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by Lynne Rae Perkins

Tiffany must stay home alone in the trailor during afternoons while her mother is... read more

Tiffany must stay home alone in the trailor during afternoons while her mother is at work. With no neighbors, it's a lonely time. Then she finds and plants some seedlings next to the driveway in the hopes of brightening up their new home, and they draw the attention of the mailman, Bob, on his daily rounds. With the help of Bob and her mother, Janelle, Tiffany nurtures a bountiful garden of vegetables, flowers, and friendship. A warm, realistic picture book shows a financially struggling, single-parent family filled with creativity and love. Full-color illustrations of pen and ink and watercolor shine with caring moments and tender details. (Ages 4-7)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 1995

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