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Everyone in our household loves to read.
When the seasons change, I make a point to stock our classroom (and living room) with new books for us to read together.
Choosing books for fall is one of my favorite things to do.
My goal is to find books for fall that talk about the beautiful changes in nature, and to also find some spooky tales!
Top 10 books for fall that should be in your collection.
The gorgeous photos, paired with short text, tells about what happens when fall arrives.
It is perfect for traditional and homeschool classrooms!
Three bears bravely explore a spooky old tree.
The story contains simple rhyming text and reinforces the concept of into, up, through, over, down, and out.
This was a favorite for both of my kiddos.
It isn’t TOO scary, but it shows how one can overcome fears and conquer things that seem especially frightening.
This book tells the story of Leaf Man, who blew away with the wind.
It has beautiful illustrations using collages made from the rainbow of real fall leaves. It
is a wonderful book to read and celebrate the change of seasons, and even contains a leaf guide!
It is the perfect choice for nature lovers!
A nature hike and leaf hunt would be a fun way to reinforce the material.
One night while walking in the woods, the normally fearless old lady becomes scared.
Read along and find out how she gets braver and solves her problem.
The text repeats and is rhythmic, which makes it fun for kids to chant along.
This one might be better for older kids.
It is a fantastic selection of Roald Dahl’s most favorite spooky stories.
It would make for awesome campfire reading and is sure to deliver great shivers.
This book has really fun rhyming hip-hop text and familiar fairy tale characters.
If you read this one out loud, don’t be surprised if you find yourself singing and dancing along with the rhythm of the words.
Little Critter books have always been loved in our home.
This one covers all the wonderful things that make up the season of fall.
It is a good one for kids who are learning to read.
Ages 8 and up
Eight boys go on an adventure into the past led by a mysterious character.
This book is a wonderful way to learn the history and customs of Halloween.
This is a story of a witch and a cat flying about.
The troublesome wind makes the witch lose some important items.
During their rescue, they encounter helpful friends that want a ride on her broom for their help.
Things get quite full, and a dragon enters the picture. It is a fun problem-solving tale!
In our house, these books are pretty much read all year round, as Miss Bean is a HUGE Goosebumps fan.
They are great chapter books to read together, and there are all sorts of spooky situations.
The Blob That Ate Everything is one of our favorites.
I hope this list helps you find some fun books for fall. Do you have a favorite? Be sure to share in the comments!