Author: Brooke Smith
Illustrator: Madeline Kloepper
Number of pages: 62
A touching tale of a grandmother and her granddaughter exploring and cherishing the natural world.
the woods, and the world illuminate this quest to save the most
important pieces of our language-by saving the very things they stand
When Mimi finds out her favorite words-simple words,
like apricot, blackberry, buttercup-are disappearing from the English
language, she elects her granddaughter Brook as their Keeper. And did
you know? The only way to save words is to know them.
* With its focus on the power of language and social change, The Keeper of Wild Words is ideal for educators and librarians as well as young readers.
* For any child who longs to get outside and learn more about nature and the environment
* A loving portrait of the special relationship that grandparents have with their grandchildren
For children who love such books as Outside Your Window: A First Book of Nature, And Then It's Spring, and Finding Wild.