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“These portrayals of seven admirable agents of hope and small-scale change are nothing if not inspiring. Celebrating human endeavors like these might prompt more sweeping change.”
—Kirkus Reviews

Imagine a Garden: Stories of Courage Changing the World

Written by Rina Singh
Illustrated by Hoda Hadadi
Published by Greystone Books

In Imagine A Garden, award-winning children’s author Rina Singh shares seven real-life stories of ordinary people doing extraordinary things for their communities amidst war, poverty, and violence.

With vivid, textured images from celebrated Iranian illustrator Hoda Hadadi, this powerful picture book is:

  • A celebration of everyday heroes and how they make their communities a better place
  • A teaching tool for facilitating difficult but hopeful conversations about conflict in our world, and the people who are making a difference in their own way

Imagine A Garden< reimagines our complex world through the lens of love and compassion.

Primary ISBN: 9781771647137
Publication Date: September 2023
Available As: Hardcover
Middle Grade, Picture Book, Age 08 or older

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Setting: Various (Palestine, Rio de Janeiro Brazil, Delhi India, Canada, South Africa, Mexico, Greece)

Character's Place in the Immigration Journey: Various

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