These Maine State Books for Kids are sure to please and fascinate your children as they learn all about the state of Maine.
These books contain so much information about the long and varied History of this great State as well as stories about people from Maine.
The following Maine-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 Maine:
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For cat lovers and potential pet owners alike, these books will provide young readers with excellent reading practice. A photo-illustrated book for early readers about Maine Coon cats. Describes the Maine Coon’s unique features, history as good winter mousers, social behaviors, and how they act as pets.
From the Penobscots, Passaquamoddies, Puritans, and pilgrims, to the proud people “Down East,” L is for Lobster is the alphabet book for all Mainers. The rhymes and text woven through A to Z teach children about the many wonders of this great vacationland. Open the pages and explore the Quoddy lighthouse, learn about Old Town Canoe Company, or search the beaches for ocean treasures
Eleven-year-old Jack Putnam and his eight-year-old brother Benny are being dragged against their will on a summer-long vacation with their family. And not to somewhere cool like Disney World, but to a little port town in Maine named Chowder Bay, far away from anyplace fun. But what promises to be a very bleak summer quickly becomes a series of exciting adventures in one of the most mysterious places on earth!
This is a story about a deer that visits Nubble Island in Cape Neddick, Maine. It is a cold winter’s day and to her surprise, the incoming tide traps her on the island. She is forced to spend the night there. Spotted by a visitor to the nearby park, she becomes famous as her story is broadcast over the Internet, on television stations, and printed in local newspapers.
I’m Reading About Maine is a 48-page colorful book that helps students learn what makes Maine unique. I’m Reading about Maine helps early readers learn fun and interesting facts about Maine. The colorful illustrations, bold, vibrant art, kid-friendly text and photographs help bring the state to life.
When his father returns East to collect the rest of the family, 13-year-old Matt is left alone to guard his family’s newly built homestead. One day, Matt is brutally stung when he robs a bee tree for honey. He returns to consciousness to discover that his many stings have been treated by an old Native American and his grandson. Matt offers his only book as thanks, but the old man instead asks Matt to teach his grandson Attean to read. Both boys are suspicious, but Attean comes each day for his lesson.
What’s so great about Maine? Readers will build skills to identify and summarize the top ten sites to see or things to do in the Pine Tree State. We’ll explore Maine’s outdoor adventures, historic parks, fun-filled museums, and fascinating history. The Maine by Map feature helps students locate all the places covered in the book.
Ten-year-old Jackson Rockwell loves to sail and dreams of living on an island just for kids off of the coast of Maine. With the help of some friends his dream comes true, but running Kid Island is harder than he had thought. Follow his adventures as he tries to keep the island out the hands of the nasty Samuel Snarly.
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.
Maine’s Sights and Symbols (Kid’s Guide to Drawing America)
Sometimes, just sometimes, a human being and a wild animal make a special connection that changes both of their lives. So it was with Rockport, Maine’s Harry Goodridge and the harbor seal pup he named Andre. The two became inseparable, though the seal was free to come and go as he pleased.
K-Gr 3-Kristen’s parents take her on a vacation to Maine and show her a village of little houses made from natural materials in the woods that humans have made for fairies. The child builds her own miniature home and returns each morning to find only animals enjoying it. However, on the last day, after seeing only a deer licking the salt off seashells placed at the entrance to her little building, Kristen falls into a light slumber. It is then that she is rewarded with the fairies appearing to her as thanks for respecting the woods and its animals.