June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month
Eat your fruit and veggies and read about them too! Here is a list of some great books to check out from your library.
Go, Go, Grapes! : A Fruit Chant by April Pulley Sayre
Rhyming text and colorful illustrations describe the tastes, scents, and appearance of different fruits.
In the Garden: Who's Been Here? by Lindsay Barrett George
As Jeremy and Christina pick vegetables for their mother, they see evidence of animals and insects that have been in the garden before them.
Plants Feed Me by Lizzy Rockwell
A young boy explains the different plants and parts of plants that people commonly eat, from roots and tubers to fruits and vegetables.
Rah, Rah, Radishes! : A Vegetable Chant by April Pulley Sayre
Veggies take the stage in this ode to healthy eating.
Rainbow Stew by Cathryn Falwell
On a rainy summer day, three children and their grandpa pick vegetables in his garden and then cook and share a delicious meal of his famous Rainbow Stew.
Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt by Kate Messner
Discover the wonder and activity that lie hidden between the stalks, under the shade of leaves ... and down in the dirt.