10 Amazing Apple Books for Kids

10 Amazing Apple Books for Kids

10 Amazing Apple Books for Kids

Fall is my favorite time of year. There is something about the 60 degree Chicago temps and the warmth of a fresh apple pie that bring me such joy. Visiting our favorite Apple Orchard up in the Wisconsin Countryside is a favorite tradition for my family.

Apple Activities for Preschool and Kindergarten Children

In preparation, we head to our local library to check out all of our favorite Apple Themed Books. These books are geared toward preschool, kindergarten and 1st grade children, however, my 2nd grade students loved these just the same. Enjoy some of our favorites below from your local library or snag a few on sale by clicking the pictures below.*

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1. Apples by Gail Gibbons

Gail Gibbons is a long time favorite as a teacher and a mom. Her ability to write non-fiction content in a way that is relatable to young children is so valuable. This book shares the history of apples, parts of apples, and the lifecycle of an apple tree. The illustrations will engage young readers and spark an interest in this deliciously sweet fruit.

Apple Books for Kindergarten

 2. Amelia Bedelia’s First Apple Pie by Herman Parish

Anyone else grow up on Amelia Bedelia books? This modern version of this beloved character will bring lots of laughs to young readers as Amelia confuses Granny Smith for a real person.

 Amelia Bedelia Apple Book

 3. One Green Apple by Eve Bunting

Eve Bunting is another favorite author in this beautiful story of friendship and inclusion. A special book that doesn’t necessarily focus on apples but on the importance of working together and honoring the diversity within your classroom.

One Green Apple Best Apple Book for Kids

4. Ten Red Apples by Pat Hutchins

You can do so much with this book. The simple illustrations are appealing to children. The rhyme sequences and counting components are a useful in connecting to your Fall Literacy and Math content. This book pairs nicely with these Apple Ten Frames.

Apple Ten Frames Book Apple Math

5. Apple Pie ABC by Alison Murray

Your students will love the little puppy in this story. The author uses the alphabet to tell the story of a special apple pie and the lengths in which the pup goes to snag a bite. This would be a fun mentor text when creating your own alphabet books with your students.

Apple Pie Read Aloud for Kids

6. One Red Apple by Harriet Ziefert

This non-fiction book uses beautiful illustrations and simple text to tell the story of what happens to an apple from the moment it is picked. Pair this book with your lesson on the life cycle of an apple.

One Red Apple Read Aloud Suggestion for Kindergarten and 1st Grade

7. The Seasons of Arnold’s Apple Tree by Gail Gibbons

This book focuses on what happens to a young boy’s apple tree throughout the seasons. There are bonus text features such as an Apple Pie Recipe that make this book stand out.

10 Amazing Apple Read Alouds

8. Apples, Apples, Apples by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace

This cute story follows a little bunny family as they learn about apples. This book even includes a recipe for apple sauce, which would be a science activity to complete with your little learners. 

Amazing Apple Books for Preschoolers

9. Up, Up, Up, It's Apple Picking Time by Jody Fickes Shaprio

If you have a fieldtrip to an apple orchard, this is a great book to read before your trip! Follow along with Myles and his family as they pick apples at his grandparents' apple orchard.

Apple Orchard Books Favorite Fall Books for Kids

10. Apples and Pumpkins by Anne Rockwell

This is the perfect book for Fall because it combines apples and pumpkins together. The little girl experiences both traditions of an apple orchard and a pumpkin patch to celebrate this time of year. 

Apple and Pumpkins Books

There are so many more books out there to love. You can check out more here

Happy Fall, Y'all!

Running Turtle ResourcesJen


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