October 2019 Book List
October 31 is Halloween! Celebrate this spooky holiday with these books:
Little Boo by Stephen Wunderli, illustrated by Tim Zeltner
The little pumpkin seed just wants to be scary, but he can’t seem to scare anything! What happens when he waits a few months for autumn?
One, Two… Boo! by Kristen L. Depken, illustrated by Claudine Gevry
What’s in that scary, creaky old house? An awesome picture book filled with interactive counting fun for a spectacularly spooky holiday.
How to Make Friends With a Ghost by Rebecca Green
How do you make friends with a ghost? This silly book shows how to become pals with your favorite ghoul. A comical read to celebrate Halloween!
When the Clock Strikes on Halloween by Lisa Ferland, illustrated by Pei Jen, contribution by Calvin Ferland
The ghosts, witches, vampires and goblins are out when the clock strikes Halloween! An eerily amusing book that celebrates Halloween, while also teaching children the basics of telling time.
Pumpkins make their comeback in October! Learn more about this big, orange, fall vegetable with these books:
The Roll-Away Pumpkin by Junia Wonders, illustrated by Daniela Volpari
Can Marla Little catch up to her roll-away pumpkin? This fun story is a great fall-themed read with charming pictures and lots of funny moments.
Apples and Pumpkins by Anne Rockwell, illustrated by Lizzy Rockwell
A little girl spends a busy fall day picking apples and finds the perfect pumpkin for carving a jack-o-lantern. This sweet story is a perfect book for autumn, and a charming addition for when you carve your own pumpkin.
Pumpkin Jack by Will Hubbell
Tim carves his very own pumpkin and names him Jack! What happens when Tim puts Jack out in the garden after Halloween?
The first week of October is Organization Week! Clean up with these books:
The Berenstain Bears and the Messy Room by Stan Berenstain and Jan Berenstain
Mama and Papa Bear are annoyed, because Brother and Sister’s room is a big mess! Will they ever be able to keep it tidy? A story that teaches the importance of cleaning up.
How Do Dinosaurs Clean Their Room? by Jane Yolen, illustrated by Mark Teague
How does a dinosaur clean their room? Do they use a broom? Where do they put their toys? A comical book that shows that anyone, dinosaur or not, can clean up their room.
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