It Happened in Virginia

Want to read a book that takes place in your home state?  The following books are set in Virginia.

  • Ghost Cadet by Elaine Alphin
  • Williamsburg Household  by Jean Anderson
  • Steal Away  by Jennifer Armstrong
  • No Man’s Land by Susan Bartoletti
  • Eben Tyne, Powdermonkey by Patricia Beatty
  • Charley Skedaddle  by Patricia Beatty
  • Haunted Heart  by Cherie Bennett
  • Hurrah for Arthur  by Ann Blair
  • Mattey Whaley by Martha Boelt
  • Little Ferry Books by Martha Briggs
  • Lion to Guard Us by Clyde Bulla
  • The Door in the Lake by Nancy Butts
  • Two’s Company by Betty Cavanna
  • When the Great Canoes Came by Mary Clifford
  • Golden Horseshoe by Elizabeth  Coatsworth
  • Corn Raid by James L. Collier
  • With Every Drop of Blood by Collier and Collier
  • Sarah on her Own by Karen  Coombs
  • Amy, Ben and Catalpa the Cat by Alma Coon
  • An Eye for an Eye by Peter and Connie Coop
  • Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane
  • A Stolen Life by Jane Curry
  • Little Maid of Virginia by Alice Turner Curtis
  • Orphan’s Tent by Tom DeHaven
  • When will this Cruel War be Over by Barry Denenbery
  • Pocahontas, the Princess ... by Margaret Dixon
  • Island far from Home by John Donahue
  • Sees Behind Trees by Michael Dorris
  • Summer MacCleary, Virginia, 1749 by Kathleen Duey
  • Don’t Look Behind You by Lois Duncan
  • Where it Stops, Nobody Knows by Amy Ehrlich
  • Stage for Rom by Nancy Faulkner
  • Second Son by Nancy Faulkner
  • Bull Run by PaulFleischman
  • Tanya’s Reunion by Valerie Flourney
  • George Washington’s Breakfast by Jean Fritz
  • You can Call me Worm by Dan Haas
  • Fool’s Hill by Barbara Hall
  • Dixie Storms by Barbara Hall
  • My Brother, My Enemy by Mudge Harr
  • Scarlet Badge by Wilma Hays
  • Misty of Chincoteague by Marguerite Henry
  • Sea Star: Orphan of Chincoteague by Marguerite Henry
  • Stormy by Marguerite Henry
  • Misty’s Twilight by Marguerite Henry
  • With Lee in Virginia by G.A. Henty
  • Our Strange New Land by Patricia Hermes
  • Dither Farm by Sid Hite
  • Those Darn Dithers by Sid Hite
  • Cecil in Space by Sid Hite
  • It’s Nothing to a Mountain by Sid Hite
  • Sally Bradford: Story of a Rebel Girl by Dorothy Hoobler
  • Red, White and Blue Mystery by Laura Hope
  • Frankenlouse by Mary James
  • My Brother’s Keeper by Nancy Johnson
  • To Have and to Hold by Nancy Johnson
  • Shenandoah Autumn Mauriel Joslyn
  • Haunting in Williamsburg by Lou Kassem
  • Spies and Lies by Carolyn Keene
  • Exhibition of Evil by Carolyn Keene
  • Haunted Lagoon by Carolyn Keene
  • Rinehardt Lifts by R. Rozanne Knudson
  • True North by Kathryn Lasky
  • This Deer-Bought Land by Jean Latham
  • Spy in Williamsburg by Isabelle Lawrence
  • Jonkonnu by Amy Littlesugar
  • Megan’s Masquerade by Trish Magraw
  • Chill Out! Scary Virginia Tales... by Carol Marsh
  • 1609 Winter of the Dead by Elizabeth Massie
  • Shadows in the Glasshouse by Megan McDonald
  • A Picture of Freedom by Patricia McKissack
  • Freedom Riddle by Angela Medearis
  • Rebel’s Roost by Earl Miers
  • Pirate Chase by Earl Miers
  • Journal of James Edmond Peace by Jim Murphy
  • Ann’s Story: 1747 by Joan Lowrey Nixon
  • Ceasar’s Story: 1759 by Joan Lowrey Nixon
  • Serpent Never Sleeps by Scott Odell
  • Annie Henry & the Mysterious . . . by Susan Olasky
  • Annie Henry & the Secret Mission by Susan Olasky
  • Annie Henry & the Redcoats by Susan Olasky
  • Annie Henry & the Birth of Liberty by Susan Olasky
  • Run, Run as Fast as You Can by Mary P. Osbourne
  • Park’s Quest by Katherine Paterson
  • Flip-Flop Girl by Katherine Paterson
  • Jacob Have I Loved by Katherine Paterson
  • Come Sing, Jimmy Jo by Katherine Paterson
  • Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
  • Soldier’s Heart by Gary Paulson
  • Valient Bride by Jane Pearl
  • Silent Thunder by Andrea Pinkney
  • Jimmy Crack Corn by Candice Ransom
  • My Sister the Meanie by Candice Ransom
  • Promise Quilt by Candice Ransom
  • One Christmas Dawn by Candice Ransom
  • When the Whippoorwill Calls by Candice Ransom
  • Across the Lines by Carolyn Reeder
  • Grandpa’s Mountain by Carolyn Reeder
  • Shades of Gray by Carolyn Reeder
  • Moonshiner’s Boy by Carolyn Reeder
  • In my Father’s House by  Ann Rinaldi
  • Last Silk Dress by Ann Rinaldi
  • Wolf by the Ears by Ann Rinaldi
  • Cry for Courage by Lee Roddy
  • Speed of Light by Sybil Rosen
  • Young George Washington by John Rosenburg
  • Tac’s Island by Ruth Y. Rudin
  • Christian Heritage Series: Wms bg by Nancy Rue
  • Smoke on the Water by John Ruemmier
  • The Relatives Came by Cynthia Rylant
  • Blue Hill Meadows by Cynthia Rylant
  • Silver Packages: An Appalachain. . .  by Cynthia Rylant
  • Hired Hand by Robert San Souci
  • Dreams of Ships, Dreams of Julia  by Maureen Sappey
  • Secret Lies by Sarah Sargent
  • Message for General Washington by Vivian Schurfranz
  • Haunting of Holroyd Hill by Brenda Seabrooke
  • Waterman’s Boy by Susan Sharpe
  • Lucy Forever & Miss Rosetree . . .by Susan Shreve
  • George Washington’s Cows by David Small
  • Dangerous Skies by Suzanne Staples
  • Ballad of the Civil War by Mary Stoltz
  • Cezanne Pinto by Mary Stoltz
  • Looking for Pa by Geraldine Susi
  • Matty’s War by Carroll Thomas
  • “Felicity Stories” by Valerie Tripp
  • Shaw’s Fortune by Edward Tunis
  • Nettie’s Trip South by Ann Warren Turner
  • Mystery in Williamsburg by Holly Walker
  • Twin in the Tavern by Barbara B. Wallace
  • Mystery at Peacock Hill by Gertrude Warner
  • Brave Horse: The Story of Janus by Manly Wellman
  • Weeping Willow by Ruth White
  • Belle Prater’s Boy by Ruth White
  • Sweet Creek Holler by Ruth White
  • Dark Door by Kate Wilhelm
  • Mystery of the Blue-Gowned Ghost by Linka Wirkner
  • Mr. Lincoln’s Drummer by G. Clifton Wisler
  • All those Secrets of the World by Jane Yolen
  • Miz Berlin Walks by Jane Yolen