Writing is like cooking, if you spill something, you should make it look like part of the act.
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Tuesday, March 29, 2011

The Giving Tree

Author: Shel Silverstein
Title: The Giving Tree
Publishing information: Harper and Row, 1964, 4-8 (Publisher, Date, Reading Level)
Number of Pages: 64
Genre: picture book

Summary of Plot: A tree gives everything to a boy as he grows up. He gives apple, shade and wood for a boat and stump when the boy is a young man.
Your Reaction to the book: this book had a good lesson for everyone, sharing.
Potential Problems: even thought the tree gives everything and is sad it shouldn’t discourage us from sharing.
Recommendations: this book is a classic that everyone should read.

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