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Urban Gardening


Do you remember reading Miss Rumphius? Remember the warm feelings evoked by the pictures of the endless fields of lupines? We think that's how all spring books should make you feel. Our favorite new spring books are the Miss Rumphiuses for young urbanites, with timely messages of transformation and green living.

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Miss Rumphius
Miss Rumphius
by Barbara Cooney
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A beloved classic—written by a beloved Caldecott winner—is lovelier than ever! Barbara Cooney's story of Alice Rumphius, who longed to travel the world, live in a house by the sea, and do something to make the world more beautiful, has a... (read more)

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The Gardener
The Gardener
by Sarah Stewart and David Small
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By the author-and-illustrator team of the bestselling The Library Lydia Grace Finch brings a suitcase full of seeds to the big gray city, where she goes to stay with her Uncle Jim, a cantankerous baker. There she initiates a gradual transformation, bit... (read more)

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Seedfolks (Joanna Colter Books)
Seedfolks (Joanna Colter Books)
by Paul Fleischman
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A vacant lot, rat-infested and filled with garbage, looked like no place for a garden. Especially to a neighborhood of strangers where no one seems to care. Until one day, a young girl clears a small space and digs into the hard-packed soil to plant her... (read more)

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The Curious Garden
The Curious Garden
by Peter Brown
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This tender, hopeful story is reminiscent of the classic Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney. A tale of a boy who creates an urban garden, The Curious Garden is the perfect book for brightening up the drab winter.... (read more)

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Used - Hardcover

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The Story of Frog Belly Rat Bone
The Story of Frog Belly Rat Bone
by Timothy Basil Ering
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"Frog Belly plants the idea that with some strategy, good communication, and goodwill, you can grow wonderful things." — PORTLAND PRESS HERALD Once upon a time, in a gray endless place called Cementland, there lived a boy who wished... (read more)

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Used - Trade Paper

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