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Multcolib School Corps Picks Growing Things Grades 1 - 3

The Tiny Seed
The Tiny Seed By Carle, Eric (Book - 1987 ) jE CARLE All copies in use Availability details Holds: 5 on 13 copies

Annotation:A simple description of a flowering plant's life cycle through the seasons.

The Life Cycle of A Flower
The Life Cycle of A Flower By Aloian, Molly (Book - 2004 ) j 582.13 A453L 2004 Beginning Facts All copies in use Availability details Holds: 1 on 6 copies

Annotation:This book looks at the growth of a flowering plant from seed to the time it is a mature plant capable of producing new seeds.

Once There Was A Seed
Once There Was A Seed By Anderson, Judith (Book - 2010 ) j 581.467 A5476o 2010 Beginning Facts Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 12 copies

Annotation:Introduces the life cycle of plants, describing how a plant is grown from a seed, sprouts roots and leaves, and eventually forms a mature plant or flower which contains new seeds.

A Seed Is Sleepy
A Seed Is Sleepy By Aston, Dianna Hutts (Book - 2007 ) j 581.467 A856s 2007 Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 18 copies

Annotation:An informative, yet beautiful, introduction to seeds.

Leaves
Leaves By Bodach, Vijaya (Book - 2007 ) j 581.48 B666L 2007 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:"Simple text and photographs present the leaves of plants, how they grow, and their uses"--Provided by publisher.

The Gardening Book
The Gardening Book By Bull, Jane (Book - 2003 ) j 635 B935g 2003 Available in some locations

Annotation:Provides an introduction to the basics of gardening along with some related activities.

Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf
Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf By Ehlert, Lois (Book - 1991 ) j 582.16 E33r Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:A child describes the growth of a maple tree from seed to sapling.

Planting the Wild Garden
Planting the Wild Garden By Galbraith, Kathryn Osebold (Book - 2011 ) j 581.467 G148p 2011 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:An exploration of the different ways seeds are dispersed into the environment.

From Seed to Plant
From Seed to Plant By Gibbons, Gail (Book - 1991 ) j 581.3 G441f Beginning Facts All copies in use Availability details Holds: 6 on 5 copies

Annotation:Explores the intricate relationship between seeds and the plants which they produce.

Tell Me, Tree
Tell Me, Tree All About Trees for Kids By Gibbons, Gail (Book - 2002 ) j 582.16 G441t 2002 Beginning Facts All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Featuring a special section on how children can make a tree identification book of their own, this title is a bright and colorful introduction to trees, leaves, and their inner workings in nature.

Plant Secrets
Plant Secrets By Goodman, Emily (Book - 2009 ) j 580 G653p 2009 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:Plants come in all shapes and sizes, but they go through the same stages as they grow. Learn the secrets of plant life cycles, using four common plants.

How Flowers Grow
How Flowers Grow By Helbrough, Emma (Book - 2006 ) j 582.13 H474h 2006 Beginning Facts Available in some locations Holds: 2 on 7 copies

Annotation:Describes how seeds develop into flowering plants, how flowers lead to the production of new plants, and the various kinds of flowers that live in different environments.

The Reason for A Flower
The Reason for A Flower By Heller, Ruth (Book - 1983 ) j 582 H477r Beginning Facts All copies in use Availability details Holds: 1 on 6 copies

Annotation:Brief text and lavish illustrations explain plant reproduction and the purpose of a flower and present some plants which don't seem to be flowers but are.

Amazing Plants
Amazing Plants By Hewitt, Sally (Book - 2008 ) j 580 H611a 2008 Beginning Facts All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:This book introduces children to the concepts of life, growth, and the life cycle, as well as the parts played in a plant's growth by sunlight, bees, and pollen.

Flip, Float, Fly
Flip, Float, Fly Seeds on the Move By Macken, JoAnn Early (Book - 2008 ) j 581.467 M155f 2008 Beginning Facts All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:From splashing away in a raindrop to scurrying with scampering squirrels to hitching rides on your sleeves and socks, seeds have many ingenious ways to traveling to new laces, growing roots, and beginning the cycle again.

Plants & Art Activities
Plants & Art Activities By McCormick, Rosie (Book - 2002 ) j 581 M131p 2002 Available in some locations

Annotation:Information about various topics related to petals, tree bark, seeds, and other special characteristics of different plants forms the foundation for a variety of craft projects.

Are Trees Alive?
Are Trees Alive? By Miller, Debbie S. (Book - 2002 ) j 582.16 M647a 2002 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:An introduction to trees that compares parts of a tree to parts of the human body, with illustrations and brief descriptions of trees found around the world.

Meat-eating Plants and Other Extreme Plant Life
Meat-eating Plants and Other Extreme Plant Life By Preszler, June (Book - 2008 ) j 583.75 P942m 2008 Beginning Facts All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Describes the world of plants, including characteristics, life cycles, and where they live.

Investigating How Flowers Grow
Investigating How Flowers Grow By René, Ellen (Book - 2009 ) j 582.13 R399i 2009 Beginning Facts All copies in use Availability details Holds: 1 on 12 copies

Annotation:Explains, in simple terms, how flowers grow and the different parts of a flower.

Autumn Leaves
Autumn Leaves By Robbins, Ken (Book - 1998 ) j 581.48 R634a 1998 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:Examines the characteristics of different types of leaves and explains how and why they change colors in the autumn.

Life Cycle of An-- Oak Tree
Life Cycle of An-- Oak Tree By Royston, Angela (Book - 2009 ) j 583.46 R892L 2009 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:Introduces the life cycle of an oak tree, from the sprouting of an acorn through its more than 100 years of growth.

Pick, Pull, Snap!
Pick, Pull, Snap! Where Once A Flower Bloomed By Schaefer, Lola M. (Book - 2003 ) j 571.82 S294p 2003 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:Describes how raspberries, peanuts, corn, and other foods are produced as various plants flower, create seeds, and finally bear fruit.

A Parade of Plants
A Parade of Plants By Stewart, Melissa (Book - 2004 ) j 580 S851p 2004 Beginning Facts All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Introduces the parts of a plant, life cycles, and how they grow.

Plants Grow!
Plants Grow! By Wade, Mary Dodson (Book - 2009 ) j 571.82 W121p 2009 Beginning Facts All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Easy information about how plants grow and their life cycles.

Plants Live Everywhere!
Plants Live Everywhere! By Wade, Mary Dodson (Book - 2009 ) j 581.9 W121p 2009 Beginning Facts All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:"Information about plants living in different habitats for young readers"--Provided by publisher.

Seeds Sprout!
Seeds Sprout! By Wade, Mary Dodson (Book - 2009 ) j 581.467 W121s 2009 Beginning Facts All copies in use Availability details Holds: 1 on 6 copies

Annotation:"Presents information about seeds, including where they come from, how they grow, and how they travel"--Provided by publisher.

Trees, Weeds, and Vegetables--so Many Kinds of Plants!
Trees, Weeds, and Vegetables--so Many Kinds of Plants! By Wade, Mary Dodson (Book - 2009 ) j 580 W121t 2009 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:"Presents information about different types of plants"--Provided by publisher.

Trees
Trees Earth's Lungs By Webb, Barbara L. (Book - 2011 ) j 582.16 W3653t 2011 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:Young readers will discover why trees are so important to a healthy Earth.

I Can Name 50 Trees Today!
I Can Name 50 Trees Today! [all About Trees] By Worth, Bonnie (Book - 2006 ) j 582.16 W932i 2006 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:Kids will learn about many trees common to North America.

Oh Say Can You Seed?
Oh Say Can You Seed? By Worth, Bonnie (Book - 2001 ) j 580 W932o 2001 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:All about flowering plants.

Fall Leaves Change Colors
Fall Leaves Change Colors By Zoehfeld, Kathleen Weidner (Book - 2001 ) j 581.48 Z85f 2001 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:This book is a simple explanation of how green leaves change colors.

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Fiction and nonfiction materials about plants and seeds for grades 1-3. The library has already-prepared Buckets of Books on this topic that you can check out. The Buckets contain books similar to those on the list (though not every title is exactly the same) plus a teacher's guide. To see the list of Buckets, go to: http://web.multcolib.org/educators/school-corps/bucket-books .


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