These Children’s Books About Massachusetts are sure to please and fascinate your children as they learn all about the state of Massachusetts. These books contain so much information about the long and varied history of this great State! It’s so great to read books with kids and expand their knowledge and vocabulary.
The following Massachusetts-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!
When you can explore various state learning with the kids, it’s a simple way to help them expand their knowledge of history and geography.
All of the books listed below are full of Massachusett state facts that can expand your knowledge about the state.
The kids will really enjoy expanding their knowledge and learning about the state. And you might learn a few things as well!
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What is the state of Massachusetts famous for?
It’s known for a lot of great things but most people associate this state with the many colleges that it has. Harvard is the most famous college located in this state.
Good Night Massachusetts highlights the Gloucester fishing port, historic Salem, Boston Harbor, Old Sturbridge Village, the Boston Light, Boston Common, Fenway Park, Harvard University, Haymarket Square, the Mayflower II tall ship, and Plymouth Plantation. Come join the fun and discover all the historic beauty this diverse state has to offer.
Here's an entertaining way for kids to discover the unique culture, history and geography of Massachusetts. Original puzzles explore Boston Harbor, Dr. Seuss, the Quabbin Reservoir, the Freedom Trail and Historic Deerfield. Read about the exciting museums, our sports teams, important rivers, Cape Cod, cranberry recipes, the famous Boston molasses flood, the Pilgrims, New Bedford, the Old Granary Burial Ground and more.
Now you can discover a wealth of cool and astonishing facts about the Pilgrims. Did you know that they made the long ocean journey in a cramped boat, or that the friendly Indians helped the Pilgrims survive that first winter? Would you have liked being a child in Plymouth? You wouldn't have gone to school, but just read about the chores you would have done!
Don't just learn about the history of the Revolutionary War experience it. Witness the Boston Massacre. Be there to hear the shot heard round the world at the battles of Lexington and Concord. And experience the intensity of battle at Bunker Hill. With 167 choices and 45 possible endings, The Revolutionary War Experience will put you in the midst of the action and give you a new appreciation for American history.
History Pockets-Life in Plymouth Colony, Grades 13, contains eight discovery pockets. Each of the pockets contains: a reproducible pocket label, four dictionary words and pictures, a fact sheet of background information for the teacher, a reproducible student information booklet complete with illustrations, and arts and crafts projects, plus writing activities.
In June 1692, a jury in Salem, Massachusetts, found Bridget Bishop guilty of performing witchcraft. The only evidence against her was villagers' testimony. As punishment she was publicly hanged. Meanwhile, local girls had been behaving oddly for months. They cried out of being pinched or choked by a witch's spirit.
Visually fascinating and historically accurate, this book views a day in the life of Sarah Morton. Readers will follow her through work and play in an early settlement in 1627. The portrayal is based on real people of the time. Full color.
Massachusetts is a fun state to visit. With all colonial and modern day history Massachusetts has become a wonderful place to visit. With Boston, American history, beautiful buildings, well you can learn all about Massachusetts and gaze at some fabulous pictures.
I'm Reading About Massachusetts is a 48-page colorful book that helps students learn what makes Massachusetts unique. I'm Reading about Massachusetts helps early readers learn fun and interesting facts about Massachusetts. The colorful illustrations, bold, vibrant art, kid-friendly text and photographs help bring the state to life.
"M is for Mayflower" is a wonderful addition to our series of state alphabet books, as Raven's sparkling verse and illuminating expository text are matched perfectly with Jeannie Brett's bright illustrations.This pictorial celebrates the treasures of the Bay State, and educates as it entertains elementary-aged New Englanders.
Grade 6-10-- Susanna English desperately wants to join the circle of girls who meet every week at the parsonage, but she doesn’t realize the leader of the group, the malicious Ann Putnam, is about to set off a torrent of false accusations that will lead to the imprisonment and execution of countless innocent people-victims of a witch-hunt panic.
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.
Just like the locals, Larry the pup loves the Freedom Trail, Public Garden, Fenway Park, Bunker Hill Monument, Faneuil Hall, and many of the other sites and sounds of Boston. This board book based on the popular Larry Gets Lost in Boston features vibrant retro illustrations of this great American city and the perpetually lost pup, Larry.
Use these books about Massachusetts as a simple way to help your child learn more about the history of the state.