Picture Books About Fall and Harvest
Books that celebrate Fall and all its flavors.
Picture Books About Fall and Harvest
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A little girl thinks her mother's garden is the ugliest in the neighborhood until she discovers that flowers might look and smell pretty but Chinese vegetable soup smells best of all. Includes a recipe.
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A little girl thinks her mother's garden is the ugliest in the neighborhood until she discovers that flowers might look and smell pretty but Chinese vegetable soup smells best of all. Includes a recipe. E LIN
The Ugly Vegetables by Grace Lin. A girl is disappointed because her mother's Chinese vegetables make for an ugly garden, unlike her neighbors' flowers. But they harvest the ugly vegetables into a delicious soup that all the neighbors love. Colorful illustrations and great messages about how appearances can be deceiving, gardening, and multiculturalism.
The Ugly Vegetables by Grace Lin: Themes of community and diversity. A neighborhood comes together to share flowers and ugly vegetables soup, and the young gardener learns that regardless of appearances, everything has its own beauty and purpose.
The Ugly Vegetables - A Great Book About A Truly Unique Garden! (Complete with a recipe for Ugly Vegetable Soup!)
The Ugly Vegetables by Grace Lin: picture book for 1st-4th grade that tells the story of a young Chinese girl who feels different from her American friends because of the strange vegetables her mother grows in their garden. When the vegetables ripen, her mother makes a soup for the whole neighborhood to enjoy and the girl learns to value her culture
It’s easy to appreciate a garden exploding with colorful flowers and fragrances, but what do you do with a patch of ugly vegetables? Author/illustrator Grace Lin recalls such a garden in this charming and eloquent story. The neighbors’ gardens look so much prettier and so much more inviting to the young gardener than the garden of “black-purple-green vines, fuzzy wrinkled leaves, prickly stems, and a few little yellow flowers” that she and her mother grow. Nevertheless, mother assures her that
The Ugly Vegetables by Grace Lin - Every plant has its beauty and purpose in a garden.
When an old man builds a Sukkah hut on the roof of his apartment building, the owner of the building takes him to court.
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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.
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Amazon.com: Apples to Oregon: Being the (Slightly) True Narrative of How a Brave Pioneer Father Brought Apples, Peaches, Pears, Plums, Grapes, and Cherries (and Children) Across the Plains (9781416967460): Deborah Hopkinson, Nancy Carpenter: Books
Apples to Oregon: Being the (Slightly) True Narrative of How a Brave Pioneer Father Brought Apples, Peaches, Pears, Plums, Grapes, and Cherries (and Children) Across the Plains by Deborah Hopkinson. $6.99. Publisher: Aladdin; Reprint edition (July 29, 2008). Author: Deborah Hopkinson. Reading level: Ages 4 and up
Apples to Oregon: Being the (Slightly) True Narrative of How a Brave Pioneer Father Brought Apples, Peaches, Pears, Plums, Grapes, and Cherries (and Children) Across the Plains by Deborah Hopkinson Cute, funny, and teaches children about how people used to travel across the United States in wagon trains.
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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.
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Squanto's Journey: The Story of the First Thanksgiving: Joseph Bruchac, Greg Shed: 9780152060442: Amazon.com: Books
Joseph Bruchac, a prolific and award-winning author of Native American descent (The First Strawberries, A Boy Called Slow) describes life in 1620 for a man who was destined to save the Pilgrims even as he was losing his family and tribe. Told from Squanto's point of view, this historically accurate and detailed story brings to life one of the most important moments in America's past.
Squanto's Journey: The Story of the First Thanksgiving. "This is one of the best picture books I have read about Thanksgiving and the settlers. The author focuses on Native Americans in his writing and I love the authenticity he brings to his stories."
Squanto's Journey: The Story of the First Thanksgiving by Joseph Bruchac http://www.amazon.com/dp/0152060448/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_8Gjjub0J9N35H
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A man made of leaves blows away, traveling wherever the wind may take him. On die-cut pages.
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Is your yard covered in leaves? Learn how to make a paper bag leaf man puppet craft with the kids. From momstown arts and crafts
Gather the kids 'round and read LEAF MAN’ by Lois Ehlert ! This FUN autumn read features illustrations made from actual fall leaves: 'Leaf Man used to live near me, in a pile of leaves. But yesterday the wind blew Leaf Man away. He left no travel plans. The last time I saw him, he was headed east – past the chickens…!’ :) www.amazon.com/Look-What-Did-Leaf-Naturecraft/dp/0802774407
Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert I recommend this book because its artwork and vibrant colors convey the feeling of fall. It can also suggest a project idea: what objects, designs etc can children assemble from a variety of leaves http://beyonddrseuss.wordpress.com/2012/10/13/a-lovely-mix-of-books/
Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert - From favorite children’s author Lois Ehlert, Leaf Man is perhaps my favorite fall book not only because of the beautiful illustrations made from real leaves but also because it provides you with an instant activity- making leaf people!
Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert. Read this for storytime (3-5yrs) and then have them make their own pictures out of fall leaves!
Leaf Man My kids love going on Nature Walks to collect leaves in the fall, so this book about a leaf man was a fun read. We love the illustrations made from actual leaves and all the facts given about what kind of trees they've come from.
read Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert. I really enjoy sharing this book with children! The illustrations are all made up of photocopied leaves. It’s a fantastic creative collage approach that really gets kids thinking outside of the box.
Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert-- the classic fall picture book and a personal favorite!
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Recounts the life of John Chapman, the legendary Johnny Appleseed.
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Johnny Appleseed—an American folk hero—changed our nation seed by seed, deed by deed, and now the acclaimed Esmé Raji Codell and award-winning Lynne Rae Perkins celebrate his legendary life in a beautiful picture book.
Seed by Seed: The Legend and Legacy of John “Appleseed” Chapman- Esme Raji Codell (Illustrator) Lynne Rae Perkins
Seed by Seed: The Legend and Legacy of John "Appleseed" Chapman by Esme Raji Codell, http://www.amazon.com/dp/0061455156/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_NlsGtb18T5BT5CPE
Seed by Seed: The Legend and Legacy of John "Appleseed" Chapman: Esme Raji Codell, Lynne Rae Perkins: 9780061455155: Amazon.com: Books
In Johnny Appleseed (http://teachfitclub.org/johnny-appleseed/) students will detail the journey of John “Appleseed” Chapman. Students will recount a progression of a story and a timeline of history. Seed by Seed: The Legend and Legacy of John "Appleseed" Chapman by Esme Raji Codell
Seed by Seed the Legend and Legacy of John "Appleseed" Chapman by Esme Raji Codell, illus. by Lynne Rae Perkins 2012 **** Elementary-Intermediate. More thoughtful than biographical but still a beautiful book and celebration of spirit. Wonderfully illustrated.
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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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Pumpkin Soup: Cat and Squirrel come to blows with Duck in arguing about who will perform what duty in preparing their pumpkin soup, and they almost lose Duck's friendship when he decides to leave them. A great read for early elementary children.
Three friends, Cat, Duck, and Squirrel, live happily together and share the chores. One day, Duck is upset because he thinks the other two are not being fair, and thinks the best thing to do is run away. Charming tale with really cute illustrations about respect and friendship. "Pumpkin Soup" by Helen Cooper"
This a story about a cat, duck, and rabbit who are all friends and they work together to make pumpkin soups. Great book!
A story focusing on friendship and sharing. Cat, Duck and Squirrel live in an old white cabin. Every day Cat slices up some pumpkin, Squirrel stirs in some water and Duck tips in some salt to make perfect pumpkin soup. Everybody seems happy until the day Duck wants to do the stirring.
Great Books for Fall: Pumpkin Soup Deep in the woods in an old white cabin, three friends make their pumpkin soup the same way every day. The Cat slices up the pumpkin, the Squirrel stirs in the water, and the Duck tips in just enough salt. But one day the Duck wants to stir instead, and then there is a horrible squabble, and he leaves the cabin in a huff.
Age range: 4 - 7 Years .Cat, Squirrel and Duck are three friends who make pumpkin soup together every day. They always do it the same way, until little Duck thinks he’s got a better idea.......This is one I bought because we enjoyed it so much. Clever story, and the illustrations are so fun.
Pumpkin Soup by Helen Cooper: By the Kate Greenaway Medalist Deep in the woods in an old white cabin, three friends make their pumpkin soup the same way every day. The Cat slices up the pumpkin, the Squirrel stirs in the water, and the Duck tips in just...
Pumpkin Soup by Helen Cooper - "Deep in the woods in an old white cabin, three friends make their pumpkin soup the same way every day. The Cat slices up the pumpkin, the Squirrel stirs in the water, and the Duck tips in just enough salt." This is a great story about friendship and working through squabbles. The illustrations are warm and inviting...and there is even a recipe for pumpkin soup at the end. I suggest reading this book and inviting the kids to help you in the kitchen afterwards
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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.
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Rhyming text and photographs follow a pumpkin patch as it grows and changes, from seeds to plants to pumpkins ready to harvest, to jack-o-lanterns and then to seeds again.
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Pumpkin Circle: The Story of a Garden by George Levenson http://www.amazon.com/dp/1582460787/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_W7u0vb0ZXFY28
Great Books for Fall: Pumpkin Circle: The Story of a Garden We can be sure of this: It's a circle without end. It'¬?s pumpkin seeds to pumpkins To pumpkin seeds again! This treat of a picture book comes cloaked in the colors of fall.
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Pumpkin Circle: The Story of a Garden: George Levenson, Shmuel Thaler: We can be sure of this: It's a circle without end. It's pumpkin seeds to pumpkins To pumpkin seeds again! This treat of a picture book comes cloaked in the colors of fall. Bouncy verse and glowing photographs show a backyard pumpkin patch move through its natural cycle -- a bug's eye & a bird's high view of seeds sprouting, flowers blooming, bees buzzing, pumpkins growing . . .& then going back to earth.
"Pumpkin Circle: The Story of a Garden" By: George Levenson
Pumpkin Circle: The Story of a Garden
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.
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Johnny Appleseed by Reeve Lindbergh, Kathy Jakobsen Hallquist (Illustrator). Fall books for children. http://www.apples4theteacher.com/holidays/fall/kids-books/johnny-appleseed.html
Traditional Literature--Epic and legendary heros: Johnny Appleseed by Reeve Lindbergh and Kathy Jakobsen
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THE BEST JOHNNY APPLESEED BOOK! Johnny Appleseed: Reeve Lindbergh, Kathy Jakobsen: 9780316526340: Amazon.com: Books
Using children's literature is a great way to organize your lessons. Book, Johnny Appleseed by Reeve Lindbergh
Johnny Appleseed by Reeve Lindbergh. This book looks boring from the cover but it is a wonderful, long poem about this quirky apple "evangelist". My son loves this book and I think children are fascinated with the idea of apple trees springing up all over. Also, the drawings are full of interesting things.
Johnny Appleseed: Reeve Lindbergh, Kathy Jakobsen: 9780316526340: Amazon.com: Books $6.18
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Describes fall, discussing how nature changes, the weather, and typical activities.
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Follows the life cycle of the pumpkins that become so ubiquitous as the fall season rolls around.
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Striking, full-color photographs show the lifespan of a pumpkin from a tiny seed to a blooming vine, then a small gourd, and finally a jack-o-lantern lighting up a dark Halloween night, in this beautiful picture book.
Pumpkins a book...I think book looks like it would be wonderful, seeing how I love Fall so much! Will have to get this.
(2006) Pumpkins by Ken Robbins. Simple text and beautiful large photos make this a terrific autumn read-aloud. Share it with any fall-themed storytime.
Pumpkins by Ken Robbins -- gorgeous photographs of pumpkin flowers, green pumpkins, and more.
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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.
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FEATURED Apples -- All about apples, from pollination to picking and eating. My favorite book to use in the fall when we studied about apples.
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This informational book is written and illustrated by Gail Gibbons in 2000. This book tells all about apples. It includes various uses, the types, and the history.This book offers children the opportunity to tell about their experiences with apples or any visits they may have made to an orchard.
"Apples," by Gail Gibbons. Explains how apples were brought to America, how they grow, their traditional uses and cultural significance, and some of the varieties grown.
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Explains how leaves change their colors in autumn and then fall from the tree as it prepares for winter.
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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.
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Great Books for Fall: How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? Here is an adorable picture book for curious kids, which explores skip counting and estimation in a fun pumpkin-themed classroom experiment.
How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin?: Margaret McNamara, G. Brian Karas Here is an adorable picture book for curious kids, which explores skip counting and estimation in a fun pumpkin-themed classroom experiment.
Concept Book: "How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin?" by Margaret McNamara. Used this book to intro our pumpkin math activity
How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? by Margaret McNamara- This is a great "living math" book to read this time of year. Children can explore concepts such as estimation, skip counting, and other strategies for determining how many seeds are in a pumpkin. This would be a great book to read together before you actually carve a pumpkin so you can put some of these strategies into action.
book 4-Concept Book: "How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin?" by Margaret McNamara is about Mr. Tiffin's class and their pumpkin-themed classroom experiment where the smallest boy in class named Charlie had the smallest pumpkin but ended up having the most seeds. This book would be good to teach estimation, skip counting, and comparing greatest to least.
This is a 2-day thematic unit based on the book "How Many Seeds In a Pumpkin" by Margaret McNamara. It incorporates reading, science, writing, and math skills. The reading lesson contains activities that use application of evidence based answers for characterization, plot, and theme/author's message.
How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? by Margaret McNamara, illustrated by G. Brian Karas... great picture book for this time of year.
Concept Book: "How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin?" by Margaret McNamara is about Mr. Tiffin's class and their pumpkin-themed classroom experiment. This book would be good to teach estimation, skip counting, and comparing greatest to least.
5 Spooky (but not too spooky) Halloween Books for Kids - How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? by Margaret McNamara and G. Brian Karas.
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.
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Pumpkin Patch (Robin Hill School) by Margaret McNamara http://www.amazon.com/dp/0689858744/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_LpjEub18MHFRJ
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The Pumpkin Patch (Ready-To-Read Robin Hill School - Level 1)
The Pumpkin Patch by Margaret McNamara Small is too best!
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The Pumpkin Patch (Ready-to-Read. Level 1)
The Pumpkin Patch by Margaret McNamara
Since the market is closed, the reader is led around the world to gather the ingredients for making an apple pie.