It’s Book Club Monday and it’s TURKEY TIME!

10 Fat Turkeys by Tony Johnston tells the story of 10 turkeys who take some pretty crazy chances!        Most counting books start with one and count up to 10, this one starts with 10 and counts backward. (Though it is not appropriate to teach your child subtraction at this point in their math learning, … Read more…

Meet Pumpkin Jack!

Pumpkin Jack by Will Hubbell is the story of a young boy named Tim who names his Halloween Jack-O-Lantern Jack.    Tim carves his first Jack-O-Lantern and keeps Jack in his bedroom as a night light until Jack’s mother says Jack can no longer stay in the house because he is starting to rot. Tim moves … Read more…

Orange and Plump! What am I?

Fall Pumpkins, Orange and Plump by Martha E. H. Rustad tells us everything we need to know about pumpkins!  This book is actually a “chapter book” and has 3 chapters which makes it a perfect 3 night read to take on a weekend trip in October (3 books for the space of 1!). The chapters … Read more…

Take a picture walk to a pumpkin farm!

Pumpkin Day by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace tells the story of a family of bunnies that goes to a pumpkin farm to buy pumpkins and learns a lot about pumpkins while they are there. There is so much information and detail about pumpkin farms and the things farmers do to help the pumpkins grow that you … Read more…