Tag Archive | eco lit

Clare & Dante Plant Onions from Seed

A few weeks ago I posted about pruning my blueberry bushes, something I had my characters do in Heirloom. Recently I planted onion seeds to grow my own starts, also something my characters do. I planted some that I know do well in my area, and some I just happened to have the seed for: […]

Spotlight on Heirloom

Recently, I’ve been featuring each of the Seed Savers books in their own posts.( Here is a post introducing the whole Seed Savers series.) Read about Treasure here. Find out about Lily here and in A Girl Worth Knowing. Today I’m spotlighting Heirloom, the third book in the series and my personal favorite. First, the book trailer, a […]

Dedicated to Master Gardeners & to All Who Aspire To Prune With Confidence

The past few days have presented us with marvelous weather in these parts. I’ve finally gotten outdoors and pruned my three blueberry bushes, the pear tree, the hydrangea, and trained the boysenberry bushes. The blueberries are of different varieties and seem a bit different in the way I should be pruning them. And even though I […]

A Girl Worth Knowing

I wanted to do a post introducing you to the heroine of book 2 in my Seed Savers series: Lily. Interview with Lily, from the Seed Savers series Tell us about your family. My family (laughs). That’s a good one. Well, as you know, there’s Ma. She’s quiet, hmm, I guess very upright, honest, you […]

Press Release for Keeper (Seed Savers, 4) by S. Smith

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LOCAL AUTHOR TO SPEAK AT GREEN FESTIVAL EXPO IN PORTLAND Sandy Smith Will Present About Her Futuristic Seed Savers Series and How Children’s Stories Can Inspire Social Change SALEM, Ore. December 8, 2015–Sandy Smith, Salem resident and former teacher in the Salem-Keizer School District, has recently released Keeper, the newest installment in […]

YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS THIS!

So if you haven’t already done so you probably want to click here and get right to it–download the Seed Savers box set for a mere 99 cents before it jumps back up to the still-very-good-price of $5.99. The box set contains the first three novels in this exciting and thought-provoking series written for kids […]

Why Wait For Black Friday? Two Book Giveaways

As you know by now if you’ve been following my blog, Keeper, book 4 in the Seed Savers series was released last Saturday. As part of the celebration, I’m running a Goodreads Giveaway for a paperback copy of Keeper. It goes through December 10. All you need to do is sign up. I’m also running […]

Counting Down…Release of Keeper

Counting down… FIVE more days until Keeper (Seed Savers, 4) goes live! Until then, I have another excerpt and some deals for you. FIRST: If you want to get the discount on the ebook, you need to preorder it before November 7. Like right now. Links at the bottom of the post. If you do […]

Excerpt for Keeper (Seed Savers 4)

In NINE days, Keeper releases. All your friends from the first three books are back except for Ana. But November 7 is Ana’s birthday, so we’ll celebrate her birthday with the new book. 🙂 In the meantime, here is an excerpt from Keeper: Excerpt 1 (Lily talks with her father, followed by encounter with Arturo.) […]

Heirloom Expo 2015 in Pictures, Part 2

S. Smith is the author of the awesome and award-winning middle grade/YA series, Seed Savers. Visit her Facebook and Pinterest pages. Follow her on Twitter. Sign up for the newsletter!