Spring -- fiction

And Then It's Spring

By Julie Fogliano

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Simple text reveals the anticipation of a boy who, having planted seeds while everything around is brown, fears that something has gone wrong until, at last, the world turns green.

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Groundhog Day

By Margaret McNamara

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On Groundhog Day, the students in Mrs. Connor's class try to find out whether the class hamster can predict the weather as well as a groundhog.

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Great Groundhogs!

By Karen Gray Ruelle

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Tired of winter, Harry and his little sister Emily try to trap a groundhog in their backyard and hope it will predict an early spring on Groundhog Day.

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Substitute Groundhog

By Pat Miller

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Too sick to perform his once-a-year job, Groundhog interviews other animals to come out of his hole on Groundhog Day.
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Groundhog Stays Up Late

By Margery Cuyler

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Groundhog loves to run and play! To him, sleeping all winter is boring. So when winter comes, Groundhog refuses to hibernate, even though his friends warn that he’ll be hungry and cold and lonely. He has fun running and playing in the snow, until he realizes that without anyone else around to play with, he really does get hungry and cold and lonely.nbsp; Then he has a brilliant idea! He’ll announce an EARLY spring!
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Double Trouble Groundhog Day

By Bethany Roberts

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When Grampie Groundhog decides to retire from forecasting the weather, he has twins Greta and Gregory draw straws to see who will take over the important job, but the winner is so nervous the two put aside their squabbling and work together.
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Groundhog Weather School

By Joan Holub

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When Groundhog realizes he needs helpers all over the country to accurately forecast the weather, he establishes a school to teach young groundhogs how to properly determine when spring will arrive.
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Rabbits and Raindrops

By Jim Arnosky

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Mother rabbit's five babies hop out of her nest to nibble clover, meet grasshoppers, spiders, and bees, play tag, and run for shelter when it rains.
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Rabbit's Good News

By Ruth Lercher Bornstein

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Rabbit leaves her warm dark burrow and discovers that spring has come.

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Home for a Bunny

By Margaret Wise Brown

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In this classic, a bunny searches the spring-time forest for a home of his own.
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