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Picture Books About Fall and Harvest

Books that celebrate Fall and all its flavors.

When an old man builds a Sukkah hut on the roof of his apartment building, the owner of the building takes him to court.

A pioneer father transports his beloved fruit trees and his family to Oregon in the mid-nineteenth century. Based loosely on the life of Henderson Luelling.

Squanto recounts how in 1614 he was captured by the British, sold into slavery in Spain, and ultimately returned to the New World to become a guide and friend for the colonists.

A man made of leaves blows away, traveling wherever the wind may take him. On die-cut pages.

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Simple text and photographs present what happens to the weather, animals, and plants in fall--in both English and Spanish.

The Cat and the Squirrel come to blows with the Duck in arguing about who will perform what duty in preparing their pumpkin soup, and they almost lose the Duck's friendship when he decides to leave them.

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Follows the life cycle of a red apple: from a fruit growing on a tree to store, to picnic, to seed, to sapling and tree, and finally a new apple.

Rhymed text and illustrations relate the life of John Chapman, whose distribution of apple seeds and trees across the Midwest made him a legend and left a legacy still enjoyed today.

Describes fall, discussing how nature changes, the weather, and typical activities.

Follows the life cycle of the pumpkins that become so ubiquitous as the fall season rolls around.

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Explains how apples were brought to America, how they grow, their traditional uses and cultural significance, and some of the varieties grown.

Explains how leaves change their colors in autumn and then fall from the tree as it prepares for winter.

Charlie, the smallest child in his first grade class, is amazed to discover that of the three pumpkins his teacher brings to school, the tiniest one has the most seeds.

Katy finds what she thinks is the perfect pumpkin on a class field trip to a pumpkin patch, but after her classmates tease her about how small it is, it is up to Katy's father to show her how perfect her pumpkin can be.