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.

Who Will Plant a Tree?

Who Will Plant a Tree?

Jerry Pallotta
Illustrator:  Tom Leonard 
Picture Book
For ages 3 to 6
Sleeping Bear Press, 2010   ISBN: 978-1585365029
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We Planted a Tree

We Planted a Tree

Dianne Muldrow
Illustrator:  Bob Staake 
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 8
Random House, 2010   ISBN: 978-0375864322
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The Birthday Tree

The Birthday Tree

Paul Fleischman
Illustrator:  Barry Root 
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Candlewick, 2008   ISBN: 978-0763626044
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Mama Miti: Wangari Maathai and the Trees of Kenya

Mama Miti: Wangari Maathai and the Trees of Kenya

Donna Jo Napoli
Illustrator:  Kadir Nelson 
Picture Book
For ages 5 and up
Simon & Schuster, 2010   ISBN: 978-1416935056
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Busy Tree

Busy Tree

Jennifer Ward
Illustrator:  Lisa Falkenstern 
Picture Book
For ages 4 to 7
Marshall Cavendish Corp/Ccb, 2009   ISBN: 0761455507
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Redwoods

Redwoods

Jason Chin
Picture Book
For ages 4 to 8
Roaring Brook Press, 2009   ISBN: 1596434309
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Wangari's Trees of Peace

Wangari's Trees of Peace

Jeanette Winter
Picture Book
For ages 4 to 7
Harcourt Children's Books, 1978   ISBN: 978-0152065454
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The Man who lived in a hollow Tree

The Man who lived in a hollow Tree

Anne Shelby
Illustrator:  Cor Hazelaar 
Picture Book
For ages 4 to 7
Simon and Schuster, 1996   ISBN: 978-0689861697
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The Tree in the Ancient Forest

The Tree in the Ancient Forest

Carol Reed-Jones
Illustrator:  Christopher Canyon 
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Dawn Publications, 1990   ISBN: 978-1883220310
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Regarding the trees

Regarding the trees

Kate Klise
Illustrator:  M. Sarah Klise 
Fiction  Series
For ages 9 to 12
Harcourt, 1998   ISBN: 978-0152060909
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The Blue Spruce

The Blue Spruce

Mario Cuomo
Illustrator:  Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen 
Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Sleeping Bear Press, 1963   ISBN: 978-1886947764
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The Old Tree

The Old Tree

Ruth Brown
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Candlewick, 1971   ISBN: 978-0763634612
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A Forest Of Stories: Magical Tree Tales from Around the World

A Forest Of Stories: Magical Tree Tales from Around the World

Rina Singh
Illustrator:  Helen Cann 
Picture Book
For ages 8 to 10
Barefoot Books, 2005   ISBN: 978-1841488820
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The Ever-Living Tree: The Life and Times of a Coast Redwood

The Ever-Living Tree: The Life and Times of a Coast Redwood

Linda Vieira
Illustrator:  Christopher Canyon 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Walker and Company, 1994   ISBN: 0802774776
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Old Elm Speaks: Tree Poems

Old Elm Speaks: Tree Poems

Kristine O'Connell George
Illustrator:  Kate Kiesler 
Poetry Picture Book
For ages 5 to 8
Clarion Books, 2007   ISBN: 978-0618752423
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