Homegrown House

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Margaret K. McElderry Books, May 19, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
12 Reviews
It takes time to settle into a house, to learn to love it right, to make it feel homegrown. After the boxes are unpacked and the books are shelved (alphabetically), all a young girl wants to do is settle into her house. Grandmom says that it takes time to learn to love a house right, and this young girl is determined for hers to become homegrown. E. B. Lewis’s warm, familial scenes pair with Janet S. Wong’s yearning text for an intergenerational story of wishes, dreams, and a true sense of home.

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User Review  - Ms Threlkeld - Goodreads

This book beautifully illustrates how kids might feel when they move from house to house and how reassuring it can be for people to put down roots. Read full review

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User Review  - Holly Washburn - Goodreads

This book is about a girl who is looking for a home. Because she moves so much, she feels like she doesn't have a home that she can settle in. She talks about how much she loves her grandparents house ... Read full review

About the author (2009)

Janet S. Wong is the author of several picture books, including Alex and the Wednesday Chess Club, illustrated by Stacey Schuett. She lives in New Jersey, and you can visit her online at janetwong.com. E. B. Lewis has received such awards as the Caldecott Honor for Coming On Home Soon by Jacqueline Woodson. He lives in New Jersey and can be visited online at eblewis.com.

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