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The gardener

by Stewart, Sarah, 1939-

Format: Print Book 1997
Availability: Available at 16 Libraries 17 of 31 copies
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Summary

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.

Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Ages 5^-8. Stewart's quiet story, relayed in the form of letters written by a little girl, focuses on a child who literally makes joy blossom. Small's illustrations are a bit more softly focused than usual, but they're still recognizably his, with wonderfully expressive characters, ink-line details, and patches of pastel. Their muted backgrounds convey perfectly the urban 1930s setting where most of the story takes place. When hard times hit her family, Lydia Grace is shipped off to stay with her somber, undemonstrative uncle who owns a city bakery. She makes the best of her stay by helping out and by pursuing her favorite pastime, gardening, a talent she uses to make her uncle smile--in a very unusual way. In the end, she receives not simply one reward for her kindness but two. --Stephanie Zvirin"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "To ease the Depression's burdens on her family, an irrepressible girl spends the summer with her dour baker uncle in the city. In a starred review, PW said that this Caldecott Honor book "speaks volumes about the vast impact one small individual can make." All ages. (Mar.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved"
(c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved
Additional Information
Subjects Gardening -- Fiction.
Uncles -- Fiction.
Letters -- Fiction.
Publisher New York :Farrar Straus Giroux,1997
Edition 1st ed.
Contributors Small, David, 1945-
Language English
Awards Caldecott Honor Book, 1998
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
ISBN 0374325170
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