Do you remember reading The Snowy Day as a child? This classic picture book by Ezra Jack Keats, first published in 1962, was one of the first to showcase a child of color experiencing the everyday wonders of winter. The book beautifully captures the thrill of a world transformed by snow as well as that warm, cozy feeling we get after a long day playing in the cold. Year after year, stories like The Snowy Day become part of cherished winter memories in their own right. We've gathered 21 similar titles to help your family build new cozy memories. So grab a blanket and your library card and get ready to enjoy these with a child in your life!
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It's the middle of winter, it's very cold, and Ori and her friends want to play outside. But there's no snow! Ori makes a wish, and soon a special snowflake brings delight to an entire town.
Newly arrived from Colombia, Isabella's first day of school in the United States is cancelled because of snow and when Isabella notices a girl playing outside she makes a new friend, despite the language barrier.
This story focuses on wildlife in winter and the joy of being outdoors during the winter months.
There's something special about each season of the year, wherever we live in the world. Follow the children in this book as they discover and explore the unique character of winter, through indoor and outdoor play. Sensory, detailed and engaging, this is the perfect introduction for young children to the cycles of the year.
Walking to her grandmother's home to help make warak enab, Lina discovers many ways to hear snow, from the scrape of a shovel on a sidewalk to the quiet pats of snowman-building.
A group of neighborhood kids keep themselves entertained as they bide their time waiting for the bus until a snow day is called, much to everyone's delight.
After the worst snowstorm of the year, a young girl wishes on a snow globe that everyone will come out to play and share a dream of peace.
A snowman comes alive as the child building it adds pieces during the first ten days of winter.
An introduction to the magic, beauty, and fun of snow for very young readers, perfect for fans of Ezra Jack Keats' classic The Snowy Day. Snow softens, snow tricks, snow tracks, snow glows, and snow snows and snows and snows, transforming a small village into a winter wonderland. A girl and her dog set out and make the most of every snow-filled moment: sledding, building snowmen and snowforts, making snowangels (and snowdogs), and drinking cocoa by a cozy fire as the snow continues to fall.
Nadia L. Hohn's prose, written in a blend of standard English and Caribbean patois, tells a warm story about the importance of family, especially when adjusting to a new home.
Determined to catch a perfect snowflake, Liam sticks out his tongue and tries a number of tricks, all to no avail, but after giving it one last shot, he grabs one in an unexpected way.
A child plays in the snow and experiences the sensory joys of winter and independence.
When winter comes, Mommy makes a soft bed for Little Snow to sleep on, but each night he cannot resist jumping on the bed, causing tiny feathers to fly down.
Celebrate winter with this magical twist on a beloved nursery rhyme that brings the shimmering season of lights to life.
Gabo, shy with other children and having no sled or winter clothing, yearns to go sledding and his neighbor's granddaughter, Isa, helps him find a way.
A snowy day includes a journey with Grandma from home in the country to her house in town, sledding, snow angels, and cozy cuddling with Grandpa by the fire.
Three children imagine the fun they will have when it snows, but when the flurries start, they get more than they bargained for.
Neighbors don their winter gear and head into the icy air to build snowmen and igloos, race sleds, and throw snowballs before returning to the warmth of their homes.
For one spirited little puppy, winter means romping in the snow, birds to chase, fragrant evergreen trees, and joy, joy, joy! Then again, winter also means--oddly unfriendly deer? Millions of little lights? Contorting inflatable snowmen? Wait, what? If this is all winter, too, then winter is kind of weird.