Author: Barbara Cooney
Grades: Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Synopsis: Barbara Cooney’s story of Alice Rumphius, who longed to travel the world, live in a house by the sea, and do something to make the world more beautiful, has a timeless quality that resonates with each new generation. The countless lupines that bloom along the coast of Maine are the legacy of the real Miss Rumphius, the Lupine Lady, who scattered lupine seeds everywhere she went.
- Do you think Miss Rumphius succeeded in doing something to make the world a more beautiful place?
- What’s something that you could do to make your world a more beautiful place?