These Books about New Jersey for Kids are sure to please and fascinate your children. When teaching, you should always provide books the kids can read or look through themselves. However, you should also have some books that you can read aloud to them. The following cover all aspects of the homeschool education coin!
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Books about New Jersey (for Kids)
Learning about the state of New Jersey is a fun way to teach the kids new state facts. All of the books listed below are great for ready and learning so much more! Below are just a couple of fun facts for the kids to learn about the state. Challenge them to find out more fun facts!
What is New Jersey’s state animal?
The state animal of New Jersey is the horse! Horses are common throughout the United States but they’re super special in New Jersey!
What is New Jersey’s state nickname?
The nickname for the state of New Jersey is The Garden State.
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These books are a great companion to my New Jersey State Unit Study!
The New Jersey State Unit Study is a perfect, week-long, study about The Garden State! You and your child will learn so many interesting facts, people, and events about New Jersey by completing the entire study that your children will beg for more and more information! This is the perfect guide to New Jersey history for kids!
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Are you ready to see the books that the kids will love reading to learn more about the state of New Jersey?
New Jersey Books for Kids
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Books about New Jersey for Kids
These books about New Jersey for kids are great for learning about the state.
The Wise Animal Handbook series shows familiar animals in humorous situations that give practical advice for life, while also introducing children to the important symbolic animals of their specific state with pull-out coloring pages.
This book contains writings by Korean teenagers from the state of New Jersey, reflecting on their immigration experience and about American life and life in general.
New Jersey History Projects: 30 Cool, Activities, Crafts, Experiments & More for Kids to Do to Learn About Your State (New Jersey Experience)
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.
Eighteen roses red, a wounded Rebel soldier whispers, and with those words thirteen-year-old Anne Elizabeth Brewster is drawn into a daring adventure. In a colony of New Jersey in 1777, the American Revolution is tearing apart Anne s family.
New Jersey's Sights and Symbols (Kid's Guide to Drawing America)
The Aldens are visiting the New Jersey shore and enjoying the beach and the boardwalk attractions. A family friend has just bought an amusement pier, and the children are excited to help out. But there are rumors that the rides aren't safe, and someone has stolen a zombie from the haunted house! Can the Boxcar Children find out what's behind all the trouble?
G is for Garden State explores the places, people, and landmarks that make New Jersey a fascinating place to live in and to visit again and again. Written in the popular two-tier format for our Discover America State by State alphabet series, young readers will explore state facts through colorful illustrations, rhyming verses, and expository text.
Good Night New Jersey highlights the Atlantic Ocean and sandy beaches, fishing boats, rafting the Delaware Water Gap, blueberry farms in the Pine Barrens, Lucy the Elephant, Asbury Park, Adventure Aquarium, Lakota Wolf Preserve, lighthouses, and more. Welcome to the Garden State! This lovely children's book captures the true spirit of New Jersey.
Lakehurst, New Jersey, 1937. Stenny Green loves to build model airships. He’s excited to learn the Hindenburg will land in his town. He sneaks off to the airfield to catch a glimpse of it. The night turns to tragedy when the Hindenburg explodes in the sky. Can Stenny help the wreck’s survivors?
State birds, flowers, trees, and animals brought to board book form for the youngest book lovers. Toddlers will delight in these books filled with rhyming riddles framed by brightly painted clues, introducing elements that make each state so special.
Kids and adults alike will learn about the history, geography, and people of New Jersey in this charmingly illustrated explorations of the population-dense U.S. state.
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.
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.
Count to Sleep New Jersey feature the Jersey Shore, boardwalk, Steel Pier, Cape May, lighthouses, Asbury Park, New Jersey Turnpike, Fort Lee, and more. Come count the great state of New Jersey! Children love counting all the famous sights and attractions this lovely state has to offer.
Many parents in the Garden State are familiar with Great Adventure in Jackson, the boardwalk at Point Pleasant, and the Adventure Aquarium in Camden, but do they know about Kindermusik in Teaneck, the Young Chef’s Academy in Hillsborough, or the Buehler Challenger and Science Center in Paramus?
Just when Nicky Fifth was getting used to living in New Jersey, he received the worst possible news. Instead of a vacation in Orlando, Florida, his parents plan a vacation...exploring New Jersey. Even though they have invited his best friend, T-Bone, along, Nicky prepares for the worst vacation ever. Can he survive day trips in New Jersey?