A Student's Guide to Connecticut

Books, Newspapers, Atlases

Books available in your school's library:

  • Connecticut, Connecticut: Past and Present by Laura La Bella
  • Connecticut: The Constitution State by Robin Kootz
  • Connecticut (Hello U.S.A.) by Amy Gelman
  • N is for Nutmeg: A Connecticut Alphabet by Elissa D. Grodin
  • Yankee Doodle Numbers: A Connecticut Number Book by Elissa D. Grodin
  • Connecticut (United States) by Jim Ollhoff
  • Search for more books through Destiny in your school library

eBooks:

  • Where I Live: Connecticut
  • It's My State: Connecticut by Michael Burgan (available through Destiny Discover in your school's library with unlimited copies)
  • Connecticut (United States) by Jim Ollhoff (available through Destiny Discover in your school's library with unlimited copies)
  • N is for Nutmeg: a Connecticut Alphabet (available through Epic! online or iPad app)
  • Exploring the States: Connecticut by Emily Rose Oaches (available through Epic! online or iPad app)
  • Connecticut by Mari Kesselring (available through Epic! online or iPad app)

Newspaper:

  • Connecticut Studies Weekly newspaper
    • Economics: Week 1 (Exchanging Goods and Services), Week 4 (Productive Resources), Week 5 (Supply and Demand), Week 6 (Scarcity), Week 7 (Bartering), Week 8 (Money), Week 9 (Entrepreneurship), Week 10 (What is Profit?), Week 11 (The Role of Prices), Week 12 (Budgeting), Week 13 (Credit and Debt), Week 15 (Bank Services), Week 16 (Making Money), Week 17 (Taxes), Week 20 (Regulating Trade)
    • Geography: Week 2 ( Connecticut Rivers and Lakes), Week 3 (Geography & Regions), Week 16 (How Do I Read a Map?)
    • Government: Week 2 (What is Democracy?), Week 8 (Elections), Week 9 (Elected and Appointed Leaders), Week 10 (What is a Citizen?), Week 13 (How Government Works), Week 14 (Local Government), Week 15 (County Government), Week 17 (Federal Government and States' Rights/Governor), Week 18 (Lieutenant Governor), Week 22 (Checks and Balances)

Atlas:

  • National Geographic for Kids United States Atlas (Connecticut pages available through your Curriculum Specialist)

Websites

Geography

History

Civics

Economics

General Websites

Pictures of Connecticut

Connecticut Book (Colonial Robin).pdf
CT State Capital Tour Book.pdf