Bo and the Community Garden

From the Series Bo at the Buzz (Read Woke ™ Chapter Books)

  • Interest Level: Grade 1 - Grade 3
  • Reading Level: Grade 1

Bo and his friends can’t wait to work on their school’s community garden, but they can’t agree on what to plant. Can they find a way to work together to help their community?

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.

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Interest Level Grade 1 - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 1
Category Diverse Books: #OwnVoices, Diverse Books: Race & Ethnicity, Diverse Books: Social Class, Diversity, Reading/Language Arts, SEL: C Social Awareness, SEL: D Relationship Skills, SEL: E Responsible Decision-Making, Social Emotional Learning
Copyright 2023
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Read Woke ™ Books
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2023-01-01
Text Type Fiction
BISACS JUV050000, JUV039070, JUV011010
Dewey [Fic]
Dimensions 5.25 x 7.5
Lexile 550
Guided Reading Level L
ATOS Reading Level 2.8
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Introductory note, Reviewed, and Table of contents

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 →

Reviews

Children's Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD)

“[A] strong choice for the elementary classroom or school library. Reviewer Rating: 4” –Children’s Literature

Booklist

“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