The Giving TreeeBook - 2014
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CMLibrary_lvines Jun 02, 2020
Preschoolers and big kids alike will love this classic Shel Silverstein story written in verse. Check out a digital copy with your library card or One Access number.
CMLibrary_Mwalker May 12, 2020
This classic picture book tells the story of a young boy who receives many gifts from a beloved tree as he journeys into manhood. Available in hard copy as well. The Lexile level is 530.
"Once there was a tree...and she loved a little boy."
So begins a story of unforgettable perception, beautifully written and illustrated by the gifted and versatile Shel Silverstein.
Every day the boy would come to the tree to eat her apples, swing from her branches, or slide down her... Read More »
Level N. A young boy grows to manhood and old age experiencing the love and generosity of a tree which gives to him without thought of return.
Everyone's favorite childhood book was banned from a public library in Colorado because it was considered “sexist.” It was also challenged by several schools because it “criminalized the foresting agency.”
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A tree loves little boy unconditionally, even though he doesn't always return that love.
boy always goes to the giving tree and the tree gives him fruit and when he gets older he only comes to the giving tree for money and older he wants a house and even older he wants a boat and the oldest he wants a place to sits so he gets everything he wants. by michael
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