Farm Books

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

The Barn and its Inhabitants Take Center Stage on Family Farms

Author Michelle Houts writes on her inspiration for the newest accurate ag book from Feeding Minds Press, BARN AT NIGHT which publishes on September 14th.

The Power of Children’s Books

Parents, grandparents, educators and librarians have an important role in helping young learners get a glimpse of the unfamiliar outside their classrooms, homes and communities. Farms provide an engaging and educational destination for young learners as they explore the world through books.

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May/20/2021

21 Best Farm Books for Kids 2021

An excellent list of 21 farm books for kids for 2021.

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Mar/28/2021

Reading Books Online

You can read books aloud virtually! You just need to follow some rules. 

An Interview with Book of the Year Author Viola Butler

2021 Book of the Year Author Viola Butler tells us how "Chuck's Ice Cream Wish" came to be!

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Feb/01/2021

New Printable Book from Feeding Minds Press

Feeding Minds Press has released its newest free printable book "The Prized Pumpkin," a part of the My Little Ag Me series!

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Jul/16/2020

‘Right This Very Minute’ Receives Children’s Literature Award

Feeding Minds Press title “Right This Very Minute” by Lisl H. Detlefsen and illustrated by Renee Kurilla took home the 2020 Growing Good Kids - Excellence in Children’s Literature Award this week.

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Jul/10/2020

New Book! A Berry Good Project

Thanks to sponsorship from Nichino America, we're pleased to offer a brand new FREE book in the My Little Ag Me series from Feeding Minds Press. Our latest title "A Berry Good Project" is now available to download and print.

2018 Book of the Year

We are happy to announce our 2018 Book of the Year Winner!

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Jan/11/2018

September is National Honey Month!

In the spirit of celebration, we bring you five crazy honey related facts you won’t BEE-LIEVE!

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

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

Recommended Publications

Let’s Pop Pop Popcorn

Cynthia Schumerth

TRY IT!

Mara Rockliff

Bruno the Beekeeper

Aneta Frantiska Holasová