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Picture Books (JE)


Berger The Little Yellow Leaf    (A yellow leaf is not ready to fall from the tree.)
Carr Dappled Apples    (Celebrate the pleasures of fall, from turning leaves and apple picking to pumpkins and Halloween.)
Ehlert Leaf Man    (A man made of leaves blows away, traveling wherever the wind may take him.)
Ehlert Nuts to You    (A rascally squirrel has an indoor adventure in a city apartment.)
George That Pup!    (After having fun digging up acorns, a little dog decides to bury them all again.)
Hawk Count Down to Fall    (Count backwards from ten to one during one of the most colorful times of the year. )
Kelley Fall Is Not Easy    (A tree tells why, out of all four seasons, autumn is the hardest.)
Martin All for Pie, Pie for All    (Grandma Cat bakes an apple pie that is heartily enjoyed by her family as well as the Mouse and Ant families. )
Raczka Fall Mixed Up    (The delights of autumn are described in mixed-up verse, and the reader is challenged to uncover the errors.)
Raczka Who Loves the Fall?    (Rhyming text and illustrations portray the sights and sounds of autumn.)
Rawlinson Fletcher and the Falling Leaves    (When his favorite tree begins to lose its leaves, Fletcher the fox worries that it is sick.)
Rockwell Apples and Pumpkins    (In preparation for Halloween night, a family visits Mr. Comstock's farm to pick apples and pumpkins. )
Serfozo Plumply, Dumply Pumpkin     (Peter finds the perfect pumpkin so that he and his Dad can make a jack o'lantern. )
Spinelli I Know It's Autumn    (A rhyming celebration of the sights, smells, and sounds of autumn.)
Tafuri The Busy Little Squirrel    (Squirrel is too busy getting ready for winter to play with any of the other animals.)
Thomas Pumpkin Trouble    (When Duck decides to make a jack o'lantern, he and his friends Pig and Mouse are in for a scary adventure.)
Wilson Bear Says Thanks    (Bear thanks his friends for bringing food dishes to his dinner party and finds a way of sharing something of his own.)

Nonfiction, Folktales & Poetry


J394.2DA GL Day of the Dead    (An overview of El Dia de los Muertos, the Mexican equivalent of All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day.)
J394.2TH AL Sarah Gives Thanks    (The story of Sarah Josepha Hale, who pushed the idea of establishing Thanksgiving as a national holiday. )
J508.2 PF We Gather Together: Celebrating the Harvest Season    (The science behind autumn and the social history of harvest-time celebrations.)
J508.7 GO Awesome Autumn    (A seasonal tribute to the qualities of autumn, combining photographs, text, and craft ideas that celebrate autumn. )
J582.16 HI Why Do Leaves Change Color?    (How and why leaves change color. )
JE508 RU Animals in Fall: Preparing for Winter    (Simple text and photographs present animals in fall. )
JE508 RU Fall Weather: Cooler Temperatures    (Find out how weather changes in the fall, and see how people and animals get ready for cooler temperatures.)
JE634.11 KO Apples, Apples Everywhere! : Learning About Apple Harvests    (Find out how apples are picked and stored and learn which apples are best for munching.)
JE635 KO Pick a Perfect Pumpkin: Learning About Pumpkin Harvests    (Learn where pumpkins come from and how to store them. )

Last Updated: 1/14

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