Books in Bloom

Books in Bloom


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Discovering the plant biology in great children's literature

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  • Features 17 children’s books to use on garden adventures!
  • Perfect for formal and informal educational settings
  • Reference icons clearly identifying appropriate grade levels
  • Compact lesson ideas, hands-on activities, and full lesson plans
  • Related titles for alternative reading levels
  • Connections to Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards

Books in Bloom invites children on a special literary adventure to learn about science while also exploring the garden. Written by Valerie Bang-Jensen & Mark Lubkowitz, founders of the Teaching Gardens at St. Michael’s College, Books in Bloom includes 17 chapters each featuring a popular children's book and related garden-inspired activities to help you ‘dig’ into the story in a fun way. It is perfect for formal and informal educational settings including libraries, classrooms, after-school programs, and even home gardens.

View a sample lesson plan from Compost Stew.

Product Details

  • Pre-K through grade 5
  • 128 pages
  • Paperback