A littered lot in New York’s Alphabet City is transformed into a lush garden by people of the neighborhood. Young Marisol finds a small patch of her own, where she plants a large, flat seed. As it grows up and up, it surprises everyone and becomes the most special plant in the Garden of Happiness. “A book with the welcome message that beauty can be everywhere.”Booklist
About the Author
Erika Tamar is the award-winning author of many young adult novels, including Fair Game and The Things I Did Last Summer. She has three grown children and lives in Manhattan.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This would be a great book to share with a class that just finished reading Seedfolks by Paul Fleischman. The students could compare and contrast the two books. They could also write about which book they liked the best and why?