When Ian's parents separate, he moves with his mother to the city, a thousand miles away from the prairie wheat farm he calls home. With no friends and a bleak moonscape of a backyard to play in, Ian has only an old shoe box of objects from his past life to keep him company. But after he peeks through the fence to the lush garden next door, Ian is inspired to start digging his own little plot. And...
Age Range: 5 - 8 years
Grade Level: Preschool - Kindergarten
Paperback: 32 pages
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers (January 1, 2001)
Product Dimensions: 8 x 0.1 x 10 inches
Amazon Rank: 563897
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ets Mr. Mah, the old man who owns the garden, Ian is surprised to learn they have a lot in common. Also displaced from the original home he misses, Mr. Mah keeps his own box of memories of his past in China. And as they share stories about their distant homes, Ian finds more than just a new friend--he finally discovers in himself the courage to accept change.