Read Around America: Alabama

Whether you are planning a vacation, living on the road full-time, or traveling vicariously through the love of written word from the comfort of your own home, we’ve got you covered!

Read all about Alabama!

People, culture, history, plants, nature, animals…

Click on any image to learn more about each of these beautiful books!

If the city name is linked, click on it to learn more about the city as a fun travel destination!

Be sure to check your local library or used book stores for these titles to save even MORE!

Or, shop local when you can to help support small, locally-owned businesses and non-profit organizations, such as your favorite museum’s gift shop.

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Connecticut Delaware Florida
Georgia Hawaii Idaho
Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas
Kentucky Louisiana
Maine Maryland
Michigan Minnesota
 Mississippi Missouri
Montana Nebraska Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey New Mexico
New York  
North Carolina North Dakota
Ohio Oklahoma Oregon
Rhode Island 
South Carolina South Dakota
Tennessee Texas Utah 
Vermont Virginia  
Washington West Virginia 
Wisconsin Wyoming  
Washington D.C.


Henry Louis (Hank) Aaron – Baseball Player – Mobile, AL
Ralph Abernathy – Civil Rights Activist – Linden, AL
Nat King Cole – Entertainer – Montgomery, AL
Claudette Colvin – Nurse/Civil Rights Pioneer – Montgomery, AL
Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald – Writer – Montgomery, AL
Georgia Gilmore – Civil Rights Activist – Montgomery, AL
Lionel Hampton – Jazz Musician – Birmingham, AL
William Christopher Handy – Composer – Florence, AL
Emmy Lou Harris Singer – Birmingham, AL
Audrey Faye Hendricks – Civil Rights Activist – Birmingham, AL
Percy Lavon Julian – Inventor – Montgomery, AL
Helen Adams Keller – Author/Educator – Tuscumbia, AL
Coretta Scott King – Civil Rights Leader –Marion, AL
Harper Lee – Writer – Monroeville, AL
Carl Lewis – Track Athlete – Birmingham, AL
Joe Louis – Boxer – Lexington, AL
Willie Mays – Baseball Player – Westfield, AL
Jesse Owens – Athlete – Danville, AL
Rosa Parks – Civil Rights Activist – Tuskegee, AL
Jimmie Rodgers – Singer – Geiger, AL
Waldo L. Semon – Inventor – Demopolis, AL
Hank Williams – Recording Artist – Georgiana, AL

George Washington Carver
Booker T. Washington
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
John Lewis

Tuskegee Airmen

Forrest Gump
Edward Bloom (Big Fish)

Recommended Resources for Alabama!

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