Maryland Children’s Books – 10 Great Kids Books About Maryland

The Ultimate List of Children’s Books about Maryland

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Children’s Books About Maryland

 

Maryland Legends

Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom, Carol Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Kadir Nelson

 

Ticktock Banneker’s Clock, by Shana Johnson and David Gardner

 

Tiny Stitches, by Gwendolyn Hooks, illustrated by Colin Bootman

 

Frederick Douglass: The Lion Who Wrote History, by Walter Dean Myers and Floyd Cooper

 

Words set me free, by Lesa Cline-Ransome and James Ransome

 

A Ride to Remember, by Sharon Langley and Amy Nathan

 

Molly Bannaky, by Chris Soentpiet, illustrated by Alice McGill

Molly Bannaky was an interesting person in the Maryland colony. She was born in Engand, sent to America as an indentured servant for food theft. She married an African man in the Maryland colony, raised a family with him, and became the grandmother of Benjamin Banneker. (The name changed spelling over those generations.) The story of Molly Bannaky features a 17th century interracial marriage and highlights love in the colonies.

 

Meet Naiche: A Native Boy from the Chesapeake Bay area, by Gabrielle Tayac

A look at a boy from rural Maryland, of Piscataway and Apache descent, as he lives out daily life and participates in special ceremonial activities.

   

More Maryland Perspectives

Chadwick the Crab, by Priscilla Cummings, illustrated by A.R. Cohen

 

The Flag Maker, by Susan Bartoletti, illustrated by Claire A. Nivola

 

Maryland Vocabulary to Highlight:

Benjamin Banneker

War of 1812

Harriet Tubman

Frederick Douglass

Johns Hopkins University

 

 

Maryland Geography:

Chesapeake Bay

Baltimore

Washington, D.C. metro area

Delmarva penninsula

 

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Here you will find books about Maryland and all 50 states.