Book of the Week: The Gardener by Sarah Stewart, illustrated by David Small

In this book

Lydia Grace is sent to live with her grumpy Uncle Jim during The Great Depression. Uncle Jim is a baker, and while Lydia doesn’t know much about baking, she does have a green thumb, and she puts it to good use! Her one goal: to make Uncle Jim smile.

Recommended for:

Ages 4+ (this is one of my very favorite picture books!)

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