Dance Like a Leaf By Aj Irving & Claudia Navarro

Back of Book:As her grandmother’s health declines, a young girl begins to lovingly take the lead in their cozy shared autumn traditions. Poetic prose paired with evocative illustrations by Mexican illustrator Claudia Navarro makes for a beautiful celebration of life and a gentle introduction to the death of a loved one.My Review:I received a digitalContinue reading “Dance Like a Leaf By Aj Irving & Claudia Navarro”

The Scarecrow By Beth Ferry

Back of Book: This tender and affectionate story reminds us of the comforting power of friendship and the joy of helping others―a tale that will inspire and delight children for generations to come. All the animals know not to mess with old Scarecrow. But when a small, scared crow falls from midair, Scarecrow does theContinue reading “The Scarecrow By Beth Ferry”

A Year with Mama Earth by Rebecca Grabill

Back of Book: In September, Mama Earth sighs out the first autumn frost, which crunches under children’s feet. Mama Earth looks after nature’s plants and animals throughout the year—singing lullabies to fat bears in the fall, dressing evergreens in icicles in winter, and waking up the crocuses in spring. And in the summer, Mama EarthContinue reading “A Year with Mama Earth by Rebecca Grabill”

A Fall Ball for All By Jamie A. Swenson

Back of Book: On the verge of winter, the autumn wind issues an invitation: “Come one, come all to the annual windfall ball!” Join all the animals in this beautifully illustrated rhyming picture book as they gather for the autumn wind’s harvest in preparation for the long winter. My Review: I revived a copy ofContinue reading “A Fall Ball for All By Jamie A. Swenson”

Hello, Fall! by Deborah Diesen

Back of Book: A grandfather and his granddaughter welcome fall in this sweet, whimsical story about finding beauty and wonder in every moment. Fall is here! Colorful leaves whisper to each other. Geese honk as they flock across the sky. Pumpkins listen patiently from their patch. The season announces itself in all sorts of ways―ifContinue reading “Hello, Fall! by Deborah Diesen”

Full of Fall By April Pulley Sayre

Back of Book: With gorgeous photo illustrations, award-winning author April Pulley Sayre explores the transformation trees undergo in fall. The book takes readers through the leaves’ initial change from green to red, yellow, and orange, the shedding of the leaves, and the leaves crumbling as winter approaches. Extensive back matter explains the science behind thisContinue reading “Full of Fall By April Pulley Sayre”

God Gave Us Thankful Hearts By Lisa Tawn Bergren

Back of Book: Adventurous Lil Pup is bummed that hibernating season will soon be coming to the Great North Woods. Why should so many of his friends have to go in for the winter and leave Lil Pup without pals? Mama reminds her little wolf that not all animals hibernate, and how he can beContinue reading “God Gave Us Thankful Hearts By Lisa Tawn Bergren”

Autumn’s First Leaf By Steve Metzger

Back of Book: Summer is over. The days are getting shorter. Cool autumn winds blow through the trees. But for three little leaves, fall brings surprises. One of the leaves is changing. My Review: This is a perfect book for young readers to learn about Autumn and the reason why leaves change. The story followsContinue reading “Autumn’s First Leaf By Steve Metzger”

Leaves Fall Down: Learning About Autumn Leaves By Lisa Bullard

Back of Book: Autumn is time for the leaves to change colors. Get out your rake and help gather the fallen leaves. Find out why leaves change color. And take a running leap into that huge pile of leaves! My Review: Autumn is my favorite season. I love reading my students all kinds of pictureContinue reading “Leaves Fall Down: Learning About Autumn Leaves By Lisa Bullard”