Bear's Garden (The Bear's Garden)

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Inspired by the true story of a community garden in Brooklyn, New York, picture book The Bear’s Garden by writer Marcie Colleen and illustrator Alison Oliver is a testament to how imagination and dedication can transform communities and create beauty for everyone in unexpected places.

A little girl sees an empty lot in a city and imagines what it can be.

She sees a place to grow, a place to play, and a place to love.

With the help of her stuffed bear, the girl brings her community together to create a beautiful garden.---from the publisher

40 pages                              978-1250314819                      Ages 3-7

Keywords:  community garden, New York, empowerment, imagination, determination, creativity, garden, gardening, working together, teamwork, community service, city life, teddy bear, nature, plants, 3 year old, 4 year old, 5 year old, 6 year old, 7 year old, African American, diverse books, diversity, seeds

Editor's note:  This book is inspired by the true story of Pacific Street Brooklyn Bear’s Community Garden

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