Ah, the circus! There's nothing quite like the fanfare of the Ringmaster, the antics of the clowns, the smell of popcorn, or the trumpeting of elephants. While you wait for the circus to come to town, explore these books.
While her teacher Miss Splinter is lecturing her second-grade class about the exotic animals, clowns, and other performers they are watching at the circus, Emeline accidentally becomes part of the show. JE Fic Pri
The fascinating but sad true story of Jumbo, the elephant star of Barnum and Bailey's Circus, follows Jumbo's life from his capture in Africa, through his years in London zoos, to his days with the circus. JBR Wor
Olivia is definitely a pig with panache! Stylish, witty illustrations and a four-page fold-out capture the extravaganza as she regales classmates with tales of summer vacation when she “knew how to do everything” to save the circus. Brava, Olivia! JE Fic Fal
When you are growing up, there are two institutional places that affect you most powerfully -- the church, which belongs to God, and the public library, which belongs to you. The public library is a great equalizer.