Juicy Peach

By Mary Dixon Lake
Illustrated by Aaron Boyd

Paperback: $5.50

Six Pack: $27.50

Three African American boys find, pick, and eat a perfect juicy peach.

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About the Creators

Thumb_thumb Mary Dixon Lake - Author

was born in New York City and currently works as a Reading Recovery® teacher in the New York public schools. She has written several children’s books and was inspired to write this one when she found a photo of her son at three years old, eating a peach and covered with juice. Mary lives in Bronx, New York, with her husband, their two children, and their cat Tiger.

Thumb_aaron_boyd_photo Aaron Boyd

AARON BOYD has illustrated numerous picture books, including Calling the Water Drum, Janna and the Kings, and Babu's Song for Lee & Low Books. His work has been recognized by the Children's Africana Book Award and the International Literacy Association (ILA). He lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. You can visit him online at

About This Title


Paperback: 9781584309833

Six Pack: 9781584309826

Guided Reading:


Interest Level:

Grades 1 - 1

Reading Level:

Grades 1 - 1


Nature/Science, Five Senses / Body Parts, Sharing & Giving, Friendship, Food, Farming, Environment/Nature, African/African American Interest, Beginning Concepts, Exploring Ecosystems, Gratitude, How To, Human Impact On Environment/Environmental Sustainability , Optimism/Enthusiasm, Realistic Fiction

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