May 2019 Book List
During the month of May, spring is in full bloom! Celebrate the season with these books:
Spring Is Here! A Children’s Picture Book about Spring by Heidi Pross Gray
Spring is finally here. The flowers are in bloom, the birds are chirping and the air is warm. Accompanied by beautiful watercolor illustrations, this book is a perfect way to bring in this amazing transitional season.
It’s Spring! by Susan Swan, illustrated by Linda Glaser
What does the coming of spring represent? What does spring look and feel like? This sensory picture book about spring is a great read to kick off the season.
May is Gifts from the Garden Month! Learn about what can come out of the garden with these books:
Lola Plants a Garden by Anna McQuinn, illustrated by Rosalind Beardshaw
Lola wants to have her own garden full of beautiful flowers. Lola and her mom go to the library and check out some books on gardening. They plant some seeds and wait for the beautiful colors to bloom!
Grow: A Family Guide to Growing Fruits and Vegetables by Ben Raskin
How do you grow your own fruits and vegetables? Why do we eat the leaves on some plants, but not the fruit? Coupled with charming illustrations, this informative read is a perfect introduction to growing produce at home.
The Little Gardener by Jan Gerardi
What do you need to create your own garden? This easy-to-read book offers a colorful celebration of plants and gardening. Each page is a different step in planting your own unique garden.
May 10 is National Clean Your Room Day! Make this day a little less of a chore with these books:
Laundry Day by Jessixa Bagley
Tic and Tac are two rambunctious badgers who are looking to have a little fun. But what happens when they help their mother with the laundry? A silly story that is sure to delight readers of all ages.
Franklin Is Messy by Paulette Bourgeois, illustrated by Brenda Clark
Franklin the Turtle is great at lots of things — he can count forwards and backwards, slide down the riverbank and even go into his shell! But keeping his room clean is one thing he isn’t so good at…
Clean-Up Time by Elizabeth Verdick, illustrated by Marieka Heinlen
This book makes clean-up time fun! With simple rhymes and sing-song chants, this book encourages kids to have fun with cleaning, make their space neater and organize their things.