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4 - 7 years

A littered lot in New York’s Alphabet City is transformed into a lush garden by people of the neighborhood. Young Marisol finds a small patch of her own, where she plants a large, flat seed. As it grows up and up, it surprises everyone and becomes the most special plant in the Garden of Happiness. “A book with the welcome message that beauty can be everywhere.”--Booklist

Publication Details

  • Published: 1996
  • Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
  • ISBN-10: 0152305823
  • ISBN-13: 978-0152305826