A Place to Grow was specially selected for inclusion in the new Learn, Grow, Eat & GO! (LGEG) curriculum project of the International Junior Master Gardener® Program. This innovative research and evidence-based
program grows good kids through an interdisciplinary curriculum combining academic achievement, gardening, nutrient-dense food experiences, physical activity, and school and family engagement.
Drumroll please...The Drummer Who Lost His Beat is being published in Korean by Publisher Korea Hermann Hesse! Always follow the beat in your heart and rock on!
A Place to Grow interactive reading and learning app was featured
2014 Digital Children's Book Fair in Tokyo! Selected
exhibitors participated from around the globe!
[September 2, 2014]
Educational Apps selected the newly released A Place
to Grow - Interactive Children's Book as a TOP PICK! Click
here to read the fantastic review, which enthusiastically
recommends the app!
[Bloomed online May 28, 2013]
an exceptional organization dedicated to helping kids stay safe
and thrive, selected the A Place to Grow - Interactive Children's
Book as their app of the week! Click
here to read the terrific review and watch featured videos
for this "must have app!"
[Bloomed online April 27, 2013]
Bloom & Grow is excited to announce that the new A Place to
Grow interactive reading and learning app for iPad, iPhone and iPod
touch has officially sprouted! Click here to download
the app now and enjoy the tiny seed's inspiring journey!
[Sprouted April 12, 2013]
The award winning A Place to Grow®
celebrated its 10 year anniversary!
Time sure flies and so does the tiny seed!
Metro Family Magazine reviewed and
recommended A Place to Grow for its quality editorial supporting
Author Stephanie Bloom signed copies of her award-winning books at the Santa Barbara Summer Solstice Celebration.
AG DAY LA
2009 welcomed A Place to Grow author Stephanie Bloom and Tiny the
Seed to its hands-on educational celebration of California's number
one industry - agriculture!
[April 22 - 23, 2009]
One of the hottest tickets in town, The Drummer Who Lost His Beat
participated in the Multicultural Motion Picture Association’s
(MMPA’s) annual Oscar® week luncheon where Academy Award nominees
past and present will be celebrating the talents of young Hollywood's
[February 20, 2009]
The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, a professional society of prominent women educators from around the globe, invited Bloom & Grow to participate in its International Convention hosted in Chicago in July.
[July 22 - 26, 2008]
story of Bloom & Grow founder Stephanie Bloom is featured in the
second book of Bob and Melinda Blanchard's best selling Live What
You Love series called Changing Your Course: The Three-Step Guide
to Getting the Life You Want.
Bloom & Grow made a sizeable book donation to Room to Read®, an innovative award-winning organization passionately dedicated to providing educational access to 10 million children in the developing world - get involved today!
A Place to Grow was invited by the Smithsonian Institute's Horticultural
Division to participate in the very first Garden Fest celebration
for children and adults on May 19, 2007!
[May 19, 2007]
Bloom & Grow Books Joined the 8th Annual CUN Academy Awards Celebration hosted by Billboard Magazine and Children Uniting Nations.
[February 25, 2007]
The Drummer Who Lost His Beat was featured in the story mode of Sony's best selling PlayStation
series "NBA: The Life!"
was "A Starry Night" for Honoree Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa
at the 2006 Grammy Foundation® Leadership Award Gala where The
Drummer Who Lost His Beat joined the celebration.
[July 22, 2006]
the MusiCares® Gala Tribute honoring James Taylor as the 2006
Person of the Year, The Drummer Who Lost His Beat was right on
[February 6, 2006]
Juvenile Diabetes Foundation - Incredible gift bags featuring Bloom & Grow books were given out at High Hopes Tribute Dinner.
[October 3, 2005]
2005 Emmy Awards - Jewels and Pinstripes gift bags at the EXTRA Awards Lounge included Bloom & Grow books!
[September 14, 2005]
Galleria at Pittsburgh Mills hosts a four-day celebration unveiling the latest A Place to Grow® play area!
[September 9, 2005]
The Birmingham Times reviews The Drummer Who Lost His Beat - "A must read for the young and old..."
to Grow received the prestigious Growing Good
Kids - Excellence in Children's Literature Award!
[August 4, 2005]
Jewels and Pinstripes Gift bags struck all the right chords at the 2005 Gibson/Baldwin Night at the
Net benefitting MusiCares®.
[July 28, 2005]
Chicago Tribune featured author Stephanie Bloom in an article
about answering the call to write for kids.
[June 5, 2005]
The Drummer Who Lost His Beat premiered at the 21st annual Chicago Tribune
Printers Row Book Fair!
[June 11, 2005]
Mills Mall - A Place to Grow author welcomed kids at the debut of a
new play area.
[November 28, 2004]
Children found a place to grow in the new play area at Sawgrass Mills!
[November 19, 2004]
The Mills Corporation opened Cincinnati Mills, the region's premier shopping and entertainment destination.
[August 18, 2004]
Author Stephanie Bloom was a featured reader, along with Julie Andrews and Jules Feifer, at the 20th annual
Chicago Tribune Printers Row Book Fair.
[June 5, 2004]
Parenthood.com picked Discover Mills® and A Place to Grow® as a Kids Atlanta 2003 Family Favorite Award!
[November 26, 2003]
The Mills Corporation opened St. Louis Mills, Missouri's premier shopping and entertainment destination.
[November 13, 2003]
Tony La Russa and Bo Hart of the St. Louis Cardinals® joined the Grand Opening Celebration of
A Place to Grow® at St. Louis Mills on November 13th!
[November 13, 2003]
St. Louis Kids Find A Place to Grow®!
Arthur Frommer's Budget Travel Magazine featured The Mills and A Place to Grow®.
[May 15, 2003]
Update strongly recommends A Place to Grow to parents and librarians!
[March 15, 2003]
Habitat for Humanity completed construction on special A Place to Grow® House in Atlanta.
www.placetogrow.com won an Omni Intermedia Award for outstanding kid's site.
Landscape anchors mall's new look.
[October 27, 2002]
A Place to Grow® and play - Discover Mills partnered with public library.
[August 26, 2002]
The Mills Corporation and singer Amy Grant celebrated A Place to Grow®!
[August 22, 2002]
Children find A Place to Grow® at Discover Mills!
A Place to Grow® sprouts at Discover Mills!
[August 20, 2002]