Our Rongoa Mara

Have you ever grown a medicine garden at home or at your school? This book is about children and their school planting a medicine garden and learning to respect other cultures.
The children are introduced to the traditional Māori cultural beliefs of rongoā. Rongoā Māori is the traditional healing system of Māori culture that includes herbal remedies and spiritual healing.

Teachers and parents can use this picture book to teach children ages 2 to 8 about race, humanity, culture, inclusion, respect for the environment and kindness.

Great for bedtime stories, group reading, and one-on-one.

As you read their stories, you’ll find yourself wanting to plant a medicine garden full of herbs too.