Sunday, September 6, 2015

Here Comes Autumn: New K-2 Books To Read Aloud


Bell, Lisa. (2015). Autumn: Leaves Fall from the Trees! (My First Science Songs). Illustrated by Emily Brooks. North Mankato, MN: Cantata Learning.
This is both an informational text and a song book. A song book with music included.

Chernesky, Felicia Sanzari. (2015). From Apple Trees to Cider, Please! Illustrated by Julia Patton. Morton Grove, IL: Albert Whitman & Company.
A frolicking rhyme explains how apple cider is made.

Detlefsen, Lisl H. (2015). Time for Cranberries. Illustrated by Jed Henry. New York: Roaring Brook Press.
Harvest time! A boy, Sam, is finally old enough to help his parents harvest cranberries.  Explains the process. Recipes included.

Duval, Kathy. (2015). A Bear's Year. Illustrated by Gerry Turley. New York:  Schwartz & Wade.
A book about the changing seasons.

Hayes, Karel. (2015). The Autumn Visitors. Lanham, MD: Down East Books.
A bear family enjoys a New England autumn. The fourth in a series of books about the bears.

Miller, Pat Zietlow. (2015). Sharing the Bread: An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving StoryIllustrated by Jill McElmurry. New York: Schwartz & Wade.
Told through rhythmic and rhyming text, this story chronicles the making of a Thanksgiving feast by an extended family.
from Ask Me

Waber, Bernard. (2015). Ask Me. Illustrated by Suzy Lee. Boston, MA: HMH Books.
A young girl and her father talk as they go for a walk in fall.

Yee, Wong Herert. (2015). My Autumn Book. New York: Henry Holt.
A little girl creates an autumn book so she can remember the changes come winter. Rhyme. Figurative Language. 


  1. Nice list - just discovered Ask Me last week, a new favorite. Requesting the first book and Autumn Visitors now.

    1. Let me know what you think about both books. I agree about Ask Me. It was a lovely surprise. Loved the illustrations.

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