Monday, September 29, 2008

Our Picks! for October: Fall and Halloween

Check out Youth Services' brand-new Our Picks! list for October 2008-- it features books about fall and Halloween.

Plus, here are a few bonus books about everyone's favorite seasonal squash-- the pumpkin!:
  • From Seed to Pumpkin: How does a tiny seed turn into a BIG pumpkin? Find out all about what a pumpkin needs to make it grow.

  • The Pumpkin Book: Describes how pumpkins come in different shapes and sizes, how they grow, and their traditional uses and cultural significance.

  • Pumpkin Circle: The Story of a Garden: Rhyming text and photographs follow a pumpkin patch as it grows and changes, from seeds to plants to pumpkins ready to harvest, to jack-o-lanterns and then to seeds again.

  • In a Pumpkin Shell: Over 20 Pumpkin Projects for Kids: Provides instructions for a variety of projects involving pumpkins, including growing them, using them in recipes, and making things out of them.

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