Sunday, November 1, 2009

Fall Reading List

Within our larger "farm" unit, here are some of the themes we've loosely followed:
  • Apples
  • Leaves
  • Wind
  • Pumpkins
  • Corn
  • Turning Cold
  • Getting Ready for Winter
The last few themes on the list will be our focus during November. I'm still collecting those titles, but here are most of the books we've read thus far, from our own collection and the library.
  • It’s Fall- Linda Glaser
  • Story of the Wind Children- Sibylle Von Olfers
  • Flower Fairies of the Autumn- Cicely Mary Barker
  • Autumn- Gerda Muller
  • Apple Pie That Papa Baked- Lauren Thompson
  • Fall is Not Easy- Marty Kelley
  • Ten Red Apples- Pat Hutchins
  • Johnny Appleseed- Reeve Lindbergh
  • Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf- Lois Ehlert
  • Leaf Man- Lois Ehlert
  • The Busy Little Squirrel- Nancy Tafuri
  • The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin- Beatrix Potter
  • Animals in the Fall- Gail Saunders-Smith
  • Seasons of Arnold’s Apple Tree- Gail Gibbons
  • Apple Farmer Annie- Monica Wellington
  • An Apple Pie for Dinner- Susan VanHecke
  • How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World- Marjorie Priceman
  • Pumpkin Circle: The Story of a Garden- George Levenson
  • Pumpkin- Barrie Watts
  • Pumpkins- Ken Robbins
  • Cranberries: Fruit of the Bogs- Diane L. Burns
  • Apples- Jacqueline Farmer
  • Corn- Gail Gibbons
  • Apples- Gail Gibbons
  • The Apple Pie Tree- Zoe Hall
  • Our Farm: Four Seasons with Five Kids on One Family's Farm- Michael J. Rosen
  • Mousekin's Golden House- Edna Miller
  • Apple Cider Making Days- Ann Purmell
  • The Scarecrow's Dance- Jane Yolen
  • Old Bear- Kevin Henkes
  • A Bunny for All Seasons- Janet Schulman
  • Time to Sleep- Denise Fleming
  • Has Winter Come?- Wendy Watson
  • Three Pebbles and a Song- Eileen Spinelli
  • When Winter Comes- Nancy Van Laan
  • Too Many Pumpkins- Linda White
  • The Little Old Lady Who Wasn't Afraid of Anything- Linda Williams
  • The Pumpkin Patch Parable- Liz Curtis Higgs
  • The Biggest Pumpkin Ever- Steven Kroll
  • Pumpkin, Pumpkin- Jeanne Titherington
  • A Tree for All Seasons- Robin Bernard
  • Fresh Fall Leaves- Betsy Franco
  • Seed, Sprout, Pumpkin Pie- Jill Esbaum
  • Apples for Everyone- Jill Esbaum


  1. great list! I hope that you do this every season so that I can copy you:)

  2. You're inspiring me to use the library again. We just got busy and fell out of practice. It can be really nice to order books by theme for the kids.