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Top 10 West Virginia History and Activity Books


Children all over America are required to study the history and geography of their state, usually in the 4th grade. Here are books to help homeschoolers of West Virginia accomplish this task.

1. West Virginia - America the Beautiful Series

From the America the Beautiful series, West Virginia features full color photographs, maps, fast facts and is fully indexed. 144 pages, grades 4-8.
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2. West Virginia - Hello U.S.A. Series

From the 'Hello U.S.A.' series, this book takes you on a tour of the history, geography, people, economy, and environment of West Virginia. Features colorful photos, easy-to-read text, and fascinating facts sidebars. 84 pages, grades 3-6.
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3. West Virginia - From Sea to Shining Sea Series

West Virginia, part of the 'From Sea to Shining Sea' series discusses the geography, history, industries, and famous people. Features full color photographs, 64 pages. (for grades 3-5)

4. West Virginia Facts and Symbols

"Jam-packed with information, these books are an ideal resource for report writing and teaching. Fast Facts highlight each state's capital city, largest city, physical size, population, natural resources, and primary manufactured goods." 24 pages, grades 3-5.
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5. West Virginia - Portrait of America Series

If you want an in-depth portrait of a state, you have to look beyond the basic facts. Portrait of America fills in the facts of history, economy, and culture with vignettes of individual residents, special events, and featured industries. 48 pages, grades 3-12.
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6. West Virginia - One Nation Series

Each book in the 'One Nation' Series discusses the state flag and symbols, statistics, history, land features, population makeup, historic landmarks, economy, and fascinating sites of the state. Back-of-the-book sections include a listing of famous citizens of the state and a time line of historical events.
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7. The Big West Virginia Reproducible

100+ activities, from Kindergarten-easy to Fourth/Fifth-challenging! This big activity book has a wide range of reproducible activities including coloring, dot-to-dot, mazes, matching, word search, and many other creative activities that will entice any student to learn more about West Virginia. Activities touch on history, geography, people, places, fictional characters, animals, holidays, festivals, legends, lore, and more.
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8. My First Book About West Virginia

Covers state basics such as the state's nickname, seal, song, bird, motto, flag, regions, industries, neighbors, and weather, plus an intro to history, people, and more. Excellent for grades 2-4. Basic state information is presented in a non-intimidating way.
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9. My First Pocket Guide About West Virginia

The perfect reference guide for students in grades 3-up! This handy, easy-to-use guide is divided into 7 color-coded sections which include: basics, history, geography, people, places, nature, and more. Riddles, recipes, and surprising facts make this guide a delight!
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10. The Wonderful West Virginia Coloring Book

This coloring book is loaded with value. Original art of West Virginia characters and scenes add fun to education.
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