Here is a list of great books to read about plants and gardening:

Apple Doll, The by Elisa Kleven

Pumpkins by Ken Robbins

Sunflower,The by Frances Barry

Tiny Seed by Eric Carle

Follow the Drinking Gourd by Jeanette Winter

Books that I have that can be loaned: Dawn Davis - Moriarty School 823-4206

Sally's Beans, Beverly Randell

In City Gardens, George Ancona

Miss Rumphius, Barbara Cooney

Old MacDonald Had an Apartment House, Judi Barrett

Where Frozen Vegetables Come From, Daily Reader

This is the Seed, Alan Trussell-Cullen

The Carrot Seed, Ruth Krauss

Samuel's Sprout, Angela Shelf Medearis

The Brother Who Gave Rice, Dori Jones Yang

Potatoes on Tuesday, Dee Lillegard

Rice Cakes - a play, Brenda Parkes

If You Like Strawberries, Don't Read This Book, Diana Noonan

The Compost Heap, Harlow Rockwell

Potato, A Tale from the Great Depression, Kate LIed

Chili Peppers, Katacha Diaz

Flower Garden, Eve Bunting

Pumpkin, Pumpkin by Jean Titherington

Picking Apples and Pumpkins by Amy Hutchins

Blueberries for Sal Robert McCloskey

Usborne First Nature – Flowers

Flowers Creative Teaching Press

The Carrot Seed Ruth Krauss

Growing Vegetable Soup Lois Ehlert

The Reason For a Flower Ruth Heller

Grandpa’s Garden Lunch Judith Caseley

Anna’s Garden Songs Lena Anderson, Mary Q. Steele

If A Tree Could Talk Creative Teaching Press

Talk About Soil Angela Webb, Chris Fairclough

Eating the Alphabet Lois Ehlert

Anno’s Magic Seeds Mitsumasa Anno

Everybody Bakes Bread, Norah Dooley

Everyone Serves Soup, Norah Dooley

Everybody Eats Rice, Norah Dooley

A Tree in the Forest, Jan Thornhill

The Red Poppy, Irmgard Lucht

Where Cereal Comes From, Daily Reader

Where Pasta Comes From, Daily Reader

In The Garden, David M Schwartz

From Kernel to Corncob, Ellen Weiss



From the Houghton Mifflin Readers:

The Huge Carrot (1.6.1)

Planting Beans and Beets (1.8.1.)

The Empty Lot (2.2.2)

Busy Bees (2.4.2)

The Amazing Earthworm (2.4.2)

My Green Thumb (3.3.3)

Pick A Pumpkin (3.3.3)

The Apple Man (4FOG)

Peters Harvest (4.2.3)

Jane in the Beanstalk (4.3.2)

Potato Pride (4.6.1)

Peter's Harvest (4.6.1)