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Recommended Reading

Fall 2015 Book List

This autumn, get your kids off the couch and outside! Read one of the books on our fall reading list and you'll be sure to stay both mentally and physically active all autumn long.

Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert
A man made of leaves blows away, traveling wherever the wind may take him.

Ferdie and the Falling Leaves by Julia Rawlinson
Ferdie's very worried. His beautiful tree is losing its leaves. Ferdie tries everything he can to save them, but it's just no use. When the final leaf has 'plopped' off, Ferdie feels all hope has gone... until he goes back the next day and a glorious sight awaits him!

Animal Season: Squirrel's Autumn Search by Anita Loughrey
Squirrel loves autumn. He chases the swirling leaves and collects food with his little brother.
But Squirrel has so much fun that he forgets where he put his food!
Will he find it again before his little brother eats it all?

Autumn is Here! by Heidi Pross Gray
Celebrate the coming of autumn with your child as you cuddle up and enjoy a sweet look at how the world changes along with the season. With beautiful watercolor illustrations and charming descriptions, you and your child will be wishing it was autumn year round!

Fall Leaves by Liesbet Slegers
Filled with the recognizable images of a brisk fall day, this charming board book takes toddlers on an autumn adventure.

Apples, Apples Everywhere! Learning About Apple Harvests by Robin Koontz
Autumn is apple harvest time. Come along on a trip to the apple orchard. Find out how apples are picked and stored. Learn which apples are best for munching. But watch out for the apple worms!

The Biggest Pumpkin Ever by Stephen Kroll
Desmond the field mouse wants to carve the biggest jack-o'-lantern in the neighborhood with his pumpkin. Clayton the house mouse wants to win the Biggest Pumpkin contest with his. But when they discover that their choice pumpkins are actually the same one, Desmond and Clayton decide to work together to grow the biggest pumpkin ever!

Duck and Goose: Find a Pumpkin by Tad Hills
Duck and Goose look everywhere for a pumpkin—in the apple tree, in the leaf pile, inside a hollow log.... Where will they find one?

Thanksgiving is for Giving Thanks by Margaret Sutherland
Sure, Thanksgiving is about pilgrims and history, and turkey of course! But most importantly, it's a holiday all about everything that we are thankful for. Cheerful, colorful illustrations accompany the simple text in this celebration of family, friends, and the holiday that brings them all together.

Winter is Coming: A Story of Seasonal Change by Jan Thornhill
This fascinating story introduces the ways in which different animals, such as Lily the snowshoe hare, adapt to survive winter.