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  • Published: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, c2005.
  • Year Published: 2005
  • Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 25 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • Lexile: 890

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  • 0399237224 (reinforced) :

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Our tree named Steve

by Zweibel, Alan.

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Call number: E ZWE

Available Copies: Downtown Youth PicBks, Malletts Youth Picture Books

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Youth level.

In a letter to his children, a father recounts memories of the role Steve, the tree in their front yard, has played in their lives.

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Nice Story

This was a cute story about a family who adopts a gigantic tree in their yard and how it plays a major role in their lives through the years. The illustrations were sweet and detailed, and the writing was from the perspective of a father writing a letter to his grown-up children. I wasn't quite sure about the ending though. It was sad, and I'm not sure I understood what it was saying at the end, but it was a nice sentiment.

wish i had a tree named steve

What a wonderful nostalgia ridden book. Of course David Catrow is awesome. Good for ages 3 and up I'd say.

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