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J BOARDBK ACKER Ackerman, Jill Welcome Spring
A touch-and feel book featuring images and words about spring.
J372.5 Warren, Jean Scissor Stories for Spring
"Original paper plate cut-outs and stories by Jean Warren taken from back issues of the Totline Newspaper".
J394.262 PFEFF Pfeffer, Wendy A New Beginning: Celebrating the Spring Equinox
A simple explanation of what the spring equinox is and how it has been celebrated through the centuries.
J398.208997 SAVAR Savard, Remi First Spring: An Innu Tale of North America
A group of creatures not yet fully human and not knowing anything but Night, Winter, and Cold depart on a search for Summer so they can console one of their little ones. This version of the classic Innu legend is a slimmer adaptation of a longer story that was first encountered by European explorers in the late 19th century.
J508 Fowler, Allan How Do You Know It's Spring?
A simple description of the characteristics of spring.
J508.2 ANDER Anderson, Sheila Are You Ready for Spring?
J508.2 BAXTE Baxter, Nicola Spring
A simple discussion of the changes to the weather, plants, and animals that happen during the season of spring. Includes activities--Provided by publisher.
J508.2 Bryant-Mole, Karen Spring
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.
J508.2 Burton, Jane The Nature and Science of Spring
Explains why the season of spring happens and how it manifests itself in the weather and changes in plants and animals.
J508.2 Busch, Phyllis S. Spring
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.
J508.2 DEGEZ DeGezelle, Terri Exploring Spring
Color photos and simple text introduce the spring season.
J508.2 ENSLO Enslow, Brian Spring Colors
Learn about colors while looking at pictures of spring.
J508.2 LATTA Latta, Sara L. What Happens in the Spring?
After a long winter nap, plants and animals are awakening. Spring is here! Why do we have spring? What is spring weather like? How does spring weather affect plants and animals? What do people do during springtime? New readers will delight in learning the answers to these questions.
J508.2 LATTA Latta, Sara L. Why is it Spring?
J508.2 OWEN Owen, Ruth How do you know it's Spring?
Describes some of the signs of spring, including changes in light and temperature, plant growth, buds on trees, baby animals and other differences, and suggests related activities.
J508.2 SMITH Smith, Siân Spring
Contents: What is spring? -- When is spring? -- Weather in spring -- What can we see in spring? -- Which season comes next?
J574.5 Schweninger, Ann Springtime
Text and activities introduce the natural wonders of springtime.
J741.6 Forte, Imogene Spring Clip Art a la Carte
A collection of pictures pertaining to spring, which can be used to communicate, motivate, and appeal to students, parents, and teachers.
J745.5 Ross, Kathy Crafts to Make in the Spring
Presents twenty-nine easy-to-make craft projects with springtime themes, including cotton swab pussy willows, a robin redbreast door hanging, and an Easter bunny egg holder.
J782.42 VOAKE Voake, Charlotte Tweedle dee dee
Illustrations of a forest in spring and simple text provide a variation on the traditional folk song, "The green leaves grew around." Includes musical score.
J793.73 Schnur, Steven Spring: An Alphabet Acrostic
Describes spring, with its animals, green smells, and renewed outside activities. When read vertically, the first letters of the lines of text spell related words arranged alphabetically, from "April" to "zenith."
J808.81 Hull, Robert Poems for Spring
An anthology of poems reflecting spring by such authors as Elizabeth Coatsworth, Emily Dickinson, Langston Hughes, and Rudyard Kipling.
J811 Moncure, Jane Belk In Spring
All the magic and splendor of the changing seasons can be found in these beautifully illustrated books.
JE BAUER Bauer, Marion Dane In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb
Describes in verse the lion that is March weather, which finally gives way to the lamb of spring.
JE Brunhoff, Laurent de Babar and the Runaway Egg
Babar and the children go for a walk in the country, enjoying the wonders of springtime. Isabelle notices that an egg has escaped from its nest. The mother bird, Babar, and everyone else give chase to the runaway egg. Full color.
JE BRYAN Bryant, Megan E. Welcome spring!
The Treetures prepare for spring as teacher Twigs takes a class of sprouts on a tour of Nutley Grove to watch a young apple tree get ready to blossom. Includes related facts and activities.
JE Carr, Jan Splish, Splash, Spring
Puddles, peeping birds, blooming boughs, sunshine, and kites are brought joyously to life in this lyrical and colorful celebration of spring. A companion to Frozen Noses.
JE Emberley, Michael Welcome Back, Sun
During "murketiden," the dark months between September and March, a Norwegian girl and her family try to hasten the arrival of spring.
JE FERNA Fernandes, Eugenie Kitten's Spring
A young kitten explores the wilderness as other animals celebrate spring.
JE FOGLI Fogliano, Julie And Then It's Spring
Simple text reveals the anticipation of a boy who, having planted seeds while everything around is brown, fears that something has gone wrong until, at last, the world turns green.
JE FONTE Fontes, Justine Signs of Spring
On the way to school one day Lucy and her two friends find many signs of spring, from buds on the trees to blades of grass.
JE FROST Frost, Robert A Prayer in Spring
Robert Frost's poem is illustrated with 20 paintings by Grandma Moses.
JE GHIGN Ghigna, Charles I See Spring
Illustrations and easy-to-read, rhyming text show what makes spring special, from raindrops and robins to bluebells and butterflies.
JE Glaser, Linda It's Spring!
A child observes the arrival of spring and its effects on plants and animals. Includes suggestions for nature study projects.
JE HILLE Hillenbrand, Will Spring is Here!
Excited that spring has finally arrived, Mole tries -- unsuccessfully--to wake up Bear, but then he comes up with the perfect plan.
JE Hunter, Ann Possum and the Peeper
When Possum is awakened on the first day of spring by a loud noise that won't stop, he and all the other animals, who have also had their winters' sleep disturbed, set out to discover who is making all the racket.
JE IWAMU Iwamura, Kazuo Hooray for Spring!
The three squirrel children, Mick, Mack and Molly are puzzled about what to feed the hungry baby birds.
JE Lee, Huy Voun In the Park
On the first day of spring, a mother and her son go to the park where they draw Chinese characters that represent words relating to the season.
JE Lindbergh, Reeve North Country Spring
Rhyming verse and illustrations describe the arrival of spring in the north. Includes section with facts about animal behavior.
JE MANUS Manushkin, Fran How Mama Brought the Spring
One wintry morning, Mama tells Rosy a wondrous story about her own mama, Grandma Beatrice, who could bring spring to cold, cold Minsk by making magic in the kitchen.
JE OUELL Ouellet, Debbie How Robin Saved Spring
When Lady Winter casts a sleeping spell on Sister Spring, Robin and the other forest animals try one by one to sneak past Lady Winter and awaken her sister, so that spring will finally arrive.
JE Peters, Lisa Westberg Cold Little Duck, Duck, Duck
Early one spring a little duck arrives at her pond and finds it still frozen, but not for long.
JE Pfister, Marcus Hopper Hunts for Spring
In looking for spring, Hopper meets some new animal friends.
JE Pitcher, Caroline Are You Spring?
After being told that she cannot leave her winter den until spring arrives, Ulla the bear cub goes out early, meets various animals, gets in trouble, and eventually finds out what spring is.
JE Plourde, Lynn Spring's Sprung
Mother Nature rouses her squabbling daughters, March, April, and May, so they can awaken the world and welcome spring.
JE RAWLI Rawlinson, Julia Fletcher and the Springtime Blossoms
When Fletcher the fox finds the ground covered in white, he rushes to warn the other animals that spring snow has fallen, but when they follow him back to the meadow they find something much more fun.
JE Rockwell, Anne My Spring Robin
Before finding the robin she is searching for, a child discovers other interesting fauna and flora in her backyard.
JE ROSE Rose, Deborah Lee The Twelve Days of Springtime
JE Schnur, Steven Spring Thaw
Describes spring's gradual arrival on a farm.
JE Seuling, Barbara Spring Song
When new leaves sprout, buds appear, cocoons burst open, and other signs announce the coming of spring, various animals from bears to bullfrogs respond to the warmth of the season.
JE Spetter, Jung-Hee Lily and Trooper's Spring
Young children will eagerly follow the adventures of Lily and her puppy, Trooper, as they discover the seasons in this series for toddlers to beginning readers.
JE Stevenson, James Mud Flat Spring
The animals of Mud Flat celebrate the coming of spring in their own ways.
JE Wallace, Nancy Elizabeth Paperwhite
Lucy and Miss Mamie while away the long hours of winter in various ways while waiting for a paperwhite bulb to grow and bring them spring.
JE Walters, Catherine When Will It Be Spring?
Although Mother Bear urges Alfie to be patient and sleep through winter, he keeps waking up to look for spring.
JE WINTE Winter, Jeanette Elsina's Clouds
In South Africa, a Basotho girl paints designs on her house as a prayer to the ancestors for rain.
JE Woodworth, Viki Do Zebras Bloom in Spring?
Simple humorous rhymes ask a series of questions about things that appear in the spring.
JER Gordon, Sharon First Day of Spring
JER HILLE Hillert, Margaret It's Spring, Dear Dragon
"A boy and his pet dragon enjoy a spring day by playing outside and exploring all the season has to offer"--Provided by publisher.
JER HOLUB Holub, Joan Spring Is Here! A Story About Seeds
In autumn, the little friends from Ant Hill find and plant some seeds, then patiently wait until spring to enjoy the plants that appear.
JER Krensky, Stephen Lionel in the Spring
Lionel's spring activities include plans to plant a vegetable garden, helping celebrate his parent's anniversary, playing with his friend, and participating in spring cleaning.
JER Minarik, Else Holmelund It's Spring!
Pit and Pat celebrate the arrival of spring by jumping over each other and through the spring flowers.
JER Oppenheim, Joanne Could It Be?
Surrounded by the many sounds of spring, a hibernating bear is late in waking up, until he hears one very special sound.
S JE CLIFT Clifton, Lucille El niño que no creía en la primavera
Two skeptical city boys set out to find spring which they've heard is "just around the corner." Spanish language edition. Full color.
S J811.54 AL 1L Alarcon, Francisco X. Laughing Tomatoes and Other Spring Poems
A bilingual collection of humorous and serious poems about family, nature, and celebrations by a renowned Mexican American poet.
S JE GOMI Gomi, Taro Spring Is Here / Llego la primavera
Follows the four seasons around the year, from snow melting into spring, through the quiet harvest and the fall of snow, and then to spring again. -: Sumario en español: Sigue las cuatro estaciones del año, desde el momento de derretirse la nieve hasta la primavera, desde el cosecha hasta la caída del nieve, y de nuevo hasta la primavera.
S JE Walters, Catherine ¿Cuándo llegará la primavera?
It's Alfie's first winter, and his mother tells him he must sleep until spring. The cuddly bear cub anxiously awaits for spring, but has a hard time figuring out if it has actually arrived.


DVD J508.2 LETS Holland, Jade Let's Explore-- Spring and Summer
Teaches your child or student about the growth and fun that takes place in these two wondrous seasons.
DVD JE BEREN Cera, Michael Berenstain Bears Springtime Surprises
Brother Bear helps Boss Bunny learn the true meaning of the Holiday spirit.
DVD JE SPRING Spring Science
Contents: In the Small, Small pond (6 min.) / Denise Fleming -- Goose (7 min.) / Molly Bang -- Waiting for Wings (6 min.) / Lois Ehlert.
JZM MCCU JMF R39 McCutcheon, John John McCutcheon's Four Seasons: Springsongs
Catchy songs for kids. Includes: "I Hope I Make It," "Spring Fever," "Frog on a Log," "Fishin," "April Fool," "Dog's Life," & "Summer Is A-Coming"
KIT JER Rylant, Cynthia Henry and Mudge in Puddle Trouble

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