Saturday, December 1, 2012

Winter and Winter Solstice Books for Children

Winter Solstice

Bauer Marion Dane. (2009). The Longest Night. Illustrated by Ted Lewin. New York: Holiday House.
Conrad, Heather. (2001). Lights of Winter: Winter Celebrations Around the World. Illustrated by deForest Walker. Lightport Books.
Edwards, Carolyn McVickar. (2005). The Return of the Light: Twelve Tales from Around the World for the Winter Solstice. New York: Da Capo Press.
Fordham, Walter. (1995). Iliana, A Winter Solstice Tale. Illustrated by Tatjana Krizmanic. Halifax, Nova Scotia: Wide River Books.  
King, Thomas. (2009). A Coyote Solstice Tale. Illustrated by Gary Clement. Toronto, ON: Groundwood Books. 
Jackson, Ellen B.  (1997). The Winter Solstice. Illustrated by Jan Davey Ellis. Brookfield, CT: Millbrook Press.
Pfeffer, Wendy. (2003). The Shortest Day: Celebrating the Winter Solstice. Illustrated by Jesse Reisch. New York: Dutton.
Shragg, Karen. (2001).  A Solstice Tree for Jenny. Illustrated by Heidi Schwabacher. Amherst, New York: Prometheus Books.

Winter Books

Alarcon, Francisco X. (2005). Iguanas in the Snow: And Other Winter Poems/Iguanas en la Nieve: Y Otros Poemas de Invierno. Illustrated by Maya Christina Gonzalez. San Francisco, CA: Children’s Book Press.
Anaya, Rudolfo. (1995). The Farolitos of Christmas. Illustrated by Edward Gonzalez.  New York: Hyperion.
Anaya, Rudolfo. (1999). Farolitos for Abuelo. Illustrated by Edward Gonzalez. New York: Hyperion.
Badoe, Adwoa. (2009). Nana’s Cold Days. Illustrated by Bushra Junaid. Toronto, ON: Groundwood Books.
Baker, Keith. (2011). No Two Alike. San Diego, CA: Beach Lane Books.
Bancroft, Henrietta. (1996). Animals in Winter. Illustrated by Helen K. Davie. New York: HarperCollins.
Berger Melvin & Gilda Berger. (1995). What Do Animals Do in Winter? Illustrated by Susan J. Harrison. Discovery Readers.
Berner, Rotraut Susanne (Compiler). (2008). The Winter Book. Toronto, ON: Groundwood Books.
Bouchard, David (Metis). (2008). An Aboriginal Carol. Illustrated by Moses Beaver (First Nations). Ontario: Red Deer Press.
Brennan-Nelson, Denise. (2010). Willow and the Snow Day Dance. Illustrated by Cyd Moore. Ann Arbor, MI: Sleeping Bear Press.
Briggs, Raymond. (1986). The Snowman. New York: Dragonfly Books.
Brunelle, Nicolas. (2005). Snow Moon. New York: Viking.
Carle, Eric. (2000). Dream Snow. New York: Philomel.
from The Story of Snow
Cassio, Mark.  (2009). The Story of Snow: The Science of Winter’s Wonder. San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books.
Da Costa, Deborah. (2007). Hanukkah Moon. Illustrated by Gosia Mosz. New York: Kar-Ben Publishing.
De Paola, Tomie. (2005). Days of the Blackbird. New York: Puffin.
Ehlert, Lois. (1999). Snowballs. New York: Sandpiper.
Fleming, Denise. (2005). First Day of Winter. New York: Henry Holt.
Frost, Robert. (2001). Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening. Illustrated by Susan Jeffers. New York: Dutton.
from Charro Claus and the Teja Kid.
Garza, Xavier. (2008). Charro Claus and the Tejas Kid.  El Paso, TX: Cinco Puntos Press.
George, Jean Craighead. (1995). Dear Rebecca, Winter is Here. Illustrated by Loretta Krupinski. New York: HarperCollins.

George, Lindsay Barrett. (1999). In the Snow: Who’s Been Here? New York: Greenwillow.
Gershator, Phillis, (2010). When It Starts to Snow. Illustrated by Martin Matje. New York: Henry Holt.
Glaser, Linda.  (1997). The Borrowed Hanukkah Latkes. Illustrated by Nancy Cote. Morton Grove, IL: Albert Whitman Books.
Graham-Barber, Linda. (2008). The Animals’ Winter Sleep. Illustrated by Nancy Carol Willis. Middletown, DE: Birdsong Books.
Houston, Gloria. (1996). The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree: An Appalachian Story. Illustrated by Barbara Cooney. New York: Puffin.
Kerilis Hélène. (2011). A Bird in Winter: A Children’s Book Inspired by Peter Breugel. Illustrated by Stépanie Girel. Prestel Publishing.
Hines, Anna Grossnickle. (2005). Winter Lights: A Season in Poems & Quilts. New York: HarperCollins.
Hoyt-Goldsmith, Diane. (2004). Three Kings Day. Illustrated by Laurence Migdale. New York: Holiday House.

Jiménez, Francisco. (2008). The Christmas Gift: El regalo de Navidad. Illustrated by Claire B. Cotts. New York: Sandpiper.
Joose, Barbara. (2006). Wind-Wild Dog. Illustrated by Kate Kiesler. New York: Henry Holt.
Joseph, Lynn. (1996). An Island Christmas. Illustrated by Catherine Stock. New York: Sandpiper.
Judge, Lita. (2011). Red Sled. New York: Atheneum.
Keats, Ezra Jack. (1963). The Snowy Day. New York: Penguin.
Laminack, Lester. (2010). Snow Day! Illustrated by Adam Gustavson. Atlanta, GA: Peachtree.
Lenski, Lois.(2000).  I Like Winter. New York: Random House.
Lin, Grace & Robert Mercer. (2005). Robert’s Snowflake: Artists’ Snowflakes for Cancer’s Cure. New York: Viking.
Lindgren, Astrid. (1997). The Tomten. New York: Puffin.
Luenn, Nancy. (1998). Celebrations of Light: A Year of Holidays Around the World. Illustrated by Mark Bender. New York: Atheneum.
Luján, Jorge. (2006). Tarde de invierno/Winter Afternoons. Illustrated by Mandana Sadat. Toronto, ON: Groundwood Books.
Mathur, Bhakti. (2011). Amma, Tell Me About DIWALI! Illustrated by Maulshree Somani. Anjana Publishing.
McGhee, Alison. (2011). Making a Friend. Illustrated by Marc Rosenthal. New York: Atheneum.
Medearis, Angela Shelf. (2000). Seven Spools of Thread: A Kwanzaa Story. Illustrated by Daniel Minter. Morton Grove, IL: Albert Whitman & Company.
from Waiting for Winter
Medina, Tony. (2008). Christmas Makes Me Think. Illustrated by Chandra Cox. New York:  Lee & Low Books.
Meschenmoser, Sebastian. (2009). Waiting for Winter. La Jolla, CA: Kane Miller.
Mesner, Kate. (2011). Over and Under the Snow. Illustrated by Christopher Silas Neal. San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books.
Miller, Debbie S. (2007). Arctic Lights, Arctic Nights. Illustrated by John Van Zyle. New York: Walker’s Children’s Books.
Momaday, N. Scott (Kiowa). (1999). Circle of Wonder: A Native American Christmas Story. Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press.

Nelson, S.D. (Lakota) (2007). Coyote Christmas: A Lakota Story. New York: Henry N. Abrams.
Perkins, Lynne Rae. (2003). Snow Music. New York:  Greenwillow Books.
Pinkney, Andrea Davis. (2001). Mim’s Christmas Jam.  Illustrated by Brian Pinkney. New York:  Harcourt.
Rand, Gloria. (1994). The Cabin. Illustrated by Ted Rand. Boston, MA: Harcourt.
Rogasky, Barbara. (1999). Winter Poems. Illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman. New York: Scholastic.

Rossiter, Nan Parson. (2011). Sugar on Snow. New York: Dutton.
Sakai, Komako. (2005). The Snow Day. New York: Arthur A. Levine Books.
Sams, Carl & Stoick, Jean. (2003). Winter Friends. New York: Carl R Sams II Photography.
Say, Allen. (2009). Tree of Cranes. New York: Sandpiper.
Schertle, Alice. (2007). All You Need is a Snowman. Illustrated by Barbara Lavallee. New York: Sandpiper.
Selsam, Millicent, E. (1998). Big Tracks, Little Tracks: Following Animal Prints. Illustrated by Marlene Hill Donnelly. New York: Harper Collins.
Shulevitz, Uri. (2004). Snow. New York: Farrar, Strauss  & Giroux.
Sneve, Virginia Driving Hawk (Sioux). (2011). The Christmas Coat: Memories of My Sioux Childhood. Illustrated Elllen Beier. New York: Holiday House.
Soto, Gary. (1996). Too Many Tamales. Illustrated by Ed Martinez. New York: Puffin.
Soto, Gary. (1996). Que Monton de Tamales. Illustrated by Ed Martinez. New York: Puffin.
Steig, William.(1988). Brave Irene. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux.
Stewart, Melissa. (2009). Under the Snow. Illustrated by Constance R. Bergum. Atlanta, GA: Peachtree.
Spirin, Gennady. (2009). The Twelve Days of Christmas. Tarrytown, New York: Marshal Cavendisg.
Spirin, Gennady. (2005). Martha.  New York: Philomel.
Stojis, Manya. (2002). Snow. New York: Crown Books.
Van Laan, Nancy. (2000). When Winter Comes. Illustrated by Susan Gaber. New York: Atheneum.

Velasquez, Eric. (2010). Grandma’s Gift. New York: Walker Children’s Books.
Verma, Jatinder. (2007). Story of Divaali. Illustrated by Nilesh Mistry. Cambridge, MA: Barefoot Books.
Von Olfers, Sibylle. (2005). The Story of the Snow Children. Floris Books.
Watkins, Dawn L. (1999). Chickadee Winter. Illustrated by Gabriela Dellosso. BJU Press.
Whipple, Laura (Ed.). (2003). A Snowflake Fell. Illustrated by Hatsuki Hori. Cambridge, MA: Barefoot Books.
Willard, Nancy. (2011). A Starlit Snowfall. Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney. New York: Little Brown Books.
Yerxa, Leo. (2012). Last Leaf First Snowflake to Fall. Toronto, ON: Groundwood Books.
Yee, Wong Herbert. (2007). Tracks in the Snow. New York: Square Fish.
Yee, Wong Herbert. (2000). In the Snow. New York: Square Fish.
Yolen, Jane. (2005). Snow, Snow: Winter Poems for Children. Illustrated by Jason Stemple. Honesdale, PA: Boyds Mills Press.
Yolen, Jane. (1987). Owl Moon. Illustrated by John Schoenherr. New York: Philomel.

from Owl Moon

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