Grandpa and Me on Tu B'Shevat by Marjie Gold Yukson
Illustrations by Leslie Evans
The tradition of planting on Tu B'Shevat, the Jewish New Year for Trees, is handed down from generation to generation in this warm tale. Using a shovel “shiny and new,” a little boy and his grandpa plant a seed “with a green curlicue.” Like the tiny seed, this rhyming tale grows and blossoms into a celebration of nature and of family. The story culminates years later when the little boy, now a grandfather, plants a seed with a grandchild of his own. Included are “Ten Great Ways” to enhance your Tu B’Shevat celebration.