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Good Garden, The

How One Family Went from Hunger to Having Enough

by Katie Smith Milway, illustrated by Sylvie Daigneault
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: farm & ranch life, gardening, cooking & food

From the best-selling author of One Hen comes the inspiring story of one struggling farming family in Honduras and their journey to growing enough food to meet their needs. Based on the real story of farm transformation underway in Honduras and many other countries, this book offers children ways they can be part of the movement to grow "good garde …

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Jardin de mots

Une histoire de Lire et faire lire

by Marie Cadieux & Francois Dimberton
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: gardening, canada, words, environment

There was a time when Madame Pauline used to love to read, when she threw herself wholeheartedly into gardens of words where she wandered about amongst treasures, goddesses, and dinosaurs. But time passed, and now Madame Pauline doesn't feel like wandering on her own anymore. What's the point in picking a flower if there's no one to smell it with? …

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Gardening with Emma

Grow and Have Fun: A Kid-to-Kid Guide

by Emma Biggs & Steven Biggs
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: gardening, flowers & plants, agriculture

National Parenting Product Awards Winner!
Thirteen-year-old Emma Biggs is passionate about gardening and eager to share her passion with other kids!
Gardening with Emma is a kid-to-kid guide to growing healthy food and raising the coolest, most awesome plants while making sure there’s plenty of fun. With plants that tickle and make noise, tips fo …

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Potatoes on Rooftops

Farming in the City

by Hadley Dyer
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 5
tagged: gardening

From high school students to high-rise dwellers, people—including Michelle Obama—are discovering innovative ways to grow fresh, healthy, and delicious fruit and vegetables at home, in community gardens, and at school. This brisk, informative overview explains how farming in the city is not only fun, but also important for the planet.

There are m …

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Watch Me Grow!

A Down-to-Earth Look at Growing Food in the City

by Deborah Hodge, illustrated by Brian Harris
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: gardening, cooking & food

A charming introduction in words and photographs to growing food in the city.

The companion title to Up We Grow! is another informative and inspiring book about small-scale, local farming. This time the focus is on raising food in cities, where it can be grown anywhere - on windowsills, balconies, yards, boulevards and even rooftops.

Children follow …

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One Small Garden

by Barbara Nichol, illustrated by Barry Moser
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: flowers & plants, gardening, cats

In One Small Garden, Barbara Nichol brings together stories, memories, and botany to create a book that is as unique and lush as a summer garden. Here, plants from all over the world live and eventually die. Ants, raccoons, and a stray cat cross paths with a lost cockatoo who originated thousands of miles away. Stories and memories of people share …

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Plant-a-Page Grow a Butterfly garden

Tear the Paper. Plant it. Watch Flowers Grow.

by Liz Primeau & Liz Pimeau, illustrated by Joe Weissmann
edition: Paperback
tagged: gardening
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Plant-A-Page Grow a Salad

Tear the Paper. Plant it. Watch Lettuce Grow.

by Liz Primeau, illustrated by Joe Weissmann
edition: Paperback
tagged: gardening
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The Jumbo Book of Gardening

by Karyn Morris, illustrated by Jane Kurisu
edition: Paperback
tagged: gardening

Everything the beginning gardener needs to know about creating wonderful organic gardens in the backyard, on a balcony or in the schoolyard can be found in this comprehensive and easy-to-follow Jumbo Book. Green-thumb tips, plant checklists and step-by-step instructions on how to grow everything from tulips to tomatoes make this a practical and fun …

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