These Books about Pennsylvania 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!
Make certain to combine this with our 50 State Unit Study as well for even more fun learning about all the information in the United States.
It’s always fun to read about a state that you live in and even one that you don’t. The kids will really have a good job reading through these various books so that it fills their minds full of fun facts and information that they’ll be able to use and reference later on down the road.
Who knows – maybe after the kids read and learn about the state of Pennsylvania, you can plan a few road trips and see some of the fun sights!
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What is Pennsylvania most known for?
This might vary depending on who you ask but I always think about Pennsylvania as the state where the US constitution was written.
What’s Pennsylvania’s nickname?
The state of Pennsylvania actually has several nicknames: Quacker state, Coal state, Keystone state, and Oil state.
DO YOU KNOW… WHY Pennsylvania is known as the birthplace of the nation? (Hint: It has to do with ideas and ink!) WHAT famous place in Pennsylvania has more than 1,400 monuments and markers? (Hint: It honors both "sides.") Find these answers and more in the Pennsylvania edition of What's So Great About This State?
A new addition to Black Dog's fun and fact-filled series with die-cut, state-shaped covers! Kids and adults alike will learn about the history, geography, and people of Pennsylvania in this charmingly illustrated exploration of a population-dense U.S. state.
Frank Lloyd Wright's Falling Water, Gettysburg, Ben Franklin's inventions, the Liberty Bell -- there is so much to learn about Pennsylvania's history and geography. K is for Keystone is a wonderful introduction to many of Pennsylvania's unique features for readers young and old.
George and Gracie travel back in time to Hershey, Pennsylvania, in 1907. Their mission: To return an antique rug and rescue their parents. When the time machine lands them smack-dab in the middle of a barn, George turns into...something pretty weird.
Where in Pennsylvania was the First Continental Congress held? Who was William Penn? How did the Quakers come to get their name? Find the answers to these and many other questions in ‘Pennsylvania’, a book about one of the original thirteen colonies.
It's an alphabet book, travel guide and souvenir all in one, and it's designed to be in the hands of the child, not the parent! This unique and colorful book uses photographs of various sites in Philadelphia, arranged from A-Z, to introduce the City of Brotherly Love to children of all ages.
The North and South finally meet! But how will Thomas react when George's Confederates invade his home in Pennsylvania? Can Lynn's brother Daniel and Thomas withstand the Confederate onslaught? Will George's gallant charge across the field lead him right into the arms of his cousin Thomas?
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1777. John Darragh’s family has sided with the rebel colonists during the Revolutionary War. But the family lives across the street from the headquarters of the British army, their enemies. The Darragh family spies on the British, and John takes messages to his brother in the rebel camp. Can John sneak past the British soldiers this time?