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September Is Apple Month!

An apple a day keeps the doctor away and makes for great reading! Kick off the fall season with these informative and fun books about apples.
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I SPY An Apple
by Jean Marzollo Illustrated by Walter Wick

All-new easy-to-read riddles are paired with photographs culled from previous I SPY books to create this early reader that's perfect for fall! With rhythm, rhyme, and picture clues, this book is written to support the newest reader.

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Apple Picking Time
by Michele Benoit Slawson Illustrated by Deborah Kogan Ray
"Every year, Anna's extended family helps bring apple harvest in, and so far she hasn't been able to fill a whole bin herself. Now, she's determined to do it, and, sure enough, she reaches her goal.
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Ten Red Apples
by Pat Hutchins Illustrated by Pat Hutchins

Ten red apples hanging on a tree. Yippee, fiddle-dee-fee! But they are not there for long. Horse, cow, donkey, pig, hen, and the other farm animals each eat one. "Save one for me," calls the farmer. But what about the farmer's wife?

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Alligator Arrived with Apples: A Potluck Alphabet Feast
by Crescent Dragonwagon Illustrated by Ariane Dewey , Jose Aruego

There's going to be a feast! And everyone is here with food from A to Z! There is Elderberry Elixir from Elephant and Mocha Mousse made by Mouse. By the time Zebra Zips in with his Zaftig Zucchini, there will be enough food to feed a zoo! So come and join the party and don't forget your appetite!

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The Apple Thief
Series: Scooby-Doo! Readers, Book #13
by Gail Herman Illustrated by Duendes Del Sur

Scooby-Doo and the gang decide to see who can pick the most apples at the orchard. When their apples keep disappearing, Shaggy and Scooby first blame each other then try to solve the mystery.

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Apples to Applesauce
by Inez Snyder

How do you transform crisp red apples into creamy applesauce? You'll be amazed at the things you can do, when you know how things are made.

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How Do Apples Grow?
by Betsy Maestro Illustrated by Giulio Maestro

A look at apples and how they grow takes young readers on a trip to an apple orchard; describing how apples mature from bud to blossom to juicy fruit, discussing fertilization and pollination. Includes diagrams.

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Apples Here!
by Will Hubbell Illustrated by Will Hubbell
Just in time for the autumn harvest, is a quiet, informative book about a favorite fruit. is a colorful entry. The brief text is clear and informative enough to satisfy the very young and to stimulate questions from slightly older children.
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Apple Countdown
by Joan Holub Illustrated by Jan Smith

Rhyming text describes a school field trip to an apple orchard, where the students count down all the things they see, from twenty name tags to one lost tooth.

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Apple Fractions
by Donna Townsend

Using apples and the muffins made from them, this Rookie Read-About Math book teaches the meaning of fractions and clearly illustrates the concepts of 1/2, 1/3, and 1/4 with tasty examples. Adding fractions is also covered.

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Apples, Apples, Apples
by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace

On a day perfect for apple picking, the bunny family heads to Long Hill Orchard. Mr. Miller takes them to the trees on his wobbly farm wagon and tells them all about fall's favorite fruit, like what the uses of different apples are, how to pick them, and how to make applesauce.

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Series: A True Book
by Elaine Landau
Animals. American History. Earth Science. Geography. Health. Space. True Books covers all this and more in photo-filled chapter books that provide a basic introduction to curriculum-relevant topics.
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by Gail Gibbons

This colorful book is packed with information, including cutaway views of apples showing their parts, a diagram of an apple press, charts of varieties of apples, and step-by-step instructions for planting and growing apple trees.

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