introduces readers to the science behind rainbows including why they occur and what they are made of.
explains where rainbows come from and how light and rain create them. (readers 4-6)
describes how rainbows are formed by light separating into different colors.
is a fabulous story about a recycling movement that occurred in Guatemala. A young Mayan girl wanted to follow her family tradition of weaving, but they could not afford to supply her with the materials. She realizes that too many plastic bags are being wasted and thrown away. She decides to gather them up, clean them, then uses them to weave beautiful, rainbow-colored blankets that look just like the traditional ones weaved by her mother and grandmother.
is the story of a bee who is born looking quite different from all the other bees; eventually Rainbow Bee and all the other bees realize we are all beautiful on the inside and out. This story is a fun read aloud story.
describes the journey a young boy goes on to have his own rainbow to play with. This book is recommended for children ages 2-5.
tells the story of two best friends, Sun and Clouds. One day they have a fight and refuse to be in the same sky with each other. All the colors leave the world except for one small box of crayons. They must work as a team to bring the sky back together! This is a great story for toddlers.
A perennial childhood favorite, Curious George, learns about rainbows while he chases one for the pot of gold at the end of it. This book is recommended for children ages 4-7.
follows the adventures of a young girl and her companion fox as they courageously grow and move on from harder times. The illustrations are stunning and will pull you right in. This book is a great read aloud story!
is an adventure through time with your guide Roy G. Biv (the acronym for the order of colors of the rainbow- red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet) to learn about rainbows. This story is recommended for children ages 6-12.
is a delightful story about a young girl who discovers there is magic all around as she searches for fairies in her backyard. This story is recommended for children ages 3-7.
is a gorgeous book! Its beautiful illustrations make this a book to be treasured for a lifetime. If your child is interested in all things fairies, this is the book for them! This book is recommended for children ages 6-12 and it is an excellent book to look through with your child.
Ashley Spires has written 2 great books about Esther from Pixieville! Esther is the only fairy in Pixieville who does not believe in magic; she believes in science! These books- Fairy Science and Fairy Science: Solid, Liquid, Gassy include STEM science experiments your child can try. These books are recommended for children ages 4-8.
This book shares stories, poems, recipes, craft ideas, facts and tips for finding fairies.
Allows the reader to join the fairies on a journey to an exciting destination as they take to the skies!
This book could win the "cutest book of the month award",. It does not get much cuter than combining fairies and monsters. This book is recommended for children of all ages. (I may have to buy this one as well)
This is a touching story of Sarah and her mother who was born blind. Sarah’s mother has always wanted to know what a rainbow looks like and Sarah must help her mother understand what one looks like. This book is recommended for children ages 4-8.
This story is about a boy who is always being asked what his favorite color is. How can he possibly pick one color when there are so many beautiful colors to choose from? This book is recommended for children ages 3-5.
Author Angela Joy and Caldecott Honoree and Coretta Scott King award winner, Ekua Holmes, joined forces to create Black Is a Rainbow Color. This story is about a child reflecting on the meaning of being black as a people, a culture, a history; and showing how these legacies live on. This book is an excellent read for children and adults.