• Resources for Autumn

    September 22, 2012 at 10:49 AM EDT marks the autumnal equinox.  Here are some sites and sources to help you welcome the fall:
    • 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.

    Fall Color from FreeFoto
    Image by: Ian Britton, FreeFoto.com

Last Modified on September 17, 2012