These Kentucky State Books for Kids are sure to please and fascinate your children as they learn all about the state of Kentucky.
These books contain so much information about the long and varied History of this great State as well as stories about people from Kentucky.
The following Kentucky-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 Kentucky:
The following books are all available at Amazon. Simply click the book image (aff link) to be taken there.
Far from the fort, the girls fear they might never see their homes and families again.. Sarah and her best friend Mely are typical homesteader girls in Old Kentucky. They spend their days cooking over open fires, tending to animals, washing clothes in a nearby stream and exploring the dense forest near their homes. But when they venture a little too far, everything changes.
Kentucky Geography-Statistics say most kids know less geography than ever-don’t let that apply to your students! Start by making sure kids know the main places & geographic features in their own state. Give them activities that pretend they are taking a cross-state bike tour, using free football game passes, jogging through the state
As a part of the updated Planet Collection, “KENTUCKY” offers facts, descriptions and thought inspiring questions alongside amazing photographs of Kentucky.
Toddlers and babies will love looking at the large photos, while the older children will be able to grow their minds through reading the fun fact filled passages.
Young Troll is so curious about people that, when he hears some of them making plans to sail to the New World, he decides to go there too, and he sets up house in a place called Kentucky.
Kentucky’s Sights and Symbols (Kid’s Guide to Drawing America)
Fourteen-year-old Kentucky girl Ricki Jo Winstead, who would prefer to be called Ericka, thank you very much, is eager to shed her farmer’s daughter roots and and fit in with the popular crowd at her small-town high school. She trades her Bible for Seventeen magazine, buys new “sophisticated” clothes, and strikes up an unlikely flirtation with the freshman class’s resident bad boy.
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.
During the Great Depression, thousands lived on the brink of starvation. Many perished. In 1935 President Franklin D. Roosevelt created the Works Progess Administration under his 1933 New Deal initiative. The WPA was designed to get people back on their feet. One of its most innovative programs was the Pack Horse Library Project of Eastern Kentucky.
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.
Modeled after the popular TV game show; features categories like state History, Geography, Exploration, People, Statehood, State Attractions, and lots more. Each category lists educational and entertaining answers–the student gives the correct question. Includes approximately 30 categories and 150 answers and questions.
Presents the history, geography, people, politics and government, economy, social life and customs, state events and attractions, and notable people of Kentucky.
The Big Kentucky 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 Kentucky. Activities touch on history, geography, people, places, fictional characters, animals, holidays, festivals, legends, lore, and more.
What do you get when you cross a read-aloud storybook with a write-in memory book? Magic moments between kids and adults! The Lucky to Live in Kentucky book is the perfect tool to jump-start meaningful conversations between generations. Read-aloud rhymes set up interesting topics. Then write-in prompts invite children to record their own views to create a personal Bluegrass State keepsake.
With American Pharoah, Shelley Mickle tells the story of this beloved horse’s life from birth to his historic achievement of becoming the twelfth Triple Crown winner.
While spending the summer with his grandparents in Kentucky, ten-year-old Timmy experiences these times, but the community is put to the test when one of them is murdered. Timmy is faced with a decision that could mean life or death to them all. Can hiding the truth be a good thing? Can Timmy risk losing the trust he cherishes? Can he protect his loved ones as he learns to trust God?
When Mimi and Papa get invited to the most famous horse race in the world, Grant and Christina tag along. They meet up with a couple of horsy friends and start to have some fun! But then, mysterious things begin to happen: first a horse disappears, then two jockeys! The next thing you know, the kids are finding clues that may help them solve the mystery and save the race!
What’s so great about Kentucky? Find out the top ten sites to see or things to do in the Bluegrass State! We’ll explore Kentucky’s fascinating caves, popular parks, exciting museums and remarkable history. The Kentucky by Map feature shows where you’ll find all the places covered in the book.
This title is intended for ages 8-14. A true American woodsman, Daniel Boone is remembered for his exploration of Kentucky and the establishment in 1775 of the ‘Boonesborough’ settlement. This exciting book describes his legendary exploits as a trapper and soldier, his meetings with the Shawnee and Cherokee, and his lasting legacy in helping to build the ‘Wilderness Road’ – one of the most historic highways in America.
Do you know the state flower or the state motto? Which presidents lived in Kentucky? Can you name two Kentucky universities that have won national basketball championships? Grab a pencil and put on your thinking cap–you’ll need both to get through these Bluegrass brainteasers. Wind your way through mazes, word games and math mysteries, and enjoy a different kind of puzzle on every page with difficulty levels from easy to complex.
The Kentucky Derby is the oldest continuous sporting event in the United States. But don’t call it just a horse race. This annual May event, known as “the most exciting two minutes in sports,” is steeped in tradition and pageantry far beyond what happens on the track. Following the alphabet, D is for Derby: A Kentucky Derby Alphabet uses poetry and expository text to explain this world-famous event.
Good Night Kentucky explores the Mammoth Caves, the Kentucky Derby, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Louisville Slugger Museum, Newport Aquarium, Black Mountain, University of Kentucky, Kentucky State Fair, Louisville Zoo, Belle of Louisville riverboat, and Dinosaur World.