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Our School Garden!

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Publisher Comments:

New city, new school.

What's that? A school garden!

Taste a leaf, you ask?

Mmm, nice and tangy hot.

So many ways to learn.

Always work to do.

School Garden fun every season.

Are you growing one?

Synopsis:

New city. New school. Michael is feeling all alone—until he discovers the school garden! Theres so many ways to learn, and so much work to do. Taste a leaf? Mmm, nice and tangy hot. Dig for bugs? “Roly-poly!” he yells. But the garden is much more than activities outdoors: making school garden stone soup, writing Found Poems and solving garden riddles, getting involved in community projects such as Harvest Day, food bank donations, and spring plant sales. Each season creates a new way to learn, explore, discover and make friends.

School librarian and gardener Rick Swann, in his picture book debut, describes the wonder of connecting with nature and the joy of growing and eating ones own harvest. Award-winning artist Christy Hale captures the brilliant color of the season and the harvest. This is the perfect book to read alone, as well as share in the classroom or with the entire family.

About the Author

Rick Swann is a school librarian in Seattle, Washington, where he lives. He has been a gardener since he was four, picking asparagus and blueberries near his childhood home in New England. Now he harvests vegetables with his students from their school garden for the local food bank. Rick has been a presenter at state library conferences and gardening events. This is his first book. Learn more about Rick at www.rickswann.com.

Christy Hale has illustrated many award winning picture books, including Elizabetti's Doll, and its two sequels, Mama Elizabeti and Elizabeti's School. She is also the author/illustrator of The East-West House: Noguchi's Childhood in Japan, named Best Book of the Year by Kirkus Reviews. When she is not making books, she's busy making marmalade and lemonade from her grapefruit, orange, and lemon trees at her home in Palo Alto, California. Learn more about Christy at www.christyhale.com.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780983661504
Author:
Swann, Rick
Publisher:
Readers to Eaters
Author:
Hale, Christy
Subject:
Children s-Environmental Fiction
Subject:
Children s-General
Edition Description:
Hardback - picture book
Publication Date:
20120331
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 2 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Color illustrations throughout
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
10 x 8 in
Age Level:
from 8 up to 12

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New city. New school. Michael is feeling all alone—until he discovers the school garden! Theres so many ways to learn, and so much work to do. Taste a leaf? Mmm, nice and tangy hot. Dig for bugs? “Roly-poly!” he yells. But the garden is much more than activities outdoors: making school garden stone soup, writing Found Poems and solving garden riddles, getting involved in community projects such as Harvest Day, food bank donations, and spring plant sales. Each season creates a new way to learn, explore, discover and make friends.

School librarian and gardener Rick Swann, in his picture book debut, describes the wonder of connecting with nature and the joy of growing and eating ones own harvest. Award-winning artist Christy Hale captures the brilliant color of the season and the harvest. This is the perfect book to read alone, as well as share in the classroom or with the entire family.

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