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:
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.
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:
Connecticut Colony, New Haven Colony
Connecticut Compromise (U.S. Constitution)
American Sign Language
insurance industry in Hartford, CT
Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation
Long Island Sound
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