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Autumn

BOOKS

NOTE: All call numbers are for the Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
CALL # AUTHOR TITLE DATE
J394.26 Gabbert, Lisa An Apple Festival: Orchards in Autumn
From rodeo events to apple festivals, children will learn about the way communities celebrate their hard work and skills.
1999
J508 Fowler, Allan How Do You Know It's Fall?
1992
J508 Hirschi, Ron Fall
Introduces the characteristics of autumn in simple text and illustrations.
1991
J508 Thomson, Ruth Autumn
Full-color photos of real, everyday school children from different cultures show fun, easy ways to do a wide variety of projects and activities with readily available materials.
1994
J508.2 BAXTE Baxter, Nicola Fall
2009
J508.2 Bryant-Mole, Karen Autumn
The captivating photographs of Picture This! help introduce primary learners to a variety of themes and basic topics. Each book features simple text and clear labels describing interesting collections of objects. Includes an easy to use glossary.
1997
J508.2 Busch, Phyllis S. Autumn
When the seasons change, it's much more than just the weather. The cycle of life is going through its annual and unchanging ritual. Now, in this delightful series, young readers will have the chance to explore the wonders of each season through a collection of entertaining and easy-to-follow projects.
2000
J508.2 BUTTE Butterfield, Moira Fall
2006
J508.2 COLLI Collinson, Clare Fall
2011
J508.2 DEGEZ DeGezelle, Terri Exploring Fall
Color photos and simple text introduce the fall season.
2012
J508.2 ENSLO Enslow, Brian Fall Colors
Learn about colors while looking at pictures of fall.
2012
J508.2 GOLDS Goldstone, Bruce Awesome Autumn
A seasonal tribute to the qualities of autumn combines photographs, text, and craft ideas that celebrate highlights ranging from falling leaves and migrating animals to football games and Halloween costumes.
2012
J508.2 HERRI Herriges, Ann Fall
"Simple text and supportive images introduce beginning readers to the characteristics of the season of fall. Intended for students in kindergarten through third grade"--Provided by publisher.
2007
J508.2 LATTA Latta, Sara L. Why Is It Fall?
Read about when fall begins, why leaves change color and what animals do during this season.
2012
J508.2 MACK Mack, Steve The Leaves Fall All Around
2010
J508.2 MEIST Meister, Cari Fall Is Fun
2011
J508.2 OWEN Owen, Ruth How Do You Know It's Fall?
Describes some of the signs of autumn, including changes in light and temperature, leaves changing color and falling, the apple harvest, acorns and other seeds, animals preparing for winter, and other differences, and suggests related activities.
2012
J508.2 RUSTA Rustad, Martha E. H. Fall Weather: Cooler Temperatures
Discusses how weather changes in the fall and how the days get shorter closer to winter.
2012
J508.2 RUSTA Rustad, Martha People in Fall
In fall, people play and get ready for winter. See how they celebrate this fun season.
2008
J508.2 SMITH Smith, Siân Fall
2009
J508.73 Simon, Seymour Autumn Across America
Seymour Simon chronicles autumn's transformations in a gorgeously photographed visual journey across the U.S., introducing young readers to the scientific principles behind some of nature's most beautiful moments. Throughout the book he conveys a gentle ecological message highlighting the need for conservation. Full-color photos.
1993
J574.5 Venino, Suzanne What Happens in the Autumn
1982
J575.57 RENE René, Ellen Investigating Why Leaves Change Their Color
2009
J578.43 RUSTA Rustad, Martha Animals in Fall
In fall, animals are busy getting ready for winter. See how hard they work to make sure they have enough food and shelter for the cold winter ahead.
2008
J581.48 BULLA Bullard, Lisa Leaves Fall Down: Learning about Autumn Leaves
2010
J581.48 Robbins, Ken Autumn Leaves
Ken Robbins departs from his signature hand-tinted photography to present preschoolers with a sharp, close-up look at thirteen types of trees ablaze with color.
1998
J581.48 RUSTA Rustad, Martha E. H. Fall Leaves: Colorful and Crunchy
2012
J581.48 Ward, Kristin Leaves
The colorful world of leaves comes to life in this introducctory book.
2000
J591.5 BULLA Bullard, Lisa Busy Animals: Learning about Animals in Autumn
Autumn is a busy time for animals. Follow along on a walk through the nature reserve.
2011
J591.5 Saunders-Smith, Gail Animals in the Fall
Text and photographs present the behavior changes of animals as winter approaches, such as growing thicker fur, migrating, and hibernating.
1998
J635.62 King Elizabeth The Pumpkin Patch
1990
J641.6 Elffers, Joost Play with Your Pumpkins
Offers readers a lively history of the pumpkin -- as well as twenty-two recipes for all occasions and from all over the world.
1998
J745.5941 Chapman, Gillian Autumn
Provides directions for creating crafts, including kites, masks, and puppets, for the autumn season and comments on its events and festivals.
1998
J745.5941 Ross, Kathy Crafts to Make in the Fall
29 easy-to-make projects, all based on the symbols of autumn.
1998
J793.73 Schnur, Steven Autumn: An Alphabet Acrostic
One brief acrostic poem for each letter of the alphabet from acorn to zero follows the fall season from end of summer to chilly conclusion.
1997
J808.81 Hull, Robert Poems for Autumn
An anthology of poems reflecting autumn by such authors as Thomas Hardy, Theodore Roethke, and Maurice Sendak.
1991
J811 Florian, Douglas Autumnblings
This collection of poems and paintings welcomes fall with all the crisp energy of a joyful tumbling run.
2003
J811 Kessler, Leonard All for Fall
1974
J811 Riley, James Whitcomb When the Frost Is on the Punkin
1991 Riley's beloved poem, a classic pan to autumn sounds and colors, is a beloved read-aloud that any child will enjoy and remember. It is illuminated in Lang's brilliant autumn colors.
1991
J811 Weygant, Noemi It's Autumn!
1968
J811 Leaf by Leaf: Autumn Poems
This collection of poetry chronicles the splendor of our most brilliant season -- leaf by leaf -- from the golden days of September to the glittering first frosts of early winter.
2001
J BOARDBK CAVIE Caviezel, Giovanni Fall
A little girl delights in the colors of fall, tastes some of fall's harvest, and enjoys roasted chestnuts and freshly picked grapes.
2012
J BOARDBK FALL Priddy Books Fall
With exciting textures to touch and feel, this first book for fall is the perfect gift for babies.
2010
J BOARDBK ROOT Root, Phyllis Oliver Finds His Way
Now in a board book format, this "School Library Journal" Best Book of the Year captures a big, defining moment in the world of a small child. Full color.
2002
J BOARDBK STEIN Stein, David Ezra Leaves
A curious bear observes how leaves change throughout the seasons.
2007
J BOARDBK THOMP Thompson, Lauren Mouse's First Fall
2006
JE Agell, Charlotte Wind Spins Me Around in Fall
Sized just right for small hands, these lyrical little books are a joyful celebration of all four seasons.
1994
JE Arnosky, Jim Every Autumn Comes the Bear
Each autumn, just before the onset of winter, a bear shows up in the rugged woodland behind a family farm.
1993
JE Bang, Molly One Fall Day
At bedtime, a sleepy child listens as her mother describes the events of the day, which are illustrated in three-dimensional pictures featuring the child's favorite toys.
1994
JE Beard, Darleen Bailey The Pumpkin Man from Piney Creek
After seeing a jack-o-lantern for the first time, Hattie tries to convince her father to spare one of the pumpkins he is selling.
1995
JE BERGE Berger, Carin The Little Yellow Leaf
As the autumn days get shorter and the nights grow colder, a little yellow leaf does not want to let go of its tree. Even as the first frost arrives, the little yellow leaf is determined to hang on.
2008
JE Bridwell, Norman Clifford's First Autumn
Summer is over, and Clifford the small red puppy, is curious about the changes that are happening all around him.
1997
JE EHLER Ehlert, Lois Leaf Man
Fall has come, the wind is gusting, and Leaf Man is on the move. Is he drifting east, over the marsh and ducks and geese? Or is he heading west, above the orchards, prairie meadows, and spotted cows?
2005
JE Ehlert, Lois Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf
Uses watercolor collage and pieces of actual seeds, fabric, wire, and roots in this introduction to the life of a tree.
1991
JE FERNA Fernandes, Eugenie Kitten's Autumn
Autumn has settled on the farm, but fallen leaves aren't the only signs of the season. Find out what animals kitten sees preparing themselves for winter.
2010
JE Fowler, Susi Gregg When Summer Ends
A young child is sorry to see summer end until she remembers all the good things the other seasons bring.
1989
JE George, Lindsay Barrett In the Woods: Who's Been Here?
Two children walking in the woods miss all the wildlife that's lurking in their path.
1995
JE GHIGN Ghigna, Charles I See Fall
Illustrations and easy-to-read, rhyming text show what makes autumn special,from colorful leaves and pumpkins to Halloween and Thanksgiving festivities.
2012
JE Glaser, Linda It's Fall!
Simple text and bold, beautiful paper sculpture cover the animal life, plant life, weather, a night scene, clothing small children would wear, as well as the general feelings and sensibilities associated with the fall season.
2001
JE Hall, Zoe Fall Leaves Fall!
What's the best part of fall? Fall leaves! Red leaves, yellow leaves, leaves for crunching, leaves for jumping.
2000
JE HAWK Hawk, Fran Count Down to Fall
Count backwards from ten to one during one of the most colorful times of the year. Learn about the bright, colorful leaves and the trees from which they fall. Watch the animals frolicking in the crisp, autumn air as they get ready for the approaching cold winter. Includes section "For Creative Minds" with cards and activities.
2009
JE Hunter, Anne Possum's Harvest Moon
When Possum wakes up one evening and sees the full harvest moon, he decides to throw one last party before the long winter. But everyone is too busy preparing for winter and it looks as if nobody will come to Possum's party.
1996
JE IWAMU Iwamura, Kazuo Hooray for Fall!
Three young squirrels are exploring the changes outside on an autumn day.
2009
JE Kelley, Marty Fall Is Not Easy
This book is the rhyming story of a tree's humorous struggles to change its colours for fall.
1998
JE Knutson, Kimberley Ska-tat!
1993
JE Lenski, Lois Now It's Fall
School bells and apples and big ripe pumpkins-all the pleasures of fall come alive in this newly reissued classic by award winner Lois Lenski.
2000
JE MAASS Maass, Robert A Is for Autumn
Photographs and simple text present a variety of things seen in the fall.
2011
JE Maass, Robert When Autumn Comes
Depicts in words and photographs the coming of autumn.
1990
JE Minor, Wendell Pumpkin Heads!
One of the best-loved activities of the year is picking out your favorite pumpkin and carving a smiling, frowning, or scary face -- a pumpkin head!
2000
JE RACZK Raczka, Bob Fall Mixed Up
The delights of autumn are described in mixed-up verse and illustrations, and the reader is challenged to uncover the errors.
2011
JE RACZK Raczka, Bob Who Loves the Fall?
It's hard when summer ends, but the hearty season that follows overflows with holidays, sports, and fun. In this companion to Spring Things, the author and illustrator pay tribute to fall.
2007
JE RAWLI Rawlinson, Julia Fletcher and the Falling Leaves
It's autumn, and Fletcher's favorite tree is slowly changing colors and losing its leaves.
2006
JE RIFKE Rifken, Blume Scarecrow Finds a Friend
2008
JE Rockwell, Anne Apples and Pumpkins
2011, c1989
JE Rylant, Cynthia In November
In November, the air grows cold and the earth and all of its creatures prepare for winter.
2000
JE SLEGE Slegers, Liesbet Kevin Discovers Autumn
A young boy named Kevin enjoys the crisp weather of autumn. After putting on his jacket and boots and venturing outside, he notices the changing colors of the falling leaves and helps his father to rake.
2010
JE White, Linda Too Many Pumpkins
With countless unwelcome pumpkins to deal with, Rebecca Estelle turns disaster into a celebration.
1996
JE WILEY Wiley, Thom The Leaves on the Trees
Follows a group of children as they enjoy the sights and smells of fall, including the crunchy leaves and those that have changed color.
2011
JE WRIGH Wright, Maureen Sneeze, Big Bear, Sneeze!
Big Bear thinks that his tremendous sneezes are causing the leaves and apples to fall off the trees and the geese to fly away, but when the wind finally convinces him otherwise, he knows what to do.
2011
JER CONLO Conlon, Mara Dragon's Fall Fair
2010
JER EMERS Emerson, Carl The Autumn Leaf
2009
JER Gaines, Isabel Pooh's Fall Harvest
Designed for young readers just starting out on their own, this book features Pooh and all his friends. It's harvest season and Rabbit asks all his friends to help him in the garden.
2000
JER Godwin, Laura The Best Fall of All
Are you ready to play with Happy and Honey? They're ready to play with you! Fall is here and it's time to join Happy and Honey.
2002
JER HILLE Hillert, Margaret It's Fall, Dear Dragon
"A boy meets his pet dragon after school to rake and jump in leaves, carve a pumpkin, and enjoy a pretty fall day"--Provided by publisher.
2010
JER MAYER Mayer, Mercer The Fall Festival
Join Little Critter and his family on their exciting road trip to the Fall Festival. From apple picking to hayrides, discover how fun the harvest season can be.
2009
JER Rylant, Cynthia Henry and Mudge Under the Yellow Moon
In the autumn Henry and his big dog Mudge watch the leaves turn, meet with some Halloween spooks, and share Thanksgiving dinner.
1992, c1987
JER Rylant, Cynthia Poppleton in Fall
Using simple language and humorous, everyday experiences, Poppleton's fun Fall adventures can be enjoyed by a beginning reader or read aloud to a younger child.
1999
PTC J372.21 PETER Peterson, Durby Harvest Days: Celebrating Fall with Rhymes, Songs, Projects, Games and Snacks
2000
PTC J508.2 HUFF Huff, Mary Jo Fall Frolic
2003

NON-PRINT MATERIALS: AUDIOBOOKS, DVDS, AND MUSIC CDS

CALL # AUTHOR TITLE DATE
DVD JE ALL All About Fall
2008
DVD JE BABY Four Seasons
2004
DVD JE FLETCH Fletcher and the Falling Leaves
It is autumn and Fletcher is worried because his favorite tree is losing its leaves. He wants to help but when the last leaf falls, he feels he has let down a friend, until winter arrives and his tree is transformed.
2009
DVD J508.2 LETS Let's Explore-- Autumn and Winter
2005
CD JZM MCCU JFS R 37 John McCutcheon's Four Seasons: Autumnsongs
1998
Kit JER Rylant, Cynthia Henry & Mudge Under the Yellow Moon
Henry and his 180-pound dog Mudge are best friends forever. And in this fourth book of their adventures they share jack-o'-lanterns, ghost stories, and Aunt Sally.
1998

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This list was created and is maintained by Children's Services Librarians.
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