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Copper and the Awesome Blossoms

Copper and the Awesome Blossoms

by Dr. Ida Acuña-Garza

About The Book

Copper continues his dream adventures. He contributes to a better, safer, and more beautiful planet this time. In his next dream, Copper remembers when he first ate spinach and how healthy he began to feel.

The weather has been scorching in South Texas, where Copper and his human family live. Mom must water less often as the temperatures rise and her garden suffers. The plants are under stress and not blooming. Copper suddenly got the idea to add spinach leaves around the roots of the plants to help them be healthier and start to thrive. He goes to work, and without realizing it, he creates a composting environment, and the plants develop beautiful blooms.

In this book, Copper shares his idea for readers to create a mini-composting system and learn how to reduce, reuse, and recycle kitchen scraps and dry and green vegetation and water.

Details
Publication date March 22,2024
Language English
ISBN 979-8-89174-522-3 (Paperback)
979-8-89174-523-0 (E-BOOK)
Genre Children's Book / Picture Book
Specifications
Pages 34
Interior Color Full Color
Book Size 8.500" x 11.000" (280mm x 216mm)

About The Author

Dr. Ida Acuña-Garza recently retired as chief executive officer for the South Texas Coalition. She is the owner of Successful Lifestyles, LLC, an educational consulting firm. She has engaged in community outreach for over forty years—as county extension agent for Family and Consumer Sciences and as director of research for a parent outreach program. She received doctor’s degree in adult education at Texas A&M University in College Station in 1990; master’s degree in counseling and guidance from the University of Texas-Pan American in 1978; and bachelor’s degree in home economics, specializing in food and nutrition from Texas A&M University in Kingsville in 1970. She has also authored a number of children’s books—The Adventures of Callie: Callie Finds a Home, The Adventures of Callie: Callie’s New Friends, The Cat Who Ate Spinach, Super Copper: Yoga Cat, From the Windowpane: A Book About the Pandemic, and The Birthday Party. To her, writing children’s books is a means to help parents teach life skills to children, promote reading, comprehension, and life-long learning. 

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