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Early Literacy

Early literacy is what children know about communication, language—verbal and non-verbal—reading and writing before they can actually read and write.

Picture Book About Seasons: Spring

Fiction

Abracadabra, It's spring!

Abracadabra, It’s Spring! by Anne O’Brien 
Winter turns to spring in this lyrical book that celebrates the magic of nature and the changing seasons. Eleven gatefold pages open to recreate the excitement and surprise of spring's

Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring by Kenard Pak 
In simple text, a young boy watches how nature changes from winter into spring.

It’s Springtime, Mr. Squirrel!;by Sebastian Meschenmoser;
It's springtime and bees, flowers and love are in the air.;When Mr. Squirrel's friend, the hedgehog, catches sight of an attractive lady hedgehog, he isn't sure what to do to win her heart. What a stroke of luck that he has a friend like Mr. Squirrel, who can help him.;

The Little Rabbit by Nicola Killen 
One magical day, Ollie's stuffed bunny comes to life and they share an adventure. 

Pip and Pup by Eugene Yelchin 
Across the barnyard, Pip the chick spots a new friend to play with—Pup! But Pup isn't sure he likes how Pip plays—too rough. These two friends will weather the storm though. A bright, fun celebration of spring and friendship.

Soaked by Abi Cushman  
A hula-hooping moose, a badger with a bumblebee umbrella, a rabbit in a cashmere sweater and a very wet bear star in this unpredictable story in which having fun gets the best of a grumpy bear. It looks like a wet and dreary day for Bear and his trio of friends. There’s no way Bear can have any fun. But Badger, Rabbit and Moose don't seem to mind. In fact, Moose can still hula hoop, and it looks like so much fun. Maybe Bear should give it a try.

Non-Fiction

Being frog

Being Frog by April Pulley Sayre 
An up-close look at the behavior and habits of frogs.

Hello Spring! by Shelley Rotner 
Presents a lyrical celebration of the arrival of spring, which is marked by changes in plant and animal life.

Let’s Look at Spring by Sarah Schuette 
Vivid color photographs and simple text about signs of spring, such as flowers blooming, baby animals being born and more.

Spectacular Spring by Bruce Goldstone 
A photographic picture book providing a comprehensive overview of topics linked to spring. 

Springby Liz Gogerly
Explores the various different cultures of the world celebrate the Spring time with various festivals, parades and celebrations. 

Wake Up!by Helen Frost 
Simple poetic language and close-up photographs invite readers to explore all the baby animals who are born during spring.


January 2021

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