Flowers eat pizza?

Who would feed a flower pizza and cheeseburgers? In today’s Book Club selection, the action starts when Fran finds a flower pot with a little bitty green tip peeking out of the soil. In Fran’s Flower, written by Lisa Bruce and illustrated by Rosalind Beardshaw, Fran tries to feed the tiny plant her favorite foods … Read more…

Can a small boy change the world?

Liam lives in a gray city.  Liam grows a garden and changes his whole city! Read about Liam and his adventure in The Curious Garden by Peter Brown.   In today’s Book Club selection, a young boy named Liam finds a tiny, struggling garden on an overhead train track in his very sad and dull … Read more…

Could you grow a garden on your back?

A garden on her back? Huh? In Jan Brett’s gorgeous picture book, Mossy,                     an eastern box turtle is a surprise to everyone who sees her! In today’s book club selection, the star of the show is Mossy the turtle, but a young girl’s compassion for living things builds the story. Set in Victorian times, the … Read more…

The Book of the Week is: Zinnia’s Flower Garden

In Zinnia’s Flower Garden by Monica Wellington A little girl grows an awesome garden! In today’s Book Club selection, Zinnia decides to grow a flower garden. A great example of how to plan out a project or solve a problem, Zinnia plans her garden, plants her seeds, waters, weeds, and watches as her garden starts … Read more…

A young girl and her dad build a garden!

In Flower Garden by Eve Bunting, a little girl and her father build a garden to surprise her mother on her birthday! In today’s Book Club selection, the action starts on a trip to the grocery store. Dad and daughter take their garden supplies home on the city bus and carry it up the stairs … Read more…