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Seedfolks - Paul Fleischman, Judy Pedersen
Seedfolks
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One by one, a number of people of varying ages and backgrounds transform a trash-filled inner-city lot into a productive and beautiful garden, and in doing so, the gardeners are themselves transformed.
One by one, a number of people of varying ages and backgrounds transform a trash-filled inner-city lot into a productive and beautiful garden, and in doing so, the gardeners are themselves transformed.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780064472074 (0064472078)
Publisher: HarperTeen
Pages no: 112
Edition language: English
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susanvoss18
susanvoss18 rated it
5.0 Seedfolks by Paul Fleischman
Set in Cleveland, Ohio, a vacant, trashed lot is slowly transformed into a community garden. It starts with one young girl, Kim, planting lima beans to remember her dead father. Then an old Romanian lady, Ana, snooping from her apartment window with binoculars, discovers her little secret and decide...
EricaO
EricaO rated it
5.0 Seedfolks
To me, this book is simple and beautiful.It's written in stereotypes and while that could have gone awry, it didn't. I feel as though a hatred of stereotypes has been drilled into me and I sometimes forget they exist for a reason. Several reasons. Sometimes not good reasons but sometimes, they illus...
MargaretBolingMullin
MargaretBolingMullin rated it
5.0 Seedfolks
2/13/12 ** Absolutely fabulous. I've read this many times, but not for at least 5 years. Every time I read it, I see more layers. Most recently, I read it aloud to my fourth graders - amazed by their insight and empathy, even with just one reading.
Heartless Lyn @ Great Imaginations
Heartless Lyn @ Great Imaginations rated it
4.0
This was a book required for my cross lit class in school.Very amazing and touching, but I wish it had been longer.
Racing Clouds
Racing Clouds rated it
3.0 Seedfolks
Seedfolks is a beautifully written and deeply philosophical story. It tells the tale of a community that has given up hope, only to be brought together by a garden. When Kim plants six lima beans in an abandoned lot, she doesn’t realize that she is setting in motion a project that will change her ne...
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