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December 21 – The Winter Solstice

The Shortest Day – Celebrating the Winter Solstice by Wendy Pfeffer, illustrated by Jesse Reisch Why does it get dark earlier at night in Winter than in Summer?  What is Solstice?  Pfeffer addresses these questions and others in this colorful book about the Winter Solstice. In the Northern Hemisphere, near December 21, the sun reaches…

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Snowflake Bentley

Snowflake Bentley by Jacqueline Briggs Martin, illustrated by Mary Azarian No two snowflakes are exactly alike.  We’ve all heard that.  But, how do we know? We know this about snowflakes because of the curiosity, patience, and work of Wilson Bentley – a man who loved snow.  Bentley was born on a farm in Vermont in…

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Snow by Uri Shulevitz A snowflake falls onto a gray city. “It’s snowing,” said boy with dog. “It’s only a snowflake,” said grandfather with beard. The boy and his dog are excited and go out to see the snow.  Other voices – a man, a woman, the radio, the TV – say no snow.  The…

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