Almost Time

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A tender father-and-son story about the passage of time, the change of seasons, and the excitement of reaching a goal....

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  • Calista

    This book is about waiting. This boy is excited for the sap to start running so they can make syrup. The days have to get warmer, the nights have to get shorter. Every day its wait, wait, wait. Then h...

  • La Coccinelle

    Almost Time is a sweet (pun intended) little story about a boy who's eagerly awaiting the year's fresh batch of maple syrup. He asks his father how long it will be until the sap starts running, and hi...

  • Mary

    For every child who wishes for something that takes a long time, this story will ring true. A boy and his father have run out of maple syrup and he is eager for the sap to run so they can make a new b...

  • Margie

    Gary D. Schmidt and his late wife, writing under the name of Elizabeth Stickney, have penned a more intimate fictional account of sugaring and the wait for maple syrup. Almost Time (Clarion Books, an ...

  • Theresa

    Ethan has to wait... for sugaring time so he can have maple syrup for his breakfast, for his tooth to fall out. Patience is hard. But good things come to those who wait. A lovely story about anticipat...

  • Lynn

    It is so hard to wait - for maple syrup time AND for loose teeth! Gary and Anne's sweet text made me tear up and Brian Karas's charming illustrations are a perfect match.A wonderful book for using in ...

  • Robin

    Tree blood...

  • Tirzah

    A cute book about being patient and good lead-in for a lesson in tapping maple syrup. Although I have not used it for an actual storytime, I think kids would enjoy the story and it's the right length ...

  • Cindy

    A good book that teaches kids how to wait....

  • Connie T.

    In the dead of winter when Ethan has to eat his pancakes with applesauce he knows they've run out of syrup. Each Sunday, there's something else to eat, all without syrup. Waiting for sugaring days is ...