Written by DyAnne DiSalvo-Ryan
Illustrated by DyAnne DiSalvo-Ryan
This book is about a girl named Marcy who develops a friendship with the grumpy Old Man Hammer after she catches him planting sunflower seeds in the junky, vacant lot turned community garden. This book encourages a wonderful sense of community and shows how with some hard work, determination, and teamwork, something seemingly worth nothing can be transformed into something priceless. The book concludes with directions for starting your own community garden!