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House held up by trees /

by Kooser, Ted; Klassen, Jon [ill.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2012Edition: 1st ed.Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 24 x 28 cm.ISBN: 9780763651077 :; 0763651079 :.Subject(s): Tree houses -- Juvenile fiction | Trees -- Juvenile fiction | Nature stories -- Juvenile fiction | Abandoned houses -- Juvenile fiction | Forest regeneration -- Juvenile fiction | Dwellings -- Juvenile fiction | Loss (Psychology) -- Juvenile fiction | Change -- Juvenile fiction | Nature storiesOnline resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description Summary: Over time, growing trees lift an abandoned house from its foundation in this story of decay and renewal. (Miller Library Staff)Summary: Built on a treeless yard by a family who cleared away all the sprouting trees on the property, a house is eventually abandoned and left to deteriorate on a lot that is gradually overrun by wild trees, in a poignant tale of loss, change, and nature's quiet triumph.
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"Not far from here, I have seen a house held up by the hands of trees. This is its story." - title page.

Over time, growing trees lift an abandoned house from its foundation in this story of decay and renewal. (Miller Library Staff)

Built on a treeless yard by a family who cleared away all the sprouting trees on the property, a house is eventually abandoned and left to deteriorate on a lot that is gradually overrun by wild trees, in a poignant tale of loss, change, and nature's quiet triumph.

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