Connecticut Children’s Books – 6 Great Kids Books About Connecticut

The Ultimate List of Children’s Books about Connecticut

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Children’s Books about Connecticut

 

The Moffats by Eleanor Estes 

This is a chapter book, and well worth the read. This Connecticut children’s book is a favorite read-aloud about a family. 

 

My Heart Glow: Alice Cogswell, Thomas Gallaudet, and the Birth of American Sign Language, by Emily Arnold McCully

American Sign Language began in Hartford, Connecticut in 1817. This tells the beginning history of American Sign Language.

Connecticut (A True Book: My United States), by Michael Bergen

N is for Nutmeg: A Connecticut Alphabet, by Elissa D. Grodin, illustrated by Maureen K. Brookfield

An alphabet book about Connecticut and its state history.

Connecticut Children’s Books For Older Readers:

Strawberry Hill, by Mary Ann Hoberman

A girl moves to Strawberry Hill, Connecticut. She’s disappointed that there’s not fields of strawberries as she imagined, but she settles in well to her new town. She meets her new neighbor and becomes friends, and they must work together to decide what’s right. 

 

Sybil Ludington: Revolutionary War Rider, by E. F. Abbott

In 1777, during the American Revolution, Sybil Luddington needed to ride at night to alert the town of Danbury, Connecticut and her father’s men that the British Redcoats were coming. This is a middle grade novel for elementary school/middle school, set in Connecticut.

 

Connecticut Vocabulary to Highlight:

Quononoquett

Connecticut Colony, New Haven Colony

Fundamental Orders

Connecticut Compromise (U.S. Constitution)

American Sign Language

Gallaudet

insurance industry in Hartford, CT

Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation

Mohegan Tribe

 

Connecticut Geography:

Hartford

New Haven

Bridgeport

Connecticut River

Long Island Sound

 

 

 

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