We Gather Together: Celebrating The Harvest Season

Paperback | October 2, 2014

byWendy PfefferIllustratorLinda Bleck

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What is the fall equinox?
 
The official start of the harvest season, it occurs around September 21 each year. It marks the end of summer and the beginning of longer nights and shorter days.  For many cultures around the world, the fall equinox represents a time to celebrate the harvest and begin collecting and storing crops.
 
Looking at both the science of weather and the history of how the fall equinox has been celebrated by various cultures throughout the world, this book will inspire a new understanding of autumn and the harvest season.
 
Science activities, ideas for celebrating the fall equinox, and further reading list included!

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What is the fall equinox? The official start of the harvest season, it occurs around September 21 each year. It marks the end of summer and the beginning of longer nights and shorter days.  For many cultures around the world, the fall equinox represents a time to celebrate the harvest and begin collecting and storing crops. Looking at ...

Wendy Pfeffer is the author of many science-oriented children’s books, including From Tadpole to Frog and A Log’s Life, which won the Giverny Award for Best Children’s Science Picture Book. An early-childhood specialist, she enjoys visiting schools and teaching creative writing to children. She lives with her husband, Tom, in New Jerse...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 10 × 9 × 0.15 inPublished:October 2, 2014Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0147512824

ISBN - 13:9780147512826

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Praise for We Gather Together:"Although a substantial amount of information is presented, Pfeffer's lively writing style will keep readers engaged. Bleck's vibrantly hued illustrations, reminiscent of the work of Leonard Weisgard, are carefully interwoven with the text and enhance the book."—School Library Journal"This will be a very useful addition to a home or school library—instructive but appealing in format and presentation."—Children's Literature