The Gardener
The Gardener
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The Gardener

Written by Sarah Stewart & illustrated by David Small
Published by Square Fish
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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 determined young 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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Book Details

ISBN
9780312367497
Publication Date
May 1, 2007
Original Publication Date
August 30, 1997
Original Publisher
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Page Count
40
Words Per Page
25
Reading Age
4 - 7 years
WorldCat Number (OCLC)
137292883
ASIN/ISBN 10
031236749X
Lexile® Level
570L
Scholastic Level
L
Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
~O
ATOS® Book Level
3.9
Accelerated Reader® Points
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz
18674
Accelerated Reader Interest Level
LG

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