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Author Root, Phyllis, author.

Title Celia planted a garden : the story of Celia Thaxter and her island garden / Phyllis Root & Gary D. Schmidt ; illustrated by Melissa Sweet.

Publication Info. Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2022.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 811 Thaxter,C ROO    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations, color maps ; 22 x 29 cm
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical resources.
Summary Celia Thaxter grew up on a desolate island off the coast of Maine, where her father worked as lighthouse keeper. Amid the white and gray of the sea, the rocks, and even the birds, young Celia found color where she could: green mosses and purple starfish and pink morning glories by the shore. And she planted her first garden, tucking bright marigolds between rocky ledges. When she was twelve, Celia's family moved to nearby Appledore Island, where her father built a large hotel, and Celia planted a bigger, ever-growing garden with nearly sixty types of flowers, from asters to wisteria.
Subject Thaxter, Celia, 1835-1894 -- Juvenile literature.
Gardeners -- Maine -- Appledore Island -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Celia Thaxter's Garden (Appledore Island, Me.) -- Juvenile literature.
Poets, American -- 19th century -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Appledore Island (Me.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Isles of Shoals (Me. and N.H.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Painters -- Maine -- Appledore Island -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Lighthouses -- Juvenile literature.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Added Author Schmidt, Gary D., author.
Sweet, Melissa, 1956- illustrator.
Added Title Story of Celia Thaxter and her island garden
ISBN 9781536204292 (hardcover)
1536204293 (hardcover)

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