Appalachian Children's Literature

Some regional favorites for youngsters

When Grandma Gatewood Took a Hike Cover Image
By Michelle Houts, Erica Magnus (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9780821422359
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ohio University Press - September 15th, 2016

The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree: An Appalachian Story Cover Image
By Gloria Houston, Barbara Cooney (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780140558777
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Puffin Books - October 1st, 1996

The Great Smoky Mountains Salamander Ball Cover Image
By Lisa Hortsman, Steve Kemp (Editor), Lisa Hortsman (Illustrator)
$7.95
ISBN: 9780937207215
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Great Smoky Mountains Association - March 30th, 1997

The Adventures of Molly Whuppie and Other Appalachian Folktales Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780807831632
Availability: No new copies on our shelves but maybe in used, now or arriving soon. Ask us.
Published: University of North Carolina Press - October 8th, 2007

Sequoyah: The Cherokee Man Who Gave His People Writing Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780618369478
Availability: No new copies on our shelves but maybe in used, now or arriving soon. Ask us.
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - November 1st, 2004

The Jack Tales Cover Image
$7.95
ISBN: 9780618346929
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - August 25th, 2003

Over in the Meadow Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780140565089
Availability: No new copies on our shelves but maybe in used, now or arriving soon. Ask us.
Published: Puffin Books - June 1st, 1999

Miss Dorothy and Her Bookmobile Cover Image
By Gloria Houston, Susan Condie Lamb (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780060291556
Availability: No new copies on our shelves but maybe in used, now or arriving soon. Ask us.
Published: HarperCollins - January 25th, 2011

My Great-Aunt Arizona Cover Image
By Gloria Houston, Susan Condie Lamb (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780064433747
Availability: No new copies on our shelves but maybe in used, now or arriving soon. Ask us.
Published: HarperCollins - March 14th, 1997

When I Was Young in the Mountains Cover Image
By Cynthia Rylant, Diane Goode (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780140548754
Availability: No new copies on our shelves but maybe in used, now or arriving soon. Ask us.
Published: Puffin Books - January 1st, 1993

Appalachia: The Voices of Sleeping Birds Cover Image
By Cynthia Rylant, Barry Moser (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780152018931
Availability: No new copies on our shelves but maybe in used, now or arriving soon. Ask us.
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - October 15th, 1998

The Biggest Bear Cover Image
$6.95
ISBN: 9780395150245
Availability: No new copies on our shelves but maybe in used, now or arriving soon. Ask us.
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - March 15th, 1973

Born Wild in the Smokies Cover Image
By Ann Simpson (Photographer), Rob Simpson (Photographer)
$12.95
ISBN: 9781560374152
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Farcountry Press - February 1st, 2007

Who Pooped in the Park? Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Scat & Tracks for Kids Cover Image
By Kemp / Rath, Robert Rath (Illustrator)
$11.95
ISBN: 9781560373216
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Farcountry Press - February 1st, 2005

Addie Clawson: Appalachian Mail Carrier Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9781887905671
Availability: We can probably get this title but the price is subject to change.
Published: Parkway Publishers - August 1st, 2006

The Picture Man Cover Image
By Julia Taylor Ebel, Idalia Canter (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781933251639
Availability: We can probably get this title but the price is subject to change.
Published: Parkway Publishers - April 1st, 2009

A is for Appalachia!: The Alphabet Book of Appalachian Heritage Cover Image
By Linda Hager Pack, Pat Banks (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780813125565
Availability: No new copies on our shelves but maybe in used, now or arriving soon. Ask us.
Published: University Press of Kentucky - October 1st, 2009

The Moonflower Cover Image
By H. Peter Loewer, Jean Loewer (Illustrator)
$7.95
ISBN: 9781561453146
Availability: Out of Stock Indefinitely: used copies probably available. Ask us.
Published: Peachtree Publishers - March 1st, 2004

Lillie's Smile Cover Image
By Sara Doolittle, Margo Locke (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780982761168
Availability: We can probably get this title but the price is subject to change.
Published: Catch the Spirit of Appalachia, Inc. - June 1st, 2011

When the Parkway Came Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780984056507
Availability: We can probably get this title but the price is subject to change.
Published: Primary Source Publishers - February 1st, 2010

Gentle's Holler Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780142407516
Availability: We can probably get this title but the price is subject to change.
Published: Puffin - March 15th, 2007

Jessie's Mountain Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780670061549
Availability: Out of Stock Indefinitely: used copies probably available. Ask us.
Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - February 14th, 2008

Louisiana's Song Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780670061532
Availability: We can probably get this title but the price is subject to change.
Published: Viking Juvenile - May 17th, 2007

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What I Came to Tell You Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781606845455
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Carolrhoda Books - September 9th, 2014

Appalachian Babies! Cover Image
$8.95
ISBN: 9781560376132
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Farcountry Press - April 1st, 2014

Appalachian Toys and Games from A to Z Cover Image
By Linda Hager Pack, Pat Banks (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9780813141046
Availability: No new copies on our shelves but maybe in used, now or arriving soon. Ask us.
Published: University Press of Kentucky - February 18th, 2013

Which Side Are You On? Cover Image
$8.95
ISBN: 9781941026588
Availability: Coming Soon: available for pre-order now
Published: Cinco Puntos Press - December 12th, 2017

An Appalachian Mother Goose Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780813120928
Availability: We can probably get this title but the price is subject to change.
Published: University Press of Kentucky - September 17th, 1998

The Coffin Quilt: The Feud between the Hatfields and the McCoys (Great Episodes) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780152164508
Availability: No new copies on our shelves but maybe in used, now or arriving soon. Ask us.
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - April 1st, 2001

Writing Home: The Story of Author Thomas Wolfe Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781630761332
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Taylor Trade Publishing - May 1st, 2016

Silver Packages: An Appalachian Christmas Story Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780531300510
Availability: Out of Stock Indefinitely: used copies probably available. Ask us.
Published: Scholastic Inc. - September 1st, 1997

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