First Peas to the Table by Susan Grigsby. Spring 2012 Albert Whitman & Co.
"This beautifully illustrated story has a mixture of both fiction and facts about the life cycle of peas....Teachers will find a multitude of ways to use this book and this team's In the Garden with Dr. Carver." School Library Journal
"The first-person narrative relates events and Maya's changing perspective in a believably childlike voice, while the pencil-and-watercolor illustrations capture the story's tone as well as the characters' emotions." Booklist
"This picture book seamlessly meshes together a little science, a little history, and a strong storyline." Library Media Connection
Selected by the Nebraska Farm Bureau's as the 2012 Children's Agricultural Book of the year for grades K-3
2013 Learning Magazine’s Teachers Choice Award