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Next Book Connections

by Kayla Aldrich, Read to Them staff


Hello, all, and happy Wednesday! As we wrap up our read of Nuts to You, you're probably already looking ahead at your next book. It's totally okay if you aren't - maybe you've got a super long reading list and you aren't quite sure where to start. That's where we're here to help. Below, we've put together three categories of books to get you started:


Other books by Lynne Rae Perkins:

  • The Broken Cat

  • The Cardboard Piano

  • Clouds for Dinner

  • Home Lovely

  • Pictures from Our Vacation

  • Snow Music

Picture books with similar themes:

  • Nuts to You by Lois Ehlert

  • Squirrel's Family Tree by Beth Ferry

  • Cyril and Pat by Emily Gravett

  • The Secret Life of Squirrels by Nancy Rose

  • Those Darn Squirrels! by Adam Rubin

  • Squirrels Leep, Squirrels Sleep by April Pulle Sayre

  • Scaredy Squirrel by Melanie Watt

Novels with similar themes:

  • Poppy by Avi

  • The Incredible Journey by Sheila Burnford

  • Risby by Beverly Cleary

  • The Somewhat True Adventures of Sammy Shine by Henry Cole

  • Flora & Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo

  • There's an Owl in the Shower by Jean Craighead George

  • Night of the Spadefoot Toads by Bill Harley

  • The Mysterious Abductions by Tracey Hecht

  • King of the Wind by Marguerite Henry

  • Minn of the Mississippi by Holling Clancy Holling

  • Babe: The Gallant Pig by Dick King-smith

  • Harold's Tale by John Bemelmans Marciano

  • Gooseberry Park by Cynthia Rylant

  • Appleblossom the Possum by Holly Goldberg Sloan

  • Abel's Island by William Steig

  • Toaff's Way by Cynthia Voigt


We hope you have tons of fun exploring this book list! Be sure to join us back here on Friday for your last round of writing prompts. Before we part, though, we invite you to share photos with us of you and your family during the reading event on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Looking for a community to talk about all things Nuts to You? Don’t forget to join Flipgrid to share your thoughts with your peers. Be well, all, and happy reading!