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JUVENILE PICTURE BOOKS

JPB    Brunhoff

Brunhoff, Laurent de. MEET BABAR AND HIS FAMILY. Babar and his family enjoy a variety of activities during each of the year's seasons.

 

JPB   DePaola

DePaola, Tomie.  FOUR FRIENDS IN AUTUMN.  Four friends, Missy Cat, Mistress Pig, Master Dog, and Mister Frog, enjoy an autumn dinner party together. c2004.

 

JPB    Greydanus         

Greydanus, Rose. CHANGING SEASONS. Introduces the four seasons and the changes they bring in the lives of plants and animals.

 

JPB    Hughes  

Hughes, Shirley. OUT AND ABOUT.  Rhyming text depicts the pleasures of the outdoors in all kinds of weather, through the four seasons.

 

JPB    Ichikawa           

Ichikawa, Satomi. A CHILD'S BOOK OF SEASONS.  Pictures and text portray activities of children throughout the year.

 

JPB    Kroll     

Kroll, Virginia L. THE SEASONS AND SOMEONE.  A young Eskimo girl witnesses the changing seasons in Alaska.

 

JPB    Moncure           

Moncure, Jane Belk. FALL IS HERE!  Describes in verse the various activities and changes associated with the fall.

 

JPB    Parker   

Parker, Bertha Morris. THE WONDERS OF THE SEASONS.

 

JPB    Patridge, Elizabeth.  MOON GLOWING. A squirrel, a bat, a beaver and a bear prepare for winter. c2002.

 

JPB   Spinelli

Spinelli, Eileen.  I KNOW IT'S AUTUMN.  A rhyming celebration of the sights, smells, and sounds of autumn, such as pumpkin muffins, turkey stickers on spelling papers, and piles of raked leaves. c2004.

 

PB    Tejima    

Tejima, Keizaburo. THE BEAR'S AUTUMN. c1986.

 

JPB   Van Allsburg

Van Allsburg, Chris.  THE STRANGER.  The enigmatic origins of the stranger Farmer Bailey hits with his truck and brings home to recuperate seem to have a mysterious relation to the changing season. c1986.

 

JPB   Wallace

Wallace, Nancy Elizabeth.  LEAVES! LEAVES! LEAVES! During the four seasons of the year, Buddy Bear and his mother go "leaf walking" and discover a lot of interesting things about leaves. c2003.

   


JUVENILE & YOUNG PEOPLE NONFICTION

 

J    394.264    J12au

Jackson, Ellen B.  THE AUTUMN EQUINOX: CELEBRATING THE HARVEST.  Discusses the significance of some of the harvest festivals around the world and describes how they are celebrated. c2000.

 

.J    508 M638se         

Milburn, Constance. THE SEASONS. Defines a season, discusses the earth, sun hemispheres, changing seasons and weather.

 

J    525 J57s    

Jervis, Derek. THE SEASONS. Describes the work of nature during the four seasons.

 

J    525.5 M471wh      

WHY DO SEASONS CHANGE? Explores the subject of time through questions and answers, such as "Why is a year so long?" and "Why does the time change when we travel?"

 

J    574.543 A437a c.2           

Allington, Richard L. AUTUMN.  Introduces the reader to various activities traditionallyassociated with autumn and encourages the discussion of individual experiences

   

J    581.1 J69ho          

Johnson, Sylvia A. HOW LEAVES CHANGE.  Describes the structure and purpose of leaves, the ways in which they change as part of the natural cycle of the seasons, and the process that creates their autumn colors.

 

J    581.48   R634au    

Robbins, Ken. AUTUMN LEAVES.  Examines the characteristics of different types of leaves and explains how and why they change colors in the autumn.

 

J   582.16   M186wh   

Betsy Maestro. WHY DO LEAVES CHANGE COLOR?  Explains how leaves change their colors in autumn and then separate from the tree as the tree prepares for winter

 

J    583.4    M879oa

Morrison, Gordon.  OAK TREE. Describes the impact of the changing seasons on an old oak tree and the life that surrounds it. c2000.

  

J    745.5    R824cr

Ross, Kathy.  CRAFTS TO MAKE IN THE FALL.  Presents twenty-nine easy-to-make craft projects with autumn themes, including a fall tree lapel pin, a crow-rod puppet, and a soft sculpture pumpkin. c1998. 

 

J    811  S629 

Hopkis, Lee Bennett. THE SKY IS FULL OF SONG.  An anthology of poems celebrating the seasons. c1983.

 

J    811.008    R721le

Rogasky, Barbara.  LEAF BY LEAF: AUTUMN POEMS.  Photographs reveal the essence of autumn by showing the familiar in new and unexpected ways; accompanied by poems. c2001.

 

J    811.54  C639ev    

Clifton, Lucille.  EVERETT ANDERSON'S YEAR. A poem for each month of the year reflects the major and minor events in the life of a young boy.

 

J    811.54  J17ju         Jacobs, Leland B.

JUST AROUND THE CORNER: POEMS ABOUT THE SEASONS.  A collection of twenty‑five poems celebrating seasonal highlights such as the autumn leave, snow prints, flying kites, and beaches.

 

J    811.54  L787ci      

Livingston, Myra Cohn.  A CIRCLE OF SEASONS.  A thirteen‑stanza poem following the cycle of the seasons.

 

J    821.914  H894S    

Hughes, Ted. SEASON SONGS. A collection of 28 poems grouped to represent the four seasons.

 


JUVENILE & YOUNG PEOPLE FICTION

 

J    B976f        

Buscaglia, Leo F. THE FALL OF FREDDIE THE LEAF: A STORY FOR ALL AGES. As Freddie experiences the changing seasons along with his companion leaves, he learns about the delicate balance between life and death.

 

J    K92LI       

Krensky, Stephen. LIONEL IN THE FALL. For Lionel, fall means starting a new school year, raking leaves, and getting to dress up as a knight and chase a dragon from house to house on Halloween.

   

 


PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES

 

P.R    372.13  B397ch

Beckman, Carol A. CHANNELS TO CHILDREN: EARLY CHILDHOOD ACTIVITYGUIDE FOR HOLIDAYS AND SEASONS. Creative activities and seat work

 

P.R    372.1395  W744ci        

Wilmes, Liz. THE CIRCLE TIME BOOK FOR HOLIDAYS & SEASONS.

 

P.R.    372.21    H564cr    1998          

Herr, Judy.  CREATIVE RESOURCES OF BIRDS, ANIMALS, SEASONS, AND HOLIDAYS.  Creative activities and seat work.

 

P.R    372.21    T717au           

Flora, Sherrill B. TOTALLY AUTUMN.   Preschool through grade 2. Creative activities and seat work.  Holidays.  Includes bibliographical references.

   

P.R    372.35    H791se          

Hope, Cathy.  SEASONS, THEMES THROUGH THE YEAR. Each sections  contains activities and ideas for language, art, craft, matematics, social studies and music as well as detailed lists of poetry, stories, interest reading material and other sources. c1982.

 

P.R.    372.357    G696re

Gould, Alan.  THE REAL REASONS FOR SEASONS: SUN-EARTH CONNECTIONS: UNRAVELING MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT THE EARTH AND SUN.  Grades 6-8.  A GEMS Teacher's Guide.  (CD-Rom is at circulation desk.) c2000.

 

P.R     372.357    H522ss        

Henry, Lucia Kemp. SCIENCE THROUGH THE SEASONS. Worksheets and activities to explore the four seasons. c1989.

 

P.R.    372.5     C587se

Clancy, Lorraine.  SEASONAL ARTS & CRAFTS ACTIVITIES FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD. c1988.

 

P.R.    375.5    D221ki

Darling, Kathy.  KIDS & SEASONS. Creative activities and seat work. c1989.

 

P.R    372.5   H781cf  

CLIP ART FOR FALL: BACK-TO-SCHOOL, HALLOWEEN, HARVEST, THANKSGIVING, BIRTHDAYS. "This book includes patterns, forms, and art to be used in bulletin board displays, newsletters, calendars, hall passes, memos, name tags, or anything that will be copied or that has room for additional art.  The clip art in this book specifically covers fall themes...." c1992.

 

P.R.    372.5    R633ea

Robbins, Irene.  EASY ART PROJECTS FOR EVERY MONTH OF THE SCHOOL YEAR. c1990.

 

P.R    372.5    S735fo 

Spann, Mary Beth. FOUR SEASONS OF FUN: SEASONAL ACTIVITIES FOR EARLY LEARNERS.

   

P.R    372.55    A164  

ABSOLUTELY AUTUMN-TIME: THE ACTIVITY PROFESSIONAL'S WEEKLY THEME GUIDE : ANNOUNCEMENT BOARDS, ACTIVITIES, CALENDARS, CRAFTS, PUZZLES, GAMES, DISCUSSIONS, CLIP ART, AND CONTESTS FOR AUTUMN CELEBRATIONS!  "Absolutely Autumn-time is filled with hundreds of experienced- centered activities that will encourage seniors to create,  , communicate, reminisce and celebrate. Also appropriate for camp activities and lower/upper elementary.  c1996.

 

P.R    372.55    B347ce          

Zinkgraf, June.  CELEBRATIONS : WITH MORE SPRING SURPRISES, WINTER WONDERS, AND FALL FANTASIES.  Creative activities and seat work. Handicrafts. c1985.

 

P.R.   372.55    S949bif

Sullivan, Dianna J.  BIG AND EASY ART FOR FALL.  These fall art projects were designed to be appropriate for pre-school and kindergarten age children.  The pieces are big and easy to cut and glue. c1986.

  

P.R    398.27    N428ma         

Nelson, Pat. MAGIC MINUTES: QUICK READ-ALOUDS FOR EVERY DAY.P.R    500    G565f       Glover, Susanne. A SPLASH OF FALL. A Good Apple seasonal idea/activity book for grades 2-5.

 

P.R.    500    G565f

Glover, Susanne.  A SPLASH OF FALL.  A Good Apple seasonal idea/activity book for grades 2-5. c1987.

 


MEDIA

 

AID    372.6  A416   Set 2      

Developmental Learning Materials. ALL-PURPOSE PHOTO LIBRARY [card]  (set 2).314 cards : col. ; 18 x 23 cm. + 1 teacher's manua lContents: Seasons and Weather. c1982.

   

AID    418    B592se

Teacher's Discovery.  BIG PHOTO SEASONS & WEATHER. [flash card]  Twenty-eight flash cards (photo), twenty-eight flash cards (word), one instruction sheet.  Spanish, French, English and German language. c1995. 

 

 


REFERENCE

 

REF    394.26  H429a 

Hazeltine, Mary Emogene. ANNIVERSARIES AND HOLIDAYS, A CALENDAR OF DAYS AND HOW TO OBSERVE THEM.  Listing of books about holidays, special days, and seasons.

 

Created by Donna Wallach, September 2004; updated September 2006

  

                                                                     

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