located in the Curriculum Lab
Joan Walsh. SPRING IS A NEW
Azarian, Mary. A GARDENER'S ALPHABET. An alphabet book featuring words associated with gardening, including bulbs, compost, digging, insects, and weeds. c2000.
Ruth. RABBIT'S GOOD NEWS.
Rabbit leaves her warm dark burrow and discovers that spring has
Jan. SPLISH, SPLASH,
SPRING. Illustrations and
rhyming text describe some of the delights of spring. c2001.
Coplans, Peta. DOTTIE. Dottie the dog persists in her love of gardening, even though her parents think it is improper behavior for a canine. c1994.
De Coteau Orie, Sandra. DID
YOU HEAR WIND SING YOUR NAME?: AN ONEIDA SONG OF SPRING.
Pictures and words pay homage to the Oneida Indians' view of the
cycle of spring. c1995.
Judy. THREE FRIENDS FIND
SPRING. After trying
unsuccessfully to bring spring to Duck, Squirrel and Rabbit decide to
help him enjoy winter instead. c1977.
Malachy. JODY'S BEANS.
From spring to fall with the help of her grandfather, Jody learns
to plant, care for, harvest, prepare, and eat some runner beans. c1999.
Crescent. STRAWBERRY DRESS
ESCAPE. A little girl slips
out of her boring, dusty classroom and enjoys the delights of a spring
afternoon in the country. 
Ehlert, Lois. PLANTING A RAINBOW. A mother and child plant a rainbow of flowers in the family garden. c1988.
Fleischman, Paul. WESLANDIA. Wesley's garden produces a crop of huge, strange plants which provide him with clothing, shelter, food, and drink, thus helping him create his own civilization and changing his life. c1999.
Denise. IN THE SMALL, SMALL
POND. Illustrations and
rhyming text describe the activities of animals living in and near a
small pond as spring progresses to autumn. c1993.
Hubbell, Patricia. HURRAY FOR SPRING! Rhyming text celebrates the joys of spring for a young boy. c2005.
Anne. POSSUM AND THE
PEEPER. When Possum is
awakened on the first day of spring by a loud noise that won't stop, he
and all the other animals, who have also had their winters' sleep
disturbed, set out to discover who is making all the racket. c1998.
When spring comes to Farmer Clem's farm, Baby Mouse loves to go
Bruce. GEOFFREY GROUNDHOG
PREDICTS THE WEATHER. When
Geoffrey Groundhog pops out of his hole to predict the weather, he is
blinded by television cameras and lights and is unable to see if he has
a shadow. No one in town
knows how to proceed, so Geoffrey needs help fast. c1995.
Virginia L. NAOMI KNOWS
IT'S SPRINGTIME. Tells how
a vibrant young girl experiences all that spring has to offer.
Reeve. NORTH COUNTRY
SPRING. Rhyming verse and
illustrations describe the arrival of spring in the north. Includes
section with facts about animal behavior. c1997.
George Ella. COME A TIDE.
A girl provides a lighthearted account of the spring floods at
her rural home. c1990.
Jane Belk. SPRING IS HERE! Describes
in verse the sights, smells, sounds, and activities of spring. 
Caroline. ARE YOU SPRING?
After being told that she cannot leave her winter den until
spring arrives, Una the bear cub goes out early, meets various animals,
gets in trouble, and eventually finds out what spring is. Caroline.
Mary Lyn. MUD.
As winter melts into spring, the frozen earth turns into
magnificent mud. c1996.
Steven. SPRING: AN ALPHABET
ACROSTIC. Describes spring,
with its animals, green smells, and renewed outside activities. When
read vertically, the first letters of the lines of text spell related
words arranged alphabetically, from "April" to
Mary McKenna. TELL ME A
SEASON. Nature displays
different colors to announce the seasons of the year and the time of
Stewart, Sarah. THE GARDENER. A series of letters relating what happens when, after her father loses his job, Lydia Grace goes to live with her Uncle Jim in the city but takes her love for gardening with her. c1997.
Nancy Elizabeth. PAPERWHITE.
Lucy and Miss Mamie while away the long hours of winter in
various ways while waiting for a paperwhite bulb to grow and bring them
Walllace, Nancy Elizabeth. SEEDS! SEEDS! SEEDS! Buddy Bear learns about different kinds of seeds and their uses when he opens a package sent by his grandfather. c2004.
Rosemary. MAX'S CHOCOLATE
CHICKEN. Max and his sister
Ruby go on an egg hunt and vie with each other for the prize--a
chocolate chicken. c1989.
Willis, Jeanne. TADPOLE'S PROMISE. When a caterpillar meets her perfect love, a tadpole, she begs him never to change, but their relationship is doomed. c2005.
Charlotte. THE BUNNY WHO FOUND EASTER.
A lonely rabbit searches for others of his kind from summer
through winter until spring arrives and he finds one special bunny.
Ellen B. THE SPRING EQUINOX
: CELEBRATING THE GREENING OF THE EARTH.
Tells the many fascinating details of springtime rites – past
and present. c2002.
Eric A. THE BIRDS' GIFT: A
UKRAINIAN EASTER STORY. Villagers
take in a flock of golden birds nearly frozen by an early snow and are
rewarded with beautifully decorated eggs the next spring. c1999.
Diane. THE MAGIC WINGS: A
TALE FROM CHINA. A strange
event occurs across the land when a little Chinese goose girl sprinkles
her shoulders with water and begins to enjoy all the beautiful flowers
of spring. c1983.
Kris. PERSEPHONE AND THE
POMEGRANATE: A MYTH FROM GREECE. Demeter
refuses to allow spring to appear until she has been reunited with her
daughter Persephone, who has been abducted to the Underworld by Pluto.
Robert. WHEN SPRING
Text and photos portray the signs of spring--buds, birds,
weather, animal births--as nature throbs with life. c1983.
Sandra. EXPLORING SPRING: A
SEASON OF SCIENCE ACTIVITIES, PUZZLES, AND GAMES.
A collection of springtime activities which include stories,
observations of nature, handicraft, games, and puzzles. c1990.
J 582.0463 S468f
selsam, Millicent Ellis. A FIRST LOOK AT FLOWERS. An introduction to the distinguishing characteristics of flowers. c1977.
J 582.13 C363fl
Catherall, Ed. FLOWERING PLANTS. c1982.
J 582.13 R523fl
Richardson, Joy. FLOWERS. Focuses on flowering plants, the nature of flowers, and the different types. c1993.
Tilde. AT THE FROG POND.
Describes the animal life at a secluded pond during spring and
summer days. c1989.
J 595.78 H466fr
Heiligman, Deborah. FROM CATERPILLAR TO BUTTERFLY. The metamorphosis from caterpillar to butterfly is depicted with all the wonder of those seeing the transformation for the first time. c1996.
J 635 W682gr
Wilkes, Angela S. GROWING THINGS. c1984.
J 635.02 P324k
Paul, Aileen. KIDS OUTDOOR GARDENING. A guide to growing flowers and vegetables outdoors. c1978.
J 635.9 B966fl
Bernie, David. FLOWERS. Describes the physical characteristics and the life cycles of flowers and examines kinds of garden flowers, woodland flowers, desert flowers, and others. c1993.
J 635.9 C878f
Cox, Rosamund Kidman. FLOWERS. c1980.
Kathy. CRAFTS TO MAKE IN
THE SPRING. Presents
twenty-nine easy-to-make craft projects with springtime themes,
including cotton swab pussy willows, a robin redbreast door hanging, and
an Easter bunny egg holder.
Linda. THE LITTLE WITCH'S
SPRING HOLIDAY BOOK. Presents
instructions for a variety of springtime activities, games, foods, and
Nancy White. MIDNIGHT DANCE
OF THE SNOWSHOE HARE: POEMS OF ALASKA.
Poems about Alaska's beautiful but brief spring, summer and fall
seasons, which provide a short respite from the cold, dark winter.
Noemi. IT'S SPRING.
A collection of poems, illustrated with color photographs, about
the coming of spring and its effects upon the plants and animals of the
woodland. [1968, c1969]
Crockett. WILL SPRING BE
EARLY OR WILL SPRING BE LATE?
anxious is the groundhog to predict an early spring that he is grossly
misled by an artificial flower. 
P.R. 372.35 B331ha
Bath, John B. HABITATS: RECOGNIZING HABITATS AND THE REQUIREMENTS OF PLANTS AND ANIMALS, CREATING TERRARIUMS. c1994.
Cathy. SEASONS, THEMES
THROUGH THE YEAR. Each
section contains activities and ideas for language, art, craft,
mathematics, social studies and music as well as detailed lists of
poetry, stories, interest reading material and other sources. c1982.
P.R. 372.35 S675pl
Snyder, Julie. PLANTS AND FLOWERS. c1993.
Marilynn G. INTERNATIONAL
SPRING AND SUMMER FESTIVALS: PROJECTS AND PATTERNS FOR HOLIDAY GIFTS.
Greetings, ornaments, decorations and classroom displays. c1995.
Judy. DAILY PLANS FOR
ACTIVE PRESCHOOLERS. 80 ready-to-use daily activity plans for children
ages 3-5 Spring - All about me - Fall - Food and fun - Happy
holidays - Flair for fashion - Bears - Old Favorites (Fairy Tales) -
Things that go together - Songs and rhymes. c1990.
Dianne J. CLIP ART FOR
SPRING AND SUMMER: EASTER, ST. PATRICK'S DAY, 4TH OF JULY,
MOTHER'S DAY, FATHER'S DAY. 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 spring and summer themes.
June. CELEBRATIONS: WITH
MORE SPRING SURPRISES, WINTER WONDERS, AND FALL FANTASIES.
Creative activities and seat work. Handicrafts. c1985.
Created by Donna Wallach, Updated March 2007.