Bo and the Community Garden
From the Series Bo at the Buzz (Read Woke ™ Chapter Books)
Bo and his friends are working on a community garden at school. But what if they can’t agree on what to plant? See what they decide as Bo learns about the benefits of the garden.
Bo’s life is always buzzing. And not just because he lives upstairs from The Buzz, a barbershop. Young readers will love following Bo’s daily life and adventures in these early chapter books.
Read Woke™ Books are created in partnership with Cicely Lewis, the Read Woke librarian, to reflect the diversity of our world.
|Interest Level||Grade 1 - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 1|
|Category||Diverse Books: #OwnVoices, Diverse Books: Race & Ethnicity, Diverse Books: Social Class, Diversity, SEL: C Social Awareness, SEL: D Relationship Skills, SEL: E Responsible Decision-Making, Social Emotional Learning|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Brand||Read Woke ™ Books|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
“The book’s three short chapters feature cultural touchstones and lively color illustrations. Readers not yet ready for the J.D. the Kid Barber series, by J. Dillard, will find the same Black Boy Joy here.”—Booklist
Author: Elliott Smith
Elliott Smith is a writer and editor based in Falls Church, Virginia.
Illustrator: Subi Bosa
Subi Bosa is an illustrator currently based in Cape Town, South Africa. After studying architecture he realized his passion was in illustration. He began working as a freelancer, partnering with self-publishing authors worldwide while studying graphic design at the Academy of Digital Arts in Cape Town. In 2020, Subi was awarded a Mo Siewcharran Publisher's Prize for Illustration. He has illustrated picture books, comics and graphic novels.
Creating a Buzz: New Read Woke ™ Chapter Books
Read Woke branches out this season to fiction in the new chapter book series Bo at the Buzz! The series follows Bo, whose life is always buzzing. And not just because he lives upstairs from The Buzz, a barbershop. Young readers will love following Bo’s daily life and adventures in these… View →