The giving tree

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Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: LG - BL: 2.6 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
530L
Fountas & Pinnell:
N
Description

From Shel Silverstein, New York Times bestselling author of Where the Sidewalk Ends and A Light in the Attic, comes a poignant picture book about love and acceptance, cherished for over fifty years. This household classic is perfect for both young readers and lifelong fans.

"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. This moving parable for all ages offers a touching interpretation of the gift of giving and a serene acceptance of another's capacity to love in return.

Every day the boy would come to the tree to eat her apples, swing from her branches, or slide down her trunk...and the tree was happy. But as the boy grew older he began to want more from the tree, and the tree gave and gave and gave. This is a tender story, touched with sadness, aglow with consolation.

And don't miss Runny Babbit Returns, the new book from Shel Silverstein!

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ISBN:
9789657141496
9780061965104
9780060256654
Accelerated Reader:
LG
Level 2.6, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
530L
Fountas & Pinnell:
N
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Last Grouping Update 2018-09-18 17:18:21PM
Last Indexed 2018-09-18 17:22:34PM

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subject_facet Trees -- Fiction, Trees -- Stories
title_display The giving tree
title_full The Giving Tree, The giving tree / Shel Silverstein
title_short The giving tree
title_sub
topic_facet Juvenile Fiction, Picture Book Fiction, Stories, Trees