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Mary Lyn Ray
When Wilma decides her garden needs a new beginning, she gathers string, scissors, shovels, sixty-two dozen balsam seedlings, and Parker, her five-year-old neighbor. Year after year, Wilma and Parker nurture their trees, keeping careful count of how many they plant, how many perish, and how many grow to become fine, full Christmas trees. A cozy, holiday read-aloud and a lyrical way to usher in the month of December. This book will need to be returned.
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George Levenson, Shmuel Thaler, Alberto Jimenez Rioja
This treat of a picture book comes cloaked in the colors of fall. Bouncy verses and glowing photographs show a backyard pumpkin patch move through its natural cycle; seeds sprouting, flowers blooming, bees buzzing, pumpkins growing . . .and then going back to earth. Also includes an author’s note explaining how to grow your own pumpkin!
This book is available in English under Pumpkin Circle. This book will need to be returned.
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In the fall, pumpkins are everywhere: in the garden, in the supermarkets, and on doorsteps. But many students do not know how they grow from a tiny yellow seed to a pumpkin? This book brings readers into the pumpkin patch to show them how little seeds transform into big pumpkins.
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Emerging readers will enjoy the simple text that describes how a seed grows into a pumpkin. Large print, colorful pictures and bolded vocabulary words make this book easy for students to read and understand. This book will need to be returned.
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Here is an adorable picture book for curious kids, which explores skip counting and estimation in a fun pumpkin-themed classroom experiment. “How many seeds are in a pumpkin?” Mr. Tiffin asks his class as they gather around the big, medium, and small pumpkins on his desk. Robert, the biggest kid, guesses that the largest one has a million seeds; Elinor, sounding like she knows what she’s talking about, guesses the medium one has 500 seeds; and Anna, who likes even numbers better than odd ones, guesses that the…This is a great read which pairs with our Pumpkin Math Lessons. This book will need to be returned.
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Make pumpkin pie ice cream, track your pumpkins’ vine growth, make pumpkin tattoos, how to grow giant pumpkins, write pumpkin stories, make a pumpkin bed and much much more! This book needs to be returned.
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This is a heart-warming story about a pig named Geraldine who wants a really big Christmas tree. It’s silly and will capture the heart of Christmas tree lover’s in Oregon. This book needs to be returned.
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Oregon Department of Agriculture
This colorful Oregon Grown Fresh Produce poster includes the 26 specialty crops that are seasonally available within Oregon. This 18×36 inch poster was created by watercolor artist Abigail Waring for the Oregon Department of Agriculture.
This item does not need to be returned.
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A collection of interdisciplinary, hands-on activities and teaching ideas for elementary educators. Using the school year seasons of fall, winter, and spring, Project Seasons integrates science, agriculture and environmental themes into the curriculum and aims to show how all things are interconnected. Each seasonal section contains activities, extensions, background information and exhibit ideas.
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Your class can learn about food, plant exchange, movements of plants from a place of origin to new lands. Based in your garden, this year-long activity will teach about food history, cultural exchange, nutrition–all while providing opportunities for enjoyable, balanced meals.