A Thousand White Butterflies By Jessica Betancourt-Perez, Karen Lynn Williams Illustrated By Gina Maldonado

A Thousand White Butterflies Back of Book: Isabella has recently arrived from Colombia with her mother and Abuela. She misses Papa, who is still in South America. It’s her first day of school, her make-new-friends day, but when classes are canceled because of too much snow, Isabella misses warm, green, Colombia more than ever. ThenContinue reading “A Thousand White Butterflies By Jessica Betancourt-Perez, Karen Lynn Williams Illustrated By Gina Maldonado”

A Sled for Gabo By Emma Otheguy Illustrated By Ana Ramírez González

Back of Book:On the day it snows, Gabo sees kids tugging sleds up the hill, then coasting down, whooping all the while. Gabo wishes he could join them, but his hat is too small, and he doesn’t have boots or a sled.But he does have warm and welcoming neighbors in his new town who helpContinue reading “A Sled for Gabo By Emma Otheguy Illustrated By Ana Ramírez González”

The Snow Dancer By Addie Boswell Illustrated by Mercè López

Back of Book:Young dancer Sofia wakes up to a quiet, white world—it’s a snow day! She makes her way outside to the neighborhood park, where a field awaits her, white and shining and open. It isn’t long before the rest of the neighborhood wakes its sleepy head—and the other kids make their way to theContinue reading “The Snow Dancer By Addie Boswell Illustrated by Mercè López”

Raccoon’s Perfect Snowman Written and Illustrated by Katia Wish

Back of Book:Raccoon loves making snowmen. He practices all winter with his rolling, his stacking, and his decorating. He doesn’t overlook any detail and his snowmen are perfect. When his friends come by, Raccoon is certain that they will also want to build snowmen. And they will need his help. But following Raccoon’s directions aren’tContinue reading “Raccoon’s Perfect Snowman Written and Illustrated by Katia Wish”

Snowy Race By April Jones Prince

Back of Book: This timeless seasonal classic captures the thrill of snow and the warmth of family. In the midst of a whirling snowfall, a girl and her father pile into their big red snow plow. Through slippery streets, up winding hills, they race– clearing the snow and heading for the train station to meetContinue reading “Snowy Race By April Jones Prince”

A Day for Skating By Sarah Sullivan

Back of Book: On a brisk winter’s day, the frozen pond is crisscrossed by figure skaters, hockey players, new skaters, and old pros, all gliding across the ice. It’s time to bundle up, lace your skates, and give it a try — then head inside for cocoa and snacks when your cheeks grow rosy andContinue reading “A Day for Skating By Sarah Sullivan”

Just So Willow By Sara Shacter

Back of Book: Willow is a polar bear who likes things just so. She even irons her underwear and tidies her teacher! So when a storm covers her backyard in a smooth blanket of snow, she’s determined to keep it that way—in spite of all the other kids creating a lumpy, bumpy mess. Will WillowContinue reading “Just So Willow By Sara Shacter”

When the Snow Is Deeper Than My Boots Are Tall By Jean Reidy

Back of Book: As the snow climbs over a boy’s toes, ankles, shins, and boots, there’s more and more fun to be had―snowmen, sledding, snow angels, and, finally, a cup of hot cocoa by a warm fire. My Review: I was sent a copy of this picture book from Henry Holt and Company in exchangeContinue reading “When the Snow Is Deeper Than My Boots Are Tall By Jean Reidy”

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”