These North Carolina State Books for Kids are sure to please and fascinate your children as they learn all about the state of North Carolina.
These books contain so much information about the long and varied History of this great State as well as stories about people from North Carolina.
The following North Carolina-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 North Carolina:
The following books are all available at Amazon. Simply click the book image (aff link) to be taken there.
Good Night North Carolina highlights Roanoke Island, White Water Falls, Kitty Hawk and the Wright Brothers, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, North Carolina Zoological Park, Great Smoky Mountains Railroad, Mile High Swinging Bridge, local foods, music, and more.
From the Appalachian Mountains to the Outer Banks, readers will be delighted to discover the beautiful state of North Carolina in “T is for Tarheel”. Explore the Biltmore mansion, with its 255 rooms, which took nineteenth century millionaire George Washington Vanderbilt six years to have built. Learn about the history and lore of NASCAR racing under “Z is for Zoom!”
A leading authority on the people and events that have shaped North Carolina over four centuries, Powell here provides a sharply drawn overall history of the state for general readers. In twelve chapters this volume traces North Carolina’s history from England’s initial efforts to found a colony in America in the sixteenth century to uncertain and often-turbulent times.
State birds, flowers, trees, and animals brought to board book form for the youngest book lovers. Toddlers will delight in these books filled with rhyming riddles framed by brightly painted clues, introducing elements that make each state so special.
A history of the large Southern colony, from its first Native American inhabitants, to the ages of Spanish exploration and English colonization, through to disenchantment with the mother country, and revolution.
Today, eight lighthouses and two light towers dot the coast of North Carolina from north to south. Though most are no longer in use, each is a symbol “sentinels of the night” that have guided ships to safe passage through the waters of the coast.
North Carolina describes life in the early colony, including the many conflicts with Native Americans, disease, the presence of pirates, the use of timber and tar in shipbuilding (which contributed to the state’s nickname “The Tar Heel State”), and the history of slavery in the colony.
There were signs all throughout town telling eight-year-old Connie where she could and could not go. But when Connie sees four young men take a stand for equal rights at a Woolworth’s lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina, she realizes that things may soon change. This event sparks a movement throughout her town and region.
Stella lives in the segregated South—in Bumblebee, North Carolina, to be exact about it. Some stores she can go into. Some stores she can’t. Some folks are right pleasant. Others are a lot less so. To Stella, it sort of evens out, and heck, the Klan hasn’t bothered them for years. But one late night, later than she should ever be up, much less wandering around outside, Stella and her little brother see something they’re never supposed to see, something that is the first flicker of change to come, unwelcome change by any stretch of the imagination. As Stella’s community—her world—is upended, she decides to fight fire with fire. And she learns that ashes don’t necessarily signify an end.
Count your way through the fir-covered mountains of western North Carolina, past rolling foothills, to the giant sand dunes of the eastern coast in Wright Numbers. Young reader’s imagination will take flight as they discover North Carolina through numbers — everything from what makes the strawberry unique to what in the world is a Gee Haw Whimmy Diddle.
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.
The British have invaded Charlestown and the Revolutionary War has descended with a vengeance upon the sleepy southern frontier. Oppression, violence, and fear overwhelm the villages and homesteads of North and South Carolina.
Though much of his early life remains a mystery, Blackbeard most likely began his life as Edward Teach in the sailing port of Bristol, England. He began his career as a hired British sailor during Queen Anne’s War. He eventually settled in the Bahamas under Captain Benjamin Hornigold who taught the young sailor to go “a-pirating.”
Mrs. Smyre is like no other teacher anyone has ever seen around these parts. She’s the first African American teacher. It’s 1969, and while black folks and white folks are cordial, having a black teacher at an all-white school is a strange new happening. For Sarah Beth, there are so many unanswered questions. What is all this talk about Freedom Riders and school integration? Why can’t she and Ruby become best friends? And who says school isn’t for anybody who wants to learn–or teach?
This witty board book is the perfect gift for the University of North Carolina Tar Heels (UNC) fan who wants to teach kids to loathe their Duke University Blue Devils rival fans. Kids will enjoy the colorful illustrations, but adult fans will LOVE the lampooning of their rival fans!
This 180 day, reproducible Social Studies Daily Workbook will introduce your students to fun, fascinating, and fast facts about their state. Each day, your class will learn valuable information to supplement the social studies curriculum.
Fifty years before the California Gold Rush, twelve-year-old Conrad Reed unearthed a shiny rock from a creek in North Carolina. Conrad had struck gold—but he had no idea. And so, for three years, the Reed family unknowingly used a hunk of solid gold worth thousands of dollars as a doorstop. When news finally got out about Conrad’s discovery, the lives of the Reeds—and the history of the South—was changed forever.
Say hello to Mr. Geo, everybody’s favorite geography teacher! He loves to explore new places. Today he’s visiting North Carolina. His first stop is the Outer Banks, to climb lighthouses, hunt for pirate treasure, and go hang-gliding on the beach where the Wright Brothers flew the first plane.
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.
What’s so great about North Carolina? Find out the top ten sites to see or things to do in the Tar Heel State! Explore North Carolina’s beaches, lighthouses, mountains, and rich American Indian history. The North Carolina by Map feature shows where you’ll find all the places covered in the book.
North Carolina’s Sights and Symbols (Kid’s Guide to Drawing America)
A collection of folk tales from the southern Appalachians that center on a single character, the irrepressible Jack.
Fun and learning come together in North Carolina’s Amazing Coast, an inviting collection of one hundred short, self-contained features about the flora, fauna, and natural history of that fascinating place where land meets sea. Each page includes a full-color illustration and breezy, fact-filled commentary on coastal wildlife.
As a part of the updated Planet Collection, “NORTH CAROLINA” offers facts, descriptions and thought inspiring questions alongside amazing photographs of North Carolina.