City Green

City Green

written and illustrated by DyAnne DiSalvo
Picture book, Morrow Junior Books, 1994, pb


  • Notable 1995 Children’s Book NCSS/CBC
  • 1999 Puttin’ on the Ritz Children’s Theatre Production
  • 1996 Reading Rainbow Selection
  • February 1996 PCRRT Book of the Month
  • Scholastic Spanish Edition
  • Scott Forsman School Edition
  • HBJ School Edition
  • Macmillan McGraw-Hill School Edition
  • Silver Burdett Ginn School Edition
  • 2010 Storybook Playhouse/Dallas, Texas
  • 2010 Stagebridge Theater Production

“…DiSalvo’s warm text is enhanced by her soft pencil-and-watercolor illustrations depicting a diverse neighborhood drawn together by a community project. Appended information on the American Community Garden Association and how to start local gardens will inspire readers to action in their own neighborhoods.”
Linda Ward Callaghan, Booklist

“…An optimistic tale that manages to be both encouraging yet realistic about how to do some good in your very own backyard.”
Kirkus, ©1994 Kirkus Associates, L.P. All rights reserved.

“…the warm story will have positive meaning for any neighborhood.”
The Horn Book, ©1995 The Horn Book, Inc. All rights reserved.



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