The Empty Lot
Paperback, 32 pages
Ages: 5 - 9; Grades: K - 4
Harry Hale owns a vacant lot that he hasn't visited for years. "What good is an empty lot?" he thinks, and he makes up his mind to sell it. But when Harry visits his lot to decide on a price, he's surprised to find that it's far from empty. In fact, his little patch of land is bursting with life.
American Bookseller Pick of the Lists; NCSS-CBC Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies; NSTA-CBC Outstanding Science Trade Book for Children