The Summer My Father Was Ten

The Summer My Father Was Ten

Book - 1998
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It was the summer that the boys lost a baseball under a tomato plant in Mr. Bellavista's garden. Then someone tossed a tomato back instead of a baseball. A lively battle took place, which seemed like great fun at the time, but in the end Mr. Bellavista's garden had been destroyed. In a touching story of one boy's efforts to make amends, we see the rebuilding of a garden and the forming of a relationship across generations. With luminous, beautifully detailed watercolors, the artist has captured both the sadness and the quiet joy woven throughout the tale.
Publisher: Honesdale, Pa. : Boyds Mills Press, 1998.
ISBN: 9781563974359
Characteristics: [32] p. :,col. ill. ;,32 cm.
Additional Contributors: Shine, Andrea


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