cover image The Gardener

The Gardener

Sarah Stewart. Farrar Straus Giroux, $6.95 (40pp) ISBN 978-0-374-42518-0

To ease the Depression's burdens on her family, an irrepressible girl spends the summer with her dour baker uncle in the city. In a starred review, PW said that this Caldecott Honor book ""speaks volumes about the vast impact one small individual can make."" All ages. (Mar.)