Each of Eli’s family members has a favorite place on their farm. His mother loves to visit a blueberry patch on the hill, and his grandfather feels most at home in the cool, peaceful barn. As he grows from infant to toddler to boy, Eli discovers that he loves the marsh where ducklings follow their mother. This book offers a unique child’s view on farm life and includes illustrations of farm animals and landscapes.
After her grandfather passes away, Anna finds that she can still connect with him through the seeds he gave her.
A beautifully illustrated story that depicts a simpler time in the southern Appalachian region.
Each season, Ben and Caroline visit their cousin, Nick, who lives in the forest. They go for a hike and discover a majestic oak tree. This book contains factual information about the forest environment woven into a fictional storyline.
The life of a barn across generations, this story is told from the perspective of the barn.
A young boy hears a barn dance in the middle of the night. He goes to investigate and discovers a room full of dancing farm animals.
A fun rhyming story full of farm animal onomatopoeia, this book is a terrific introduction to animals and the sounds they make.
This coming of age story captures the moment in time when a child discovers that the outside world doesn’t always view him or his family the way that he does. A boy and his father take their handmade baskets into the city to sell, and the boy is called a ‘hillbilly’ by someone in town. This causes him to question his own future as a basket-maker.
When Beatrice’s family receives a goat, she discovers the many gifts that come along with it including the opportunity to go to school.
A great book for young readers. Follow the animals’ day on the farm from sunrise to sunset.