Synopses & Reviews
What's more fun in the garden than a pile of poop and a curious bee? How about bragging rights, two tickets to the fall festival, and a hundred dollars? It's the First Annual Garden Contest sponsored by the local farmer's market, and Lexi and Jason Williams are determined to win with organic vegetables grown under the supervision of their mother. In this battle against time and the elements, the kids are sidetracked by everything from caterpillars to worms, seeds to harvest. While the siblings test each other's patience, they marvel at the wealth of discoveries hidden away between the beds of their garden. Including, poop. Worm poop, mostly. Who knew a garden could be so much fun?
Book #2 Beans, Greens and Grades continues the adventure as Lexi and Jason take center stage at school. Enlisted to help establish a school garden, the kids are thrilled to be selected as Green Ambassadors for this very important project, but quickly learn how challenging it can be to work with others toward a common goal.
Book #3 The Muddy Fingers Garden Crew follows the children from school to a nearby neighborhood where they work to save a friend's community garden in jeopardy of closing due to a squabble among neighbors. Will all be lost? Not if the kids have anything to say about it (spring 2017)
Ages 7 - 10
Grades 2 - 5