Fall Favorites Booklist

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Fall Leaves: colorful and crunchy

Title: Fall Leaves: colorful and crunchy
By: Martha E.H Rustad
Published: 2012

Look at all the brightly colored trees! Fall weather causes leaves to change colors. Follow a leaf as it grows, changes color, and falls to the ground. Let's grab a rake! What happens in fall? Find out in the Fall's Here! series, part of the Cloverleaf Books™ collection. Ages: 5-8

Call number: x581.48 Rusta.M

By the light of the harvest moon

Title: By the light of the harvest moon
By: Harriet Ziefert
Published: 2009

As the fall harvest moon shines on the farm, leaf families gather to celebrate the autumnal equinox. Ages: 3-7

Call number: JPicture Ziefe.H

Pumpkin Day

Title: Pumpkin Day
By: Nancy Elizabeth Wallace
Published: 2002

A bunny family picks pumpkins at a local farm and learns pumpkin facts in the process.

Ages: 2-6 years

Call number: JPicture Walla.N (In the Holiday section)

From apple trees to cider, please!

Title: From apple trees to cider, please!
By: Felicia Sanzari Chernesky
Published: 2015

Grab the wagon, it's a bright autumn day and the trees are full of ripe, red apples! There's an apple festival underway at the farm and lots of work to do making cider. This visit finishes with a cider doughnut and a cup of freshly pressed cider. DELICIOUS! Told in crisp, action-driven thymes from a young child's point of view, From Apple Trees to Cider, Please! is a realistic account of how apple cider is pressed, flavored with the charm and vigor of a harvest celebration. Ages: 4-8

Call number: x641.26 Chern.F

Red Leaf, yellow leaf

Title: Red Leaf, yellow leaf
By: Lois Ehler
Published: 1991

A child describes the growth of a maple tree from seed to sapling. Ages: 4-8

Call number: JPicture Ehler.L

Penguin and Pumpkin

Title: Penguin and Pumpkin
By: Salina Yoon
Published: 2014

Curious about what fall is like in places that are not always white, Penguin and his friends fly to a pumpkin farm and bring back a surprise for Penguin's brother, Pumpkin, who couldn't come with them.

Ages: 3-6 years

Call number: JPicture Yoon.S

Goodbye summer, hello autumn

Title: Goodbye summer, hello autumn
By: Kenard Pak
Published: 2016

In a simple, evocative conversation with nature, a young girl witnesses how the season changes from summer to autumn. Ages: 4-7

Call number: JPicture Pak.K

Bella's Fall Coat

Title: Bella's Fall Coat
By: Lynn Plourde
Published: 2016

A picture book about the fall season, centering on Bella, a little girl who has outgrown but does not want to give up her favorite coat made by her grandmother, and how she deals with the inevitable change to something new. Ages: 4-7

Call number: JPicture Plour.L

Applesauce Day

Title: Applesauce Day
By: Lisa Amstutz
Published: 2017

Maria and her family visit an apple orchard and pick apples. Then it's time to turn the apples into applesauce! Every year they use the special pot that has been in the family for generations to make applesauce. First they wash the apples. Then Grandma cuts them into quarters. Follow each step in the process as everyone helps to make delicious applesauce!

Ages: 4-8 years

Call number: JPicture Amstu.L

Baby loves fall! : a Karen Katz lift-the-flap book

Title: Baby loves fall! : a Karen Katz lift-the-flap book
By: Karen Katz
Published: 2013

What does Baby see? Lift the flaps to see the activities of fall. Ages: 0-4

Call number: JBoardbk

Fall Mixed Up

Title: Fall Mixed Up
By: Bob Raczka
Published: 2011

Fall is all mixed up in this silly book from Bob Raczka! Can you find his mistakes in the words and pictures? Ages: 4-9

Call number: JPicture Raczk.B

Autumn Babies

Title: Autumn Babies
By: Kathryn O. Galbraith
Published: 2018

An adorable, diverse cast of babies cavort through a fall landscape and a variety of seasonal activities. Ages: 0-4

Call number: JBoardbk

Say It!

Title: Say It!
By: Charlotte Zolotow
Published: 1992

It's a golden, windy autumn day, and a mother a daughter set out walking among the swirling leaves. This picture book is a quiet story that shows the many ways love is expressed in the small moments shared between parent and child.

Ages: 2-6 years

JPicture Zolot.C

Fletcher and the Falling Leaves

Title: Fletcher and the Falling Leaves
By: Julia Rawlinson
Published: 2006

When his favorite tree begins to lose its leaves, Fletcher the fox worries that it is sick, but instead a magical sight is in store for him. Ages: 4-8

Call number: JPicture Rawli.J

How many seeds in a pumpkin?

Title: How many seeds in a pumpkin?
By: Margaret McNamara
Published: 2007

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. Ages: 3-7

Call number: JPicture Mcnam.M

In the leaves

Title: In the leaves
By: Huy Voun Lee
Published: 2005

On a beautiful autumn day, Xiao Ming and his friends take a trip to a farm. Xiao Ming can’t wait to show everyone the new Chinese characters he has learned, and his friends are just as excited to see them. Ages: 5-9

Call number: JPicture Lee.H

Because of an acorn

Title: Because of an acorn
By: Lola M. Schaefer
Published: 2016

This enchanting and informative picture book explores the vital connections between the layers of an ecosystem, relating how every tree, flower, plant, and animal connect to one another in spiraling circles of life. Ages: 5-10

Call number: JPicture Schae.L

Apples and pumpkins

Title: Apples and pumpkins
By: Anne Rockwell
Published: 2011

In preparation for Halloween night, a family visits Mr. Comstock's farm to pick apples and pumpkins. Ages: 3-6

Call number: JPicture Rockw.A

Why do leaves change color?

Title: Why do leaves change color?
By: Betsy Maestro
Published: 1994

This book explains how leaves change their colors in autumn and then separate from the tree as the tree prepares for winter. Ages: 4-8

Call number: x582.16 Maest.B

The Busy Little Squirrel

Title: The Busy Little Squirrel
By: Nancy Tafuri
Published: 2010

Squirrel is too busy getting ready for winter to nibble a pumpkin with Mouse, run in the field with Dog, or otherwise play with any of the other animals. Ages: 2-8

Call number: JBoardbk

Hedgehugs autumn hide-and-squeak

Title: Hedgehugs autumn hide-and-squeak
By: Steve Wilson
Published: 1974

Hattie is unhappy that trees are losing their leaves, but Horace and a squeaky new friend show her how much fun autumn can be. Ages: 3-8

Call number: JPicture Wilso.S

Owl Diaries 11:  Trip to the pumpkin farm

Title: Owl Diaries 11: Trip to the pumpkin farm
By: Rebecca Elliott
Published: 2019

Eva's class is taking a field trip to Poppy's Pumpkin Farm! On the farm, Eva and her friends milk cows, collect eggs, pick apples, and make new friends. But then the farm's special Thank-You Pumpkin goes missing! Can Eva and her friends find it in time for the Falling Leaves Day party?

Ages: 5-7 years

JChapter Ellio.R

The Brilliant Fall of Gianna Z

Title: The Brilliant Fall of Gianna Z
By: Kate Messner
Published: https://ccs.polarislibrary.com/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=19.1033.0.0.38&pos=1&cn=691681

Gianna has less than one week to complete her leaf project if she wants to compete in the upcoming cross-country sectionals, but issues like procrastination, disorganization--and her grandmother's declining health--seem destined to keep her from finishing.

Ages: 8-12 years

J Messn.K

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