Cold and Cozy Winter Books


Cold
and Cozy Winter Books

 

I
must admit, winter is not my favorite season. I guess that is why reading all
these winter books was a good thing for me. They helped me see winter’s
possibilities…

 

Snow
Party
by
Harriet Ziefert, illustrated by Mark Jones

So
what do snow men, snow women, and snow children do when it’s the winter
solstice? Evidently, they have a party. This is a terrific story that you can’t
help but wish were true.

 

Over
and Under the Snow
by Kate
Messner, illustrated by Christopher Silas Neal

A
girl and her dad cross country ski through a winter woods. As they glide along,
they see animals. They also wonder about the animals that are burrowing in the
snow below them. The illustrations of the animals above and below the snow are
wonderful.

 

Baby
Bear Counts One

by
Ashley Wolfe

Baby
Bear counts the animals as they get ready for winter. He does well until the
snow starts to fall…too many to count! This book nicely blends animal
information and counting practice.

 

Everything
Goes: Henry Goes Skating
by Brian Biggs and B.B. Bourne

Henry
notices all vehicles. As he and his parents drive to the ice skating rink, he
sees all sorts of vehicles. And when they get to the rink they get to watch a
Zamboli clean and smooth the ice. This is an I Can Read Shared Reading book.

 

Winter by Emily C.
Dawson

Looking
for a very basic book about winter with outstanding winter photos? This is
definitely it. Each double-page spread has 1-2 short sentences and the photos
are pure winter. Also by this author: Summer
and Winter,
which compares the seasons.

 

Why
is It Winter?
by Sara L. Latta

This
book offers information about how Earth’s orbit affects the seasons, what
causes the cold, migration, hibernation, and other winter topics. The last
pages have resources and an index.

Also
a good source for winter information: How
Do We Know It’s Winter?
by Molly Aloian

 

Winter
Trees
by
Carole Gerber, illustrated by Leslie Evans

A
boy and his dog walk in the woods in winter. As they walk, the boy notices the
shape, bark, and foliage (or lack of foliage) of 7 different types of trees.
Trees are wonderful at all times of the year. This book captures their beauty in
winter.

 

Winter
is for Snow
by
Robert Neubecker

A
brother and sister have two very different opinions about winter. The brother
is enthusiastic for all the possibilities (Winter
is for snow!!!
). The sister, not at all (Winter! I say No.) The brother is very persistent in his attempts to win her over.

 

The
Iciest, Diciest, Scariest Sled Ride Ever!
by Rebecca Rule, illustrated by
Jennifer Thermes

It’s
the first day of February vacation and it is really icy. Seven kids talk
Grandpa Bud into letting them use his old sled on the town’s sliding hill.
After several attempts to even get to the top of the hill, they stare down at a
very steep incline. Are they nuts?

 

Winter
is the Warmest Season
by Lauren Stringer

Do
you think the title of this book is foolish? You won’t when you’re done reading
it. The girl who narrates this story has me convinced that winter IS the
warmest season! 


Need more winter books? No problem! There will be another bunch in a few weeks.

Gail

 

 

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