This instructive and colorful science book explains how trees' leaves change color from summer to fall.
Through simple descriptions, children ages 5 to 9 learn how natural chemical processes convert the green leaves of summer to yellow, orange, and red. The rich illustrations also show leaves of varying sizes and shapes. The text includes instructions on how youngsters can make a leaf rubbing and press leaves.
Here is a fun classroom resource that also lists sites throughout the country where families can go to view fabulous fall foliage.