Winter has been fairly brutal this year. While Minnesota hasn’t seen our usual snowfall, (we stand in solidarity with the Northeast as they thaw out) it has been brutally cold over the last months. During the fleeting days of seeming warmth you can almost feel the ground trying to breathe. If you listen carefully you can hear the slumber of winter wearing off. You can hear the Rite of Spring. The chaotic beauty of birds returning to bask in the sun, the buzzing of new life, vibrations of new growth and the washing away of all things long frozen in ice. In my opinion, there is no better way to welcome the warmth than with ten, make it eleven, titles that speak to the season.
Step Gently Out by Helen Frost and Rick Lieder
The use of purposeful and simple text coupled with the stunning photography in this book creates…
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