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Revisiting Favorite Fall Books

By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: September 23, 2009

Before I post my 2009 list of books that celebrate or embrace the fall season, I thought I would take this opportunity to revisit two of my favorite selections from 2008.


by Patrick McDonnell

Reading level:
Ages 3-6

Hardcover: 48 pages

Publisher: Little, Brown Young Readers (September 1, 2008)

Review: South contains no words, yet manages to tell a very moving and compassionate tale of friendship, helping others, and saying goodbye. Read more …

Add this book to your collection: South

 The Little Yellow Leaf

by Carin Berger

Reading level: Ages 3-6

Hardcover: 40 pages

Publisher: Greenwillow (August 26, 2008)

Review: This book is so gorgeous – visually and emotionally. Read more…

Add this book to your collection: The Little Yellow Leaf

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  • Love The Little Yellow Leaf! Haven’t “read” South.

    September 23, 2009
  • I loved South; I haven’t read The Little Yellow Leaf.

    September 23, 2009
  • They are both the sweetest books! I’m really looking forward to Carin Berger’s Forever Friends (Spring 2010) – it’s a companion book to The Little Yellow Leaf.

    September 23, 2009

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