Trees

Trees as Sanctuary

Children will see trees as friends and as home through the voices of children, parents, grandparents and genera ons before. Trees not only provide shelter to living creatures, they also bear witness to a young child’s growth, societal progress, and genera ons of lives lived, lost, and saved. They serve as roots marking our ancestry, a memorial to societies long gone, and a keeper of secrets to those who find sanctuary in its shadowy branches.

Trees as Sanctuary
Trees as Sanctuary

A Tree Is Nice

By Janice May Udry
Illustrated by Marc Simont
Trees as Sanctuary

Ancient Ones: The World of the Old-Growth Douglas Fir

By Barbara Bash
Illustrated by Barbara Bash
Trees as Sanctuary

Butterfly Tree

By Sandra Markle
Illustrated by Leslie Wu
Trees as Sanctuary

Chavela and the Magic Bubble

By Monica Brown
Illustrated by Magaly Morales
Trees as Sanctuary

El Regalo de Fernando (Fernando’s Gift)

By Douglas Keister
Trees as Sanctuary

Grandma Lim’s Persimmons

By Sunita Lad Bhamray
Illustrated by Marjorie Van Heerden
Trees as Sanctuary

Grandpa Green

By Lane Smith
Trees as Sanctuary

Homeland Trees

By Various Authors
Illustrated by Various Artists
Trees as Sanctuary

In The Tree House

By Andrew Larsen
Illustrated by Dusan Petricic
Trees as Sanctuary

In the Heart of the Village: The World of the Indian Banyan Tree

By Barbara Bash
Trees as Sanctuary

Lost in the Gardens

By J.H. Low
Trees as Sanctuary

Maple

By Lori Nichols
Trees as Sanctuary

Maple and Willow Together

By Lori Nichols
Trees as Sanctuary

Moon Forest

By Patricia MacCarthy
Trees as Sanctuary

Naomi’s Tree

By Joy Kogawa
Illustrated by Ruth Ohi
Trees as Sanctuary

Night in the Gardens

By J.H. Low
Trees as Sanctuary

Out of the Way! Out of the Way!

By Uma Krishnaswam
Trees as Sanctuary

Rainforest Hike and Other Stories

By Cecilia Leong
Illustrated by Chooi Ling Keiong
Trees as Sanctuary

Rainforest Surprise

By Samantha Ong
Illustrated by Low Khay Yhooi
Trees as Sanctuary

Red Knit Cap Girl and the Reading Tree

By Naoko Stoop
Trees as Sanctuary

Sequioa

By Tony Johnston
Illustrated by Wendell Minor
Trees as Sanctuary

The Bee Tree

By Patricia Polacco
Trees as Sanctuary

The Birthday Tree

By Paul Fleischman
Illustrated by Barry Root
Trees as Sanctuary

The Curious Garden

By Peter Brown
Trees as Sanctuary

The Elephant and the Tree

By Lee Jin Pyn
Trees as Sanctuary

The Giving Tree

By Shel Silverstein
Trees as Sanctuary

The Grandad Tree

By Trish Cooke
Illustrated by Sharon Wilson
Trees as Sanctuary

The Happiest Tree: A Yoga Story

By Uma Krishnaswami
Illustrated by Ruth Jeyaveeran
Trees as Sanctuary

The Mango Tree

By Hidayah Amin
Illustrated by Idris Ali
Trees as Sanctuary

The Old Tree

By Ruth Brown
Trees as Sanctuary

The Paradise Garden

By Colin Thompson
Trees as Sanctuary

The Spirit of the Baobab Tree

By Dionne Champion
Illustrated by Sherice Grant
Trees as Sanctuary

The Tree House

By Marjorie Tolman
Illustrated by Ronald Tolman
Trees as Sanctuary

The Tree House That Jack Built

By Bonnie Verburg
Illustrated by Mark Teague
Trees as Sanctuary

The Tree in the Ancient Forest

By Carol Reed-Jones
Illustrated by Christopher Caynon
Trees as Sanctuary

The Trees in the Garden

By Cheewan Wisasa
Illustrated by Preeda Panyachand
Trees as Sanctuary

Thea’s Tree

By Judith Clay
Trees as Sanctuary

There Was a Tree

By Rachel Isadora
Illustrated by Nancy Paulsen Books
Trees as Sanctuary

Tree of Life: The World of the African Baobab

By Barbara Bash
Trees as Sanctuary

Up in the Tree

By Margaret Atwood
Trees as Sanctuary

Walking Into Mangrove Forest

By Samantha Ong
Illustrated by Low Khay Yhooi

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