by Ellen Levine

The tree called the "Treaty Oak" in Austin tells the story in this book.
It traces the history of Texas as events unfold in the vicinity of the oak tree.
One day a man poisons the oak, and heroic measures are taken to save the tree.

The pages are not numbered so they are designated by a description of the illustration.

Word Study 7 - The Tree That Would Not Die
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112049: Fandex Field Guide: Trees Fandex Field Guide: Trees
By Workman Publishing

Sturdy oaks, flowering dogwoods, brilliant red sugar maples . . . America's trees are part of our God-given heritage. This colorful fold-out "deck of knowledge" teaches kids to identify 50 trees by their leaves, bark, seeds, flowers, and fruits. They'll even discover the cultural history of each tree---from the California Redwood to "the tree that grew in Brooklyn."

306019: The Oak Inside the Acorn The Oak Inside the Acorn
By Max Lucado, illustrated by George Angelini / Tommy Nelson

Little Acorn can't believe he'll ever be a strong tree. And even when he becomes Big Oak, he still doesn't know what he's supposed to do. He couldn't grow flowers or produce oranges. Then one day he realizes he's just right for a very special purpose! A parable of the miracle God puts inside each child, this picture book is based on Max Lucado's bestseller Cure for the Common Life. It encourages children to be the best they can be for God, and helps parents focus on their child's God-given abilities. Recommended for ages 5 to 10.

431479: A Tree is Nice A Tree is Nice
By Janice May Udry / Harpercollins Publishing

Trees are beautiful. They fill up the sky. If you have a tree, you can climb up its trunk, roll in its leaves, or hang a swing from one of its limbs. Cows and babies can nap in the shade of a tree. Birds can make nests in the branches. A tree is good to have around. A tree is nice. Recommended for ages 4 to 8. The 1957 Caldecott Medal winner.

Lessons in This Series

Chalk Box Kid

Flat Stanley

Boxcar Children

Surprise Island

Stone Fox

Lily and Miss Liberty

Helen Keller

The Tree That
Would Not Die

Little House
in the Big Woods

Muggie Maggie

Finding the Titanic

Go Fish


Samuel's Choice

George Washington's

Beany Goes
To Camp

Amelia Bedelia


Henry and Mudge
in Puddle Trouble

Nate the Great and the
Monster Mess

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