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Staff Picks for Children: Gardening with Kids
Children are natural gardeners.
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Title: Blue Potatoes, Orange Tomatoes
Author: Creasy, Rosalind
ISBN: 0871565765
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Notes: For the adventurous older child, this book provides instructions for growing a "rainbow garden," using exotic vegetables, such as blue potatoes, purple string beans and red chard. Grades 2-6

 
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Title: Apples
Author: Farmer, Jacqueline
ISBN: 9781570916946
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Notes: Learn about the life cycle and history of apples while admiring the appealing watercolors in this winning book. Grades 1-4

 
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Title: Starting Gardening
Author: Johnson, Sue
ISBN: 0746023839
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Notes: Learn mean, lean gardening in this colorful and informative book. Grades 4-6

 
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Title: How Does Your Garden Grow? : Great Gardening for Green-Fingered Kids
Author: Matthews, Clare
Publisher: Hamlyn (2005)
ISBN: 0600611418
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142 pgs.
Notes: A combination gardening, craft and nature book, complete with beautiful nature photos and exciting activities. Grades 4-6

 
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Title: The Life and Times of the Peanut
Author: Micucci, Charles
ISBN: 0395722896
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Notes: Learn amazing facts about peanuts! Grades 2-5

 
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Title: From Seed to Pumpkin
Author: Pfeffer, Wendy
ISBN: 0060280387
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Notes: Learn how pumpkins grow by following a farmer's crop in this beautifully illustrated book. Pre-Grade 1

 
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Title: Dandelions; Stars in the Grass
Author: Posada, Mia
ISBN: 1575053837
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Notes: A lyrical telling of a dandelion's life, combined with bright pictures make this book a hit with preschoolers and their parents. Pre-Grade 2

 
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Title: Get Growing: Exciting Indoor Plant Projects for Kids
Author: Walker, Lois
ISBN: 0471544884
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Notes: Get Growing introduces basic gardening techniques to kids through crafts. Grades 2-6