Tag Archive | seed savers treasure

A Series the Whole Family Can Enjoy

For today’s post I’m going to step back and introduce my series for any new readers to the blog. So if you haven’t yet heard of my children/YA series, Seed Savers, here is a quick introduction: Seed Savers is set in a future where gardening is illegal and real food unknown. Three young friends must […]

Seed Savers-Treasure Awarded Gold

In September, Seed Savers-Treasure was awarded a gold Mom’s Choice Award. What is Mom’s Choice? Mom’s Choice Awards are not just book awards.  The Mom’s Choice Awards “evaluates products and services created for children, families and educators.” (From their website.)  I’ve seen it compared to the Good Housekeeping Seal. A Mom’s Choice Award is a […]

Hello Again

October is here and I’m not really sure what happened to September, but there it is. How to begin and get back into the swing of blogging after too long away? Septemeber threw a lot my way in terms of roadblocks and hurdles, but most of them are resolved for now so it’s time to move […]

Review of Seed Savers-Treasure

Ohh, my publisher just sent me this review of Treasure posted on NetGalley. I don’t often repost reviews because it seems kind of braggy, but it really made my heart sing. The reviewer mentioned a lot of things I always hope people will think and say. So pardon me for reposting, but sometimes we need […]

Garden in the Sky-Book Excerpt

  Today I’m sharing another excerpt from Seed Savers-Treasure. This is the scene where Clare and Dante first see Gruff’s balcony. In the end, they eat flowers. Can you guess what flower it is? He led them out of the kitchen and back through the main room, then disappeared behind some curtains to a sliding […]

Secret Signs & Symbols

As I was enjoying the purple flowers in my garden today, I was reminded of the role purple flowers play in my Seed Savers books. In Seed Savers-Treasure, as Clare and Dante travel cross-country in search of a place where gardens still exist, they discover the secret signs and symbols that help members of the […]

Seed Savers-Treasure at ALA 2018

If you’re lucky enough to be attending the ALA annual conference in New Orleans this coming weekend, don’t forget to stop by the IBPA booth where you can browse the many quality indie titles. I’m happy to announce that my book, Seed Savers-Treasure ,will be on display at the booth. Take a look at Treasure and all […]

Seed Savers Treasure in Pictures

Day three: celebrating the rerelease of Treasure in pictures.                     Sandra 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!

Excerpt from Seed Savers Treasure

  In celebration of the rerelease of Treasure today, I’m posting an excerpt from the book that explains the title. Enjoy. From chapter 8: Ana reached down and pulled something from the pocket of her sweater. She rested her closed fist on the table and opened it slowly like a flower opening its petals to […]

Seed Savers-Treasure Release Date: June 11

I’m so excited! The release date for Treasure is one week away . . . June 11. But, wait, isn’t Treasure the first book in the Seed Savers series? Yes, it is. All of the Seed Savers books are being polished up with new covers and new back matter and being relaunched with Flying Books […]