Special Selections from Perrot's Youth Services Staff
A New Beginning: Celebrating the Spring Equinox
by Wendy Pfeffer, illustrated by Linda Bleck
J 394.2 PFEFF
This lovely book explains the science of the spring equinox as well as the cultural ramifications of the season. Diverse traditions are depicted- such as the Chinese New Year, Passover and Easter- which mark a time of new beginnings. The illustrations are as bright and vivid as the warm, welcoming colors of spring.
Ordinary Things: Poems from a Walk in Early Spring
by Ralph Fletcher, illustrated by Walter Lyon Krudop
J 811 FLETC
Have you ever taken a walk and discovered something you hadn't seen before? Or looked at a familiar or ordinary thing and see it in a different way? Ralph Fletcher has written a beautiful collection of poems that will have you ready to walk out the door and explore the world outside on a brisk spring day to enjoy the beauty of our world.
by Candace Fleming, illustrated by G. Brian Karas
Mr. McGreely has worked all summer at keeping the bunnies out of his garden. What happens come winter and spring?
Spring Is Here
written and illustrated by Taro Gomi
A trip through the seasons, beginning and ending with spring, with the help of a calf and a grassy field. A simple, colorful, and joyful book.
by Sally Pomme Clayton, illustrated by Virginia Lee
J 292 CLAYT
The tale of Demeter and her daughter Persephone-- and of the return of Spring-- is brought to life in this new version of the classic Greek myth. Lush mixed-media artwork adds to the enchantment.
Double Trouble Groundhog Day
by Bethany Roberts, illustrated by Lorinda Bryan Cauley
HOLIDAY E ROBER
Spring: An Alphabet Acrostic
by Stephen Schnur, illustrated by Leslie Evans
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