Part of the Russian children’s books series is focusing on books about Russia for kids. These are more than just children’s books set in Russia, more than children’s books about Russian fairy tales, instead, these books give more insight into Russia.
Let’s take a look.
Books about living in Russia for kids
Living in… Russia
One of the favorite series on this website is the Ready to Read Living in series. It’s packed with information at an appropriate reading level about a country. This time, that country is Russia. Katia is the tour guide as she let’s you join her on a typical day. You join her at home, at school, and learn a lot about life in Russia for kids.
If you were Me and Lived in… Russia
This is another popular series dedicated to living in another country. This book about life in Russia uses simple illustrations combined with text to give you an idea of what life is like in Russia. For example, they tell you what you would be known as if you lived in Moscow, or what your name could be if you were Russian.
I See the Sun in Russia
The I See the Sun series follows the main character as he goes about his day. This time, Anton, lives in St. Petersburg and has a field trip to the Hermitage Museum. The book includes a country profile, glossary of terms, and information on why learning about Russia is important. Additionally, the book is bilingual – it’s written in English and Russian.
Learn about Russian culture with the alphabet
The alphabet introduces kids to Russia in an easy and recognizable way. Russia ABCs uses illustrations to teach readers between 5-11 about Russia. Meanwhile, R is For Russia, depends on photography to share Russian sites and culture with 4-7-year-olds.
Children’s books about Russia
Learn all about the facts with these books. It’s Cool to Learn About Countries: Russia offers hands-on tips on Russia’s geography, history, and people. It’s also available electronically with an Amazon Freetime Unlimited subscription.
Scholastic publishes Russia: Enchantment of the World. It’s filled with fun information for kids that may also be appreciated when either planning a trip to Russia, or research Russia for a school project.
For something a little different, the Looks What Came From series looks at things that came from, in this book, Russia. Not only will kids learn about Russia, the country, but they’ll also learn about the things and ideas from Russia they come across at home.
Are you looking for another option? Check out children’s books set in Russia.
Keep track of what you learn about Russia
Download this free printable to keep track of things learned while reading about Russia. Click on the image to download.
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