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Books about Time, Seasons, etc. @ Staley Library
About Time: a first look at time and clocks by
Call Number: JUV. QB209.5 .K67 2004
Publication Date: 2004-11-01
Describes the concept of time and how it has been measured throughout history, using water clocks, sundials, calendars, and atomic vibrations.
At the Same Moment, Around the World by
Call Number: JUV. QB223 .P4313 2014
Publication Date: 2014-03-11
Discover Benedict drinking hot chocolate in Paris, France; Mitko chasing the school bus in Sofia, Bulgaria; and Khanh having a little nap in Hanoi, Vietnam! Clotilde Perrin takes readers eastward from the Greenwich meridian, from day to night, with each page portraying one of (the original) 24 time zones. Strong back matter empowers readers to learn about the history of timekeeping and time zones, and to explore where each of the characters lives on the world map.
Bear Child's Book of Hours by
Call Number: JUV. PZ7.R5943 B45
Publication Date: 1987-09-01
For each hour of the day Bear Child participates in a new activity, and as he does the reader sees the time on the clock.
A Child's Calendar by
Call Number: JUV. PS3571.P4 C49 1999
Publication Date: 1999-01-01
A collection of twelve poems describing the activities in a child's life and the changes in the weather as the year moves from January to December.
Call Number: JUV. QB209.5 .A961991
Publication Date: 1991-09-01
Discusses time, the invention of clocks to keep track of daily activities, and types of clocks from sundial and water clock to electric and atomic clocks.
Handtalk Zoo by
Call Number: JUV. PZ7.A51874 H32 1989
Publication Date: 1989
Words and sign language depict children at the zoo discovering how to sign the names of various animals and how to tell time.
The House from Morning to Night by
Call Number: JUV. PZ7.B6645 H6
Publication Date: 1985-03-01
Pictures and brief text present the activities of the several residents of a large house at various times of the day.
Just a Second by
Call Number: JUV. QB209.5 .J456 2011
Publication Date: 2011-10-25
This non-fiction picture book explores time and how we think about it in a different way - as a series of events in the natural world (some of them directly observable, others not) that take place in a given unit of time.
The Man Who Tried to Save Time by
Call Number: JUV. PZ7.K865 M3
Publication Date: 1979-01-01
A man drastically reorganizes his daily routines to save time, only to come to a startling realization.
Morning, Noon, and Night by
Call Number: JUV. PZ7.G2933 M6 1999
Publication Date: 1999-05-05
Each day as the sun makes its dawn-to-dusk journey from the Eastern seaboard to the Pacific coast, the animals perform their daily routines.
One Lighthouse, One Moon by
Call Number: JUV. PZ7.L7794 O6 2000
Publication Date: 2000-04-30
Presents the days of the week, the months of the year, and numbers from one to ten through the activities of a cat and people in and around a lighthouse.
Red Sings from Treetops by
Call Number: JUV. PS3569.I295 R43 2009
Publication Date: 2009-04-06
The names of colors are woven into unrhymed poems that celebrate the seasons.
Ring of Earth by
Call Number: JUV. PZ8.3.Y65 R5
Publication Date: 1986-10-01
The four seasons are viewed in poetry from the perspectives of a weasel, spring peeper, dragonfly, and goose.
A Second Is a Hiccup by
Call Number: JUV. QB209.5 .H88 2007
Publication Date: 2007-03-01
A second lasts as long as a hiccup; a week is seven sleeps; and a year is the time it takes to grown into new shoes!
What Happens on Wednesdays by
Call Number: JUV. PZ7.J4134 Wha 2007
Publication Date: 2007-08-07
preschooler marks the progress of her day, not by the clock but by what happens after lunch, after nap, after swimming, after the library - and after Daddy comes home.
Wonderful Time by
Call Number: JUV. PZ8.3.M157 WO
Publication Date: 1966
A collection of poems about clocks and time.