Farm Books

Farm books reviews and recommendations. Top books about farming for agricultural learning in the classroom.

Book of the Year Author Eugenie Doyle

"I believe that the true bridge between farmers and non-farmers is storytelling."

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Jan/18/2017

Addressing Animal Agriculture in Children’s Books

"Would children understand why the main character’s steer couldn’t just come home and live a happy life on the farm? Would the reader understand why, if the main character sobbed as she led her animal into the auction ring and eventually onto the awaiting trailer, she would choose to show again the following year?"  by guest blogger, author Michelle Houts 

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Jun/13/2016

The Power of Children’s Books

No more "Old McDonald had a Farm" we want "New McDonald has a Drone"! Accurate ag books are getting harder and harder to find. So we partnered with the Illinois Ag in the Classroom and did something about it. 

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May/19/2016

What Makes a Good Ag Book?

Looking For A Good Book About Agriculture? Guest blogger Kevin Daugherty, the Education Director for the Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom program, writes what makes a good "ag" book.  

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Apr/04/2016

Authors Selected to Take Part in the 2016 On the Farm Experience

Get a glimpse of the authors selected to take part in the "On the Farm Author Experience" funded by The Beef Checkoff program 

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Dec/10/2015

Farm a Month Book Bundle a Great Ag Literacy Gift!

Give the gift of ag literacy! Farm a Month now is available in a bundle with the 12 recommended accurate ag books that accompany the lessons. 

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Sep/22/2015