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Autumn is here with its golden sunlight. Here are some books that evoke the season.

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By Nancy Wagner

The Land Remembers: the Story of a Farm and its People by Ben Logan 977.57 LO

A look back at the author's time with his family of 3 boys on his Wisconsin farm during the 1920s and 1930s.

A Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold  508.73 LE

A series of sketches of life in the natural world over several decades.

My Antonia  by Willa Cather  F Cather, W.

A  luminous tale of an immigrant family’s life on the Nebraska prairie at the turn of the century

The Seasons on Henry's Farm: a Year of Food and Life on a Sustainable Farm by Terra Brockman. 635.0484 CA

This year long diary takes readers through the 4 seasons on a farm. An Evanston Farmer's Market favorite vendor!

A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail by Bill Bryson  917.4 BR

Humorous yet thoughtful tale of the author’s 5 month trek on the trail.


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