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Snow rabbit, spring rabbit : a book of changing seasons, by Il Sung Na
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While other animals migrate, hibernate, or stay busy all winter, a little white rabbit watches. (East)

Henry & Mudge in puddle trouble, by Cynthia Rylant
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For Henry and his dog Mudge, spring means admiring the first show glory, playing in puddles in the rain,
and watching the 5 new kittens next door. (Chapin, East)


When spring comes, by Kevin Henkes
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When it is cold and snowy and bleak and brown, Spring seems very far away. But, if you wait, soon you will see leaves and blossoms. Soon you will feel pussy willows and raindrops. Soon you will smell flowers and mud. Soon you will hear birds and buzzing bees. (East)

And then it's spring, by Julie Fogliano
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Simple text reveals the anticipation of a boy who, having planted seeds while everything around is brown, fears thatsomething has gone wrong until, at last, the world turns green. (East, Chapin)

Who's awake in springtime?, by Phillis Gershator
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Describes, in rhymed cumulative text and illustrations, how various young animals and one small human preparefor sleep at the end of a spring day. (East)

When will it be spring? by Catherine Walters
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Although Mother Bear urges Alfie to be patient and sleep, he cannot wait to see tiny butterflies on the wing and hear baby birds chirp in the trees. (Chapin)

That's what happens when it's spring!, by Elaine W. Good
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A rural child discovers the sights, sounds, colors, and special feeling of spring (Chapin, East)
Bear wants more, by Karma Wilsonbearwantsmore.jpgWhen spring comes, Bear wakes up very hungry and is treated to great food by his friends. (East)

Cold little duck, duck, duck, by Lisa Westberg Peters
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Early one spring a little duck arrives at her pond and finds it still frozen, but not for long. (Chapin, East)

Skunk's spring surprise, by Leslea Newman
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After waking from her winter nap, Skunk worries that her friends have forgotten her, but it turns out they have planned a spring surprise. (East)


Spring, by Ann Herriges
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Simple text and supportive images introduce beginning readers to the characteristics of the season of spring. (East)

Springtime, by Ann Schweninger
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Text and activities introduce the natural wonders of springtime. (Chapin, East)

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