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Best Fall Books for Kids That Are Fun and Educational

There are a ton of books on the market geared toward the fall season, but many of them are not quality.  They lack depth.  You read them once, and they are not worth reading again. You are looking for fall-themed books--what is your goal?  Enjoyment?  Education? A book that opens the door for extension activities? Here are some of the best fall books for kids that will help you hit your target. Educational Fall Books How Do Apples Grow? by Betsy Maestro Age Range:  4-8 This book might teach adults a few things!  It traces the growth of an apple from bud, to flower, to fruit through all the seasons before focusing on the harvest.   It introduces vocabulary your reader probably has not encountered--sepals, stamens, pistils--and explains how male and female cells must join in fertilization through pollination for an apple to grow.  Doesn't that sound a lot like a "birds and the bees" conversation?  Don't worry--kids are too young to make the connecti