A Tree Is Nice

Author: Janice May Udry
Illustrator: Marc Simont
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publication Date: 1956
Awards: Caldecott Honor
Genre: Nonfiction picture book
Audience: Gr. Pre-K+

Overview: This story shows how important trees are to us and how we should appreciate them. Even giving back, at the end of the story the boy plants a tree you watch it grow for years and are proud.

Activity: As a class plant a tree outside on school grounds. Put a plaque there saying that your class planted it.

Reviewer's Name: Jennifer Gilrain