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Rain or Shine: Books about Weather

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999 Frogs Wake Up
by Ken Kimura
It's spring and 999 frogs wake up, they decide to awaken a still sleeping turtle, lizard, ladybugs, and a big snake.
And Then It's Spring
by Julie Fogliano
Simple text reveals the anticipation of a boy who, having planted seeds while everything around is brown, fears that something has gone wrong until, at last, the world turns green.
Fall Mixed Up
by Bob Raczka
The delights of autumn are described in mixed-up verse and illustrations, and the reader is challenged to uncover the errors.
Just a Big Storm
by Mercer Mayer
When a big storm passes over their house, Little Critter and his family lose power! What will they do without it?
Miss Mingo Weathers the Storm
by Jamie Harper
Field trip! It's early April, and Miss Mingo's class is hiking up to the local observatory to learn about weather.
Once Upon a Northern Night
by Jean Pendziwol
The beauty and wonder of a northern winter night unfold.
Storm Song
by Nancy Viau
As thunder and lightning approach, a family gathers inside to play, sing, eat, and snuggle together until the weather clears.
Summer Days and Nights
by Wong H. Yee
A little girl enjoys the activities of a warm summer day and night.
by Arthur Geisert
Presents an illustrated account of a storm that moves through a Midwestern farming region over the course of several hours.
Toad Weather
by Sandra Markle
On a rainy day, Ally's mom asks her to come outside where, amidst the oil slicks, dripping awnings, and splashing cars, they find a toad migration taking place.
Waiting Out the Storm
by JoAnn Macken
A mother reassures her child about the wind, lightning, and thunder when a storm passes through.
Worm Weather
by Jean Taft
Join in the rainy-day fun as kids splash through the puddles, affecting another weather enthusiast, a nearby worm. The worm delights in the weather just as much as the kids.
Updated 02/25/2016
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