The Little Gardener

A fairy tale about a tiny gardener who works very hard to clear his yard of enormous weeds and litter, only to find himself overwhelmed. This story teaches us just how important it is to persist and try, no matter what the odds. 

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We Are the Gardeners

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

Kunu’s Basket: A Story from Indian Island

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.

A Treeful of Pigs

The Farmer is very lazy, and never keeps his promise to help his wife with the pigs, even when they are “growing” from the tree like apples. When he believes they are gone forever, he changes his attitude and never goes back to being lazy again.

Sophie’s Squash

Sophie loves her squash, Bernice, it is just the right size! Sophie loves Bernice so much that she plants her in the ground to get better, and what do you know, it worked! Bernice turned into a big plant that produced Bonnie and Baxter.

Bob and Otto

Friends come in all shapes and sizes. While one friend finds himself completely transformed after a long snooze, the other sticks to his routine and feels that he has missed out on something special. In the end, however, they discover that one could not have survived without the other.

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