Since I haven't been able to find a good comprehensive list online I thought I would start to create one. Hopefully you can add these books to your curriculum as well. It helps bring the SS textbook alive and provides a deeper look at the regions and history of our state. Let me know if you have other great books to add to the list.
Littlejim by: Gloria Houston
My Great Aunt Arizona by: Gloria Houston (not a novel but a great connection to Littlejim -- same family tree!)
Emma and the Civil Warrior by: Candy Dahl
Storm Warriors by: Elisa Carbone
Taffy of Torpedo Junction by: Nell Wise Wettcher
Rescue on the Outer Banks by: Candice F. Ransom (great for struggling readers)
The Wright Brothers at Kitty Hawk by: Donald Sobol