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Snowed In

Created by 49th Teachers
  • Age: 0 to 8
  • Grade: p to 4
tagged: picture books
Cozy up with these winter and snow-themed picture books, perfect for reading together at home or in the classroom.

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Do Frogs Drink Hot Chocolate?

How Animals Keep Warm

by Etta Kaner, illustrated by John Martz
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: k to 4
tagged: biology, seasons, zoology

A best-selling and fun, factual, interactive exploration of how animals keep warm in cold weather, for ages 4 to 8

 

When winter arrives, animals living in cold environments need to cope to survive. Do polar bears build homes? Do penguins snuggle with a friend? Yes! But their homes aren’t made of wood, and they don’t cuddle on a couch. Instead, t …

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When the Moon Comes

by Paul Harbridge, illustrated by Matt James
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: hockey, winter sports, friendship

In this atmospheric story, a group of kids play hockey on a frozen lake by moonlight. At once nostalgic and timely, this is a gorgeous book that will speak to readers young and old.

The beaver flood has finally frozen--perfect ice, without a bump or a ripple. For the kids in town, it's Christmas in November. They wait, impatiently, for the right mom …

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Malaika’s Winter Carnival

by Nadia L. Hohn & Irene Luxbacher
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: caribbean & latin america, emigration & immigration

When Malaika moves to Canada, there’s a lot to get used to, especially Carnival in the wintertime!

Malaika is happy to be reunited with Mummy, but it means moving to Canada, where everything is different. It’s cold in Québec City, no one understands when she talks and Carnival is nothing like the celebration Malaika knows from home!

When Mummy m …

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The Snow Knows

by Jennifer McGrath, illustrated by Josée Bisaillon
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook Paperback
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: seasons

The paperback edition of the award-winning hide-and-seek picture book exploring the wild animals of winter.

The snow knows
where the rabbit goes.
It knows the hush­shush
of the owl's wing.

In this deceptively simple children's picture book, a pair of award-­winning storytellers share the joys of winter. A lyrical prose poem, The Snow Knows intr …

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So Much Snow!

by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Michael Martchenko
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: humorous stories

 

Is it a school day? Is it pizza day? Is it a snow day? Jasmine wants it all!

Neat! Neat! Snowy feet! Snowy feet can’t be beat! Wintertime is fun!

There’s a big blizzard blowing in, but that’s not going to stop Jasmine from going to school – it’s just a little snow, and it’s pizza day, after all! But as soon as she sets out the snow start …

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by Claudia Rueda, translated by Elisa Amado
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 2 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: bears, seasons, bedtime & dreams

It's winter and little bear doesn't want to go to sleep. He's sure he won't get cold outside. He doesn't mind how long the winter is, how deep the snow might get or how hard the wind might blow. Until, that is, he finds himself all alone in a snowstorm. After a few panicky moments, he finds his mother again. "Mamma, I'm back," he says. "Winter is v …

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Snow

by Joan Clark, illustrated by Kady MacDonald Denton
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: imagination & play, weather, seasons

Winner of the Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Award

Snow falls all day. Snow falls all week. Snow falls all month!

Sammy's world is a blanket of white. As he clambers up the heaps and mountains of snow, he imagines what might lie beneath -- whales and seals, a black bear and her cubs, or could there be elves mining rubies and emeralds? Finally, the weather …

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Stella, Queen of the Snow

by Marie-Louise Gay
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover Paperback eBook
  • age: 2 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: siblings, imagination & play

Winner of the Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Award

Stella and her little brother, Sam, are spending the day playing in the snow. The forest, snowballs, snow angels and the mysterious white stuff itself provide fuel for Sam's questions and Stella's answers as they discover the world of winter together.

Exquisite, evocative watercolors bring a snowy day ali …