Written by H. Joseph Hopkins
Illustrated by Jill McElmurry
Published by Beach Lane Books, 2013
2015-2016 Nominee - Picture Books for Older Readers
Unearth the true story of green-thumbed pioneer and activist Kate Sessions, who helped San Diego grow from a dry desert town into a lush, leafy city known for its gorgeous parks and gardens.
Part fascinating biography, part inspirational story, this moving picture book about following your dreams, using your talents, and staying strong in the face of adversity is sure to resonate with readers young and old.
Click the images below for excerpts from The Tree Lady, used with permission of the publisher, Beach Lane Books