Trees

Trees make our world not only habitable, but they also make our planet a more beautiful place. This feature looks at both fiction and nonfiction titles. To find out how you can help make our world a greener and more beautiful place please visit the National Arbor Day Foundation website. Readers may also find the Johnny Appleseed feature interesting.

Wishtree

Wishtree

Katharine Applegate
Fiction
For ages 9 and up
Feiwel & Friends, 2017   ISBN: 978-1250043221
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Big Tree Down!

Big Tree Down!

Laurie Lawlor
Illustrator:  David Gordon 
Picture Book
For ages 4 to 6
Holiday House, 2018   ISBN: 978-0823436613
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Kate, Who Tamed The Wind

Kate, Who Tamed The Wind

Liz Garton Scanlon
Illustrator:  Lee White 
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Random House, 2018   ISBN: 978-1101934791
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The Tree in the Courtyard: Looking Through Anne Frank's Window

The Tree in the Courtyard: Looking Through Anne Frank's Window

Jeff Gottesfeld
Illustrator:  Peter McCarty 
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Random House, 2016   ISBN: 978-0385753975
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The Tree: A Fable

The Tree: A Fable

Neal Layton
Picture Book
For ages 4 to 6
Candlewick, 2017   ISBN: 978-0763689520
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The Christmas Eve Tree

The Christmas Eve Tree

Delia Huddy
Illustrator:  Emily Sutton 
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Candlewick Press, 2016   ISBN: 978-0763679170
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Because of an Acorn

Because of an Acorn

Lola M. Schaefer, Adam Schaefer
Illustrator:  Frann Preston-Gannon 
Nonfiction Picture Book
Chronicle Books, 2016   ISBN: 978-1452112428
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Strange Trees: And the Stories Behind Them

Strange Trees: And the Stories Behind Them

Bernadette Pourpuie
Illustrator:  Cecile Gambini 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Princeton Architectural Press, 2016   ISBN: 978-1616894597
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Rootless

Rootless

Chris Howard
Fiction
For ages 13 and up
Scholastic, 2012   ISBN: 978-0545387897
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Tree: A Little Story About Big Things

Tree: A Little Story About Big Things

Danny Parker
Illustrator:  Matt Ottley 
Picture Book
For ages 5 and up
Little Hare Books, 2015   ISBN: 978-1742978604
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Tree of Wonder: The Many Marvelous Lives of a Rainforest Tree

Tree of Wonder: The Many Marvelous Lives of a Rainforest Tree

Kate Messner
Illustrator:  Simona Mulazzani 
Nonfiction picture book
For aged 5 to 7
Chronicle Books, 2015   ISBN: 978-1452112480
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A year around the great Oak

A year around the great Oak

Gerda Muller
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Floris Books, 2013   ISBN: 978-0863159466
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Picture a Tree

Picture a Tree

Barbara Reid
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 4 to 6
Albert Whitman, 2013   ISBN: 978-0807565261
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Spring Blossoms

Spring Blossoms

Carole Gerber
Illustrator:  Leslie Evans 
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Charlesbridge, 2013   ISBN: 978-1580894128
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This Tree, 1, 2, 3

This Tree, 1, 2, 3

Alison Formento
Illustrator:  Sarah Snow 
Board Book
For ages 3 to 5
Albert Whitman, 2011   ISBN: 978-0807578919
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