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NC Book Club: March Picks

NC Book Club: March Picks



Our favorite story books for kids to celebrate this colorful month of spring…


Storybooks for baby, toddler, preschool, kindergarten children


Baby Book

Little Blue Truck’s Springtime

Perfect for: introducing your little baby to colorful animals in the spring months

Ideal for: Baby (age 6 months to 18 months)

Story:  Celebrate the gorgeousness of springtime with Little Blue Truck! Your little baby will love finding all sorts of baby animals in the flaps in this colorful board book. Easy to read sentences with rhyming words and a sturdy flap help your baby look through the colorful images while you hold onto this lovely baby book.


Toddler Books

Mouse’s First Spring

Perfect for: introducing your child to all the flowers, bees and butterflies of spring

Ideal for: Toddler (age 18 months to 24 months)

Story: Baby Mouse and Momma head out to play and discover the beautiful spring time delights. The wind blows and a cute little bird flies in, an adorable pink worm wiggles in and a green springy frog leaps in.  And while baby Mouse is delighted with all these, he also finds soft petals to play with.  Can spring time actually be so magical?

Find out by encouraging your little one to read this book of all the toddler books out there.


Let It Rain

Perfect for: teaching your child about the changing weather and nature during spring time

Ideal for: Twos (age 24 months to 36 months)

Story: A sweet picture book that gently introduces children to the wonders of spring time.  Flowers are blooming, the sun is peeking and the snow is melting.  With light rain, Spring is finally here. Can spring time be so beautiful?  With adorable art work and colorful pictures, this book is sure to be a favorite among all your toddler books.


Storybooks for baby, toddler, preschool, kindergarten children


Preschool Books

Rani Celebrates Holi

Perfect for: opening your preschooler’s eyes about the colorful festival of Holi during spring time by Anita Badhwar

Ideal for: Preschool (age 3 to 4 years)

Story: Little Princess Rani and her friends are happy to celebrate the spring the Indian festival of colors, Holi, but not Bindi, her pet elephant. With colorful water, powders and balloons on the way, will Rani be able to get Bindi to enjoy Holi with her?  Find out with this must read in your list of preschool books or nursery books.


Storybooks for baby, toddler, preschool, kindergarten children


Kindergarten Books

Poppleton in spring

Perfect for: engaging your little children in adventurous spring time fun

Ideal for: Pre-Kindergarten (age 4 to 5 years), Kindergarten (age 5 to 6 years)

Story: Will Poppleton, the likable pig be able to complete spring cleaning, ride a bike and stay up all night in his tent?  Add this to your library of wonderful kindergarten story books!


Grade School Books

Fletcher and the Springtime Blossoms, by Julia Rawlinson

Perfect for: easing your child into the spring seasons without being alarmed

Ideal for: Grade One (age 6 to 7 years), Grade Two (age 7 to 8 years)

Story:  Fletcher the fox loves everything spring brings: birds singing, smelling flowers, and playing with butterflies. But when Fletcher sees snow during spring, he is very upset! Will the snow go away and bring about what Fletcher likes? Find out with this must read in your list of story books for kids!



Reading Guides

Help your child read by learning more about:

Dialogic reading

Children and reading

Early Reading Print Concepts




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