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Drawing Inspiration from The Wisdom of Trees

Whether or not you already identify as a tree lover, reading Lita Judge’s multigenre picture book, The Wisdom of Trees, will lead you to view earth’s amazing forests in multifaceted new ways. Judge deepens readers’ understanding of and respect for the interconnectedness of trees by presenting current research on tree communication, framing forests as communities through poetry, expository passages and extensive back matter.

The Night Gardener – Charlotte Huck Award Honor Book

The Night Gardener Written and Illustrated by Terry and Eric Fan Published in 2016 by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers ISBN 978-1-4814-3978-7 2017 Charlotte Huck Award for Outstanding Fiction for Children Honor Book Book Review Grimloch Lane lives up to its name. The houses that line it are unkempt and the people who […]

Poetrees

Poetrees Written and illustrated by Douglas Florian Published by Beach Lane Books, 2010 ISBN 978-1-4169-8672-0 All Grades   Celebrate the autumn season with Poetrees, a picture book collection of poems by beloved author and artist Douglas Florian. This brightly illustrated collection celebrates not just the incredible diversity of species of trees across the world’s terrains, […]