Category Archives: fall

Kidsbook Friends Clip: 5 Books To Gobble Up This Thanksgiving

We are getting our first colder weather here in Texas, and have moved our reading spot from the rocking chair to around the fireplace. Just in time for Thanksgiving snuggles! After you gobble up your Thanksgiving turkey this year, here … Continue reading

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The Scarecrow’s Hat, “We All Need Somebody To Lean On”

The Scarecrow’s Hat As the song says, “We all need somebody to lean on”.  We also need to be the “somebody” to lean on. But, sometimes you don’t have what your friend may need most. This tale teaches that by using some creative problem … Continue reading

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The Lonely Scarecrow, “Cold Snow Warms Hearts”

The Lonely Scarecrow The Lonely Scarecrow has kept us company for three years as we discovered this book when my older son was in Kindergarten. We read it over and over again, intrigued by seeing the world from a scarecrow’s … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Soup, “Stir the Pot”

Pumpkin Soup Whether our kids are working on Engaged Learning Units (ELUs), cooperative learning, or finding their place in our family units, they are constantly being asked to work together with others. Finding books that help them see what teamwork, friendship, and unity … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Cat, “Growing Pumpkins While Growing Friendship”

Pumpkin Cat This summer, to our delight, we found a treasure in our backyard. The treasure did not come in a golden box or buried bag. No, it came in the form of a small, green sprout. Our son discovered the … Continue reading

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Splat the Cat and the Pumpkin-Picking Plan, “Fall is on a Roll”

While mowing the lawn, Rob Scotton saw a cat on the fence post take a huge tumble and SPLAT, land right on its face. That one incident, which to most of us would have just passed by, became to Rob Scotton the spark … Continue reading

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Fletcher and the Falling Leaves, “A Family Favorite for Fall”

Fletcher and the Falling Leaves Fall means pumpkins, hayrides, Indian corn, candy corn, crisp autumn air, the changing colors of leaves and . . . Fletcher! We fell in love with Fletcher a few years ago when my son was five … Continue reading

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