Raymond Bial

Author and photo-illustrator Raymond Bial has published more than a hundred award-winning books for children and adults. Raymond's subjects range from contemporary farm life to American social and cultural history. Through lively text and lovely photographs, his books appeal to young and old alike. They are ideal choices for parents, grandparents, teachers, and librarians to share with children. He has also written several popular collections of mystery fiction for children. Raymond's books have received numerous awards from the American Library Association, the National Council of Teachers of English, the Children's Book Council, and many other organizations.

Here are lists of Raymond's books, most of which are available at your local library and bookstores. For more information about individual titles, check out Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble, Goodreads, IndieBound, and many other online bookstores.

Cajun Home

March 30, 1998

Hardcover, e-Book

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children

Category: Photo-essays for Children


The Strength of These Arms: Life in the Slave Quarters

September 9, 1997

Hardcover

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children

Category: Photo-essays for Children


Mist Over the Mountains: Appalachia and Its People

March 31, 1997

Hardcover

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin

Category: Photo-essays for Children


Corn Belt Harvest

January 1, 1997

Paperback, e-Book

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin

Category: Photo-essays for Children


Visit to Amish Country

January 1, 1997

Hardcover

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

Category: Photo-essays for Children


With Needle and Thread: A Book About Quilts

March 3, 1996

Hardcover

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children

Category: Photo-essays for Children


Portrait of a Farm Family

September 25, 1995

Hardcover

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children

Category: Photo-essays for Children


Amish Home

March 24, 1995

Library Binding, e-Book

Publisher: Sandpiper

Category: Photo-essays for Children


Shaker Home

March 1, 1994

Hardcover

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company

Category: Photo-essays for Children


County Fair

April 27, 1992

Hardcover

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin

Category: Photo-essays for Children