Color Me A Mountaineer

Central Appalachia

Illustrated by Ashley Teets

Gold Mom’s Choice Award


Gold Mom’s Choice Award

Are you a Mountaineer? Mountain culture is a way of life enjoyed by thousands of people around the globe. Author Shannon Bennett Campbell has captured the customs of the culture in her Mountaineer series of coloring/activity books for children. Region based, these books offer adjunct learning to core curriculum for cultural aspects in a nature kind of way—bringing a child’s home culture and language into individual learning programs, whether classroom or homeschool. Children learn by experiencing the world in which they live and the captivating illustrations by Ashley Teets enhance this experience.

Author Shannon Bennett Campbell, Ed. D., designed this instructional tool for young children to reinforce prominent values that are typical of mountain culture. She believes they will learn appropriate social skills, coping strategies, and a greater appreciation for their heritage.

Within the pages are many activities including adding personal touches to the pictures…design the quilt Grandmother is making, name the jars of food that are canned on the pantry shelves, add time to the clock in the classroom…find and finish other activities, too!



Shannon Bennett Campbell






8.5 x 11



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Illustrated by Ashley Teets


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About the Author

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A public school administrator and counselor for 34 years, Shannon Bennett Campbell served as President of the West Virginia Counselor Association, West Virginia liason to the American School Personnel Association, and received an International Scholarship from the Delta Kappa Gamma Society Internationale for study of values and character education at the Union-Presbyterian School of Christian Education in Richmond, Virginia. Additional Post-graduate work was done at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D. C.

Developing an early interest in her native Appalachian state, West Virginia, Campbell won a Golden Horseshoe for outstanding knowledge of West Virginia in 8th grade, was selected by those attending Rhododendron Girls State to represent them as a Senator to Girls Nation, and headed a college committee that created Mountaineer Week at West Virginia University, an annual event. She was a member of 4-H for nine years. She is currently a correspondent for The Inter-Mountain newspaper in Elkins, West Virginia where she writes a monthly column about state tourism and inspirational issues. She performs in churches with her puppet “Anderson” as the Gospel Storyteller, and is past district president of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs and now serves as State Leadership Chairman. She and her husband, Rick, reside in Randolph County.

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Color Me A Mountaineer