Resources for AutumnSeptember 22, 2012 at 10:49 AM EDT marks the autumnal equinox. Here are some sites and sources to help you welcome the fall:
Autumn Crafts and Activities: from About.com
The First Day of Autumn: a brief explanation from NASA
- More Autumn Activies: from Family Education
- Books from our Library:
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- 811 SHA Sharing the seasons : a book of poems. 1st ed. New York : Margaret K. McElderry Books, c2010. A collection of poems and illustrations about, and depicting, the changing of the seasons.
- 811 SID Sidman, Joyce. Red sings from treetops : a year in colors. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, c2009. Illustrations and simple text combine the senses of sight, sound, smell, and taste to describe the colors of the seasons.
- 811 UPD Updike, John. A child's calendar : poems. New ed. New York : Holiday House, c1999. Presents a collection of twelve poems describing the activities in a child's life and the changes in the weather as the year moves from January to December.
- E FLE Fleming, Denise, 1950-. In the small, small pond. 1st ed. New York : H. Holt, c1993. Illustrations and rhyming text describe the activities of animals living in and near a small pond as spring progresses to autumn.
- E FLE Fletcher, Ralph J. Hello, harvest moon. New York : Clarion Books, c2003. Poetic prose describes a full autumn moon and the magical effect it has on the earth, plants, animals, and people around it.
- E RYL Rylant, Cynthia. In November. 1st ed. San Diego, CA : Harcourt, c2000. Describes the autumn activities and traditions that November's cooling temperatures bring.
- E VAN Van Allsburg, Chris. The stranger. Boston : Houghton Mifflin, c1986. The enigmatic origins of the stranger Farmer Bailey hits with his truck and brings home to recuperate seem to have a mysterious relation to the changing season.
Last Modified on September 17, 2012