Seedfolks, Paul Fleischman
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Seedfolks

Author: Paul Fleischman

Narrator: various narrators

Unabridged: 1 hr 28 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Published: 04/30/2010

Genre: Young Adult Fiction - Social Themes

Synopsis

A vacant lot, rat-infested, and filled with garbage, looked like no place for a garden. Especially to a neighborhood of strangers where no one seems to care. Until one day, a young girl clears a small space and digs into the hard-packed soil to plant her precious bean seeds. Suddenly, the soil holds promise: to Curtis, who believes he can win back Lateesha's heart with a harvest of tomatoes; to Virgil's dad, who sees a fortune to be made from growing lettuce; and even to Maricela, sixteen and pregnant, wishing she were dead. Thirteen very different voices-old, young, Haitian, Hispanic, tough, haunted, and hopeful tell one amazing story about a garden that transforms a neighborhood. An Audible.com Bestseller.

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