Getting lost in a great book gives you the chance to travel all over the world without going anywhere.
Alabama: “To Kill A Mockingbird” By Harper Lee
This Pulitzer Prize-winning novel follows a young girl from a small town in Alabama as her eyes open to the prejudice and racism of the American South in the ‘30s.
Indiana: “The Fault In Our Stars” By John Green
Named Time Magazine’s #1 fiction book of 2012, “The Fault in Our Stars” tells the story of two teenagers who form a close bond over their shared experience with cancer.
Iowa: “A Thousand Acres” By Jane Smiley
This updated version of Shakespeare’s “King Lear” takes place on a 1,000-acre farm in Iowa, where an old rancher is dividing his farm amongst his three daughters.
Kansas: “The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz” By L. Frank Baum
Kansas is home for Dorothy and serves as the perfect location—both for its idyllic farm life and the presence of the infamous cyclones that set the tale in motion.