The gardener

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IL: LG - BL: 3.9 - AR Pts: 0.5
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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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9780374425180
9780758725677
9780312367497
Reading Level:
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Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 570L
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subject_facet Caldecott Honor book -- 1998
Gardening -- Fiction
Gardening -- Juvenile fiction
Letters -- Fiction
Letters -- Juvenile fiction
Uncles -- Fiction
title_display The gardener
title_full The gardener / Sarah Stewart ; pictures by David Small
title_short The gardener
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Gardening
Letters
Uncles