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Apples

Author / Illustrator: Gail Gibbons Informational Grade Range/Level Recommendation: young reader (4-8 yrs.) Summary: Starts by providing a brief history of the apple, then shows their parts, and explains their growth, harvest, and uses. Three pages illustrate many different varieties, and a concluding page lists fun facts about apples – there is even directions for apple […]

Published in: Informational, Picture Book on September 9, 2011 at12:30 pm Comments (0)
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The Seasons of Arnold’s Apple Tree

Author / Illustrator: Gail Gibbons  Informational, Nonfiction Grade Range/Level Recommendation: young reader (4-8 yrs.) Summary: This book captures the changes in an apple tree throughout the seasons through the actions of a young boy to whom the tree is special. Themes: seasonal changes Questions: Why do you think Arnold built a tree house in his […]

Published in: Informational, Nonfiction, Picture Book on September 2, 2011 at3:38 pm Comments (0)
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Applebet An ABC

Author / Illustrator: Clyde Watson / Wendy Watson ABC, Concept, Rhyme Grade Range/Level Recommendation: young reader (3-6 yrs.) A Library of Congress Children’s Book of the Year Summary: We are asked to follow the apple as Bet and her mother take their apples by cart to the fair and zigzag all the way home again. […]

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Johnny Appleseed

Author / Illustrator: Madeline Olsen / Steven James Petruccio Biography Grade Range/Level Recommendation: young reader (4-9 yrs.) Summary: This simple biography tells of Johnny Appleseed’s connection with nature and his love of apples. It explains how he planted and taught others to plant and care for apple trees along his travels. Themes: finding value in […]

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Apples to Oregon

Author / Illustrator: Folktale/Tall Tale Grade Range/Level Recommendation: young reader (4-9 yrs.) ALA Notable Children’s Books CCBC Choices (Cooperative Children’s Book Council) Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award SCBWI Golden Kite Award School Library Journal Best Books of the Year Spur Award (Western Writers of America) many top awards from the Plain states Summary: This ia […]

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I Am an Apple

Author / Illustrator: Jean Marzello / Judith Moffatt Concept, Informational Grade Range/Level Recommendation: young reader (4-8 yrs.) Summary: Shows the life cycle of an apple. Follows from bud to table. The focus however is on the apple’s growing cycle. Themes: life cycle Questions: What is needed for an apple to grow from bud to fully […]

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The Apple Pie Tree

Author / Illustrator: Zoe Hall / Shari Halpern Informational, Concept Grade Range/Level Recommendation: young reader (3-8 yrs.) Summary: Two sisters happily follow the cycle of an apple tree in their yard from winter til fall when the apples are ready to pick. Pollination and the role of weather are introduced. As the apples grow a […]

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