Seeds By Carme Lemniscates

Back of Book:Some seeds are whisked away by the wind, while others are carried by creatures to their destinations. Once seeds find their spot, they go through breathtaking transformations, multiplying in number and size and thriving in even the most unseemly places. We, humans, plant seeds, too, and with care, we can cultivate and nurtureContinue reading “Seeds By Carme Lemniscates”

The Nest That Wren Built By Randi Sonenshine & Anne Hunter

Back of Book:In the rhyming style of “The House That Jack Built,” this poem about the care and specificity that Carolina wrens put into building a nest is at once tender and true to life. Papa and Mama Wren gather treasures of the forest, from soft moss for a lining to snakeskin for warding offContinue reading “The Nest That Wren Built By Randi Sonenshine & Anne Hunter”

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”

When Grandma Gives You a Lemon Tree by Jamie L.B. Deenihan

Back of Book: “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” In this imaginative take on that popular saying, a child is surprised (and disappointed) to receive a lemon tree from Grandma for her birthday. After all, she DID ask for a new gadget! But when she follows the narrator’s careful—and funny—instructions, she discovers that theContinue reading “When Grandma Gives You a Lemon Tree by Jamie L.B. Deenihan”

A New Beginning: Celebrating the Spring Equinox Wendy Pfeffer

  Back of Book:   The spring equinox signals the time of year when the days are getting longer, the growing season has begun, and animals give birth to their young. With accessible, lyrical prose and vibrant illustrations, this book explains the science behind spring and shows how the annual rebirth of Earth has beenContinue reading “A New Beginning: Celebrating the Spring Equinox Wendy Pfeffer”

In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb by Marion Dane Bauer

Back of Book: In this exuberant, rhythmic story, March, personified as a lion, enters a boy’s cozy home and leaves a trail of snow flurries and muddy footprints. The boy calmly observes the pouncing, howling, growling lion until in comes the lamb on the crest of a huge sneeze. Escorted by grass, flowers, sunshine, showers,Continue reading “In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb by Marion Dane Bauer”