Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Display: Groundhog Day

Go to Sleep, Groundhog
By Judy Cox
When Groundhog is unable to sleep, he experiences autumn and winter holidays he never knew about, and then he finally falls asleep before Groundhog Day.

Gregory’s Shadow
By Don Freeman
Gregory Groundhog and his shadow desperately look for each other after they become separated from one another just before their annual appearance on Groundhog Day.

Ten Grouchy Groundhogs
By Kathryn Heling
In rhyming text, ten groundhog friends eat, play, and work in their crowded den until one by one they surface to see their shadow, in a book introducing both Groundhog Day and the numbers one through ten.

Groundhog Weather School
By Joan Hulob
When Groundhog realizes he needs helpers all over the country to accurately forecast the weather, he establishes a school to teach young groundhogs how to properly determine when spring will arrive.

Substitute Groundhog
By Pat Miller
Too sick to perform his once-a-year job, Groundhog interviews other animals to come out of his hole on Groundhog Day.

The Groundhog Day Book of Facts and Fun
By Wendie C. Old
Every February 2nd, people in the United States wait to see if Punxsutawney Phil, a groundhog living in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, will see his shadow and predict six more weeks of cold weather. But how can a groundhog predict the weather? And if it's winter, shouldn't he be hibernating? Are such predictions really accurate? Why is February 2nd so special? And do other groundhogs predict the weather?

Groundhog Gets a Say
By Pamela Curtis Swallow
Two groundhogs describe their various characteristics to a skeptical squirrel and crow. Text includes various facts about groundhogs.

Grumpy Groundhog
By Maureen Wright
It's Groundhog's Day, and everyone is gathered to find out if it's time for spring. But Groundhog does NOT want to leave his cozy bed in his cozy den. Will the townspeople be able to coax him outside to do his job?

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