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June 10th, 2015 9:41 am

First Posted: 8/29/2014

Kids: Fall into autumn with these books from the Abington Community Library.

“Enjoy Apple Pie ABC” by Alison Murray: Will the dog ever get the taste of pie he is yearning for? Lively illustrations accompany this rollicking alphabet story.

Discover the comforting flavors of fall in “Applesauce Season” by Eden Ross Lipson and illustrated by Mordicai Gerstein. Read the story of how to cook applesauce and then try it yourself using the provided recipe.

One beautiful autumn day, Xiao Ming and his friends take a trip to a farm. “In the Leaves” by Huy Voun Lee explains the beauty and logic of 10 Chinese characters that Xiao Ming teaches his friends.

In a picture book by Wendell Minor, children wonder, “How Big Could Your Pumpkin Grow?” Check out looming landmarks like skyscrapers and lighthouses, use your imagination and think big!

Get crafty with “Science and Craft Projects with Trees and Leaves” by Ruth Owen. Make a wreath or mask while learning interesting tree facts along the way.

Fans of Nancy Drew will enjoy an autumn adventure in “The Pumpkin Patch Puzzle” by Carolyn Keene. Who stole the designs for the pumpkin-decorating contest? Will Nancy, Bess and George solve the mystery before the annual Fall Festival is over?

Get cooking with “A Football Cookbook” by Sarah L. Schuette. This is the time of year to perfect recipes like chili, guacamole and pizza to serve a crowd.

Books like “Fall” by Clare Collinson and “Are You Ready for Fall?” by Sheila Anderson will inform readers about the particulars of the season. Children who are just learning how to read might enjoy “Fall” by Ann Herriges.