Great Reads from Great Places

Given by Library of Congress Center for the Book

Other Names: Alabama Great Reads, Arkansas Center for the Book Great Reads, Texas Great Read
1,123 Works / 1,178 Items 1,199,207 Books 42,601 Reviews 4.1

Every year, a list of books representing the literary heritage of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands is distributed by the Library of Congress’s Center

show more for the Book during the National Book Festival. Each book is selected by a local Center for the Book or state library and most are for children and young readers. Books may be written by authors from the state, take place in the state, or celebrate the state’s culture and heritage. Why not read the book suggested for your state or district and then learn, through these books, about the other places that interest you? show less
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Unloose My Heart: A Personal Reckoning with the Twisted Roots of My Southern Family Tree by Marcia E. Herman-Giddens
Alabama, Adults2023
A Girl Like Me by Angela Johnson
Alabama, Kids2023
Sivulliq: Ancestor by Lily H Tuzroyluke
Alaska, Adults2023
Berry Song by Michaela Goade
Alaska, Kids2023
PICTURES of CHANGE in PARADISE in American Samoa (circa 1910) by John Enright
American Samoa, Adults2023
Tasi of American Samoa by downmarilyn
American Samoa, Kids2023
Rim to River: Looking into the Heart of Arizona by Tom Zoellner
Arizona, Adults2023
Raulito: El Primer Gobernador Latino De Arizona/ the First Latino Governor of Arizona (Spanish and English Edition) by Roni Capin Rivera-Ashford
Arizona, Kids2023
US history in 15 foods by Anna Zeide
Arkansas, Adults2023
House Finds a Home by Katy Duffield
Arkansas, Kids2023
Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin
California, Adults2023
Wake, Sleepy One: California Poppies and the Super Bloom by Lisa Kerr
California, Kids2023
Black Smoke (Agent of Mercy, Book One) by Robin Leigh Miller
Colorado, Adults2023
Rise of the Red Hand (1) (The Mechanists) by Olivia Chadha
Colorado, Kids2023
Goliath by Tochi Onyebuchi
Connecticut, Adults2023
Soul Food Sunday by Winsome Bingham
Connecticut, Kids2023
A Little Hope by Ethan Joella
Delaware, Adults2023
Those Kids from Fawn Creek by Erin Entrada Kelly
Delaware, Kids2023
Dreams in the New Century: Instant Cities, Shattered Hopes, and Florida’s Turning Point by Gary R. Mormino
Florida, Adults2023
The Bluest Sky by Christina Diaz Gonzalez
Florida, Kids2023
Bress 'n' Nyam: Gullah Geechee Recipes from a Sixth-Generation Farmer by Matthew Raiford
Georgia, Adults2023
Mama's Home by Shay Youngblood
Georgia, Kids2023
The Island of the Colorblind by Oliver Sacks
Guam, Adults2023
Good Night Guam: A sleepy bedtime rhyme by Mary Aflague
Guam, Kids2023
Island Wisdom: Hawaiian Traditions and Practices for a Meaningful Life by Annie Daly
Hawaii, Adults2023
Kapaemahu by Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu
Hawaii, Kids2023
The Beadworkers: Stories by Beth Piatote
Idaho, Adults2023
The Bright Side by Chad Otis
Idaho, Kids2023
Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt
Illinois, Adults2023
Love the Baby by Steven L. Layne
Illinois, Kids2023
The Rabbit Hutch by Tess Gunty
Indiana, Adults2023
Grace and Box by Kim Howard
Indiana, Kids2023
The Hero of This Book by Elizabeth McCracken
Iowa, Adults2023
Sunny Song Will Never Be Famous by Suzanne Park
Iowa, Kids2023
The Monster's Bones: the Discovery of T. Rex and How it Shook Our World by David K. Randall
Kansas, Adults2023
Cabby Potts, Duchess of Dirt by Kathleen Wilford
Kansas, Kids2023
Lark Ascending by Silas House
Kentucky, Adults2023
A Is for Affrilachia by Frank X. Walker
Kentucky, Kids2023
The Ones Who Don't Say They Love You: Stories by Maurice Carlos Ruffin
Louisiana, Adults2023
Nowhere Better Than Here by Sarah Guillory
Louisiana, Kids2023
Lungfish by Meghan Gilliss
Maine, Adults2023
The Secret Pool by Kimberly Ridley
Maine, Kids2023
Kings of B'more by R. Eric Thomas
Maryland, Adults2023
We Are Water Protectors by Carole Lindstrom
Maryland, Kids2023
Six Walks: In the Footsteps of Henry David Thoreau by Ben Shattuck
Massachusetts, Adults2023
Dream Street by Tricia Elam Walker
Massachusetts, Kids2023
Tin Camp Road by Ellen Airgood
Michigan, Adults2023
Ancestor Approved: Intertribal Stories for Kids by Cynthia Leitich Smith
Michigan, Kids2023
Seven Aunts by Staci Lola Drouillard
Minnesota, Adults2023
So Much Snow by Kristen Schroeder
Minnesota, Kids2023
The Weeds: A Novel by Katy Simpson Smith
Mississippi, Adults2023
Liberty's Civil Rights Road Trip by Michael W. Waters
Mississippi, Kids2023
The Last Children of Mill Creek by Vivian Gibson
Missouri, Adults2023
The Rhino Suit by Colter Jackson
Missouri, Kids2023
Holding Fire: A Reckoning with the American West by Bryce Andrews
Montana, Adults2023
Elk Morning at the Battle of Arrow Creek by otjenaj
Montana, Kids2023
The Mystery of Hunting's End by Mignon G. Eberhart
Nebraska, Adults2023
Rhinos in Nebraska: The Amazing Discovery of the Ashfall Fossil Beds by Alison Pearce Stevens
Nebraska, Kids2023
Chasing Giants: In Search of the World's Largest Freshwater Fish by Zeb Hogan
Nevada, Adults2023
Nudi Gill: Poison Powerhouse of the Sea by Bonnie Kelso
Nevada, Kids2023
The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness by Sy Montgomery
New Hampshire, Adults2023
Inky's Amazing Escape: How a Very Smart Octopus Found His Way Home by Sy Montgomery
New Hampshire, Kids2023
Jersey Breaks: Becoming an American Poet by Robert Pinsky
New Jersey, Adults2023
Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret by Judy Blume
New Jersey, Kids2023
Shutter by Ramona Emerson
New Mexico, Adults2023
Tumble by Celia C. Pérez
New Mexico, Kids2023
Every Man a King by Walter Mosley
New York, Adults2023
The House on East 88th Street by Bernard Waber
New York, Kids2023
The Kudzu Queen by Mimi Herman
North Carolina, Adults2023
When Sea Becomes Sky by Gillian McDunn
North Carolina, Kids2023
Boys and Oil: Growing Up Gay in a Fractured Land by Taylor Brorby
North Dakota, Adults2023
Josie Dances by Denise Lajimodiere
North Dakota, Kids2023
Saipan A Brief History by Don Farrell
Northern Marianas, Adults2023
Bweletáál Wischiirá, eew kkol Refaluwasch / The Stick Dance, A Carolinian Tradition by Jude Litulumar
Northern Marianas, Kids2023
Stay and Fight by Madeline Ffitch
Ohio, Adults2023
When Grandma Gatewood Took a Hike by Michelle Houts
Ohio, Kids2023
For Those Who Are Lost: A Novel by Julia Bryan Thomas
Oklahoma, Adults2023
Mary Had a Little Plan by Tammi Sauer
Oklahoma, Kids2023
The Day I Die: The Untold Story of Assisted Dying in America by Anita Hannig
Oregon, Adults2023
Little Monarchs by Jonathan Case
Oregon, Kids2023
Sir Fig Newton and the Science of Persistence by Sonja Thomas
Oregon, Kids2023
Bellefonte by Marsha Ann Tate
Pennsylvania, Adults2023
A Poem Grows Inside You by Katey Howes
Pennsylvania, Kids2023
Clemente! by Willie Perdomo
Puerto Rico, Kids2023
Knight Owl by Christopher Denise
Rhode Island, Kids2023
The Quickening: Creation and Community at the Ends of the Earth by Elizabeth Rush
Rhode Islands, Adults2023
The Blue Line Down by Maris Lawyer
South Carolina, Adults2023
Indigo Dreaming by Dinah Johnson
South Carolina, Kids2023
We Are the Stars: Colonizing and Decolonizing the Oceti Sakowin Literary Tradition (Critical Issues in Indigenous Studies) by Sarah Hernandez
South Dakota, Adults2023
A Place for Harvest: The Story of Kenny Higashi by Lauren R. Harris
South Dakota, Kids2023
Tom Lake by Ann Patchett
Tennessee, Adults2023
I Must Betray You by Ruta Sepetys
Tennessee, Kids2023
West with Giraffes by Lynda Rutledge
Texas, Adults2023
Nell Plants a Tree by Anne Wynter
Texas, Kids2023
Monster in the Middle: A Novel by Tiphanie Yanique
U.S. Virgin Islands, Adults2023
King and the Dragonflies by Kacen Callender
U.S. Virgin Islands, Kids2023
West: A Translation by Paisley Rekdal
Utah, Adults2023
Ole's Dark Sky Journey by Marsted Melissa
Utah, Kids2023
What Is Otherwise Infinite: Poems by Bianca Stone
Vermont, Adults2023
The Night Wild by Zoë Tilley Poster
Vermont, Kids2023
The White Mosque: A Memoir by Sofia Samatar
Virginia, Adults2023
Bea Wolf by Zach Weinersmith
Virginia, Kids2023
WE HEREBY REFUSE: Japanese American Resistance to Wartime Incarceration by Frank Abe
Washington, Adults2023
Creatures of Passage by Morowa Yejide
Washington, D.C., Adults2023
Dream Builder: The Story of Architect Philip Freelon by Kelly Starling Lyons
Washington, D.C., Kids2023
Maurice by Jessixa Bagley
Washington, Kids2023
Strange as this Weather Has Been by Ann Pancake
West Virginia, Adults2023
Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13 by Helaine Becker
West Virginia, Kids2023
The Family Chao by Lan Samantha Chang
Wisconsin, Adults2023
The Legend of Gravity: A Tall Basketball Tale by Charly Palmer
Wisconsin, Kids2023
In a Land of Awe: Finding Reverence in the Search for Wild Horses by Chad Hanson
Wyoming, Adults2023
The Day the Earth Rose Up by Alfreda Beartrack-algeo
Wyoming, Kids2023
African Town by Charles Waters
A Thousand Trails Home: Living with Caribou by Seth Kantner
Alaska, Adults2022
Recess at 20 Below by Cindy Aillaud
Alaska, Kids2022
Across the Desert by Dusti Bowling
Remote Access: Small Public Libraries in Arkansas (The Arkansas Character) by Sabine Schmidt
Arkansas, Adults2022
Beasts of Prey by Ayana Gray
Arkansas, Kids2022
Frankie & Bug by Gayle Forman
Woman of Light by Kali Fajardo-Anstine
Colorado, Adults2022
Cow Boy Is NOT a Cowboy by Gregory Barrington
Colorado, Kids2022
Sea Wife by Amity Gaige
Connecticut, Adults2022
The All-Together Quilt by Lizzy Rockwell
Connecticut, Kids2022
A Little Hope by Ethan Joella
Delaware, Adults2022
Those Kids from Fawn Creek by Erin Entrada Kelly
Delaware, Kids2022
Strange Birds: A Field Guide to Ruffling Feathers by Celia C. Pérez
Gathering Blossoms Under Fire: The Journals of Alice Walker by Alice Walker
Georgia, Adults2022
Impossible Moon by Breanna J. McDaniel
Georgia, Kids2022
Inclusion: How Hawai‘i Protected Japanese Americans from Mass Internment, Transformed Itself, and Changed America by Coffman
Hawaii, Adults2022
Leilani Blessed and Grateful by Greg Bowman
Hawaii, Kids2022
Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr
Idaho, Adults2022
The Stories Behind the Stories: The Remarkable True Tales Behind Your Favorite Kid’s Books by Danielle Higley
Idaho, Kids2022
Noor by Nnedi Okorafor
Illinois, Adults2022
Verify by Joelle Charbonneau
Illinois, Kids2022
Zorrie by Laird Hunt
Indiana, Adults2022
You Should See Me in a Crown by Leah Johnson
Indiana, Kids2022
Sunny Song Will Never Be Famous by Suzanne Park
The Chicken Sisters by KJ Dell'Antonia
Kansas, Adults2022
A Vote for Susanna: The First Woman Mayor (She Made History) by Karen M. Greenwald
Kansas, Kids2022
The Book Woman's Daughter by Kim Michele Richardson
Kentucky, Adults2022
Fly by Brittany J. Thurman
Kentucky, Kids2022
Economy Hall : the hidden history of a free Black brotherhood by Fatima Shaik
Louisiana, Adults2022
When I was an alligator by webregayle
Louisiana, Kids2022
Sigh, Gone: A Misfit's Memoir of Great Books, Punk Rock, and the Fight to Fit In by Phuc Tran
Maine, Adults2022
Blue: A History of the Color as Deep as the Sea and as Wide as the Sky by Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond
Maine, Kids2022
Mary Jane by Jessica Anya Blau
Maryland, Adults2022
I, Matthew Henson: Polar Explorer by Carole Boston Weatherford
Maryland, Kids2022
Mercy Street by Jennifer Haigh
Massachusetts, Adults2022
Wherever I Go by Mary Wagley Copp
Massachusetts, Kids2022
RESPECT: Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul by Carole Boston Weatherford
The Seed Keeper: A Novel by Diane Wilson
Minnesota, Adults2022
How to Apologize by David LaRochelle
Minnesota, Kids2022
The Age of Discovery and Other Stories (The Journal Non/Fiction Prize) by Becky Hagenston
Mississippi, Adults2022
Loretta Little Looks Back: Three Voices Go Tell It by Andrea Davis Pinkney
Mississippi, Kids2022
Growing Up with the River: Nine Generations on the Missouri by Dan & Connie Burkhardt
Thunderous by M. L. Smoker
The Bones of Paradise by Jonis Agee
Nebraska, Adults2022
Letters from Space by Clayton Anderson
Nebraska, Kids2022
On the Trail of the Jackalope: How a Legend Captured the World's Imagination and Helped Us Cure Cancer by Michael P. Branch
Nevada, Adults2022
The Girl Who Fell Beneath the Sea by Axie Oh
Nevada, Kids2022
Some Returned: The Stories of Henniker Men Who Fought for the Union by fetzersusanj
New Hampshire, Adults2022
The Civil War diary of Freeman Colby by Marek Bennett
New Hampshire, Kids2022
Tell No One by Harlan Coben
New Jersey, Adults2022
The Singer and the Scientist by Lisa Rose
New Jersey, Kids2022
The Five Wounds by Kirstin Valdez Quade
New Mexico, Adults2022
Shaped By Her Hands: Potter Maria Martinez (She Made History) by Anna Harber Freeman
New Mexico, Kids2022
Harlem Shuffle by Colson Whitehead
New York, Adults2022
Children of the Longhouse by Joseph Bruchac
New York, Kids2022
The Tobacco Wives by Adele Myers
North Carolina, Adults2022
How to Steal a Dog by Barbara O'Connor
North Carolina, Kids2022
The Farmer's Lawyer: The North Dakota Nine and the Fight to Save the Family Farm by Sarah Vogel
North Dakota, Adults2022
The Rise of Greg by Chris Rylander
North Dakota, Kids2022
Kent State: Four Dead in Ohio by Derf Backderf
Ohio, Adults2022
Jenny Mei Is Sad by Tracy Subisak
Ohio, Kids2022
In the Dream House: A Memoir by Carmen Maria Machado
Pennsylvania, Adults2022
Night Creatures: Animals That Swoop, Crawl, and Creep while You Sleep by Rebecca E. Hirsch
Pennsylvania, Kids2022
Deuda Natal (Ambroggio Prize) (Spanish and English Edition) by Mara Pastor
Puerto Rico, Adults2022
Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré by Anika Aldamuy Denise
Puerto Rico, Kids2022
Zorrie by Laird Hunt
Rhode Island, Adults2022
Wherever I Go by Mary Wagley Copp
Rhode Island, Kids2022
The Islanders by Mary Alice Monroe
South Carolina2022
Our History Is the Future: Standing Rock Versus the Dakota Access Pipeline, and the Long Tradition of Indigenous Resistance by Nick Estes
South Dakota, Adults2022
A Dinosaur Named Ruth: How Ruth Mason Discovered Fossils in Her Own Backyard by Julia Lyon
South Dakota, Kids2022
Graceland, at Last: Notes on Hope and Heartache from the American South by Margaret Renkl
Tennessee, Adults2022
Needlework by Julia Watts
Tennessee, Kids2022
Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry
Texas, Adults2022
Indelible Ann: The Larger-Than-Life Story of Governor Ann Richards by Meghan P. Browne
Texas, Kids2022
Fireburn The Screenplay: A story of passion ignited, based on the history of St. Croix by Angela Golden Bryan
US Territories, Adults2022
The Fundamental Issues Affecting the Northern Mariana Islands by Jose S. Dela Cruz
US Territories, Adults2022
Good Night Guam: A sleepy bedtime rhyme by Mary Aflague
US Territories, Kids2022
James and the Fireburn: An Anti-bullying and Human Rights Story Inspired by Caribbean History by Angela Golden Bryan
US Territories, Kids2022
Tasi of American Samoa by downmarilyn
US Territories, Kids2022
I Duendis: The Duendis by Cielo Citlalli Gutierrez Long
US Territories, Kids2022
When I Was Red Clay: A Journey of Identity, Healing, and Wonder by Jonathan T. Bailey
The Most Costly Journey stories of migrant farmworkers in vermont, drawn by new england cartoonists by Marek Bennett
Manatee's Best Friend by Sylvia Liu
Red Paint: The Ancestral Autobiography of a Coast Salish Punk by Sasha Lapointe
Washington, Adults2022
Ablaze with Color: A Story of Painter Alma Thomas by Jeanne Walker Harvey
Washington, D.C.2022
The Last Cuentista by Donna Barba Higuera
Washington, Kids2022
Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver
West Virginia, Adults2022
Frankenslime by Joy Keller
West Virginia, Kids2022
Modern Jungles: A Hmong Refugee’s Childhood Story of Survival by Pao Lor
Wisconsin, Adults2022
Peace by Miranda Paul
Wisconsin, Kids2022
My Ranch, Too: A Wyoming Memoir by Mary Budd Flitner
Wyoming, Adults2022
The Speckled Beauty by Rick Bragg
Shanyaak'utlaax̱ / Salmon Boy by Johnny Marks
Nobody Hugs a Cactus by Carter Goodrich
Crossings: Extraordinary Structures for Extraordinary Animals by Katy S. Duffield
The Land of the Cranes by Aida Salazar
The Fisherman & the Whale by Jessica Lanan
The Night Is Yours by Abdul-Razak Zachariah
Raindrops to Rainbow by Jr. Micklos, John
Saving American Beach: The Biography of African American Environmentalist MaVynee Betsch by Heidi Tyline King
Bilal Cooks Daal by Aisha Saeed
Cook Real Hawai'i by Sheldon Simeon
All the Way to the Top: How One Girl's Fight for Americans with Disabilities Changed Everything by Annette Bay Pimentel
Out of the Wild Night by Blue Balliett
The Season of Styx Malone by Kekla Magoon
Grasshopper Jungle by Andrew Smith
Premeditated Myrtle by Elizabeth C. Bunce
Together We Grow by Susan Vaught
Monumental: Oscar Dunn and His Radical Fight in Reconstruction Louisiana by Brian K. Mitchell
The First Blade of Sweetgrass by Suzanne Greenlaw
Before She Was Harriet by Lesa Cline-Ransome
Dario and the Whale by Cheryl Lawton Malone
The Many Colors of Harpreet Singh by Supriya Kelkar
Big Papa and the Time Machine by Daniel Bernstrom
All the Days Past, All the Days to Come by Mildred D. Taylor
Treemendous: Diary of a Not Yet Mighty Oak by Bridget Heos
A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor by Hank Green
Your Bridge to History by Portia Love
Spindlefish and Stars by Christiane M. Andrews
New Hampshire2021
The Chance to Fly by Ali Stroker
New Jersey2021
The Crossroads by Alexandra Diaz
New Mexico2021
Houdini and Me by Dan Gutman
New York2021
The Edge of Anything by Nora Shalaway Carpenter
North Carolina2021
The Curse of Greg by Chris Rylander
North Dakota2021
Other Words for Home by Jasmine Warga
Your Name Is a Song by Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow
Mi isla bella, mi isla hermosa, by Isset M. Pastrana-Andino
Puerto Rico2021
Layla's Happiness by Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie
Rhode Island2021
Root Magic by Eden Royce
South Carolina2021
I Survived The Children's Blizzard, 1888 by Lauren Tarshis
South Dakota2021
The Light in Hidden Places by Sharon Cameron
Marfa for the Perplexed by Lonn Taylor
Virga & Bone: Essays from Dry Places by Craig Childs
Watercress by Andrea Wang
Your Mama by NoNieqa Ramos
The Sea in Winter by Christine Day
A Ride to Remember: A Civil Rights Story by Sharon Langley
Washington, D.C.2021
The Patron Saint of Ugly by Marie Manilla
West Virginia2021
Ten Ways to Hear Snow by Cathy Camper
Rowdy Randy by Casey Rislov
The Night the Forest Came to Town by Charles Ghigna
Children of the First People: Fresh Voices of Alaska's Native Kids by Roy Corral
Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story by Kevin Noble Maillard
Lifestyles of Gods and Monsters by Emily Roberson
My Papi Has a Motorcycle by Isabel Quintero
Truman by Jean Reidy
New Kid by Jerry Craft
We Dream of Space by Erin Entrada Kelly
Zora and Me by Victoria Bond
Life in a Frozen World: Wildlife of Antarctica by Mary Batten
Beauty and the Beak: How Science, Technology, and a 3D-Printed Beak Rescued a Bald Eagle by Deborah Lee Rose
Idaho2018, 2019, 2020
Hello, Neighbor!: The Kind and Caring World of Mister Rogers by Matthew Cordell
Wake Up, Woods by Michael A. Homoya
Amazing Iowa women by Katy M. Swalwell
Journey to a Promised Land: A Story of the Exodusters by Allison Lassieur
Voices of Justice: Poems about People Working for a Better World (Who Did It First?) by George Ella Lyon
Bonfires on the Levee by Johnette Downing
Magnificent Homespun Brown: A Celebration by Samara Cole Doyon
Farah Rocks Fifth Grade by Susan Muaddi Darraj
The Word Collector by Peter H. Reynolds
Sport: Ship Dog of the Great Lakes by Pamela Cameron
A Map into the World by Kao Kalia Yang
Muddy: The Story of Blues Legend Muddy Waters by Michael Mahin
Big Papa and the Time Machine by Daniel Bernstrom
Cinder Yeti by Precious McKenzie
A is for Astronaut: Blasting Through the Alphabet (Sleeping Bear Alphabet Books) by Clayton Anderson
Petro and the Flea King by Kenneth Lamug
The Girl and the Witch's Garden by Erin Bowman
New Hampshire2020
Robobaby by David Wiesner
New Jersey2020
Through Georgia's Eyes by Rachel Victoria Rodriguez
New Mexico2020
Manhattan: Mapping the Story of an Island by Jennifer Thermes
New York2020
My N.C. from A-Z by Michelle Lanier
North Carolina2020
The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich
North Dakota2020
American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race by Douglas Brinkley
Feed Your Mind: A Story of August Wilson by Jen Bryant
Mi isla bella, mi isla hermosa, by Isset M. Pastrana-Andino
Puerto Rico2020
The Bridge Home by Padma Venkatraman
Rhode Island2020
This Is the Rope: A Story from the Great Migration by Jacqueline Woodson
South Carolina2020
Spotted Tail by David Heska Wanbli Weiden
South Dakota2020
The Oldest Student: How Mary Walker Learned to Read by Rita Lorraine Hubbard
Butterfly Yellow by Thanhhà Lại
Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness by Edward Abbey
Right as Rain by Lindsey Stoddard
The Undefeated by Kwame Alexander
Peanut Butter and Jelly by Ben Clanton
Speak No Evil by Uzodinma Iweala
Washington, D.C.2020
Free Verse by Sarah Dooley
West Virginia2020
Little Libraries, Big Heroes by Miranda Paul
World War II POW Camps of Wyoming (Military) by Cheryl O'Brien
Daughter of Moloka'i by Alan Brennert
Hawaii2020, 2019
Ernestine's Milky Way by Kerry Madden-Lunsford
Fighter in Velvet Gloves: Alaska Civil Rights Hero Elizabeth Peratrovich by Annie Boochever
The Night Flower: The Blooming of the Saguaro Cactus by Lara Hawthorne
Buried Lives: The Enslaved People of George Washington's Mount Vernon by Carla Killough McClafferty
The Way You Make Me Feel by Maurene Goo
Mela and the Elephant by Dow Phumiruk
Whale Quest: Working Together to Save Endangered Species by Karen Romano Young
Lost Soul, Be at Peace by Maggie Thrash
Swamplandia! by Karen Russell
Going Down Home with Daddy by Kelly Starling Lyons
Otis and Will Discover the Deep: The Record-Setting Dive of the Bathysphere by Barb Rosenstock
Attucks!: Oscar Robertson and the Basketball Team That Awakened a City by Phillip Hoose
Blue Sky White Stars by Sarvinder Naberhaus
No Small Potatoes: Junius G. Groves and His Kingdom in Kansas by Tonya Bolden
Rock and Roll Woods by Sherry Howard
The Craziest Fishing Tale on the Bayou by alipiogary
Little Bird's flock by Nafviso Ali
Riverbound by Melinda Beatty
Windows by Julia Denos
Nature's Friend: The Gwen Frostic Story by Lindsey McDivitt
The Rabbit Listened by Cori Doerrfeld
The Rambling by Jimmy Cajoleas
What Is Given from the Heart by Patricia C. Mckissack
Montana for Kids: The Story of Our State by Allen Morris Jones
Simpson's Sheep Just Want to Sleep! by Bruce Arant
The Deceivers (Vale Hall) by Kristen Simmons
The Enormous Egg by Oliver Butterworth
New Hampshire2019
I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark by Debbie Levy
New Jersey2019
The Storm Runner by J. C. Cervantes
New Mexico2019
Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh
New York2019
Grenade by Alan Gratz
North Carolina2019
The Legend of Greg by Chris Rylander
North Dakota2019
Miss Mary Reporting: The True Story of Sportswriter Mary Garber by Sue Macy
A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin by Jen Bryant
Mi isla bella, mi isla hermosa, by Isset M. Pastrana-Andino
Puerto Rico2019
Thank You, Omu! by Oge Mora
Rhode Island2019
How High the Moon by Karyn Parsons
South Carolina2019
Muskrat and Skunk/Sinkpe Na Maka: A Lakota Drum Story (Dakota and English Edition) (English and North American Indian Languages Edition) by Donald F. Montileaux
South Dakota2019
This Promise of Change: One Girl’s Story in the Fight for School Equality by Jo Ann Allen Boyce
What Do You Do with a Voice Like That? by Chris Barton
I Am the Virgin Islands by Tiphanie Yanique
US Territories2019
Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness by Edward Abbey
Bob by Tracey Campbell Pearson
Merci Suárez Changes Gears by Meg Medina
All Are Welcome by Alexandra Penfold
A Place to Land: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Speech That Inspired a Nation by Barry Wittenstein
Washington, D.C.2019
The Princess and the Pickup Truck by Bil Lepp
West Virginia2019
The Rhino in Right Field by Stacy DeKeyser
Rusty and the River : A Rusty the Ranch Horse Tale by Fichtner Mary
Alabama My Home Sweet Home by Charles Ghigna
How Raven Got His Crooked Nose: An Alaskan Dena'ina Fable by Barbara J. Atwater
Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus by Dusti Bowling
March Forward, Girl: From Young Warrior to Little Rock Nine by Melba Pattillo Beals
The 57 Bus by Dashka Slater
Life in a Fishbowl by Len Vlahos
Ada's Violin: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay by Susan Hood
My Shot: Balancing It All and Standing Tall by Elena Delle Donne
Ally and Jordi's Adventures Through Florida by Florida First Lady Ann Scott; Rachel Basan Porter
Countdown : 2979 days to the moon by Suzanne Slade
By Request Highlights: The Search for Hawaii's Greatest Recipes Continues by Betty Shimabukuro
Creepy Pair of Underwear! by Aaron Reynolds
Made You Up by Francesca Zappia
Frankenbunny by Jill Esbaum
That Is My Dream!: A picture book of Langston Hughes's "Dream Variation" by Langston Hughes
What Forest Knows by George Ella Lyon
Bayou Song: Creative Explorations of the South Louisiana Landscape by Margaret Simon;Anna Cantrell;Henry Cancienne
Charlotte's Web by E. B. White
Drawn Together by Minh Lê
Fascinating: The Life of Leonard Nimoy by Richard Michelson
Clever Beatrice by Margaret Willey
A Different Pond by Bao Phi
Midnight Without a Moon by Linda Williams Jackson
Crawly School for Bugs: Poems to Drive You Buggy by David Harrison
Evelyn Cameron: Photographer on the Western Prairie by Lorna Milne
Choose Your Days by Paula S. Wallace
This Is It by Daria Peoples-Riley
The Runaway's Gold by Emilie Christie Burack
New Hampshire2018
Ms. Marvel Vol. 1: No Normal by G. Willow Wilson
New Jersey2018
The Secret Project by Jonah Winter
New Mexico2018
From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L. Konigsburg
New York2018
Sam the Man & the Dragon Van Plan by Frances O'Roark Dowell
North Carolina2018
I Survived The Children's Blizzard, 1888 by Lauren Tarshis
North Dakota2018
The Seventh Most Important Thing by Shelley Pearsall
World Make Way: New Poems Inspired by Art from The Metropolitan Museum by The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Paddington Storybook Collection: 6 Classic Stories by Michael Bond
Rhode Island2018
He Said, She Said by Kwame Alexander
South Carolina2018
In the Footsteps of Crazy Horse by Joseph M. Marshall III
South Dakota2018
Memphis, Martin, and the Mountaintop: The Sanitation Strike of 1968 by Alice Faye Duncan
Shame the Stars by Guadalupe Garcia McCall
I Am the Virgin Islands by Tiphanie Yanique
US Territories2018
Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness by Edward Abbey
Grand Canyon by Jason Chin
Hidden figures : the true story of four black women and the space race by Margot Lee Shetterly
A Ticket to the Pennant: A Tale of Baseball in Seattle by Mark Holtzen
Maya Lin: Artist-Architect of Light and Lines by Jeanne Walker Harvey
Washington, D.C.2018
Life by Cynthia Rylant
West Virginia2018
In the Middle of Fall by Kevin Henkes
Is It True?: A Collection of Children's Poetry by Eugene Gagliano
Make It Work by chandrasplond
Secondhand Summer by Dan L. Walker
The Secret Keepers by Trenton Lee Stewart
It Ain't So Awful, Falafel by Firoozeh Dumas
Space Boy and the Space Pirate by Dian Curtis Regan
Stubby the war dog : the true story of world war I 's bravest dog by Ann Bausum
How to Disappear by Sharon Huss Roat
Treasure Hunters by James Patterson
Florida2016, 2017
Christmas in the Trenches by John McCutcheon
Obake Files: Ghostly Encounters in Supernatural Hawaii by Glen Grant
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
Idaho2015, 2016, 2017
Gandhi: A March to the Sea by Alice B. McGinty
Race Car Count by Rebecca Kai Dotlich
A Hat for Mrs. Goldman: A Story About Knitting and Love by Michelle Edwards
A Bitter Magic by Roderick Townley
Kansas2016, 2017
The Twelve Days of Christmas in Kentucky (The Twelve Days of Christmas in America) by Evelyn B. Christensen
Mumbo jumbo, stay out of the gumbo by Johnette Downing
Island Birthday by Eva Murray
I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark by Debbie Levy
The First Step: How One Girl Put Segregation on Trial by Susan E. Goodman
Mackinac Bridge: The Story of the Five-Mile Poem by Gloria Whelan
Worm Loves Worm by J. J. Austrian
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
Prudence the Part-Time Cow by Jody Jensen Shaffer
Bold Women in Montana History by Beth Judy
This Strange Wilderness: The Life and Art of John James Audubon by Nancy Plain
Sara Lost and Found by Virginia Castleman
The Girl Who Heard Colors by Marie Harris
New Hampshire2017
A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams by Jen Bryant
New Jersey2017
The Wolves of Currumpaw by William Grill
New Mexico2017
The Little Red Lighthouse and the Great Gray Bridge by Hildegarde H. Swift
New York2017
Anybody Shining by Frances O'Roark Dowell
North Carolina2017
Runs With Courage by Joan M. Wolf
North Dakota2017
Moonpenny Island by Tricia Springstubb
Wolfie the Bunny by Ame Dyckman
Jabari Jumps by Gaia Cornwall
Rhode Island2017
Ants 'n' Uncles by Clay Rice
South Carolina2017
Long-Armed Ludy and the First Women's Olympics by Jean L. S. Patrick
South Dakota2017
Strong Inside (Young Readers Edition): The True Story of How Perry Wallace Broke College Basketball's Color Line by Andrew Maraniss
News of the World by Paulette Jiles
Parrots Over Puerto Rico by Susan L. Roth
US Territories2017
I Am the Virgin Islands by Tiphanie Yanique
US Territories2017
Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales: One Dead Spy by Nathan Hale
Robins!: How They Grow Up by Eileen Christelow
Bring Me Some Apples and I'll Make You a Pie: A Story About Edna Lewis by Robbin Gourley
Waiting for High Tide by Nikki McClure
Close to Famous by Joan Bauer
West Virginia2017
Thousand-Miler: Adventures Hiking the Ice Age Trail by Melanie Radzicki McManus
Swing Sideways by Nanci Turner Steveson
Fresh Delicious by Irene Latham
Charlie and the Blanket Toss by Tricia Brown
Grand Canyon by Jason Chin
My Tata's Remedies / Los remedios de mi Tata by Roni Capin Rivera-Ashford
Petit Jean : A Wilderness Adventure by William B. Jones
This Bridge Will Not Be Gray by Dave Eggers
The Lightning Queen by Laura Resau
The great CT caper : a mystery story told by 12 Connecticut authors and illustrated by 12 Connecticut artists by Yelizaveta P. Renfro
Buddy Bison's Yellowstone Adventure (National Geographic Kids) by Ilona E. Holland
The Library Dragon by Carmen Agra Deedy
Juniors by Kaui Hart Hemmings
The Leveller by Julia Durango
Big Tractor by Nathan Clement
27 Magic Words by Sharelle Byars Moranville
Lift Your Light a Little Higher: The Story of Stephen Bishop: Slave-Explorer by Heather Henson
Petit Pierre and the Floating Marsh by Johnette Downing
I'm New Here by Anne Sibley O'Brien
The Last Fifth Grade of Emerson Elementary by Laura Shovan
Growing Up Pedro: How the Martinez Brothers Made It from the Dominican Republic All the Way to the Major Leagues by Matt Tavares
Tallulah: Mermaid of the Great Lakes by Denise Brennan-Nelson
Red: A Crayon's Story by Michael Hall
Elvis: The Story of the Rock and Roll King by Bonnie Christensen
Flags Over America: A Star-Spangled Story by Cheryl Harness
Born Wild in Glacier National Park by Don Jones
Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell
Three in a Tub by Mary Jane Zakas
Keepers of the Labyrinth by Erin E. Moulton
New Hampshire2016
One for the Money by Janet Evanovich
New Jersey2016
Go West! by Joel Nakamura
New Mexico2016
Lost in NYC: A Subway Adventure by Nadja Spiegelman
New York2016
The Wrath and the Dawn by Renée Ahdieh
North Carolina2016
Makoons by Louise Erdrich
North Dakota2016
Little Tree by Loren Long
Mesmerized: How Ben Franklin Solved a Mystery that Baffled All of France by Mara Rockliff
The Infamous Ratsos by Kara LaReau
Rhode Island2016
Dog Diaries: Secret Writings of the WOOF Society by Betsy Byars
South Carolina2016
If You Ever Want to Bring a Piano to the Beach, Don't! by Elise Parsley
South Dakota2016
The Serpent King by Jeff Zentner
Wish Girl by Nikki Loftin
Parrots Over Puerto Rico by Susan L. Roth
US Territories2016
Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales: One Dead Spy by Nathan Hale
The SheepOver (Sweet Pea & Friends) by Jennifer Churchman
The Way Home Looks Now by Wendy Wan Long Shang
Dash (Dogs of World War II) by Kirby Larson
How to Build a Museum: Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture by Tonya Bolden
Washington, D.C.2016
Brother Giovanni's Little Reward: How the Pretzel Was Born by Anna Egan Smucker
West Virginia2016
Meet Me Halfway: Milwaukee Stories by Jennifer Morales
In the Footsteps of Crazy Horse by Joseph M. Marshall III
Seeds of Freedom: The Peaceful Integration of Huntsville, Alabama by Hester Bass
A is for Alaska by Boys and Girls Clubs Alaska


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