Sarah Nelson

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Sarah Nelson writes lyrical books for little readers and is the author of the I LIKE THE WEATHER series and FROGNESS. Sarah especially loves writing about nature, the little (oh, so real) dramas of childhood, and inspiring, lesser-known moments in American history. Learn more at sarahnelsonbooks.com.

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Frogness

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I Like the Rain

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I Like the Sun

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"I sat down at my laptop to read and review an ARC while my daughter was showering. My intention was to save the post for another day but I can’t wait to tell you about “Frogness” by Sarah Nelson! This beautifully illustrated book checks all of my fav" Read more of this review »
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The Bears in the Bed and the Great Big Storm by Paul Bright
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The Bears in the Bed and the Great Big Storm is wonderful, silly medicine for storm fears, especially for very little ones. They will love Jane Chapman's charming, expressive illustrations and the twist at the end that Daddy Bear is sometimes scared ...more
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Blizzard by John Rocco
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Blizzard tells the tale of the massive storm that dumped fifty inches of snow on New England in 1978. Told from a young boy's perspective, the story delivers both the joy and delight as well as the tension and trouble that such an epic storm brings. ...more
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I Am the Storm by Jane Yolen
I Am the Storm
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I am the Storm is a beautifully written and illustrated book that captures our human resilience through all sorts of storms: a tornado, a blizzard, a wildfire, and a hurricane. The text is honest, but calm and comforting: “Nature is strong and powerf ...more
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Thunder Cake by Patricia Polacco
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This is the book my brother and I needed when we were little and scared of thunder and lightning. Thunder Cake is a must-read for any family struggling with storm fears. As distant thunder drums, Grandma teaches her frightened granddaughter how to tr ...more
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Lorraine by Ketch Secor
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A creative antidote to storm fears. Lorraine finds that making music can get her through the stormiest night...and that the music is inside her. This is one of the books I highlight on my website sarahnelsonbooks.com in "Comforting Reads for Stormy W ...more
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Another Kind of Hurricane by Tamara Ellis Smith
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Instructions for Dancing
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A Promised Land by Barack Obama
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