The Ultimate List of Children’s Books about Maryland
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Children’s Books About Maryland
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:
War of 1812
Johns Hopkins University
Washington, D.C. metro area
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