Monday, September 22, 2008

Happy Fall!

The days are definitely getting shorter. How about celebrating the season by checking out some great books on the subject? Take a look at these:

We Gather Together: Celebrating the Harvest Season by Wendy Pfeffer

This lovely book explains why seasons change and describes the way the harvest has been celebrated by different cultures throughout history.

Let's Look at Fall by Sarah Schuette

A new easy-to-read title that shows what happens to the weather, plants and animals in the Fall.

Crafts to Make in the Fall by Kathy Ross

Twenty-nine easy-to-make craft projects with autumn themes, including a fall tree lapel pin, a crow rod puppet, and a soft sculpture pumpkin.

Leaf by Leaf by Barbara Rogasky

Poems accompanied by beautiful photographs

Autumnblings : poems and paintings by Douglas Florian

Poems that capture the essence of Fall.

Want to know why leaves change colors? Here's a web site to look at by Science Made Simple.

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