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Groundhog Day Stories

Will the groundhog see his shadow this February 2nd? Your 6- to 7-year-old child will love discovering Groundhog Day legends with these books.
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Gregory's Shadow
by Richard Peck , Don Freeman Illustrated by Don Freeman

Gregory is a shy groundhog, and having his friend Shadow close by makes him feel brave. But one day Gregory and Shadow go outside to look for food, and they get separated. Scared and lonely, they search and search for one another.

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Fluffy Meets the Groundhog
by Kate McMullan Illustrated by Mavis Smith
When Fluffy stumbles upon a strange den, he finds himself face to face with one very shy groundhog. With people and cameras waiting above the hole for a weather prediction, Fluffy thinks of a great idea to save Groundhog Day-and get some attention, too!
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Groundhog Gets a Say
by Pamela Curtis Swallow Illustrated by Denise Brunkus

There's so much more to being a groundhog than just putting on a show once a year, and Groundhog has decided it's time to tell the world the Hog truth.

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Go to Sleep, Groundhog!
by Judy Cox Illustrated by Paul Meisel
It's autumn and time for Groundhog to sleep until Groundhog Day, but he cannot fall asleep. Maybe a little walk will make him sleepy. When he steps outside his burrow, he's in for some surprises. After all his nocturnal wanderings, will Groundhog be able to wake up for his big day?
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Substitute Groundhog
by Pat Miller Illustrated by Kathi Ember

It's almost Groundhog Day! But this year Groundhog is not feeling well. Dr. Owl diagnoses him with the flu and orders two days of bed rest. Then Groundhog has an idea: He can hire a substitute! Maybe Squirrel can be the substitute, or Eagle, or Bear.

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Robin Hill School: Groundhog Day
by Margaret McNamara Illustrated by Mike Gordon

It's Groundhog Day in Mrs. Connor's class. But instead of watching a real groundhog, the first graders wait to see if Chester the Hamster will see his shadow to see how much longer winter will be.

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Groundhog Day
by Michelle Aki Becker
Discover the fun of Groundhog Day and the ways it is celebrated.

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