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My Mother Talks to Trees

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A lesson in tree identification is adeptly woven into this charming story featuring a special mother-daughter relationship. While walking home from school, Laura and her mother renew acquaintances with many special trees in their neighborhood, recognizing each one's distinctive features.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published March 1st 1999 by Peachtree Publishers
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John Moore
My Mother Talks to Trees, Doris Grove
Grade Level: 2-5
Topic: Tree Identification
Description: This book begins with a young girl walking home from school with her mother. As they walk, they begin to discuss all of the different types of trees they see around them on their walk home and in their neighborhood. The mother then helps the daughter identify the trees correctly by pointing out their specific characteristics.
Emily Molina
Grades 2-5
Topic: identifying trees

This book is an informative text about trees, however I would incorporate the feelings expressed in this book. The little girl is a little embarrassed of her mother yet learns to accept her for who she is.
Nov 10, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 3-50-stars
3.5 stars I really nicely done non-fiction narrative book! I discusses all types of trees in a fun interesting way! There are also talking points if a teacher wanted to make it into a lesson!
Grade: 2-5
Topic: identifying trees, plants
Shannon Sevcik

Plants, trees
Topic: identifying tree types
Christen Griego
Kristina Silverbears
Aug 04, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2ndgrade
A pleasant Arbor Day kind of story, with an excellent appendix sure to inspire some horticultural interest in children. But the story itself is weak and I'm not likely to read it again.
2-5, tree identification
Connor Robertson
Mar 11, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: science-fiction
Megan Zimmerman
1-3, Habitats, Characteristics of Living Things, Life Cycles
Lisa Yi
Grade: 2-5
Topic: Identifying trees
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