And Then It’s Spring

By Julie Fogliano. Illus. by Erin E. Stead. Roaring Brook/Neal Porter, $16.99 (9781596436244). PreS–Gr. 2.


In this gentle ode to a patient gardener, a young boy, with his dog at his side, plants seeds and then waits . . . and waits. Stead’s beautiful woodblock and pencil illustrations complement the contemplative text.




Awards Won

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Booklist Editors' Choice: Books for Youth
Committed to providing a broad selection of outstanding books that mixes popular appeal with literary excellence, the Books for Youth editorial staff has chosen the titles below as best-of-the-year fiction, nonfiction, and picture books.
2012 - Selection(s)