There's a watermelon growing in the corner of the patch where the fence posts meet, and Jesse is waiting for it. Waiting for it to fill up with the cool summer rain and the hot summer sun. Waiting until at last it is ripe and ready for eating. Waiting until it is ready for her family's annual Watermelon day.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jperro2 - LibraryThing
The big idea of this book is about growing things, gardens, family, and patience. I liked this book for two reasons. The first reason is that the illustrations look like a child could have drawn them ... Read full review
WATERMELON DAYUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Patience, patience. That's what little Jesse must practice as she waits for her watermelon to ripen—a summertime lesson in delayed gratification. Jesse attends to the melon's needs, listens to it ... Read full review