It’s finally fall so let’s fill your bookshelf with some fabulous fall books! These are my favorite fall books I read at circle to teach students all about the harvests, change of season, and events that fall brings. From a square pumpkin to a trip to the apple orchard these books are full of vibrant pictures and rhyming text which will get your students ready to enjoy everything the season has to offer.
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This book is about a tree and the changes it endures from the end of summer to the first snowfall of winter. The author incorporates the word fall into words throughout the book which makes this a fun and whimsy book to read.
Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf
The illustrations in this book are made up of watercolors and parts of trees. It also has a glossary that gives information on photosynthesis, sap, and other tree facts.
It’s Pumpkin Time!
A brother and sister decide to grow their own pumpkins for Halloween this. With colorful illustrations, the pumpkin patch comes to life as the sibling’s patch grows and the kids get to harvest their crop.
Ten Red Apples
Hurry to count the apples before the farmer and all of his animals eat them all up.
A Day at the Apple Orchard
This book is perfect to read right before a field trip to an apple orchard. The pictures were taken from an actual trip to pick apples. There is also useful information on the proper way to pick an apple.
Even though the seed of the apple tree is small, it still produces juicy apples for us to eat! With simple pictures and language, this book describes the life cycle of an apple from blossom to fruit.
The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin
Spookley is different than all of the other round pumpkins. He just wants to be included with all of the other pumpkins. This is a good book to read about friendship.
Apple Farmer Annie
Annie makes a lot of yummy treats out of the apples she grows. From applesauce to apple pie, Annie has a very fun and tasty job.
Duck & Goose Find a Pumpkin
Where is your pumpkin? Go on a pumpkin hunt to find out!
A Day at the Pumpkin Patch
Here is another book that would be a great read before a class trip to the pumpkin patch.
Seed, Sprout, Pumpkin Pie
This book is full of bright and colorful pictures that show the life cycle of a pumpkin from seed to pie of course!
Apples for Everyone
From candy apples to juicy apples for teachers, this book has photographs of apples for everyone.
The Apple Pie Tree
Apple trees are meant to be celebrated. After all… without the apple, we would have no apple pie.
Ten Apples Up on Top
This silly story is about a lion, tiger, and a dog who discover they can balance on their heads while doing other tasks, like drinking milk. Guaranteed to make your class giggle a time or two.
The pictures in this book are of fallen leaves. They tell a story of the leaf man. No one knows where he will go, besides the wind.
Fall Leaves Fall!
Fall is full of fun things to do. From baking cookies in the shapes of leaves to making leaf art!
Fall Mixed Up
Will your students be able to tell that this book is all messed up? What will give it away? The bears who gather nuts… or maybe the squirrels that fly south.
We’re Going on a Leaf Hunt
Inspire a leaf adventure with this fall book that follows friends on their leaf hunt. At the end of the story, they use the leaves they have collected to make a leaf pile.
Get a close-up look at trees that have their fall colors on display. Beautiful photographs too!
When the Leaf Blew In
This cause and effect book will give your students a good laugh when they find out how one leaf can cause so many problems for the animals in the barn.
There was an Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Leaves
A great classic with a fall twist. This time around the old lady swallows enough items to make a scarecrow!
These fall books will keep your students engaged and learning all about fall! Now you need fun and fabulous fall activities for your fall theme. Check out my go to fall activities!
Need Fall Themed centers and dramatic play printables for your classroom? I’ve got you covered! Check out my Fall Math and Literacy Centers and Pumpkin Patch Dramatic Play!
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