The letters displayed in this book showcase how a woman of a different era of North Carolina became the author of A Southern Garden, a 1942 gardening book that is still read today. Through piecing together her correspondence with mentors, other writers, and friends, the editor had given us a rare look into a prolific gardener and writer of the 20th century.
Kaboom! is the story of Darrell Hammond, who saw a problem and decided to fix it. The problem Hammond saw was the lack of outdoor play children were doing, so he set up a nonprofit that revitalizes old playgrounds and creates new ones to help reestablish play in children.