Geography Books:

Mapmaking with Children: Sense of Place Ed. Elementary Years 

Place-Based Educationmapmaking with children sense of place

Mapping the World: Stories of Geography

As the Crow Flies: A First Book of Maps

Mapping Penny’s World

Geography from A to Z: A Picture Glossarymapping world living geography

There’s a Map in my Lap

The Map As Art   

You Are Here: Personal Geographiesas crow flies first book of maps

Blackbirch Kid’s Almanac of Geography

Maps and Globes

The Mapmakersgeography book

Measuring America

Mercator: The Man Who Mapped the Planet

Janice VanCleave’s Geography for Every Kid: Activities

Hottest, Coldest, Highest, Deepestmeasuring_amer


Yo, Sacramento: And All Those Other State Capitols

Discovering Geography of North America with Books

Discovering World Geography with Books Kids Love51HaN5kOaJL._AA160_

A Trip Around the World (multicultural activities)

Around the World in 80 Days



Tree in the Trail;   Pagoo 

Uncommon Traveler: Mary Kingsley

Travels in West Africa: Alice Ramsey’s Grand Adventurethe map as art geography

Ruth Law Thrills a Nation

Far Beyond the Garden Gate: Journey to Lhasa

Royal Road to Romance (travels of Richard Halliburton)

Volcano…Mount St. Helens        41nwDrrWJiL._AA160_

A Thousand Mile Walk to the Gulf


Most books you read will present an opportunity to learn about the geography of a place. Keep a globe and atlas handy.