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Arbor Day Links and Bibliography

Reference Books:

America's Wild Woodlands
Edited by Donald J. Crump et al. (National Geographic Society)1985

Audubon Society Nature Guides: Eastern Forests
By Ann and Myron Sutton (Alfred A. Knopf)1985

Audubon Society Nature Guides: Western Forests
By Stephen Whitney (Alfred A. Knopf)1985

Field Guides to Trees and Shrubs
By George A. Petrides (Houghton Mifflin)1972

Forest
By Jake Page and the editors of Time-Life Books (Time-Life Books)1983

The Forest (2nd rev. ed.)
By Peter Farb and the editors of Time-Life Books (Time-Life Books)1980

The Great American Forest
By Rutherford Platt (Prentice-Hall)1971

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Trees, Timbers and Forests of the World
By Herbert Edlin, Maurice Nimmo, et al. (Harmony books)1978

The International Book of the Forest
Edited by Dr. Maurice Burton et al. (Mitchell Beazley Publishers)1981

The International Book of Trees
By Hugh Johnson (Simon and Schuster) 1973

J. Sterling Morton By James C. Olson (University of Nebraska Press) 1942

The Life of the Forest
By Jack McCormick (McGraw-Hill) 1966

Master Tree Finder
By May T. Watts (Nature Study Guild) 1963

Trees of North America
By C. Frank Brockman (Golden Press) 1979

Trees of North America
By Roger Phillips (Random House, Inc.) 1978

The Woodland Steward
By James R. Fazio (The Woodlands Press) 1985

Children's Books Apples-How They Grow
By Bruce McMillan (Houghton Mifflin) 1979

Big Tree
By Mary and Conrad Buff (Viking) 1946

Birth of a Forest
By Millicent E. Selsam (Harper) 1964

A Closer Look at Jungles
By Joyce Pope (Gloucester Press) 1978

Exploring City Trees
By Margaret J. Anderson (McGraw-Hill) 1976

A First Look at Leaves
By Millicent E. Selsam and Joye Hunt (Walker) 1972

Flower Fairies of the Woodland
By Cicely Mary Barker (Blackie and Son) 1984

Forest Log
By James R. Newton (Thomas Y. Crowell Co.) 1980

The Giving Tree
By Shel Silverstein (Harper and Row) 1964

Have You Seen Trees?
By Joanne Oppenheim (Young Scott Books) 1967

It's Arbor Day, Charlie Brown
By Charles M. Schulz (Random House) 1977

J. Sterling Morton: Arbor Day Boy
By Clyde B. Moore (The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc) 1962

Lives of an Oak Tree
By Ross E. Hutchins (Rand McNally and Co.) 1962

The Lorax
By Theodor Geisel (Dr. Seuss) (Random House) 1971

Maple Tree
By Edith Thatcher (Morrow) 1968

Maypoles and Wood Demons
By Elizabeth S. Helfman (The Seabury Press) 1972

Oak Company
By Richard Mabey (Greenwillow Books) 1983

Once There Was a Tree
By Phyllis S. Busch (Scholastic book Service) 1968

Play with Trees
By Millicent E. Selsam (Morrow) 1950

Secret Places
By D.J. Arneson (Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc.) 1971

See Through the Forest
By Millicent E. Selsam (Harper) 1956

Sugaring Time
By Kathryn Lasky (MacMillan Co.) 1983

This is a Leaf
By Ross E. Hutchins (Dodd, Mead) 1962

This is a Tree
By Ross E. Hutchins (Dodd, Mead) 1964

A Tree Called Moses
By Laura Nelson Baker (Atheneum) 1966

Tree Flowers
By Millicent E. Selsam (Morrow) 1968

A Tree Grows Up
By Jean M. Guilcher and R. H. Noailles (Sterling) 1972

A Tree is Born
By Jean M. Guilcher and R. H. Noailles (Sterling) 1960

A Tree is a Plant
By Clyde R. Bulla (Thomas Y. Crowell Co.) 1960

A Tree is Nice
By Janice May Udry (Harper and Row) 1956

A Tree is Something Wonderful
By Elizabeth K. and Padraic Cooper (Golden Gate Junior Boooks) 1972

The True Book of Trees
By Illa Podendorf (Children's Press) 1972

Learning Activities Suggestions:

  • Project Learning Tree-Sponsored by the western Regional Environmental Education Council and the American Forest Council, the project is filled with tree and forest-related activities and crafts for educators of elementary, secondary and high school students. Write: American Forest Council, 1250 Connecticut Ave. N.S. Suite 320, Washington DC 20036
  • Indiana Project Learning Tree- Natural Resources Education Center, Fort Harrison State Park, 5785 Glenn Road, Indianapolis, IN 46216
  • Trees Are Terrific!-National Wildlife Federation, 1400 16th St. NW, Washington DC 20036. (Send $6 for each copy plus $3.25 shipping and handling.)

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