Garden Miracles

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Plants sprouting, blossoms blooming, bees buzzing and raindrops falling are everyday garden miracles we sometimes overlook.  These books are sure to inspire you and the children in your life to enjoy a summer full of natural wonders!

Raindrops Roll

Discover the wonders of rain, from the beauty of a raindrop balanced on a leaf to the amazing, never-ending water cycle that keeps our planet in perfect ecological balance.

Eric Carle's How Things Grow

Uses brief text, colorful illustrations, and lift-the-flap pages to show young children how various things grow and develop including an egg, an acorn, a tadpole, a flower bulb, some radish seeds, a pinecone, and a caterpillar.

Farmer Will Allen and the Growing Table

The story of former basketball star and current urban farmer and activist, Will Allen, whose vision of gardening from abandoned urban sites led to a grassroots feeding craze.

Bee Dance

A honeybee searches for nectar, then returns to the hive to tell the other bees. She does a waggle dance, moving in a special figure-eight pattern to share the location of the foodsource with her hivemates.