HIBERNATION & ANIMALS IN FALL & WINTER -- Kindergarten level books

This list features books about animals in Fall and Winter at the kindergarten reading level. 

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bookcover of RED SQUIRREL HIDES SOME NUTS by Beverley Randell Harper
Red Squirrel Hides Some Nuts
by Beverley Randell Harper

A little red Squirrel hides some nuts so he will have something to eat during the winter.

Reading Information:
Word Count: 133
Page Count: 16
Accelerated Reading level: 0.8 / points: 0.5
AR quiz:  50804


bookcover of THE BUSY LITTLE SQUIRREL by Nancy TafuriThe Busy Little Squirrel
by Nancy Tafuri

3.74 avg rating — 387 ratings

In this pre-primer, you'll find a story about Squirrel who needs to get ready for winter. Being a busy little fellow he has no time to hop or run with frogs, dogs, and mice. No, he must get ready for when temperatures drop and the snow falls!
Leaves were falling.
The air was getting cold.

It was time for Squirrel
to get ready for winter.

"Squeak, squeak," said Mouse.
"Will you nibble a pumpkin with us?"

But Squirrel couldn't...
He was so busy!
"He was so busy!" is the common refrain, and it's repeated throughout the book until the very end when Squirrel can't participate because he is 'fast asleep!'

Warm, cheerful drawings by one of our favorite author-artists makes it easy for me to recommend this book. [Click on the picture below and most browsers will make it larger.]

sample page from THE BUSY LITTLE SQUIRREL by Nancy Tafuri

Word Count: 128
Page Count: 32
Accelerated Reading level: 0.9 / points: 0.5
AR quiz: 118900
--sample pages available


bookcover of Animals in Fall  by Mari Schuh
Animals in Fall
(What Happens in Fall?)
by Mari Schuh

Nature photographs and easy-to-read text show children how animals adapt to the changing weather of fall.

Word Count: 103
Page Count: 24
Accelerated Reader:   0.9 / points: 0.5
AR quiz: 161505

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updated October 2014