The wisdom of trees : how trees work together to form a natural kingdom / Lita Judge.

By: Judge, Lita [author,, illustrator.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2021Edition: First editionDescription: 47 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cmISBN: 1250237076; 9781250237071Subject(s): Trees -- Juvenile literature | Forest ecology -- Juvenile literatureLOC classification: QK475.8 | .J83 2021Summary: Each two-page spread in the first section of this book includes lyrical poetry, vivid illustrations, and science-based text about mycorrhizal networks, forest wildlife, super bloom years, and other aspects of tree physiology and forest ecology. A fact-filled section at the back gives even more context. (Miller Library Staff)Summary: "The story of a tree is a story of community, communication, and cooperation. Although trees may seem like silent, independent organisms, they form a network buzzing with life: they talk, share food, raise their young, and offer protection. Trees thrive on diversity, learn from their ancestors, and give back to their communities. Trees not only sustain life on our planet--they can also teach us important lessons about patience, survival, and teamwork. With lush illustrations, poems, and accessible scientific information, The Wisdom of Trees is a fascinating exploration of the hidden communities trees create to strengthen themselves and others." -- inside front jacket flap.Summary: "A lyrical and informational nonfiction picture book that tells the story of trees and the hidden ecosystems they create"--
List(s) this item appears in: New to the Library: October 2021
Holdings
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Lending Books Elisabeth C. Miller Library
Youth Collection
QK475.8 .J83 2021 (Browse shelf (Opens below)) Available 39352800183576
Total holds: 0

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Each two-page spread in the first section of this book includes lyrical poetry, vivid illustrations, and science-based text about mycorrhizal networks, forest wildlife, super bloom years, and other aspects of tree physiology and forest ecology. A fact-filled section at the back gives even more context. (Miller Library Staff)

"The story of a tree is a story of community, communication, and cooperation. Although trees may seem like silent, independent organisms, they form a network buzzing with life: they talk, share food, raise their young, and offer protection. Trees thrive on diversity, learn from their ancestors, and give back to their communities. Trees not only sustain life on our planet--they can also teach us important lessons about patience, survival, and teamwork. With lush illustrations, poems, and accessible scientific information, The Wisdom of Trees is a fascinating exploration of the hidden communities trees create to strengthen themselves and others." -- inside front jacket flap.

"A lyrical and informational nonfiction picture book that tells the story of trees and the hidden ecosystems they create"--

Recommended for primary school (age 6-12) and up.

Ages 5-8 Roaring Brook Press.

Grades K-1 Roaring Brook Press.

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