These Louisiana State Books for Kids are sure to please and fascinate your children as they learn all about the state of Louisiana.
These books contain so much information about the long and varied History of this great State as well as stories about people from Louisiana. Make sure to check out the rest of my book recommendations!
The following Louisiana-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!
Reading these books about Louisana are a great way to get the kids educated more about this lovely state!
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What is the state flag of Louisiana called?
The state flag of Louisiana is called the pelican!
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Read-aloud time is about to get a lot more fun! The Louisiana Wise Animal Handbook offers laugh-out-loud animal kingdom advice for kids of every age! Engaging animal photos entertain while charming read-aloud rhymes help jump-start conversations about practical life solutions.
I’m Reading About Louisiana is a 48-page colorful book that helps students learn what makes Louisiana unique. I’m Reading about Louisiana helps early readers learn fun and interesting facts about Louisiana. The colorful illustrations, bold, vibrant art, kid-friendly text and photographs help bring the state to life.
The tales are given first in the Creole dialect, then in a faithful but not literal translation, as it is desirable to preserve the interest of the story. The study of the Creole dialect is of importance and interest, and the tales have been carefully written in Louisiana dialect, in order that the material may be of use to the philologist.
On her own in the maze of the dangerous bayou, Lily knows she has more to fear than her father’s wrath. Her treacherous journey will test both her knowledge of the swamp and her courage. Can she find Paul before it’s too late?
Inspired by an earlier volume published in New Brunswick dealing with the history of the Acadian community there, this work shares the same history as the Acadians of the Canadian maritimes up to the Deportation of 1755. At that point, The History of the Acadians of Louisiana follows the route of exile that brought the Acadians to Louisiana. It studies the evolution of the Acadian community in Louisiana and furnishes a portrait of contemporary Acadian/Cajun culture through its social traditions and artistic expression. Rich in archival images and captivating photography, the book is a beginner's guide to the Acadian/Cajun experience of Louisiana.
The Big Louisiana Activity Book! includes 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 Louisiana. Activities touch on history, geography, people, places, fictional characters, animals, holidays, festivals, legends, lore, and more.
Louisiana 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, etc.
In this story about a crawfish taken from his home in South Louisiana, the great grandaddy crawdaddy battles boats, dogs, pool robots, and boiling pots. Throughout his journey he never gives up and becomes a local legend. This book is dedicated to the strong kids who made it through The Great Flood of 2016 and the fine, time honored tradition of crawfish boils.
A geography of Louisiana, covering its weather, climate, land contours, soils, vegetation and resources; and investigating the effects man has had on its landscape, from the prehistoric Indians through the industries and urbanization of the present.
In Flags of Louisiana , Frois provides detailed descriptions of the designs, symbols, and stories of the all the national flags that have flown over Louisiana. She also includes parish and city flags in this informative and useful historical guide for all ages.
Poor Monsieur Gator is getting old and is moving so slow he can't catch himself a taste of possum or otter, or even a whiff of skunk. Day after day those animals tease and taunt him until, finally, he decides to cook up some gumbo just like Maman used to make. But who will help him boil, catch, sprinkle, and chop? Certainly not rude Mademoiselle Possum, ornery Monsieur Otter, or sassy Madame Skunk. But when the gumbo is ready, they're more than eager to enjoy the result of Gator's hard work and as they run to get a taste - "Slurp! Slip! Plop! Them animals go into the pot." "Mmm-mmm," says Monsieur Gator. "Now, this is gumbo just like Maman used to make."
From its festive Mardi Gras parades to its wildlife-filled swamps, Louisiana is a state of great diversity. P is for Pelican: A Louisiana Alphabet is an alphabet book that introduces readers young and old to the culture, history, and wonders of this Gulf state.
Set in the South in the late 1950s, this coming-of-age novel explores a twelve-year-old girl's struggle to accept her grandmother's death, her mentally deficient parents, and the changing world around her. It is a novel filled with beautiful language and unforgettable characters, and the importance of family and home.
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.
Should the United States stay a small country or expand across the continent of North America? That was the question in 1804, when the United States had a chance to buy the huge Louisiana Territory from France. Who would make this big decision? And how would it change the United States?
Say hello to Mr. Geo, everybody's favorite geography teacher! Today he's visiting Louisiana, the Pelican State. His first stop is New Orleans for the Mardi Gras parade. He's going to sample Cajun cooking, listen to jazz, ride riverboats and tour eery swamps and beautiful mansions too. Together, you will discover what makes Louisiana a state to celebrate.
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.
What's so great about Louisiana? Find out the top ten sites to see or things to do in the Pelican State! We'll explore Louisiana's festive cities, famous swamps, unique wildlife, and vivid history. The Louisiana by Map feature shows where you'll find all the places covered in the book.
Learn the history of Louisiana with this book by award-winning musician Johnette Downing. Once again, she honors the cultural heritage and traditions of the South through her music and literature. Accompanied by stunningly accurate illustrations, Downing takes you through a tour of the state’s famous symbols. Did you know that the crawfish is the state crustacean? Or that the Catahoula is the state dog?
Grade 5-8–In the first book, Schaffer discusses how the young United States balanced the competing interests of Britain, France, and Spain to successfully negotiate the purchase of the Louisiana Territory. He provides background about the settlement and colonization of Louisiana and also explains how the ambitions of leaders such as Napoleon, slave-leader Toussaint-L'Ouverture, and Thomas Jefferson influenced the negotiations and final sale. In the second title, Young explains how the machinations of pro- and antislavery organizations and settlers produced a constitutional crisis and armed conflict, including John Brown's infamous Pottawatomie Massacre, in territorial Kansas in the years before the Civil War. The author also explains how the political and armed conflicts in Kansas foreshadowed the division and violence of the Civil War. Both books feature an opening chapter that captures a pivotal event, followed by a more thorough examination of the topic, including background, a narrative of events, and objective analysis of its importance. Maps, reproductions of period photos and illustrations, and screen shots of the recommended Web pages appear throughout. Each volume has a listing of those URLs, including some that are highlighted as an Editor's Choice.
Little Pierre may be small, but he's got more marbles rolling round in his itty-bitty noggin than his four big, lazy brothers heaped together. Yet they just call him runt and ignore him. Course, when the good-for-nothing brothers flub their attempt to rescue a damsel in distress from the Swamp Ogre, it falls on Little Pierre to rescue them.