Children's Books Set in Illinois

All of these stories take place in Illinois. Check these out at the library. You can request them in the catalog.

  • Across Five Aprils (Juvenile Fiction/J/Hun) by Irene Hunt
  • Chasing Vermeer (Juvenile Mysteries/J/Bal) by Blue Balliett
  • Color Me Dark: The Diary of Nellie Lee Love, the Great Migration North (Juvenile Fiction/J/Dea) by Patricia C. McKissack
  • Coming on Home Soon (Picture Books/E/Woo) by Jacqueline Woodson
  • Deliver Us from Normal (Juvenile Fiction/J/Kli) by Kate Klise
  • Exploring the Chicago World's Fair, 1893 (Juvenile Fiction/J/Law) by Laurie Lawlor
  • Fair Weather (Juvenile Fiction/J/Pec) by Richard Peck
  • The Journey (Picture Books/E/Ste) by Sarah Stewart
  • A Long Way from Chicago: A Novel in Stories (Juvenile Fiction/J/Pec) by Richard Peck
  • Making Tracks (Juvenile Fiction/J/Wol) by Adrienne Wolfert
  • Missing from Haymarket Square (Juvenile Fiction/J/Rob) by Harriette Gillem Robinet
  • On My Honor (Juvenile Fiction/J/Bau) by Marion Dane Bauer
  • Project Mulberry (Juvenile Fiction/J/Par) by Linda Sue Park
  • The River Between Us (Juvenile Fiction/J/Pec) by Richard Peck
  • Rosa, Sola (Juvenile Ficiton/J/Mar) by Carmela A. Martino
  • Sahara Special (Juvenile Fiction/J/Cod) by Asme Raji Codell
  • Saving Strawberry Farm (Picture Books/E/Hop) by Deborah Hopkinson
  • Shoeless Joe & Me: A Baseball Card Adventure (Juvenile Fiction/J/Gut) by Dan Gutman
  • A Spy on the Home Front: A Molly Mystery (Juvenile Mysteries/J/Ame) by Alison Hart
  • The Westing Game (Juvenile Mysteries/J/Ras) by Ellen Raskin
  • A Year Down Yonder (Juvenile Fiction/J/Pec) by Richard Peck