With The Edible Garden at Rodef Shalom under way, the Glick Children’s Library offers many books to enhance your learning.
Here are some recommendations from Libriarian Anne Molloy highlighted in the current issue of the Rodef Shalom Hakasher:
The Gigantic Turnip by Aleksei Tolstoy and Niamh Sharkey.
Retelling a traditional Russian tale. A husband and wife enlist the help of their animal friends to harvest the gigantic turnip.
Inch by Inch: the Garden Song by David Mallett.
The words and music of the title song are simply and boldly illustrated by Ora Eitan.
Muncha! Muncha! Muncha! by Candace Fleming.
Mr. McGreelyis challenged to find a way to keep three hungry bunnies out of his garden.
Our Community Garden by Barbara Pollak.
A multicultural group of gardeners plant, tend, and harvest a garden, concluding with a festive meal.
A Prayer for the Earth: the Story of Naamah, Noah’s Wife by Sandy Eisenberg Sasso.
As Noah gathers animals for the ark, his wife gathers seeds of all living things to repopulate the plants after the flood.
Pumpkin Circle: the Story of a Garden by George Levenson.
The cycle of the pumpkin from seed to fruit and back to seed is explained.