The Tree Book

Author: Gina Ingoglia
Publisher: Brooklyn Botanic Garden
ISBN: 9781889538433
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Describes the different types of trees of North America and how to identify them by their leaves, buds, and bark, and explains why trees are important to the environment.

The Tree

Author: John Fowles
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780062029416
Release Date: 2010-09-28
Genre: Nature

“For years I have carried this book...with me on travels to reread, ponder, envy. In prose of classic gravity, precision, and delicacy, Fowles addresses matters of final importance.” —Los Angeles Times Book Review “The Tree is the fullest and finest exploration I’ve ever read of how the useless delights to be discovered in nature can ripen into the practice of art.” —Lewis Hyde, author of The Gift “The most original argument for wilderness preservation I have encountered.” —Washington Post Finally back in print, here is the 30th anniversary edition of The Tree—the renowned English novelist John Fowles’s (The Magus, The French Lieutenant’s Woman) moving meditation on the connection between the natural world and human creativity. An inspiring modern ecological classic, The Tree is both a powerful argument against taming the wild and a major author’s inspiring and beautifully written defense of “the joys of getting lost,” and of spontaneity in life and art.

Far From the Tree

Author: Andrew Solomon
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780743236720
Release Date: 2013-10-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

The National Book Award-winning author of The Noonday Demon explores the consequences of extreme personal differences between parents and children, describing his own experiences as a gay child of straight parents while evaluating the circumstances of people affected by physical, developmental or cultural factors that divide families. 150,000 first printing.

The Giving Tree

Author: Shel Silverstein
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780061965104
Release Date: 2014-02-18
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

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.

Far from the Tree

Author: Robin Benway
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9780062330642
Release Date: 2017-10-03
Genre: Young Adult Fiction

National Book Award Finalist! Perfect for fans of NBC's "This Is Us," Robin Benway’s beautiful interweaving story of three very different teenagers connected by blood explores the meaning of family in all its forms—how to find it, how to keep it, and how to love it. Being the middle child has its ups and downs. But for Grace, an only child who was adopted at birth, discovering that she is a middle child is a different ride altogether. After putting her own baby up for adoption, she goes looking for her biological family, including— Maya, her loudmouthed younger bio sister, who has a lot to say about their newfound family ties. Having grown up the snarky brunette in a house full of chipper redheads, she’s quick to search for traces of herself among these not-quite-strangers. And when her adopted family’s long-buried problems begin to explode to the surface, Maya can’t help but wonder where exactly it is that she belongs. And Joaquin, their stoic older bio brother, who has no interest in bonding over their shared biological mother. After seventeen years in the foster care system, he’s learned that there are no heroes, and secrets and fears are best kept close to the vest, where they can’t hurt anyone but him. Don't miss this moving novel that addresses such important topics as adoption, teen pregnancy, and foster care.

The Tree

Author: Colin Tudge
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 9780307395399
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Nature

Looks at the world of trees, journeying around the world to explore the facts, characteristics, natural history, life cycles, evolution, and environmental impact of trees and forests.

The Tree

Author: Colin Tudge
Publisher: Crown
ISBN: STANFORD:36105123547080
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Nature

Looks at the world of trees, journeying around the world to explore the facts, characteristics, natural history, life cycles, evolution, and environmental impact of trees and forests.

Wise Trees

Author: Diane Cook
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 9781683351771
Release Date: 2017-10-17
Genre: Nature

Leading landscape photographers Diane Cook and Len Jenshel present Wise Trees—a stunning photography book containing more than 50 historical trees with remarkable stories from around the world. Supported by grants from the Expedition Council of the National Geographic Society, Cook and Jenshel spent two years traveling to fifty-nine sites across five continents to photograph some of the world’s most historic and inspirational trees. Trees, they tell us, can live without us, but we cannot live without them. Not only do trees provide us with the oxygen we breathe, food gathered from their branches, and wood for both fuel and shelter, but they have been essential to the spiritual and cultural life of civilizations around the world. From Luna, the Coastal Redwood in California that became an international symbol when activist Julia Butterfly Hill sat for 738 days on a platform nestled in its branches to save it from logging, to the Bodhi Tree, the sacred fig in India that is a direct descendent of the tree under which Buddha attained enlightenment, Cook and Jenshel reveal trees that have impacted and shaped our lives, our traditions, and our feelings about nature. There are also survivor trees, including a camphor tree in Nagasaki that endured the atomic bomb, an American elm in Oklahoma City, and the 9/11 Survivor Tree, a Callery pear at the 9/11 Memorial. All of the trees were carefully selected for their role in human dramas. This project both reflects and inspires awareness of the enduring role of trees in nurturing and sheltering humanity. Photographers, environmentalists, history buffs, and nature-lovers alike will appreciate the extraordinary stories found within the pages of Wise Trees!

Up in the Tree

Author: Margaret Atwood
Publisher: Groundwood Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780888997296
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Two children who live in a tree don't know what to do when beavers take their ladder, and after rescue comes at the hands of a friend, they find a way to return without worry.

Night Tree

Author: Eve Bunting
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0152001212
Release Date: 1994-10-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

A family makes its annual pilgrimage to decorate an evergreen tree with food for the forest animals at Christmastime.

The Tree of Life

Author: Roland Edmund Murphy
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
ISBN: 0802839657
Release Date: 2002-01-28
Genre: Religion

Since 1990 Roland Murphy's Tree of Life has been a standard introduction to the wisdom literature of the Bible. Now The Tree of Life is available in a third edition, complete with a new preface by the author and a special supplement that surveys the latest developments in wisdom research. This superb study thoroughly explores the wisdom writings of the Bible, interpreting this literature in a way that illumines the development of Israel's search for wisdom throughout its tumultuous history. Murphy looks at each wisdom book individually -- Proverbs, Job, Ecclesiastes, Ecclesiasticus, and Wisdom of Solomon -- and adds to them a discussion of wisdom from other parts of the Old Testament. His careful investigations expose the various guises that wisdom adopts -- the "fear of the Lord," moral formation, the universality of human experience, the mysteries of creation, and others.

The Man in the Tree

Author: Sage Walker
Publisher: Tor Books
ISBN: 9781466871090
Release Date: 2017-09-12
Genre: Fiction

Humanity’s last hope of survival lies in space...but will a random death doom the venture? Our planet is dying and the world’s remaining nations have pooled their resources to build a seed ship that will carry colonists on a multi-generational journey to a distant planet. Everything is set for a bright adventure...and then someone is found hanging dead just weeks before the launch. Fear and paranoia spread as the death begins to look more and more like a murder. The authorities want the case settled quickly and quietly so as not to cause panic...and to prevent a murderer from sabotaging the entire mission. With The Man in the Tree, Locus Award-winning author Sage Walker has given us a thrilling hard science fiction mystery that explores the intersection of law, justice, and human nature. “Rapid-fire storytelling from start to finish!”—Greg Bear At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Tears of the Tree

Author: John Loadman
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 9780198568407
Release Date: 2005-07-07
Genre: History

This unique book tells the fascinating story of four thousand years of rubber as seen through the lives of the adventurers and scientists who promoted it, lusted after it and eventually tamed it into the ubiquitous, yet crucial material of our lives today.