Be a Friend to Trees

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Harper Collins, Jan 30, 1994 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Why should you be a friend to trees?

Trees are a valuable natural resource. People depend on trees for food, and animals depend on trees for food and shelter. But most important, we depend on trees because they add oxygen, a gas we all need, to the air. While trees give us many wonderful products, we must also protect them because we can't live without them.


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User Review  - Kreho - LibraryThing

This elementary leveled informational text can teach young children about how important it is to keep earth clean as trees are an integral part to what we eat and the environment for our animals and their habitats. Read full review

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Be a Friend to Trees is about what trees are good for. It talks about how the wood from trees. It talks about what items that you use all the time and are made out of wood. Next it talks about what ... Read full review

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About the author (1994)

Patricia Lauber is the author of more than sixty-five books for young readers. Many of them are in the field of science, and their range reflects the diversity of her own interests-bats, dolphins, dogs, volcanoes, earthquakes, the ice ages, the Everglades, the planets, earthworms. Two of her books, SEEDS: POP STICK GLIDE and JOURNEY TO THE PLANETS, were nonfiction nominees for The American Book Awards. She was the 1983 winner of The Washington Post/Children's Book Guild Award for her overall contribution to children's nonfiction literature.

As well as writing books, Ms. Lauber has been editor of Junior Scholastic, editor-in-chief of Science World, and chief editor, science and mathematics, of The New Book of Knowledge

A graduate of Wellesley College, she is married and lives in Connecticut. When not writing, she enjoys hiking, sailing, traveling, cooking, reading, and listening to music.

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