These New Mexico State Books for Kids are sure to please and fascinate your children as they learn all about the state of New Mexico.
These books contain so much information about the long and varied history of this great State as well as stories about people from New Mexico. These books would be great to add to your 50 State Unit Study Guide Resources!
The following New Mexico-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!
Once you show your child all the resources that they can use to learn about various states, it’s going to open up a whole new world of learning. And since the United States has so many great things to read and learn about, the 50 states can be an entire year of learning (and beyond!) easily.
What New Mexico is known for?
The state of New Mexico has so many beautiful sites. Take time to learn about the National Parks and also learn about the HUGE balloon festival that they have in Albuquerque each and every year.
What do New Mexico people eat?
One of the most popular cuisines is going to be Mexican food. Think tamales, burritos, and anything else that you love and crave.
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New Mexico State Books for Kids
These books about New Mexica are such a great learning resource for the kids.
Even Raven doesn't know where the bunny trails go. The Bunny Circle & The Raven Tree tells a simple tale of some of the common wildlife and plants in SW NM.
Good Night New Mexico explores Albuquerque, Las Cruces, Silver City, Taos, and Santa Fe, Carlsbad Caverns, White Sands National Monument, the Gila Cliff Dwellings, the International UFO Museum Research Center, hot air ballooning, and more. Jump into your hot air balloon and let's explore the great state of New Mexico.
New Mexico rightly earns its nickname "Land of Enchantment" with natural treasures such as the White Sands National Monument, Carlsbad Caverns, and the Gila National Forest. But more than a beautiful landscape, New Mexico is steeped in the mystique, history, and tradition of multiple cultures, including the ancient Aztec and early Spanish explorers.
A young girl’s dream of riding a hot air balloon comes to life at the Balloon Festival in Albuquerque Paloma’s greatest wish is coming true as she prepares for the balloon trip of her life. However, a “dust devil” interrupts the flight and takes her to other times and customs. As we travel with Paloma. the rich history of ballooning and early New Mexico culture comes alive.
Here is a comprehensive activity book for children that entertains and stretches the mind. The Big New Mexico Activity Book offers over 90 pages of action-packed fun highlighting the contributions of Native American, Hispanic, and Anglo peoples to our multi-cultural environment.
Discusses the geography, history, government, people, and sights of New Mexico.
Many conditions, cultures, and events have played a part in the history of New Mexico. The author, a recognized authority, guides the reader from the earliest land formations into the present time and has illustrated the narrative with photographs, maps, and artwork depicting various changes that took place during the many stages of New Mexico's development.
How Chile Came to New Mexico is the exciting tale of how New Mexico's premier crop came to the Land of Enchantment. The story shows the importance of Native Americans who helped bring chile to New Mexico through a long journey with many dangers. Intertwined in the book are love and romance and the story of the influence of many cultures in New Mexico's history.
How Hollyhocks Came to New Mexico is a fanciful folk tale that helps explain the beautiful flowers that can be seen in all parts of the Southwest in the summer and fall. Escaping Herod's wrath, Sueño, a near-sighted angel, takes the Holy Family to New Mexico by mistake.
Kiowa Indian myth, history, and personal reminiscences.
As one of the latest editions to the Dear America series, this tale provides the first-hand account of a Navajo girl who, along with her family and friends, endured the hardships of the Long Walk in an effort to survive and reach her final destination.
What's so great about New Mexico? Find out the top ten sites to see or things to do in the Land of Enchantment! Explore New Mexico's lonely deserts, grassy plains, and dense forests. The New Mexico by Map feature shows where you'll find all the places covered in the book.
For the first time, there is now a textbook that addresses state standards for the teaching of New Mexico history at the high school level. In this thoughtful work, the authors delineate New Mexico’s role in the shaping of the United States by carefully analyzing how the rich histories of the many cultures of the region affected and in turn were affected by influxes of newcomers seeking health benefits, minerals, farms, relaxation, and new beginnings.
Amanda Ross is on a school trip to Taos, New Mexico with several of her fellow creative students. Join Amanda, Cleo, and their funny friend, Caleb, as they visit an ancient and beautiful landscape where a traditional hacienda, an ancient pueblo, and a haunted and spooky hotel all hold secrets to a wild and violent past. Does Cleo really see ghosts? Can Amanda escape the eerie wind that follows her everywhere?
Which of these books about New Mexico are you going to have the kids read first?