Children's Books to Give for the Holidays


     'Tis the look for great gift books for kids. Check out our short list of kid's books that make great holiday gifts!

     Brand new as of December 1st: Plants Fight Back by Lisa Amstutz.

     Botany for kids! Beautiful illustrations by Rebecca Evans in this nature book provide information on the clever adaptations that help plants survive.

      How do you survive when danger is near and you are rooted in the ground? Plants use their defenses and fight back!

      As readers turn the pages of this beautifully illustrated book, they will find fun and poetic language describing various situation where different plants find themselves under attack. This is followed by informative, science-based lessons about these plants and their survival methods. Back matter includes a glossary and a STEM challenge activity to use at home or in the classroom.

Back matter Includes:
  • Explore More for Kids: photos and information about the plants in this book.
  • Explore More for Teachers & Parents: Literacy and Science connections!
A perfect book for:
  • parents and teachers in search of homeschool supplies for kindergarten (or any grade!)
  • anyone looking for children's books to help instill an appreciation of our planet!

     A boy and his mom continue the family tradition of participating in the annual Christmas Bird Count. Since Gramps went South for the winter, the boy hopes to spot Gramps's favorite bird for him―a dove! But with so many different birds in the nature preserve, will he be able to spot one? This heart-warming family story about nature celebrates a holiday census that was first started in 1900 and takes place every year.
Illustrated by Maria Luisa Di Gravio

     Ah-Choo! by Lana Wayne Koehler and Gloria G. Adams
uses rhythm, rhyme and repetition to tell the story of a boy who
searches for just the right pet that won't make his sister sneeze.
Illustrated by Ken Min.

     Also from Gloria: Check out her series, Boost My Reading Skills, filled with beautiful photos, rhyming text, and ideas for parents for boosting pre-reading and reading skills in young children.


        A Hat for Mrs. Goldman by Michelle Edwards and G. Brian Karas, 
  a book about doing good for others.

       Don't miss award-winning book, Each Kindness 
                                                     by Jacqueline Woodson and E.B. Lewis              

      A wintery scene captures the fun of maple sugar time in

 Maple Syrup from the Sugarhouse by Laurie Lazarro Knowlton and Kathryn Mitter.

We wish you all a safe and happy holiday season

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