Be a Friend to Trees: Let’s Read and Find out Science – 2 Paperback
Why should you be a friend to trees? Trees are a valuable natural resource. People depend on trees for food and animals depend on trees for food and shelter. But most important, we depend on trees because they add oxygen, a gas we all need, to the air. While trees give us many wonderful products, we must also protect them because we can’t live without them.
About the Author
Patricia Lauber is the author of more than sixty-five books for young readers.Many of them are in the field of science and their range reflects the diversity of her own interests-bats, dolphins, dogs, volcanoes, earthquakes, the ice ages, the Everglades, the planets, earthworms. Two of her books, SEEDS: POP STICK GLIDE and JOURNEY TO THE PLANETS, were nonfiction nominees for The American Book Awards. She was the 1983 winner of The Washington Post/Children’s Book Guild Award for her overall contribution to children’s nonfiction literature. As well as writing books, Ms. Lauber has been editor of Junior Scholastic, editor-in-chief of Science World and chief editor, science and mathematics, of The New Book of Knowledge A graduate of Wellesley College, she is married and lives in Connecticut. When not writing, she enjoys hiking, sailing, traveling, cooking, reading and listening to music.
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