Curl Up With These West Virginia Reads

Now’s a good time to read all the Mountain State classics you’ve been meaning to get around to, like Homer Hickam’s Rocket Boys (an anagram for October Sky, the movie it inspired) and Denise Giardina’s Storming Heaven. Introduce the kids to an old friend, Shiloh, by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor. And keep supporting local by browsing Taylor Books online bookstore for their bestsellers and regional reads!

Check out more of our picks below:

A Beautiful Mind by Sylvia Nasar

A Separate Peace by John Knowles

Follow the River by James Alexander Thom

In the Language of Miracles by Rajia Hassib

Missing May by Cynthia Rylant

Rocket Boys by Homer Hickam

Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

Storming Heaven by Denise Giardina

Strange as This Weather Has Been by Ann Pancake

The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck

The Telltale Lilac Bush and other West Virginia Ghost Tales by Ruth Ann Musick

The Unquiet Earth by Denise Giardina

Virginia Slavery and King Salt in Booker T. Washington’s Boyhood Home by Larry L. Rowe

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