, bats, butterflies and 14 varieties of hummingbirds are just a few examples of the diverse wildlife population of Arizona. While 25 percent of Arizona is blanketed by lush forests, it is also the only state where four deserts are found. Its varied terrain includes vast plateaus, deep caves and caverns, steep canyons and lofty mountains — even volcanoes.

The Big Arizona 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 Arizona. Activities touch on history, geography, people, places, fictional characters, animals, holidays, festivals, legends, lore, and more.

Celebrating Arizona: 50 States to Celebrate (Green Light Readers Level 3)

The Arizona Fact & Picture Book will allow your child to learn more about this world we live in, with a fun and exciting approach that will trigger their imagination.

Meet the D Squad, a foursome of fifth graders at the Grand Canyon School made up of a geek, a class clown, a teacher’s pet, and a slacker. They are bound together by one very big secret: the homework machine. Because the machine, code-named Belch, is doing their homework for them, they start spending a lot of time together, attracting a lot of attention. And attention is exactly what you don’t want when you are keeping a secret.

Di Lynch’s Uncle Monty has invited Trixie, Honey, and the rest of the Bob-Whites to his Arizona dude ranch for winter vacation. There will be lots to do—horseback riding, swimming, festivals—but Trixie is hoping for an activity that isn’t on the usual list. She wants another mystery.

Learn about the history, landmarks, and lore of the Grand Canyon State in this illustrated journey through the amazing landscape and culture of Arizona. Fascinating facts about everything that makes Arizona unique are all here in kid-friendly terms—ranging from the Cliffs of Montezuma and the Wild West to the plants and animals living in the desert, the ghost town of Jerome, the New Age village of Sedona, the cosmopolitan city of Phoenix and, of course, the majestic wonder of the Grand Canyon.

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.

Children will love this delightful and informative book about the Arizona National Petrified Forest. Learn about the history of the Petrified Forest and how these large conifers turned to solid stone. Discover the science behind how wood becomes petrified and how the wood gets its colors. Read about where petrified wood can be found and how we can help preserve our National Park for future generations.

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