Step into spring with this selection of seasonal stories for children ages 6-10.

  • Better Together
    George, K. (Kallie)

    Spring is here and the animal staff at the Heartwood Hotel are busy arranging a series of festivals and competitions to drum up business and to show its patrons that Heartwood is the greatest hotel in Fernwood Forest.

  • Eva's Treetop Festival
    Elliott, Rebecca

    Having a Bloomtastic Festival at school to celebrate spring is a great idea--but Eva Wingdale, a young owl, discovers that it is also a lot of work, and there is nothing wrong with asking her friends for help.

  • Stink: Hamlet and Cheese
    McDonald, Megan

    It's spring break, and Stink is faced with a difficult choice: hang out at home with his sister, Judy, or become a Shakespeare Sprite with his friend Sophie of the Elves.

  • Amy and the Missing Puppy
    Barkley, Callie

    During Spring Break, mystery lover Amy looks for clues to the disappearance of wealthy Ms. Sullivan's Saint Bernard puppy.

  • Daisy's Decorating Dilemma
    Dougherty, Brandi

    Spring is in the air in Sugar Oak! Green buds grow on the trees, the temperature is warm, and all of the fairies' animal friends have come out to play. But before the fairies can smell the flowers and soak in the sun, they must plan the biggest party of the year−the Blossom Bash!

  • The Chocolate Chase
    Stilton, Geronimo

    It was spring in New Mouse City! I love to celebrate the season with my fellow mice by exchanging chocolate eggs and competing in a confectionary challenge. This year, there was also a special exhibition of priceless jeweled Mousebergé eggs in town. Then one of the Mousebergé eggs was stolen... and it was up to me to find it! Squeak! Could I chase it down?

  • Tournament of Champions
    Bildner, Phil

    Rip, Red, and their friends on the Clifton United basketball team travel to a spring sleep-away tournament.

  • Clementine and the Spring Trip
    Pennypacker, Sara

    Third-grader Clementine's school field trip to Plimoth Plantation leads to all kind of discoveries, from fourth grade eating rules to the source of the stink on the bus.

  • Maybelle goes to tea
    Speck, Katie

    After following the advice of her new fly friend, Maurice, Maybelle the cockroach tumbles into a terrifying but tasty adventure during Mrs. Peabody's Ladies' Spring Tea.

  • Mallory on Board
    Friedman, Laurie B.

    Mallory's family and friends are going on a cruise! But her two best friends' parents are getting married, and she can't help feeling left out. Can Mallory just be happy for her friends?

  • The Penderwicks in Spring
    Birdsall, Jeanne

    As spring arrives on Gardam Street, there are surprises in store for each Penderwick, from neighbor Nick Geiger's expected return from the war to Batty's new dog-walking business, but her plans to use her profits to surprise her family on her eleventh birthday go astray.