purchasing books and games:
Note:Not all stores carry
all books or games. Call first to check.
The BIG Rhode Island Quiz
: The perfect gift for
people who love Rhode Island and want to be tested on their
knowledge of the state. Over 100 questions with
multiple-choice answers you can click on with your television
remote (or computer mouse). Watch this with friends and
family to see who knows the most -- and learn while you laugh.
Rhode Island has quite the resume. Sells in stores for $9.99.
The perfect stocking stuffer and co-gift with the DVD of same
name. This tiny booklet (4" wide, 5 1/2" long) is in
black-and-white (color cover) with the same questions as in the
DVD. Answers are found in the back of the book. Sells in
stores for $6.99.
America's Smallest State
A brand new book of
lyrics to 25 songs
Comes with a CD
(singer versions plus
Click here to listen to a short
click to listen to the Sakonnet Bridge Song
(longer one). Song
about Rhode Island's state symbols, history, geography, people,
colleges, militia units, foods, restaurants, driving entertainment,
state styles, and opinion. Learn and laugh - sing along --
Sing Rhode Island.
Sells in stores for $10.99.
Click here to watch Dan Yorke talking to Roberta
Mudge Humble about Sing Rhode Island (a 22-minute show):
Little Rhody & the Other 49
A book by Roberta Mudge Humble
look at some
of the more fascinating points about 49 of our
Rhode Island compares. Loaded with color
pictures of the best of America and, of course, Rhode Island.
Based on the presentation given to the National Conference of
Secretaries of State in 2010, this book will open your eyes and
make you chuckle. America is wonderful, especially Rhode
Island. Sells in stores for $14.
See a short home-made video at:
game that greatly challenges your knowledge
of the many aspects of
($12.00 in stores)
was designed after Rhode Test (2009) which sold out
quickly. It seems that Rhode Islanders delight in facts about
their state. Scholar is
more difficult than Rhode Test because it includes two new
areas: Rhode Island Villages and National
Register Sites (in Rhode Island). These two categories
occupy over sixty percent of the game. Besides these categories,
the game includes Rhode Island people, cities & towns, sports,
buildings, museums, and businesses. Printed in black ink on ivory
paper, the game is meant to teach as well as amuse. It
comes in a cute metal box and includes a
set of instructions for play.
Sells in stores for $12.
of Rhode Island
A Look at Rhode Island’s
Firsts, Bests, & Uniques
To see a video
about the book, click
One of the
top-selling & most well-loved books about
Rhode Island of all time. This is the bragging book of Rhode Island.
Small & tightly packed like the state, the book shows off Rhode
Island – reaching all 39 cities and towns and including the 12
colleges, the state symbols, & a chronology from 1636 -- and it has
over 200 color photographs. ($10 in stores)
tests your familiarity
Rhode Island road-side sites.
Supplies are limited for this game.
To read The Providence Journal's
(Sells in stores for $20)
On the Rhode
with the Old Windmill
A truly Rhode Island book for
the entire family
Text by Roberta Mudge Humble
Illustrations by John
Click to see a video
Windmill from Middletown is an engaging character who finds himself
lonely and tours the entire state, visiting many other Rhode Island
historic sites. You will laugh, learn, and cheer with the
Windmill as he finds delight and surprise with the uniqueness of the
smallest state. Both adults and children will enjoy and learn
much about Rhode Island through this book which highlights Rhode
Island's historic architecture, in addition to Rhode Island culture.
Encourage your children and grandchildren to learn about Rhode
Island's historical and cultural heritage. ($10 in stores)