Joe is growing up, and so are his readers. In Book 3 of the Joe the Gardener Series, big brother Joe enlists the help of his lively little sister, Pam, in planting strawberries to make some jam. Joe is the “expert” but Pam keeps him on his toes with her questions. Their conversations about gardening help advance the story and show their personalities. Included at the end of the tale is a suggested lesson for young readers to practice writing dialogue. There is also a recipe for strawberry jam!
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About the Author
This is Jerilynn Henrikson‘s eighth book for children and the final book in the Joe the Gardener Series. In this series, she has combined her passion for writing, her love of children, and an obsession with gardening to create stories that will inform, entertain, and encourage youngsters to become readers, writers, and gardeners.
Find other books and products for kids by Jerilynn Henrikson at www.prairiepatchwork.com. Her historical fiction chapter book for middle grades about the family of William Allen White, Teddy the Ghost Dog of Red Rocks.
About the Illustrator
As a lifelong artist, Patricia Kahn, Ph.D. has worked in the areas of commercial interior design, art and medical illustration. She served as the director of an art therapy program, a public school art teacher and a university professor of art education. She currently is involved in art making, teaching art and running an outreach art program in Topeka, Kansas. Besides illustration, she specializes in Jewelry, Mosaics, Fiber Art, Drawings, and Cards.