Best Books to Read Over Spring Break

March 14, 2022
Best Books to Read Over Spring Break

Spring is in the air, and so is our Spring Break Reading Challenge! Our little readers may have a break from school right now, but it’s the perfect reading time and a chance to read some of our favorite books about spring. All of these books can be found at Osceola County libraries!

Book cover of Singing in the Rain by Tim Hopgood for Osceola Reads Spring Break Reading Challenge

Singing in the Rain by Tim Hopgood

Springtime calls for the classic Broadway number “Singing in the Rain” performed by Gene Kelly. Raise umbrellas and dance with joy through this storybook which celebrates the glory of clouds and rain. Just be sure to grab your rain boots before jumping in any puddles!

Book cover of Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring by Kennard Pak for Osceola Reads Spring Break Reading Challenge

Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring by Kennard Pak

With spring comes longer days, more green around the neighborhood, and animals creeping out from their warm dens. This book follows a boy and his dog as they explore nature and take a stroll through the countryside, greeting all the signs of the coming season!

Book cover of Abracadabra, It’s Spring! by Anne Sibley O’Brien for Osceola Reads Spring Break Reading Challenge

Abracadabra, It’s Spring! by Anne Sibley O’Brien

Celebrate the magic of nature and the changing of seasons when winter turns into spring! One day there is a blanket of snow, and the next, flowers fill the field in colors we can’t even think of. The excitement of spring’s arrival will get any little reader giddy about the springtime ahead. 

Book cover of Frog and Toad are Friends by Arnold Lobel for Osceola Reads Spring Break Reading Challenge

Frog and Toad are Friends by Arnold Lobel

Our favorite iconic pair celebrate springtime when Frog joyously wakes up a hibernating Toad so they can resume their fun together! These best friends have a great adventure to share in this story. Our Spring Break Reading Challenge starts March 13, 2021! Be sure to share with us what you are reading using #ORSpringBreakReadingChallenge. For more information about our Spring Break Reading Challenge, click below.

Spring Primavera by Ailie Busby

Discover the unique characters of spring in this colorful, bilingual book! No matter where we live in the world we can learn something special about each season. Discover and explore the warmer cycle of the season through indoor and outdoor play.  

Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert

Learn all the colors of the rainbow as you watch plants grow in a vibrant garden! This story follows a mother and daughter planting in their backyard, nurturing their growth into flowers. Take a closer look at the natural world that may inspire a garden of your own!

And then it’s Spring by Julie Fogliano

Following a snow-filled winter, a young boy and his dog decide that they've had enough of all that brown and resolve to plant a garden. They dig, they plant, they play, they wait... and wait... until at last, the brown becomes a more hopeful shade of brown, a sign that spring may finally be on its way.

Our Spring Break Reading Challenge starts March 12, 2022, on Beanstack! Don’t forget to log your child’s minutes and books in Beanstack for special rewards and, if you aren’t signed up already, you can do so right on the Osceola County library’s website! For more information about our Spring Break Reading Challenge, click below. Be sure to share with us what you are reading using #ORSpringBreakChallenge.

https://www.osceolareads.com/spring-break-reading-challenge

With five library branches located throughout Osceola County, the Osceola County library has more books you can check out to celebrate springtime. Remember, with 15 minutes of daily reading, your child is reading for 5,475 minutes each year or 91 and a quarter hours. That’s some serious reading. #OsceolaReads

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Daughter and mom reading Osceola Reads together