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Fall Stories

Celebrate the fall season with these autumnal tales.
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Amelia Bedelia's First Apple Pie
Series: Amelia Bedelia
by Herman Parish Illustrated by Lynne Avril

Amelia Bedelia is sure she will love everything about autumn.

The colorful trees
Jumping in the leaves
Apples, apples, apples
Warm apple pie
Fun family projects

Amelia Bedelia can't wait. What could be better? Autumn! Hooray for apples and fall!

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Sugar's Yummy Fall
Series: Angel Cat Sugar
by Ellie O'Ryan Illustrated by Jason Fruchter , Sachiho Hino

Angel Cat Sugar doesn't want summer to end, so she and her friends decide to spend the day doing all their favorite summer things. They go to the lake to go for a swim but it's too cold. But there are big piles of leaves to jump in instead! The strawberry fields have no more strawberries.

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Poppleton in Fall
Series: Poppleton, Book #6
by Cynthia Rylant

Poppleton makes friends with the geese, buys a new coat, and gets roared at by lions in this fun-to-read book.

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Who Loves the Fall?
by Bob Raczka

Its hard when summer ends, but the hearty season that follows overflows with holidays, sports, and fun. In this companion to Spring Things, author Bob Raczka and illustrator Judy Stead pay tribute to fall with invigorating rhyming verse and vibrant paintings. 

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Autumn Leaves Are Falling: LIT LVL SET D
by Maria Fleming

A group of friends plays during an autumn day before raking fallen leaves into a pile. Maria Fleming's rhyming text is accompanied by Melissa Sweet's illustrations.

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The Fall Festival
by Mercer Mayer

Little Critter enjoys fall festival activities, including apple picking and hay rides.

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Fall Leaf Project
by Margaret McNamara Illustrated by Mike Gordon
The first-graders of Robin Hill School love to look at all the different fall leaves. When they hear that in some states the leaves don't change color, they come up with a plan to share fall with other first-graders.
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Clifford's First Autumn
by Norman Bridwell

Summer is over, and Clifford the small red puppy, is curious about the changes that are happening all around him.

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Fall Fright
Series: Scooby-Doo Readers, Book #16
by Gail Herman Illustrated by Duendes Del Sur

Ruh Roh! Scooby and his friends are stuck indoors because of a spooky storm. Scooby and Shaggy head to the video store, which is haunted. They try to run away, but they're chased by ghosts and a monster. It looks as if the gang has a mystery to solve.

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Fall Harvest
by Gail Saunders-Smith
Simple text and photographs describe how several different crops, including pumpkins, apples, wheat, corn, and potatoes, are harvested by humans and by machine.
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Fall Leaves
by Mary Packard Illustrated by Dana Regan

With sweet, simple text and appealing illustrations, readers are shown many fun-filled activities they can enjoy with fall leaves.

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Fall Leaves Fall!
by Zoe Hall

In this brilliantly hued celebration of the fun of fall, two brothers enjoy everybody's favorite autumn activities: chasing leaves through the air, stomping on them, raking them into piles, and jumping in!

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Autumn Is for Apples
by Michelle Knudsen

Apples are my favorite snack —
All juicy, red, and round.
I love how every tasty bite
Comes with a crunchy sound.

Sparse rhyming text details a child's impressions of a trip to go apple-picking, from the morning flapjacks to the last juicy bite of apple.

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We Gather Together: Celebrating the Harvest Season
by Wendy Pfeffer Illustrated by Linda Bleck

The fall equinox signals the time of year when we gather our harvests and give thanks for their bounty. With accessible, lyrical prose and vibrant illustrations, this nonfiction picture book explains the science behind autumn and the social history of harvest-time celebrations.

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