Bibliographic Information: Stewart, S. (1998). The gardener. United States: Live Oak Media (NY).

Annotation: Lydia Grace moves to the city with her grandfather because her parents are out of work. To make her grandfather smile and keep up with her interest of gardening she fills her grandfathers apartment and rooftop with plants. During her time away she writes letters to her family.

Genre: Fiction

Grade Level:K-3

Readers who will like this book: Young readers who are interested in planting and gardening and readers who l

Personal response and rating: 4/5 I enjoyed this book because the main character continues to pursue what she loves despite that she has to move locations.

Text dependent question: What is Lydia’s favorite hobby?