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Dreaming of Spring

March 17th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Books, Children, City Library, Main Branch, Teens, West Branch

lily-of-the-valley“Every intoxicating delight of early spring was in the air. The breeze that fanned her cheek was laden with subtle perfume and the crisp, fresh odor of unfolding leaves.”
Gene Stratton-Porter, The Song of the Cardinal

So it’s been a long winter.  I’ve spent a lot of time dreaming of spring lately.  The snow will melt, the sun will be shining and flowers will start to bloom.  I can’t wait, and I don’t think I’m the only one. Below are some library materials to get you thinking spring.

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen

The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim

Chasing spring : an American journey through a changing season by Bruce Stutz

Ambient Flowers. Spring Ultimate Video Garden & Reference DVD

Rebecca’s Garden. Volume 3, Spring Gardening

Winter into Spring by George Winston (CD)

Onward and Upward in the Garden by Katharine Sergeant Angell White

Children’s Materials:

The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Graham

And then it’s spring by Julie Fogliano

It’s spring! by Linda Glaser

Snow rabbit, spring rabbit : a book of changing seasons by Il Sung Na

Spring story backpack.

How Robin saved spring by Debbie Ouellet

Sun through small leaves : poems of spring

Crafts to make in the spring by Kathy Ross

“The spring has sprung, the grass is rizz. I wonder where them birdies is?” A.A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh

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