Animals

Go to Sleep, Groundhog!

By Judy Cox

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When Groundhog is unable to sleep, he experiences autumn and winter holidays he never knew about, and then he finally falls asleep before Groundhog Day.

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Gregory's Shadow

By Don Freeman

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Gregory Groundhog and his shadow desperately look for each other after they become separated from one another just before their annual appearance on Groundhog Day.

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Gretchen Groundhog, it's your day!

By Abby Levine

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When she has to take over the job of appearing in Piccadilly on Groundhog Day to look for her shadow, Gretchen Groundhog is worried and nervous and threatens not to come out.

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Groundhog Day

By Michelle Aki Becker

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Introduces the history of Groundhog Day and explains how it is observed today.

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It's Groundhog Day!

By Steven Kroll

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Worried that an early spring will ruin his ski lodge business, Roland Raccoon takes drastic steps to prevent Godfrey Groundhog from looking for his shadow on Groundhog Day.

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The Secret of the First One Up

By Iris Hiskey Arno and Renee Graef (illustrator)

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"When Lila, a young groundhog, objects to going to sleep for the winter, Uncle Wilbur tells her to rest so that she can try to be the first one to wake up in the spring and discover a big secret. She is indeed the first groundhog to awaken and quickly runs up the tunnel and outdoors, where she is greeted by all of the animals that do not hibernate and learns from them how important her shadow is." (School Library Journal)

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Will Spring be Early or Will Spring be Late?

By Crockett Johnson

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So anxious is the groundhog to predict an early spring that he is grossly misled by an artificial flower.

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Exploding Ants: Amazing Facts about How Animals Adapt

By Joanne Settel

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Slimy larvae, regurgitating birds, and bloodsucking bats may strike humans as gross, but they're all a part of nature.
 

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Badger's Parting Gifts

By Susan Varley

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Badger's friends are sad when he dies, but they treasure the legacies he left them. JE Fic Var

Suggested for ages 3 - 6

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Asleep, Asleep

By Mirra Ginsburg

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The wolves are asleep, the birds are asleep, and soon the children will be asleep, too. Pleasant dreams! JE Fic Gin

Suggested for ages 2 - 6

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