Book of the Month
Our School Garden!
By: Rick Swann
New city. New school. Michael is feeling all alone—until he discovers the school garden! There’s so amny ways to learn, and so much work to do. Taste a leaf? Mmm, nice and tangy hot. Dig for bugs? “Roly-poly!” he yells. But the garden is much more than activities outdoors: making stone soup, writing Found Poems and solving garden riddles, getting involved in community projects such as Harvest Day, food bank donations, and spring plant sales. Each season creates a new way to learn, explore, discover, and make friends.1 As exemplified in Our School Garden, school gardens can be great STEM learning tools for students. Gardens also create a foundation for learning the importance of growing food and its origin.
The Last Great Adventure of the PB & J Society
By: Janet Sumner Johnson
Annie and Jason are best friends and founding members of the elusive PB & J Society. Jason’s house is threatened with foreclosure, and Annie is determined to help...