Lois Lenski’s Roundabout America Series Series
A series of eleven stories for younger children about life in different parts of America.
Books in the Lois Lenski’s Roundabout America Series series:
Peanuts for Billy Ben (1952)
A farm family in Virginia raises peanuts.
We Live in the South (1952)
Four stories about children who live in the southern United States.
Project Boy (1954)
Young families live in former army barracks after World War II.
We Live in the City (1954)
Stories about a newsboy, shoeshine boy and a girl who lives in a penthouse along with seven poems about city living.
Berries in the Scoop (1956)
A story about families growing cranberries on Cape Cod.
We Live by the River (1956)
Three children who live along rivers of America: Janey on the Pearl River, Lola Mae on an island in the Mississippi, and Sammy Joe on the bank of the Ohio River.
Little Sioux Girl (1958)
Life on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in the Dakotas.
We Live in the Country (1960)
Short stories about children who live on different types of farms, including a tree farm, a cotton farm, a chicken farm and a sheep ranch.
We Live in the Southwest (1962)
Three stories about the southwestern United States.
We Live in the North (1965)
Three short stories about children who live in Michigan: an auto worker’s son, one whose family has a cherry orchard and one who lives on a Christmas tree farm.