Wednesday, August 30, 2006

Growing Good Kids Excellence in Children's Lit Award

Here are 5 books that just won Growing Good Kid's Literary Awards. Note these are gardening books and the award is given by the American Horticultural Society.

**Earth Mother by Ellen Jackson (Walker Books for Young Readers)
**Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert (Harcourt Children’s Books)
**Miss Ladybird’s Wildflowers by Kathi Appelt HarperCollins)
**Our Apple Tree by Görel Kristina Näslund (Roaring Brook Press)
**The Tree Farmer by Chuck Leavell and Nicholas Cravotta (VSP Books)

The “Growing Good Kids” book award program was developed jointly by the National Junior Master Gardener (JMG) program of Texas Cooperative Extension, part of the Texas A & M University System; and the American Horticultural Society (AHS), a non-profit educational organization based in Alexandria, Virginia. The award program debuted last year with a list of 40 “Classic” children’s gardening and nature books published in the last century.

Check 'em out.


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