Monday, February 27, 2017

8 Beautiful Books About Making Maple Syrup

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It's tree tapping time!  I never cease to be amazed when I see sap dripping out of a tree, knowing that it possesses life giving nutrients and can be enjoyed as a tasty treat.  Our culture prides itself in complex technical invention, but my heart turns to praise God for the genius, yet simple, ways he provides for his creation.

Whether you are tapping your own trees, or just want to expose your children to the beauty of turning sap into delicious syrup, these are the books for you!  (I know I said 8 books, but I couldn't resist and threw in a 9th!)

Sugarbush Spring by Martha Wilson Chall

Sugaring by Jessie Haas

Grandpa's Sugar Bush by Margaret Carney

The Maple Syrup Book by Marilyn Linton

Maple Syrup Seasons by Ann Purmell

Sugar on Snow by Nan Parson Rossiter

Sugaring Time by Kathryn Lasky

If you are looking for a chapter book to read aloud or for an older child, don't miss:

Miracles on Maple Hill by Virginia Sorensen

Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder

If you would like to learn more about how to tap your own maple trees, I show step-by-step how in my posts: 

Maple Sugaring at Home

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