The gardener

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Farrar Straus Giroux,
Pub. Date:
1st ed.
Accelerated Reader:
IL: LG - BL: 3.9 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 570L
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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 by bit brightening the shop and bringing smiles to customers' faces with the flowers she grows. But it is in a secret place that Lydia Grace works on her masterpiece -- an ambitious rooftop garden -- which she hopes will make even Uncle Jim smile. Sarah Stewart introduces readers to an engaging and determinedyoung heroine, whose story is told through letters written home, while David Small's illustrations beautifully evoke the Depression-era setting.

The Gardener is a 1997 New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of the Year and a 1998 Caldecott Honor Book.

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Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 570L
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Grouped Work ID 84dd20cc-1eec-437e-e6ac-31982dfa781a
Full title gardener
Author stewart sarah
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-25 04:46:52AM
Last Indexed 2018-05-27 04:51:24AM

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auth_author2 Rosenstreich, Lilian., Small, David, 1945-
author Stewart, Sarah, 1939-
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subject_facet , Bakeries, Bakeries -- Juvenile fiction, Bakers, Bakers -- Juvenile fiction, Children's secrets, Children's secrets -- Juvenile fiction, City and town life, City and town life -- Juvenile fiction, Depressions, Depressions -- 1929 -- Juvenile fiction, Dust jackets (Bindings) -- 1997, Families, Families -- Juvenile fiction, Fiction, Gardening, Gardening -- Fiction, Gardening -- Juvenile fiction, Generosity, Generosity -- Juvenile fiction, Girls, Girls -- Juvenile fiction, Intergenerational relations, Intergenerational relations -- Juvenile fiction, Juvenile works, Letters, Letters -- 1997, Letters -- Fiction, Letters -- Juvenile fiction, Postal service, Postal service -- Juvenile fiction, Uncles, Uncles -- Fiction, Uncles -- Juvenile fiction, Unemployment, Unemployment -- Juvenile fiction
title_display The gardener
title_full The gardener / Sarah Stewart ; pictures by David Small
title_short The gardener
topic_facet Bakeries, Bakers, Children's secrets, City and town life, Depressions, Families, Gardening, Generosity, Girls, Intergenerational relations, Letters, Postal service, Uncles, Unemployment