Nothing awes me more than trees. I've been obsessed lately with reading about trees, and I thought there might be some of you who are also inexplicably drawn to reading about them. Here are some tree books I have loved.
The best nonfiction books I've read about trees...
Around the World in 80 Trees by Jonathan Drori
Remarkable Trees of the World by Thomas Pakenham
The Nature of Oaks: The Rich Ecology of Our Most Essential Native Trees by Douglas W. Tallamy
Forest Bathing: How Trees Can Help You Find Health and Happiness by Qing Li
The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate - Discoveries from a Secret World by Peter Wohleben
A few fiction titles you shouldn't miss if you love trees...
The Overstory by Richard Powers
Barkskins by Annie Proulx
The Word for World is Forest by Ursula LeGuin
The Baron in the Trees by Italo Calvino
A few wonderful nonfiction and fiction titles for children...
Redwoods by Jason Chin
Wangari's Trees of Peace: A True Story from Africa by Jeanette Winter
Can You Hear the Trees Talking? Discovering the Hidden Life of the Forest by Peter Wohleben
The Tree in Me by Corinna Luyken
The Lorax by Dr. Seuss
Zonia's Rain Forest by Juana Martinez-Neal
I Hear You Forest by Kali George
The Bear Who Wasn't There and the Fabulous Forest by Oren Lavie
Week 3: (November 15-19) – Be/Ask/Become the Expert with Veronica at The Thousand Book Project: