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Ingoglia, Gina
The tree book : for kids and their grown-ups / written and illustrated by Gina Ingoglia
Brooklyn, N.Y. : Brooklyn Botanic Garden, c2008
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  CL j582.16 ING    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Trees
Trees -- Juvenile literature
Physical Description 96 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 93) and index
Partial Contents Getting to know trees -- How does a tree "eat and drink"? -- Better beleaf it! -- How leaves change color -- Which comes first: flowers or fruit? -- What goes on inside a cone -- Don't forget the bark! -- Inside story -- Winter clues -- Why do we need trees? -- Trees: White ash -- Basswood -- European beech -- Paper birch -- Japanese flowering cherry -- Flowering dogwood -- Douglas-fir -- American elm -- Empress tree -- White fir -- Franklinia -- Giants: Giant sequoia -- California redwood -- Ginkgo -- Golden-rain tree -- Eastern hemlock -- Shagbark hickory -- Honey locust -- Horse chestnut -- American larch -- Saucer magnolia -- Sugar maple -- Mimosa tree -- White oak -- Eastern white pine -- London planetree -- Eastern red cedar -- Norway spruce -- Sweetgum -- Tulip tree -- Black walnut -- Weeping willow -- Glossary -- More about trees -- Index
Summary The first part of this clearly-written book is about trees in general--their structure, how they grow and reproduce, and other interesting facts. The second part will help readers identify and learn about more than thirty different kinds of trees found in North America. The author's beautiful drawings illustrate many carefully-observed details
Audience Age code 3--Advanced readers
Series SOE Curriculum Lab

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