The Good Garden: How One Family Went from Hunger to Having Enough
Kids Can Press
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Poverty; financial hardship
Eleven-year-old María Luz and her family have a small farm in Honduras, but may not have enough food to sustain them for the year, so Maria's father must leave home to find work, leaving her in charge of the garden. Includes helpful tips and organizations that are set up to help aid in the global food crisis.
mother and father
Best Bets: Recommended Canadian Reads for Children, 2010; Best Children's Books of the Year, 2011; Lasting Connections, 2010; Notable Books for a Global Society, 2011; Smithsonian Magazine's Notable Books for Children, 2010; Children's Crown Award, 2013-2014; Nominee; Rocky Mountain Book Award, 2012; Nominee; Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award, 2011, Short List; Skipping Stones Honor Award, 2011, Winner, Nature and Ecology
food insecurity; agriculuture; Honduras; farm; work; garden
Milway, Katie Smith, "The Good Garden: How One Family Went from Hunger to Having Enough" (2010). DIVerse Families. 932.