Green Beans

  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 3
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

Everybody obeys what Gramma says. Even the flowers and vegetables she plants grow the way she says they should! Then one day she plants green beans that simply will not listen to her. She works and works, and still they won’t grow. When she leaves on a trip and comes back a week later, a surprise is waiting for her…and the reader!

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Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Picture Books
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Carolrhoda Books ®
Language English
Publication Date 2011-08-01
BISACS JUV043000, JUV029000
Dewey [E]
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Features Original artwork and Reviewed


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“This delightful read-aloud shows what happens when Gramma leaves her reluctant garden in the care of her green-thumbed granddaughter.”
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“Redenbaugh’s meticulous, soft-hued color-pencil drawings are equally effective in conveying a strict but close knit family and the books humorous finale. . .”

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“Redenbaugh’s pastel-hued drawings shed a soft, affectionate light on Gramma- and her near perfect ordered universe.”
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Illustrator: Vicki Jo Redenbaugh