Younger and older readers will enjoy We Are the Gardeners, written by Joanna Gaines and illustrated by Julianna Swaney. In this book, Joanna Gaines (of HGTV’s Fixer Upper fame) and her kids chronicle their adventures starting a garden, describing the mishaps, joys, and lessons that happen along the way. They begin with a story many
Young Kunu has watched his dad and grandfather make many beautiful baskets, but when he tries to make one of his own, he discovers that it’s much more difficult than he thought. With his grandfather’s help he finally completes a fine-looking basket, learning much about patience, perseverance, and family traditions along the way. Find discussion
Velma has just started first grade and is trying to live up to the expectations set by her two marvelous older sisters. But no one even remembers poor Velma’s name! That all changes when she takes a class trip to a butterfly conservatory and a monarch perches on her finger and refuses to budge for days!