Seedfolks

Seedfolks

<p>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.</p><p>Thirteen very different voices and perspectives&#8212;old, young, Haitian, Hispanic, tough, haunted, and hopeful&#8212;tell one amazing story about a g

Paul Fleischman
HarperCollins

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