Seedfolks (4/5 stars, priced at 99 cents TODAY ONLY) is today’s Audible Daily Deal title. From Amazon:
A vacant lot, rat-infested and filled with garbage, looked like no place for a garden. Especially to a neighborhood of strangers where no one seems to care. Until one day, a young girl clears a small space and digs into the hard-packed soil to plant her precious bean seeds.
Suddenly, the soil holds promise: To Curtis, who believes he can win back Lateesha’s heart with a harvest of tomatoes; to Virgil’s dad, who sees a fortune to be made from growing lettuce; and even to Maricela, sixteen and pregnant, wishing she were dead.
Thirteen very different voices and perspectives—–old, young, Haitian, Hispanic, tough, haunted, and hopeful–—tell one amazing story about a garden that transforms a neighborhood. Thirteen lives. One garden.
Set in Cleveland, Newbery-Award-winning author Paul Fleischman’s poignant book is a large lesson in connectedness and community for all. When a derelict vacant lot is gradually transformed into a community garden in inner city Cleveland, the people of this community find their differences are less apparent and their isolation dissolved.
Performed by thirteen multicuturally and age-authentic voices, this audiobook is designed for listeners of all ages. Approximately 86 minutes in length.
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