1. Fall Books

    This adorable book features a young bear's first autumn. The falling leaves surprise him; he wonders if it's okay and then tries to put them back on the trees. Eventually he gets sleepy and burrows into the leaves for a long nap; when he wakes up it is spring and there are brand-new leaves everywhere! Cute illustrations and a childlike main character offer the perfect way to talk to children about the wonder of the changing seasons. Ages 2-5. 32 pages.

    Charlie is the smallest in his class, and is always at the back of the line. When the class decides to guess which pumpkin has the most seeds, Charlie picks the smallest. The class counts seeds by twos, fives, and tens, as each group tries to figure out who has the most seeds. Everyone is in for a surprise though, as they learn what makes the most seeds isn't what pumpkin is the biggest; as Charlie says "Small things have a lot going on inside of them." A gentle read that incorporates both math and science. 40 pages, hardcover with dust jacket. Ages 3-7.

    Peter lives with his grandparents Mimi and Papa on their farm. They grow the very best crops, from juicy strawberries, to crunchy corn, to the very best crop of all-pumpkins! Peter has been growing pumpkins and there is one in particular that is perfect, the best. Will Peter give up his perfect pumpkin to make a new friend?

    It's autumn time in Bear County and the Bear family are enjoying themselves on a crisp, fall afternoon. The whole family decides to attend the Harvest Festival, where they go apple and pumpkin picking, go on a fun hayride, and enjoy a big, town feast. Everyone in town enjoys themselves at Farmer Ben's sharing time with family, friends, and praising God for all of his gifts. Includes activities and questions from Brother and Sister Bear in the back.

    All about the hibernation express, bound for winter hibernation! Children will love reading along with you and will delight in the illustrations as they see many animals joining the hibernation train and their path to sleep. Bears, frogs, groundhogs, raccoons, bats, turtles, etc are all on board and ready for winter!

    Parents and children will want to cuddle up together again and again to hear the sweet rhyming story and see the snuggly animal families happy in their fall activities. Pumpkin patches, apple harvests, leaves that change color, hayrides, warm beverages, cozy clothes---God Bless Our Fall highlights all the wonderful things families get to enjoy together when the air turns crisp and cool. Recommended for ages 1 to 4.

    It's an exciting day for Almanzo as the Wilder family visits the county fair in this My First Little House Book adapted from Laura Ingalls Wilder's classic Farmer Boy. There are contests, races, and good things to eat, and Almanzo can't wait to see what the judges think of his special pumpkin. Jody Wheeler's luminous illustrations bring Laura's beloved farmer boy to life. Recommended for ages 3 to 8.

    Little kids will love discovering the wonder that autumn offers with The Fantastic Gifts of Fall. Autumn leaves are turning color, pumpkins beside doorsteps, and family gathered around the table for Thanksgiving are just some of the wonders celebrated in The Fantastic Gifts of Fall. Playful rhymes leap off illustrated pages and give thanks to God for the wonderment created during fall.

    Candy Apple Blessings by Maddie Frost is an adorable board book that is all about fall! Whether it's choosing a pumpkin from the patch, jumping in a colorful pile of leaves, or going on a hayride with friends, Candy Apple Blessings will be a way for families to thank God for many of the beautiful parts of the season.

    In The Poky Little Puppy and the Pumpkin Patch, the Poky Little Puppy and all of his siblings go visit a farm and discover all kinds of fun things to do! From watching a bright-red tractor pulling hay, to pumpkins, and corn mazes, and apple cider, these puppies are in for a fun and eventful day on the farm!

    The Pumpkin Gospel by Mary Manz Simon is a glow-in-the-dark board book that is a fun way to teach families about how God changes us into beautiful new creatures to shine for Him! A good tool for helping parents, grandparents, and teachers approach the concept of Halloween with children ages 0 to 4 years.

      In Llama Llama Gives Thanks, it's Thanksgiving time for Llama Llama and his family! That means yummy foods and autumn leaves and being thankful for everything from pumpkin pies to blue skies. Thanksgiving may only come once year, but in Llama's family, giving thanks is always here! Featuring a simple text and adorable illustrations on sturdy board book pages that are just right for toddlers.

      Celebrate the autumn season with this adorably illustrated board book, My Happy Pumpkin. This book follows a little boy who picks out his pumpkin, washes it, carves it and gives it a smile, putting a candle inside to make it's happiness glow---just like God's love for us. He washes us clean of sins and throws those sins away, shaping us and letting His love glow through us.