Books About Hawaii for Children


Guback, Georgia. Luka's Quilt. 
A Hawaiian girl tells about the time Tutu, her grandmother, decided to make her a traditional Hawaiian quilt based on a flower garden

Marsh, Carole. My First Book About Hawaii (The Hawaii Experience)
An early bird intro to Hawaii basic state facts. Covers state basics such as Hawaii's state nickname, seal, song, bird, motto, flag, regions, industries, neighbors, and weather, plus an intro to Hawaii history, people and more.

Hintz, Martin. Hawaii (America the Beautiful). 
A cross between a social studies textbook and a tourist guide, each attractive, readable volume describes a state's history, geography, industry, culture, and famous citizenry. Glossy pages, detailed maps, helpful definitions (which are neatly incorporated in the text), and sharp reproductions of photographs and other artwork make the books useful for upper-elementary and middle school students in search of report resources.

Fradin, Dennis Brindel. Hawaii (From Sea to Shining Sea)
Gr 3-5-A clear and concise overview of the ``Aloha State.'' Fradin presents standard report material, such as population, products, etc., as well as interesting sketches of famous people, facts and firsts about the state, a detailed glossary, and a travelogue through the islands.

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