A Book About The Four Seasons Caps, Hats, Socks, and Mittens by Louise W. Borden
Simple, rhythmic language and fun illustrations make this book a great compliment to a four season's unit. This book presents children with the clothing and activities that represent each season.
A Year Full of Poems by Michael Harrison
A book of poems written in chronological order by month, yet seasonally appropriate. These poems are above a kindergartener's reading level, but would make great read alouds.
Four Seasons Make a Year by Anne Rockwell
A little girl describes the seasons as they take place on her family farm. The story begins in the spring, as the seeds are planted and culminates in the frozen winter.
A Bunny for All Seasons by Janet Schulman
A young bunny ventures through a garden and discovers the joys each season brings to it. The watercolor illustrations in this book show children the beauty that each season brings.
Tell Me a Season by Mary McKenna Siddals
A simple season book that describes each with color words. The simple text will be a welcoming read for children.
Non-Fiction Books about the Seasons
Four Seasons Make a Year
Watching the Seasons by Edana Eckart
This is a very basic book about the seasons. This book starts with Winter and works it's way through the seasonal changes of the year. The text is very basic, so most students would be able to read this independently.
The Reasons for Seasons by Gail Gibbons
This book begins with the explanation that seasons change due to the tilt of the Earth in relation to the sun. It then continues explain seasonal change and features a short section on each of the four seasons. The illustrations are done in Gibbon's classic labeling style.
Seasons by Blexbolex
A beautifully illustrated book that has a readability for even the youngest readers. Blexbolex creates a timeless look at the seasons, with simple one word sentences. This book almost reads as a visual vocabulary list.
Changing Seasons by Sian Smith
This book introduces and compares the four season of the year. The book features many different photographs of nature and it's animals. It also touches on hibernation and migration of animals. This book could be read independently by stonger readers.
Tree For All Seasons by Robin Bernard
This is a photographic book of a maple tree throughout the seasons and the animals that inhabit it. The close ups of the various parts of the tree and the featured animals are intriguing. The text within is easily decodable for young children.
What Makes the Seasons? by Megan Montague Cash
This book follows a simply illustrated girl and her cat on a journey through the seasons. Each section posses a question about it's season, such as "What makes snow?". This questioning strategy would make this book a great read aloud with young children.
Ocean Seasons by Ron Hirschi
This book reminds readers that seasonal changes don't just take place on land, but in the ocean as well. This book discusses the life cycle of water plants, ocean warming, food webs and animal migration.
Discover the Seasons by Diane Iverson
This book is more of a field guide to the four seasons. It features recipes, activities and crafts, along with the general information on each season.
Changing Seasons (Nature's Changes) by Bobbie Kalman
This book looks at how seasonal changes affect plants, humans and animals. This book will aide students in answering many inquiry questions about why certain things happen from season to season.
Seasons of the Year by Margaret Hall
Part of the "Patterns in Nature" series, this particular edition focuses on seasonal changes through crisp pictures and easy to read sections and diagrams. This book is very user friendly to younger children.
Seasons (True Books: Nature) by Paul P. Sipera
This book is a great resource for explaining how seasons affect the weather. This book features a great index for younger readers navigating the text.
Celebrate Nature!: Activities for Every Season by Angela Schmidt Fishbaugh
This book will give teachers and parents some creative ideas for including seasonal themes into healthy indoor and outdoor activities for kids.
Season It With Fun!: A Year of Recognition, Fun, and Celebrations to Enliven Your School by Diane Hodges
This is a guide for incorporating seasonal themes into the school-wide culture. Suggestions are given for the entire school, but can be brought down to the classroom or grade level.
Why Do the Seasons Change? by Phillip Whitfield
This book answers many questions that students may have regarding the seasons, such as why are we more tired at certain times of the year. This book is written for older children, which is why it appears in this category.
Project Seasons: Hands-On Activities for Discovering the Wonders of the World by Debra Parrella
A collections of hands on activities for kids that are tied to the four seasons. Activies feature objective, appropriate age level, materials, and duration, which will aide in lesson plan writing.
Our Farm: Four Seasons with Five Kids on One Family's Farm by Michael J. Rosen
This book is a photographic journal of a family farm, broken down season by season. This book is 144 pages and would be inappropriate for a young child to read, but the pictures are stunning and relevant to a season unit.