The Good Garden: How One Family Went from Hunger to Having Enough

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Product Details

Price
$10.99
Publisher
Kids Can Press
Publish Date
Pages
32
Dimensions
8.8 X 11.8 X 0.2 inches | 0.35 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781525304064

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About the Author

Katie Smith Milway, a native of Vancouver, B.C., has coordinated community development programs in Africa and Latin America for Food for the Hungry; consulted on village banking in Senegal with World Vision and was a delegate to the 1992 Earth Summit. She has written books and articles on sustainable development and is currently a partner at nonprofit consultancy The Bridgespan Group, based in Boston, Massachusetts.

Reviews

Though the text is not simple, the appealing design will support less able readers.--Kirkus Reviews
Taken at a literal level, this is a story of how sustainable farming practices can nourish families and the earth simultaneously. On a deeper level, it is about social justice and self-sustaining economies, which make this a book that can span a broader interest level. The stylized colored-pencil artwork is appropriately lush and idealized.--School Library Journal
More about food security and sustainable farming closes this moving, informative entry in the publisher's CitizenKid line ...--Booklist