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52 Great Reads

Every year, a list of books representing the literary heritage of the 50 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands is distributed by the Library of Congress's Center for the Book during the National Book Festival. Why not read the book suggested for your state or district and then learn, through these books, about the other places that interest you?

Click on a state to view suggested titles by states or download the complete lists.

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Alabama

  • Seeds of Freedom: The Peaceful Integration of Huntsville, Alabama

    2015 selection
    Seeds of Freedom: The Peaceful Integration of Huntsville, Alabama,
    Hester Bass

  • The Hidden Summer

    2014 selection
    The Hidden Summer,
    Gin Phillips

  • Don't Feed the Boy

    2013 selection
    Don't Feed the Boy,
    Irene Latham

  • The Secret World of Walter Anderson

    2012 selection
    The Secret World of Walter Anderson,
    Hester Bass

Alaska

  • A is for Alaska

    2015 selection
    A is for Alaska,
    Boys and Girls Club Alaska

  • Grizzly Bears of Alaska: Explore the Wild World of Bears

    2014 selection
    Grizzly Bears of Alaska: Explore the Wild World of Bears,
    Debbie S. Miller and Patrick J. Endres

  • Lucy's Dance

    2013 selection
    Lucy's Dance,
    Deb Vanasse

  • My Name Is Not Easy Tells Alaska's Story

    2012 selection
    My Name Is Not Easy Tells Alaska's Story,
    Debby Dahl Edwardson

Arizona

  • Bruce and the Road to Courage

    2015 selection
    Bruce and the Road to Courage,
    Gale Leach

  • Monster in the Rocks

    2014 selection
    Monster in the Rocks,
    Conrad J. Storad

  • Cheery; The True Adventures of a Chiricahua Leopard Frog

    2013 selection
    Cheery; The True Adventures of a Chiricahua Leopard Frog,
    Elizabeth W. Davidson

  • Arizona Way Out West & Witty

    2012 selection
    Arizona Way Out West & Witty,
    Lynda Exley and Conrad J. Storad

Arkansas

  • The Big Ideas of Buster Bickles

    2015 selection
    The Big Ideas of Buster Bickles,
    Dave Wasson

  • N Is for Natural State:  An Arkansas Alphabet

    2014 selection
    N Is for Natural State: An Arkansas Alphabet,
    Michael Shoulders

  • Natural State Notables: 21 Famous People from Arkansas

    2013 selection
    Natural State Notables: 21 Famous People from Arkansas,
    Steven Teske

  • The Extraordinary Education of Nicholas Benedict

    2012 selection
    The Extraordinary Education of Nicholas Benedict,
    Trenton Lee Stewart

California

  • Neighborhood Sharks: Hunting With the Great Whites of California’s Farallon Islands

    2015 selection
    Neighborhood Sharks: Hunting With the Great Whites of California’s Farallon Islands,
    Katherine Roy

  • The Tree Lady

    2014 selection
    The Tree Lady,
    H. Joseph Hopkins

  • The Camping Trip that Changed America

    2013 selection
    The Camping Trip that Changed America,
    Barb Rosenstock

  • One Day and One Amazing Morning on Orange Street

    2012 selection
    One Day and One Amazing Morning on Orange Street,
    Joanne Rocklin

Colorado

  • Mama Built a Little Nest

    2015 selection
    Mama Built a Little Nest,
    Jennifer Ward

  • The Tumbleweed Came Back

    2014 selection
    The Tumbleweed Came Back,
    Carmela LaVigna-Coyle

  • Katrina's Wish

    2013 selection
    Katrina's Wish,
    Jeannie Mobley

  • Light Up the Night

    2012 selection
    Light Up the Night,
    Jean Reidy

Connecticut

  • Ox-Cart Man

    2015 selection
    Ox-Cart Man,
    Donald Hall

  • Strega Nona

    2014 selection
    Strega Nona,
    Tomie dePaola

  • In Pursuit of the Common Good: Twenty-Five Years of Repairing the World, One Bottle of Salad Dressing at a Time

    2013 selection
    In Pursuit of the Common Good: Twenty-Five Years of Repairing the World, One Bottle of Salad Dressing at a Time,
    Paul Newman and A.E. Hotchner

  • 2012 selection
    Where the Wild Things Are

    Where the Wild Things Are,
    Maurice Sendak

Delaware

  • Between the Notes

    2015 selection
    Between the Notes,
    Sharon Huss Roat

  • Saving Lucas Biggs

    2014 selection
    Saving Lucas Biggs
    Marisa de los Santos and David Teague

  • Don't Forget, God Bless Our Troops

    2013 selection
    Don't Forget, God Bless Our Troops
    Jill Biden

  • Red Knot: A Shorebird's Incredible Journey

    2012 selection
    Red Knot: A Shorebird's Incredible Journey
    Nancy Carol Willis

Florida

  • She Sang Promise: The Story of Betty Mae Jumper, Seminole Tribal Leader

    2015 selection
    She Sang Promise: The Story of Betty Mae Jumper, Seminole Tribal Leader,
    Jan Godown

  • Dolphin Tale 2: The Junior Novel

    2014 selection
    Dolphin Tale 2: The Junior Novel,
    Gabrielle Reyes

  • Winter's Tail: How One Little Dolphin Learned to Swim Again

    2013 selection
    Winter's Tail: How One Little Dolphin Learned to Swim Again,
    Juliana, Isabella and Craig Hatkoff

  • Secret of the Night Ponies

    2012 selection
    Secret of the Night Ponies,
    Joan Hiatt Harlow

Georgia

  • Toad Weather

    2015 selection
    Toad Weather,
    Sandra Markle

  • A Bird on Water Street

    2014 selection
    A Bird on Water Street,
    Elizabeth O. Dulemba

  • Courage Has No Color: The True Story of the Triple Nickles: America's First Black Paratroopers

    2013 selection
    Courage Has No Color: The True Story of the Triple Nickles: America's First Black Paratroopers,
    Tanya Lee Stone

  • Return of the Library Dragon

    2012 selection
    Return of the Library Dragon,
    Carmen Agra Deedy

Hawaii

  • A is for Aloha: A Hawai’i Alphabet

    2015 selection
    A is for Aloha: A Hawai’i Alphabet,
    U’ilani Goldsberry

  • Under the Blood-Red Sun

    2014 selection
    Under the Blood-Red Sun,
    Graham Salisbury

  • Ili Na Ho'omana'o o Kalaupapa/Casting Remembrances of Kalaupapa

    2013 selection
    Ili Na Ho'omana'o o Kalaupapa/Casting Remembrances of Kalaupapa,
    Anwei Skinsnes Law and Valerie Monson

  • Moon Mangoes

    2012 selection
    Moon Mangoes,
    Lindy Shapiro

Idaho

  • All the Light We Cannot See

    2015 selection
    All the Light We Cannot See,
    Anthony Doerr

  • Boys of Blur

    2014 selection
    Boys of Blur,
    N.D. Wilson

  • Polly Bemis: A Chinese American Pioneer

    2013 selection
    Polly Bemis: A Chinese American Pioneer,
    Priscilla Wegars

  • The Birthday Box

    2012 selection
    The Birthday Box,
    Leslie Patricelli

Illinois

  • Stick and Stone

    2015 selection
    Stick and Stone,
    Beth Ferry

  • Happy Birthday, Madame Chapeau

    2014 selection
    Happy Birthday, Madame Chapeau,
    Andrea Beaty

  • My Friend Rabbit

    2013 selection
    My Friend Rabbit,
    Eric Rohmann

  • Rock 'n' Roll Mole

    2012 selection
    Rock 'n' Roll Mole,
    Carolyn Crimi

Indiana

  • Woodpecker Wham!

    2015 selection
    Woodpecker Wham!,
    April Pulley Sayre

  • Hoosier Public Enemy: A Life of John Dillinger

    2014 selection
    Hoosier Public Enemy: A Life of John Dillinger,
    John A. Beineke

  • Ashfall

    2013 selection
    Ashfall,
    Mike Mullin

  • Clifford the Big Red Dog

    2012 selection
    Clifford the Big Red Dog,
    Norm Bridwell

Iowa

  • My Wilderness: An Alaskan Adventure

    2015 selection
    My Wilderness: An Alaskan Adventure,
    Claudia McGehee

  • Farmer Will Allen and the Growing Table

    2014 selection
    Farmer Will Allen and the Growing Table,
    Jacqueline Briggs Martin

  • Here Lies Linc

    2013 selection
    Here Lies Linc,
    Delia Ray

  • The Magic Thief

    2012 selection
    The Magic Thief,
    Sarah Prineas

Kansas

  • Navigating Early

    2015 selection
    Navigating Early,
    Clare Vanderpool

  • The Adventures of Beanboy

    2014 selection
    The Adventures of Beanboy,
    Lisa Harkrader

  • Doc: A Novel

    2013 selection
    Doc: A Novel,
    Mary Doria Russell

  • Moon Over Manifest

    2012 selection
    Moon Over Manifest,
    Clare Vanderpool

Kentucky

  • Woodford Brave

    2015 selection
    Woodford Brave,
    Marcia Thornton Jones

  • All Aboard! The Belle of Louisville

    2014 selection
    All Aboard! The Belle of Louisville,
    Marie Bradby

  • Appalachian Toys and Games

    2013 selection
    Appalachian Toys and Games,
    Linda Hager Pack

  • Sailing to Freedom

    2012 selection
    Sailing to Freedom,
    Martha Bennett Stiles

Louisiana

  • Goodnight Cajun Land

    2015 selection
    Goodnight Cajun Land,
    Cornell Landry

  • A Catfish Tale: A Bayou Story of the Fisherman and His Wife

    2014 selection
    A Catfish Tale: A Bayou Story of the Fisherman and His Wife,
    Whitney Stewart

  • The Ghost Tree

    2013 selection
    The Ghost Tree,
    Yvette Landry

  • Goodnight Acadiana

    2012 selection
    Goodnight Acadiana,
    Leslie Crawford Costner

Maine

  • Miss Rumphius

    2015 selection
    Miss Rumphius,
    Barbara Cooney

  • A Path of Stars

    2014 selection
    A Path of Stars,
    Anne Sibley O'Brien

  • Time of Wonder

    2013 selection
    Time of Wonder,
    Robert McCloskey

  • Lost Trail: Nine Days Alone in the Wilderness

    2012 selection
    Lost Trail: Nine Days Alone in the Wilderness,
    Donn Fendler

Maryland

  • Julia Child: An Extraordinary Life in Words and Pictures

    2015 selection
    Julia Child: An Extraordinary Life in Words and Pictures,
    Erin Hager

  • Genie Wishes

    2014 selection
    Genie Wishes,
    Elisabeth Dahl

  • Calvert the Raven in the Battle of Baltimore: Flying Through History

    2013 selection
    Calvert the Raven in the Battle of Baltimore: Flying Through History,
    J. Scott Fuqua

  • Closed for the Season

    2012 selection
    Closed for the Season,
    Mary Downing Hahn

Massachusetts

  • The Phantom Tollbooth

    2015 selection
    The Phantom Tollbooth,
    Norton Juster

  • Letting Swift River Go

    2014 selection
    Letting Swift River Go,
    Jane Yolen

  • Zachary's Ball

    2013 selection
    Zachary's Ball,
    Matt Tavares

  • The Disappearing Island

    2012 selection
    The Disappearing Island,
    Corinne Demas

Michigan

  • Bernida: A Michigan Sailing Legend

    2015 selection
    Bernida: A Michigan Sailing Legend,
    Al Declercq, Tom Ervin, Gloria Whelan

  • Bluffton

    2014 selection
    Bluffton,
    Matt Phelan

  • Bear Has a Story to Tell

    2013 selection
    Bear Has a Story to Tell,
    Philip C. and Erin Stead

  • Magic Trash: A Story of Tyree Guyton and His Art

    2012 selection
    Magic Trash: A Story of Tyree Guyton and His Art of All Ages,
    Jane Shapiro

Minnesota

  • Winter Bees and Other Poems of the Cold

    2015 selection
    Winter Bees and Other Poems of the Cold,
    Joyce Sidman

  • Moo!

    2014 selection
    Moo!,
    David LaRochelle, Mike Wohnoutka

  • It's a Tiger!

    2013 selection
    It's a Tiger!,
    David LaRochelle

  • BookSpeak! Poems About Books

    2012 selection
    BookSpeak! Poems About Books,
    Laura Purdie Salas

Mississippi

  • The Amazing Age of John Roy Lynch

    2015 selection
    The Amazing Age of John Roy Lynch,
    Chris Barton

  • Mississippi Trial, 1955e

    2014 selection
    Mississippi Trial, 1955,
    Chris Crowe

  • Glory Be

    2013 selection
    Glory Be,
    Augusta Scattergood

  • A Daring Life: A Biography of Eudora Welty

    2012 selection
    A Daring Life: A Biography of Eudora Welty,
    Carolyn J. Brown

Missouri

  • Painting for Peace in Ferguson

    2015 selection
    Painting for Peace in Ferguson,
    Carol Swartout Klein

  • Underground: Finding the Light to Freedom

    2014 selection
    Underground: Finding the Light to Freedom,
    Shane W. Evans

  • Pirates

    2013 selection
    Pirates,
    David L. Harrison

  • Hate List

    2012 selection
    Hate List,
    Jennifer Brown

Montana

  • Homesteading: Settling America’s Heartland

    2015 selection
    Homesteading: Settling America’s Heartland,
    Dorothy Hinshaw Patent

  • Visions and Voices: Montana's One-Room Schoolhouses

    2014 selection
    Visions and Voices: Montana's One-Room Schoolhouses,
    Charlotte Caldwell

  • When the Wolves Returned: Restoring Nature's Balance in Yellowstone

    2013 selection
    When the Wolves Returned: Restoring Nature's Balance in Yellowstone,
    Dorothy Hinshaw Patent

  • The Glaciers Are Melting

    2012 selection
    The Glaciers Are Melting,
    Donna Love

Nebraska

  • Simpson’s Sheep Won’t Go to Sleep!

    2015 selection
    Simpson’s Sheep Won’t Go to Sleep!,
    Bruce Arant

  • House Held Up by Trees

    2014 selection
    House Held Up by Trees,
    Ted Kooser

  • Bag in the Wind

    2013 selection
    Bag in the Wind,
    Ted Kooser

  • Sky Sailors: True Stories of the Balloon Era

    2012 selection
    Sky Sailors: True Stories of the Balloon Era,
    David Bristow

Nevada

  • Rumble

    2015 selection
    Rumble,
    Ellen Hopkins

  • The Secret Life of Streams

    2014 selection
    The Secret Life of Streams,
    Lynell Marie Garfield

  • Bending Willow

    2013 selection
    Bending Willow,
    Jacci Turner

  • Play in the Clouds: A Tomas the Tortoise Adventure

    2012 selection
    Play in the Clouds: A Tomas the Tortoise Adventure,
    Mike Miller

New Hampshire

  • The Luck Uglies

    2015 selection
    The Luck Uglies,
    Paul Durham

  • Cat in the Clouds

    2014 selection
    Cat in the Clouds,
    Eric Pinder

  • The Iciest, Diciest, Scariest Sled Ride Ever!

    2013 selection
    The Iciest, Diciest, Scariest Sled Ride Ever!,
    Rebecca Rule

  • Wish

    2012 selection
    Wish,
    Joseph Monninger

New Jersey

  • Oh, the Places You’ll Go!

    2015 selection
    Oh, the Places You’ll Go!,
    Dr. Seuss

  • Bayshore Summer: Finding Eden in a Most Unlikely Place

    2014 selection
    Bayshore Summer: Finding Eden in a Most Unlikely Place,
    Pete Dunne

  • The Scarlet Stocking Spy

    2013 selection
    The Scarlet Stocking Spy,
    Trinka Hakes Noble

  • Jazz

    2012 selection
    Jazz,
    Walter Dean Myers

New Mexico

  • Love Letters to the Dead

    2015 selection
    Love Letters to the Dead,
    Ava Dellaira

  • How Hollyhocks Came to New Mexico

    2014 selection
    How Hollyhocks Came to New Mexico,
    Rudolfo Anaya, Nasario Garcia, translator

  • Grandpa Lolo's Navajo Saddle Blanket/La Tilma de Abuelito Lolo

    2013 selection
    Grandpa Lolo's Navajo Saddle Blanket/La Tilma de Abuelito Lolo,
    Nasario García

  • A History of New Mexico Since Statehood

    2012 selection
    A History of New Mexico Since Statehood,
    Robert J. Torrez, Sandra Mathews, Richard Melzer

New York

  • Rain Reign

    2015 selection
    Rain Reign,
    Ann M. Martin

  • Balloons Over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade

    2014 selection
    Balloons Over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade,
    Melissa Sweet

  • Next Stop Grand Central

    2013 selection
    Next Stop Grand Central,
    Maira Kalman

  • Wonderstruck

    2012 selection
    Wonderstruck,
    Brian Selznick

North Carolina

  • Talkin’ Guitar: A Story of Young Doc Watson

    2015 selection
    Talkin’ Guitar: A Story of Young Doc Watson,
    Robbin Gourley

  • The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing

    2014 selection
    The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing,
    Sheila Turnage

  • Hope's Gift

    2013 selection
    Hope's Gift,
    Kelly Starling Lyons

  • The Watch That Ends the Night: Voices from the Titanic

    2012 selection
    The Watch That Ends the Night: Voices from the Titanic,
    Allan Wolf

North Dakota

  • Countdown Zero

    2015 selection
    Countdown Zero,
    Chris Rylander

  • Sacagawea

    2014 selection
    Sacagawea,
    Lise Erdrich

  • Hope's Gif

    2013 selection
    Hope's Gift,
    Kelly Starling Lyons

  • A Boy Called Slow

    2012 selection
    A Boy Called Slow,
    Joseph Bruchac

Ohio

  • Brown Girl Dreaming

    2015 selection
    Brown Girl Dreaming,
    Jacqueline Woodson

  • Rosa

    2014 selection
    Rosa,
    Nikki Giovanni

  • Library Mouse

    2013 selection
    Library Mouse,
    Daniel Kirk

  • Colo's Story: The Life of One Grand Gorilla

    2012 selection
    Colo's Story: The Life of One Grand Gorilla,
    Nancy Roe-Pimm

Oklahoma

  • Finders Keepers

    2015 selection
    Finders Keepers,
    Roy Deering

  • How I Became a Ghost

    2014 selection
    How I Became a Ghost,
    Tom Tingle

  • Fearless Flight: The Amazing Adventures of Wiley Post

    2013 selection
    Fearless Flight: The Amazing Adventures of Wiley Post,
    Eric Dabney and Janice Johnson

  • The Trial of Standing Bear

    2012 selection
    The Trial of Standing Bear,
    Frank Keating

Oregon

  • The Bridge From Me To You

    2015 selection
    The Bridge From Me To You,
    Lisa Schroeder

  • Tulip Sees America

    2014 selection
    Tulip Sees America,
    Cynthia Rylant

  • Everyone Out Here Knows: A Bigfoot Tale

    2013 selection
    Everyone Out Here Knows: A Bigfoot Tale,
    William Stafford

  • Wildwing

    2012 selection
    Wildwing,
    Emily Whitman

Pennsylvania

  • Number One Sam

    2015 selection
    Number One Sam,
    Greg Pizzoli

  • No Fits, Nilson

    2014 selection
    No Fits, Nilson,
    Zachariah O Hora

  • Stop Snoring, Bernard!

    2013 selection
    Stop Snoring, Bernard!,
    Zachary O Hora

  • Stop Snoring, Bernard!

    2012 selection
    Stop Snoring, Bernard!,
    Zachary O Hora

Rhode Island

  • Joe and Sparky Go to School

    2015 selection
    Joe and Sparky Go to School,
    Jamie Michalak

  • Swim That Rock

    2014 selection
    Swim That Rock,
    John Rocco and Jay Primiano

  • Angel of the Battlefield

    2013 selection
    Angel of the Battlefield,
    Ann Hood

  • The Amazing Adventures of John Smith Jr., aka Houdini

    2012 selection
    The Amazing Adventures of John Smith Jr., aka Houdini,
    Peter Johnson

South Carolina

  • Amelia Bedelia

    2015 selection
    Amelia Bedelia,
    Peggy Parish

  • All Around Town: The photographs of Richard Samuel Roberts

    2014 selection
    All Around Town: The photographs of Richard Samuel Roberts,
    Dinah Johnson

  • How I Became a Pirate

    2013 selection
    How I Became a Pirate,
    Melinda Long

  • Virals

    2012 selection
    Virals,
    Kathy Reichs

South Dakota

  • The Monster Who Ate the State

    2015 selection
    The Monster Who Ate the State,
    Chris Browne

  • Tasunka: A Lakota Horse Legend

    2014 selection
    Tasunka: A Lakota Horse Legend,
    Donald F. Montileaux, Agnes Gay, translator

  • Journey into the Deep: Discovering New Ocean Creatures

    2013 selection
    Journey into the Deep: Discovering New Ocean Creatures,
    Rebecca L. Johnson

  • Walking Along: Plains Indian Trickster Stories

    2012 selection
    Walking Along: Plains Indian Trickster Stories,
    Paul Goble

Tennessee

  • The Distance Between Lost and Found

    2015 selection
    The Distance Between Lost and Found,
    Kathryn Holmes

  • A Snicker of Magic

    2014 selection
    A Snicker of Magic,
    Natalie Lloyd

  • My Blue Is Happy

    2013 selection
    My Blue Is Happy,
    Jessica Young

  • Tarra & Bella: The Elephant and Dog Who Became Best Friends

    2012 selection
    Tarra & Bella: The Elephant and Dog Who Became Best Friends,
    Carol Buckley

Texas

  • Family Pictures/Cuadros de Familia

    2015 selection
    Family Pictures/Cuadros de Familia,
    Carmen Lomas Garza

  • With His Pistol In His Hand: A Border Ballad and Its Hero

    2014 selection
    With His Pistol In His Hand: A Border Ballad and Its Hero,
    Americo Paredes

  • The Time It Never Rained

    2013 selection
    The Time It Never Rained,
    Elmer Kelton

  • Old Yeller

    2012 selection
    Old Yeller,
    Fred Gipson

US Territories

  • Parrots Over Puerto Rico

    2015 selection
    Parrots Over Puerto Rico,
    Cindy Trumbore

  • Sirena: A Mermaid Legend From Guam

    2014 selection
    Sirena: A Mermaid Legend From Guam,
    Tanya Chargualaf Taimanglo

  • My Grandma Loves to Play

    2013 selection
    My Grandma Loves to Play,
    Winifred "Oyoko" Loving

  • Enchanting Tales of Guam

    2012 selection
    Enchanting Tales of Guam,
    Tina Camacho Pablo

Utah

  • Once Was Lost

    2015 selection
    Once Was Lost,
    Sara Zarr

  • Girls Don't Fly

    2014 selection
    Girls Don't Fly,
    Kristen Chandler

  • How the Dinosaur Got to the Museum

    2013 selection
    How the Dinosaur Got to the Museum,
    Jessie Hartland

  • Pingo

    2012 selection
    Pingo,
    Brandon Mull

Vermont

  • Before We Eat: From Farm to Table

    2015 selection
    Before We Eat: From Farm to Table,
    Pat Brisson

  • Gravity

    2014 selection
    Gravity,
    Jason Chin

  • Bramble and Maggie: Horse Meets Girl

    2013 selection
    Bramble and Maggie: Horse Meets Girl,
    Jessie Haas

  • The Canada Geese Quilt

    2012 selection
    The Canada Geese Quilt,
    Natalie Kinsey-Warnock

Virginia

  • El Deafo

    2015 selection
    El Deafo,
    Cece Bell

  • Emperor Pickletine Rides the Bus

    2014 selection
    Emperor Pickletine Rides the Bus,
    Tom Angleberger

  • Tia Isa Wants a Car

    2013 selection
    Tia Isa Wants a Car,
    Meg Medina

  • Acoustic Rooster and His Barnyard Band

    2012 selection
    Acoustic Rooster and His Barnyard Band,
    Kwame Alexander

Washington

  • Enzo Races in the Rain

    2015 selection
    Enzo Races in the Rain,
    Garth Stein

  • The Trouble With May Amelia

    2014 selection
    The Trouble With May Amelia,
    Jennifer L. Holm

  • Wheedle and the Noodle

    2013 selection
    Wheedle and the Noodle,
    Stephen Cosgrove

  • Envy

    2012 selection
    Envy,
    Gregg Olsen

Washington, D.C.

  • Capital Days: Michael Shiner’s Journal and the Growth of Our Nation’s Capital

    2015 selection
    Capital Days: Michael Shiner’s Journal and the Growth of Our Nation’s Capital,
    Tonya Bolden

  • The Man With the Violin

    2014 selection
    The Man With the Violin,
    Kathy Stinson

  • Louisa May's Battle: How the Civil War Led to Little Women

    2013 selection
    Louisa May's Battle: How the Civil War Led to Little Women,
    Kathleen Krull

  • Eliza's Cherry Trees: Japan's Gift to America

    2012 selection
    Eliza's Cherry Trees: Japan's Gift to America,
    Andrea Zimmerman

West Virginia

  • Rocket Boys

    2015 selection
    Rocket Boys,
    Homer Hickam

  • The King of Little Things

    2014 selection
    The King of Little Things,
    Bil Lepp

  • Canary in the Coal Mine

    2013 selection
    Canary in the Coal Mine,
    Madelyn Rosenberg

  • Child of the Mountains

    2012 selection
    Child of the Mountains,
    Marilyn Sue Shank

Wisconsin

  • A Settler’s Year: Pioneer Life Through the Seasons

    2015 selection
    A Settler’s Year: Pioneer Life Through the Seasons,
    Kathleen Ernst

  • Farmer Will Allen and the Growing Table

    2014 selection
    Farmer Will Allen and the Growing Table,
    Jaqueline Briggs Martin

  • Aldo Leopold's Shack: Nina's Story

    2013 selection
    Aldo Leopold's Shack: Nina's Story,
    Nancy Nye Hunt

  • Lutie Stearns and the Traveling Libraries of Wisconsin

    2012 selection
    Lutie Stearns and the Traveling Libraries of Wisconsin,
    Stuart Stotts

Wyoming

  • The Guardian Team: On the Job With Rena and Roo

    2015 selection
    The Guardian Team: On the Job With Rena and Roo,
    Cat Urbigkit

  • Wyoming Firsts: Children's Book

    2014 selection
    Wyoming Firsts: Children's Book,
    First Lady of Wyoming, Carol Mead

  • Little Wyoming

    2013 selection
    Little Wyoming,
    Eugene Gagliano

  • The Guardian Team: On the Job with Rena and Roo

    2012 selection
    The Guardian Team: On the Job with Rena and Roo,
    Cat Urbigkit