Song of the Trees

Filename: song-of-the-trees.pdf
ISBN: 9781101666272
Release Date: 2003-05-26
Number of pages: 80
Author: Mildred D. Taylor
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online Song of the Trees in PDF and EPUB Another powerful story in the Logan Family Saga and companion to Mildred D. Taylor's Newbery Award-winning Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry. With the depression bearing down on her family, there isn’t much that Cassie Logan can count on anymore. But there is one thing that hasn’t changed—the whispering trees outside her window. Cassie’s trees, which have stood for centuries, are a great source of comfort to her. But they are also worth a lot of money. With Cassie’s daddy gone to lay tracks for the railroad, it seems like no one can stop Mr. Andersen from forcing Big Ma to sell their valuable trees. How can Cassie sit by and watch them disappear? The beloved heroine of Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry enchants us again in this story of strength and pride. "A triumphant book…A true story truly told."—The New York Times Book Review


The Songs of Trees

Filename: the-songs-of-trees.pdf
ISBN: 9781863959261
Release Date: 2017-04-03
Number of pages: 304
Author: David George Haskell
Publisher: Black Inc.

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Boys in the Trees

Filename: boys-in-the-trees.pdf
ISBN: 9781250095909
Release Date: 2015-11-24
Number of pages: 304
Author: Carly Simon
Publisher: Flatiron Books

Download and read online Boys in the Trees in PDF and EPUB Simon's memoir reveals her remarkable life, beginning with her storied childhood as the third daughter of Richard L. Simon, the co-founder of publishing giant Simon & Schuster, her musical debut as half of The Simon Sisters performing folk songs with her sister Lucy in Greenwich Village, to a meteoric solo career that would result in 13 top 40 hits, including the #1 song "You're So Vain." She was the first artist in history to win a Grammy Award, an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award, for her song "Let the River Run" from the movie Working Girl. The memoir recalls a childhood enriched by music and culture, but also one shrouded in secrets that would eventually tear her family apart. Simon brilliantly captures moments of creative inspiration, the sparks of songs, and the stories behind writing "Anticipation" and "We Have No Secrets" among many others. Romantic entanglements with some of the most famous men of the day fueled her confessional lyrics, as well as the unraveling of her storybook marriage to James Taylor.


Song of the Trees

Filename: song-of-the-trees.pdf
ISBN: OCLC:39226210
Release Date: 1987
Number of pages: 8
Author:
Publisher:

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The Leaves on the Trees

Filename: the-leaves-on-the-trees.pdf
ISBN: 9780545312905
Release Date: 2011
Number of pages: 24
Author: Thom Wiley
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

Download and read online The Leaves on the Trees in PDF and EPUB Follows a group of children as they enjoy the sights and smells of fall, including the crunchy leaves and those that have changed color. Based on the song "The wheels on the bus."


The Poisonwood Bible

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ISBN: 9780571246212
Release Date: 2008-09-04
Number of pages: 640
Author: Barbara Kingsolver
Publisher: Faber & Faber

Download and read online The Poisonwood Bible in PDF and EPUB Barbara Kingsolver's acclaimed international bestseller tells the story of an American missionary family in the Congo during a poignant chapter in African history. It spins the tale of the fierce evangelical Baptist, Nathan Price, who takes his wife and four daughters on a missionary journey into the heart of darkness of the Belgian Congo in 1959. They carry with them to Africa all they believe they will need from home, but soon find that all of it - from garden seeds to the King James Bible - is calamitously transformed on African soil. Told from the perspective of the five women, this is a compelling exploration of African history, religion, family, and the many paths to redemption. The Poisonwood Bible was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in 1999 and was chosen as the best reading group novel ever at the Penguin/Orange Awards. It continues to be read and adored by millions worldwide.


The Giving Tree

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ISBN: 9780061965104
Release Date: 2014-02-18
Number of pages: 64
Author: Shel Silverstein
Publisher: Harper Collins

Download and read online The Giving Tree in PDF and EPUB This year, as The Giving Tree turns fifty, this timeless classic is available for the first time ever in ebook format. This digital edition will allow young readers and lifelong fans to continue the legacy and love of a household classic that will now reach an even wider audience. Never before have Shel Silverstein's children's books appeared in a format other than hardcover. Since it was first published fifty years ago, Shel Silverstein's poignant picture book for readers of all ages has offered a touching interpretation of the gift of giving and a serene acceptance of another's capacity to love in return. Shel Silverstein's incomparable career as a bestselling children's book author and illustrator began with Lafcadio, the Lion Who Shot Back. He is also the creator of picture books including A Giraffe and a Half, Who Wants a Cheap Rhinoceros?, The Missing Piece, The Missing Piece Meets the Big O, and the perennial favorite The Giving Tree, and of classic poetry collections such as Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, Falling Up, Every Thing On It, Don't Bump the Glump!, and Runny Babbit. Supports the Common Core State Standards.


Song of the Trees

Filename: song-of-the-trees.pdf
ISBN: OCLC:154214416
Release Date: 1974
Number of pages: 19
Author: Fay Clayton
Publisher:

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Song Of Solomon

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ISBN: 9781448103911
Release Date: 2014-09-04
Number of pages: 448
Author: Toni Morrison
Publisher: Random House

Download and read online Song Of Solomon in PDF and EPUB BY THE NOBEL PRIZE-WINNING AUTHOR OF BELOVED Song of Solomon begins in 1930s America with Macon Dead Jr, the son of a wealthy black property owner, who has been brought up to revere the white world. Macon learns about the tyranny of white society from his friend Guitar, though he is more concerned with escaping the familial tyranny of his own father. So while Guitar joins a terrorist group of poor blacks, Macon goes home to the South, lured by tales of buried family treasure. But his odyssey back home and a deadly confrontation with Guitar leads to the discovery of something infinitely more valuable than gold: his past and the origins of his true self. Winner of the PEN/Saul Bellow award for achievement in American fiction


Bella s Tree

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ISBN: 9780888998705
Release Date: 2009
Number of pages: 40
Author: Janet Russell
Publisher: Groundwood Books Ltd

Download and read online Bella s Tree in PDF and EPUB With grandmother unable to pick the Christmas tree this year, Bella takes on the task with the help of her dog and some birds.


The Forest Unseen

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ISBN: 9781101561065
Release Date: 2012-03-15
Number of pages: 288
Author: David George Haskell
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online The Forest Unseen in PDF and EPUB A biologist reveals the secret world hidden in a single square meter of old-growth forest--a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the Pen/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award Look out for David Haskell's new book, The Songs of Tree: Stories From Nature's Great Connectors, coming in April of 2017 In this wholly original book, biologist David Haskell uses a one- square-meter patch of old-growth Tennessee forest as a window onto the entire natural world. Visiting it almost daily for one year to trace nature's path through the seasons, he brings the forest and its inhabitants to vivid life. Each of this book's short chapters begins with a simple observation: a salamander scuttling across the leaf litter; the first blossom of spring wildflowers. From these, Haskell spins a brilliant web of biology and ecology, explaining the science that binds together the tiniest microbes and the largest mammals and describing the ecosystems that have cycled for thousands- sometimes millions-of years. Each visit to the forest presents a nature story in miniature as Haskell elegantly teases out the intricate relationships that order the creatures and plants that call it home. Written with remarkable grace and empathy, The Forest Unseen is a grand tour of nature in all its profundity. Haskell is a perfect guide into the world that exists beneath our feet and beyond our backyards. From the Hardcover edition.


The Lie Tree Special Edition

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ISBN: 9781509834372
Release Date: 2016-02-12
Number of pages:
Author: Frances Hardinge
Publisher: Pan Macmillan

Download and read online The Lie Tree Special Edition in PDF and EPUB Winner of the Costa Book of the Year 2015, The Lie Tree is a dark and powerful novel from universally acclaimed author, Frances Hardinge. It was not enough. All knowledge- any knowledge - called to Faith, and there was a delicious, poisonous pleasure in stealing it unseen. Faith has a thirst for science and secrets that the rigid confines of her class cannot supress. And so it is that she discovers her disgraced father's journals, filled with the scribbled notes and theories of a man driven close to madness. Tales of a strange tree which, when told a lie, will uncover a truth: the greater the lie, the greater the truth revealed to the liar. Faith's search for the tree leads her into great danger - for where lies seduce, truths shatter . . . 'Brilliant, dark, thrilling, utterly original' Patrick Ness 'The Lie Tree is a wonder. I can't think of anyone who would not love this story' Matt Haig 'I loved this book so much' Lucy Mangan 'Complex and intelligent: a lustrous, delicious romp.' Philip Womack, The Telegraph


A Sound Among the Trees

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ISBN: 9780307458865
Release Date: 2011-10-04
Number of pages: 352
Author: Susan Meissner
Publisher: WaterBrook

Download and read online A Sound Among the Trees in PDF and EPUB A house shrouded in time. A line of women with a heritage of loss. As a young bride, Susannah Page was rumored to be a Civil War spy for the North, a traitor to her Virginian roots. Her great-granddaughter Adelaide, the current matriarch of Holly Oak, doesn’t believe that Susannah’s ghost haunts the antebellum mansion looking for a pardon, but rather the house itself bears a grudge toward its tragic past. When Marielle Bishop marries into the family and is transplanted from the arid west to her husband’s home, it isn’t long before she is led to believe that the house she just settled into brings misfortune to the women who live there. With Adelaide’s richly peppered superstitions and deep family roots at stake, Marielle must sort out the truth about Susannah Page and Holly Oak— and make peace with the sacrifices she has made for love. From the Trade Paperback edition.


Happy Birthday Tree

Filename: happy-birthday-tree.pdf
ISBN: 0807531510
Release Date: 2012-09-01
Number of pages: 24
Author: Madelyn Rosenberg
Publisher: Albert Whitman and Company

Download and read online Happy Birthday Tree in PDF and EPUB Joni and Nate figure out how to celebrate a tree's birthday for Tu B'Shevat.


Far From The Tree

Filename: far-from-the-tree.pdf
ISBN: 9781446433928
Release Date: 2013-02-07
Number of pages: 976
Author: Andrew Solomon
Publisher: Random House

Download and read online Far From The Tree in PDF and EPUB **WINNER OF THE WELLCOME BOOK PRIZE 2014** A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Sometimes your child - the most familiar person of all - is radically different from you. The saying goes that the apple doesn't fall far from the tree. But what happens when it does? Drawing on interviews with over three hundred families, covering subjects including deafness, dwarfs, Down's Syndrome, Autism, Schizophrenia, disability, prodigies, children born of rape, children convicted of crime and transgender people, Andrew Solomon documents ordinary people making courageous choices. Difference is potentially isolating, but Far from the Tree celebrates repeated triumphs of human love and compassion to show that the shared experience of difference is what unites us. Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for General Non-fiction and eleven other national awards. Winner of the Green Carnation Prize.