Home Feed
Home
Search
Search
Add Review, Blurb, Quote
Add
Activity
Activity
Profile
Profile
The Giving Tree
The Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
147 posts | 509 read | 31 to read
This year, as The Giving Tree turns fifty, this timeless classic is available for the first time ever in ebook format. This digital edition will allow young readers and lifelong fans to continue the legacy and love of a household classic that will now reach an even wider audience. Never before have Shel Silverstein's children's books appeared in a format other than hardcover.Since it was first published fifty years ago, Shel Silverstein's poignant picture book for readers of all ages has offered a touching interpretation of the gift of giving and a serene acceptance of another's capacity to love in return.Shel Silverstein's incomparable career as a bestselling children's book author and illustrator began with Lafcadio, the Lion Who Shot Back. He is also the creator of picture books including A Giraffe and a Half, Who Wants a Cheap Rhinoceros?, The Missing Piece, The Missing Piece Meets the Big O, and the perennial favorite The Giving Tree, and of classic poetry collections such as Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, Falling Up, Every Thing On It, Don't Bump the Glump!, and Runny Babbit.Supports the Common Core State Standards.
Amazon Indiebound Barnes and Noble WorldCat Goodreads LibraryThing
Pick icon
100%
review
DezireeLara
The Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
post image
Pickpick

The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein is a New York Times Outstanding Book Award Winner (1974). This is a perfect book for storytelling! Having students interact with the storytelling through pictures of the tree and boy getting older and the bond they share. Students will feel the connection between the two. A story I personally loved as a kid. #ucflae3414su19
https://youtu.be/1TZCP6OqRlE

DezireeLara UDL: 1.2, 1.3 3w
DezireeLara ESOL: 17, 16 3w
carlenerubin What a timeless book! This is absolutely one of my favorites and one of my moms! I think this book will be relevant 5000 years from now! I liked the Youtube link you shared! Remember when using a video in the classroom to watch it though Safeshare for no ads or pop ups! 3w
See All 7 Comments
Stephanie5 Great book !!!!! Love this book as a kid would be a great book to have in the classroom. 3w
DrSpalding Remember to use the other websites when possible… They, along with publisher sites provide some of the best resources for teachers. 2w
DrSpalding Excellent tips and comments from your peers! Safeshare!!!! 😀 2w
4 likes7 comments
blurb
Kendylleonard
The Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
post image

The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein is a MF that I would use as an AS or S. It won the New York Times Outstanding Book Award in 1974. The book is about a young boy that loves to play with the trees and constantly takes the things he needs from it as he is growing up, until the tree can‘t give anymore. The resource I found is the authors website. It gives many lessons and activities for students to participate in. #UCFLAE3414SU19

Kendylleonard http://www.shelsilverstein.com/learning/ The UDL I would use is 4.1 because the website gives many different ways for students to compete the activities. I would use ESOL strategy #6 to make sure students are understanding the moral of the story throughout the book. (edited) 1mo
DrSpalding His website is amazing and your principles and strategies are better explained here. 3w
7 likes1 stack add2 comments
review
Dragonfairykats
The Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
post image
Pickpick

Somehow I had never read this, or any of his stuff. This was a wonderful fable showing the gift of giving selflessly when you love someone. Even though it's short, it gets the point across and does it simply enough for little ones to enjoy and understand.
#bfcr2 #BBRC #A2Z Letter G
@wanderinglynn @LibrarianRyan @jillannjohn

JackOBotts I loved Shel Silverstein as a kid. It‘s been fun introducing my kids to his poems. My favorite collection is 1mo
Dragonfairykats @JackOBotts I'm looking forward to reading more of his work! 1mo
See All 7 Comments
wanderinglynn Love this book! ❤️ And I agree with @JackOBotts — that is a great collection. (edited) 1mo
LibrarianRyan ⭐️👍💗 1mo
Buchbeeg I have all his books! My grandma used to read him to me when I was little and I never got over how cool he was. How cool to discover this book as an adult. I bet it's a completely different experience. Also this book wrecked me as a kid. Totally weepy outside hugging trees telling them I loved them. 1mo
Rissreads Brilliant book 💚 1mo
37 likes2 stack adds7 comments
blurb
Amiable
The Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
post image
Cathythoughts 👍🏻😄 2mo
56 likes2 stack adds1 comment
blurb
MatchlessMarie
The Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
post image

Saw this on FB and thought y'all might appreciate it 😂

kgriffith Love it! 3mo
ravenlee I like this, because I loathe that book. My best friend gave it to me when I was pregnant, and I thought long and hard about our friendship. I even gave the book another try, but it ended up going to the library. 3mo
44 likes2 comments
blurb
Libby1
The Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
post image

Somebody fixed this.

Much better now.

rachelm Yes! Thank you!!! 3mo
Suet624 Dear God! Yes!!! I can't stand this book. 3mo
See All 9 Comments
CaliforniaCay I love this! 😆 when I was working at Barnes and Noble I actually had a customer return this book because she said it was too sad 😭 3mo
LeahBergen 😆😆 3mo
KathyWheeler So much better! 3mo
Laura317 I really didn‘t care for this book. At. All. 3mo
bewareofwords 😂😂😂 I didn‘t know I needed this picture until now... it feels like closure somehow lol! 3mo
Libby1 @rachelm , @Suet624 , @RaimeyGallant , @CaliforniaCay , @LeahBergen , @KathyWheeler , @Laura317 , @bewareofwords - it‘s odd that I really didn‘t see how awful this book was until I became a parent. When I read it to my son he knew straight away that it was horrible! 🤣 3mo
64 likes9 comments
review
Loganohio20211111111
The Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
Pickpick

An All time classic book about giving and friendship, reading this book always brings back memories from when i was younger.

review
kateschaeffer
The Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
Pickpick

this book is a perfect book to read to children. it teaches them the lesson of giving. this book is my favorite book from my childhood. i will use it in my classroom

quote
megansimon
The Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein

“‘I am sorry boy,‘ said the tree, ‘but I have nothing left to give you.”

blurb
megansimon
The Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein

I loved this book as a kid and it got me choked up as an adult. I love the theme and think everyone should be reminded of it.

review
megansimon
The Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
Pickpick

This teaches a great theme of appreciation, especially appreciation of nature. This story is great to teach to young children and has a relaxing tone to it. It‘s easy for kids to read as well.

review
karamank
The Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
post image
Pickpick

The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein is one of the most adorable P books I‘ve ever read! It highlights ESOL strategy 7 and UDL principle 1.1.
I would use this book as an AS in my classroom because I think students would really benefit from learning all about the man behind these amazing P books he writes that teach such incredible lessons.

karamank This was one of my favorite books as a kid because of the lesson taught throughout the story. Some great resources for the story are located here: http://www.uniqueteachingresources.com/Giving-Tree-Lesson-Plans.html I love the idea of creating a wishing tree bulletin board in the classroom. #lae3414sp19 4mo
WoodsKatie SHEL IS MY MAN! His books are not only close to me but also great for kids in so many ways! Integrating them into the classroom is a great idea! Great post! 4mo
Ms.Bursey I, too wrote about this book on my Litsy post. Shel Silverstein is just so good! I love the book and all that it stands for. ❤️ 4mo
MNelson98 I know this is a classic book, but surprisingly I‘ve never read it before. I‘m definitely adding it to my list! Great post! 4mo
DrSpalding A classic book that is a favorite of many. 4mo
3 likes1 stack add5 comments
review
Ms.Bursey
The Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
post image
Pickpick

The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein is a read aloud picture book. The book is classic, sensitive parable about selflessness and represents positive role models and representation. The text allows you to see the underlying message of sometimes we take loved ones for granted. The UDL principle for this text is 3.1 and the ESOL strategy is 11. Place language in a meaningful context.

4 likes1 stack add2 comments
review
wmaxflowers
The Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
post image
Pickpick

“The Giving Tree” is modern fantasy (F) classic by Shel Silverstein. The story follows the relationship of a boy and a tree as they both age throughout the years. This would be a great read aloud (RA). #LAE3414sp19

wmaxflowers Lesson plan:
https://www.teachersfirst.com/lessons/givingtree.cfm
This lesson plan would align well with UDL 8.1 and ESOL 46.
4mo
sydneydaniels This is such a great book to have in the classroom, a classic! 4mo
DrSpalding This is not RF because the tree talks! What else could it be. Remember you have to explain the strategies and principles and a bit more about your resource. 4mo
3 likes2 stack adds3 comments
review
SofiaRoselli
The Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
post image
Pickpick

I would use this poetry book in the classroom for a read aloud. Shel Silverstein won the children‘s literature Legacy award for this book. This book is about a boy who would go to the giving tree every day to eat her apples, swing from her branches, or slide down her trunk and the tree was happy. But as the boy grew older he began to want more from the tree and the tree kept giving.

SofiaRoselli
I found this lesson plan which I thought I would use my classroom. It includes content standards, expectations, goals, outline and assessments. By going over the goals and expectations in the lesson plan, I would be using UDL strategy 6.1, guide appropriate goal-setting. While reading the story, I would simplify my speech by making it slower and redundant to accommodate ESOL students.
https://msu.edu/~zenkcarl/GT%20lesson%20plan.html
4mo
DrSpalding Be sure to proof your work. Nice job explaining your principles and strategies. 4mo
mluter I love this book! My mom used to read it to me all the time when I was younger! 4mo
2 likes4 comments
review
giont
The Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
post image
Pickpick

The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein is a great P book. A boy who loves to climb and play with the tree grows older and stops visiting the tree. The tree gets sad and when the boy returns she asks him to play with her. He has to say he‘s too old to climb her, eventually the tree gives the man everything he needs until there‘s nothing left to give. I would use this as an RA or even S in my future classroom. The authors website has a great teachers

giont guide for all his book. For this book, it includes classroom discussions and writing activities. UDL principle 1.1 (offer ways of customizing the display or information) fits because you could use this book as a read aloud and have the students look at the pictures in the book, or even story tell it using the tree as a prop. ESOL strategy 6 (continually monitor students comprehension) goes along with the classroom discussions and writing activites 4mo
caldwellalex95 @giont I adore this book! I would read this to myself all of the time when I was younger. Plus, the message is wonderful and I believe all students should read this story! Also, thank you for including a source straight from Silverstein's website! Great post, girl! I'm so glad you rated it a "pick"! 4mo
SofiaRoselli I also used this book!! I absolutely love it. Such a fun book to read to your students in the classroom. 4mo
DrSpalding This is a classic book that again provides a wonderful message. There is no better resource than this poet‘s website for his work. Excellent high-quality choice. 4mo
3 likes2 stack adds5 comments
review
audrey.wilson
The Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
post image
Pickpick

Nikki Boo is “giving” this amazing story found in Shel Silverstein‘s poetic collections, a kiss. I need a hug after reading this story, or a bunch of puppy kisses.

audrey.wilson The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein is a poetic story that is bound to make almost any adult cry. This story is banned from most schools in America due to its apparent “sexism” and “criminalization of the foresting industry.” The Giving Tree only has two characters, the tree, and the boy. The boy grows up and continues to visit the tree throughout his life. This book can be used for RT, and a different person can narrate the boy as he grows up. 5mo
audrey.wilson https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/lesson-plans/teaching-content/lets-grow-plan... This lesson plan is from, Scholastic and it is about growing plants in a classroom (1st grade). The Giving Tree takes care of, nurtures, and guides the boy through life. The students will take care of and nurture their seeds and help them grow as the tree did for the boy. 5mo
audrey.wilson ESOL 32, use student pairs for team learning, especially for reports, experiments and projects, and ESOL 39, have students prepare collections of science objects. These strategies follow the science-based lesson plan. UDL 6.2, support planning and strategy development follow this book and lesson because, for the plant to grow, the teacher will need to guide and support the students in starting their plants. 5mo
See All 6 Comments
Edenmonet I‘ve heard that The Giving Tree is a great but sad book! I really like how your lesson plan integrates this book with science with the planting and tracking of the seed. I like how this book will teach the students about caring and nurturing something. 4mo
KAdudu I love this book. Also, I love how your UDL and EL strategies goes well with the book. 4mo
1 like1 stack add6 comments
quote
sblbooks
The Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
post image

My mom found this book it was written by my first grade teacher for our class that year. #1981#memories #1stGrade

Crazeedi I've read your other posts about this, what a wonderful gift for the future your teacher did. Now that's my idea of a perfect 1st grade teacher... 5mo
sblbooks @Crazeedi I couldn't agree more! 5mo
26 likes2 comments
blurb
GripLitGrl
The Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
post image
TheSpineView 😍 5mo
36 likes1 stack add1 comment
quote
CassidyCantrell
The Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein

“Come boy come and climb up my trunk and swing from my branches and eat apples and play in my shade and be happy”

blurb
CassidyCantrell
The Giving Tree Gift Edition | Shel Silverstein

Love how the poem book explains the thoughts and feelings of the boy

review
CassidyCantrell
The Giving Tree Gift Edition | Shel Silverstein
Pickpick

Great book and illustrations. It has a story that continues to suspense throughout the pages
-peom

blurb
Butterflyamore
The Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
post image

Just some green on this lovely spring day.

It will be winter here again in a couple days. 😂

review
KristenDuck
The Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
post image
Pickpick

Love this book and always will.

I read it every year to Kindergarten, and we discuss how the tree was always willing to give to the boy... just like their moms, perhaps? :)

Always become teary-eyed by the ending but what a wonderful book with simple illustrations.

Note: photo of my own personal very large tree in the backyard!

Naj That is one gorgeous tree! 6mo
Lynnsoprano Beautiful picture to illustrate a wonderful book. I love Shel Silverstein 💙 6mo
KristenDuck @Naj and @Lynnsoprano thanks to both of you! 6mo
87 likes3 comments
blurb
MatchlessMarie
The Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
post image

It was hard for me to think of a worst villain since most of the villains I read about are in nonfiction but this little twerp was the first thing I could think of. This is why we can't have nice things. 😆 @ErinSueG @WhiskeyMistress #lovehate

RavenLovelyReads 😂😂😂 I totally agree!!! 6mo
merelybookish 👏👏 6mo
Libby1 Woo hoo! Absolutely. Little creep. 6mo
See All 6 Comments
JackOBotts 🤣🤣 Ungrateful little $#!+ 🤣🤣 6mo
AnansiGirl Good choice 👍🏻 This twerp is the worst. 6mo
ErinSueMreads Ha! I think someone else picked this too! 6mo
67 likes6 comments
blurb
jmtrivera
The Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
post image

My husband the #bookstagrammer, part 4.

That's my brother coming in with the assist with that comment. 😂

#MyHusbandtheBookstagrammer

Tamra Hilarious and true. 7mo
Bklover True 7mo
Riveted_Reader_Melissa Hahaha! I love it! 7mo
28 likes3 comments
blurb
kstadt929
Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
post image

Congratulations on your double milestone @Nessavamusic and for the opportunity for a giveaway 😁🎉 #20K1KGiveaway I would love to read Ashes in the Snow by Ruta Sepetys

blurb
dgingo
The Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
post image

Okay, I‘ll play. #HelloThursday #ChildhoodEdition @wanderinglynn

1. Where the Red Fern Grows (I still have my copy).

2. Spending summers at Lake George (upstate NY). I still love going there, although less frequently now.

3. Cleaning my room.

4. Legos, Teddy Ruxpin, or Cabbage Patch Doll.

wanderinglynn Thanks for playing! 💜 7mo
dgingo @wanderinglynn Sure! Thanks for creating these and getting me to reminisce a bit. 7mo
Sharpeipup I visited Lake George during the Fall & have wanted to go back one summer... 7mo
dgingo @Sharpeipup You should! If you can, rent a boat for the day (or a half-day) and picnic/cruise the lake. And even if you can‘t stay there, as it‘s quite pricey, have lunch/enjoy the view at The Sagamore (nearby in Bolton Landing). 7mo
15 likes4 comments
review
RakowEli
The Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
Pickpick

Read

blurb
IamIamIam
The Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
post image

I missed it by 6 but I'm going with it! Here's my #26KGiveaway!!! Post a pic of your favorite childhood book, tag me and use the hashtag for entry! US only (love my international Littens, though 😘), I'll pick a winner on 1/15 and you'll receive 1 item off your TBR to help with the #mountTBR challenge. #LoveYouMeanIt #BestofLuck

julesG Congratulations! 8mo
IamIamIam @julesG Thanks! 8mo
BookBabe Congratulations! That‘s so sweet of you to do for us! ❤️❤️❤️ 8mo
See All 12 Comments
IamIamIam @BookBabe Thanks! I'm so happy for the friends I've found and the support from this amazing community! It's my pleasure to give back! 8mo
Sarah83 Congrats 🤗😁🎉 8mo
UnidragonFrag Congrats!!🎉🎉 8mo
IamIamIam @Sarah83 @UnidragonFrag Thanks so much!! 8mo
TheWordJar Congratulations!!! 📚🌟📚🌟📚 And thanks for the great giveaway! 8mo
IamIamIam @TheWordJar Thanks!!! 8mo
AmyG Congrats and thank you! 8mo
Jee_HookedOnBookz Congratulations and thank you!! 8mo
robinb Congratulations! 👏👏👏👏👏 8mo
47 likes12 comments
blurb
JuliaTheBookNerd
The Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
post image
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Beautiful 🎄 8mo
95 likes1 stack add1 comment
blurb
TheSpineView
The Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
post image

#holidaygratitudechallenge Reposting for @ErinSueG

The Giving Tree and it speaks to all ages

ErinSueMreads I‘m so in for any shel Silverstein. That is one of the first school books I remember from when I was in 3 or 4th grade 8mo
55 likes1 comment
blurb
kstadt929
Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
post image

Such a fun and thoughtful giveaway @Schnoebs ! Congratulations on your milestone 🎉🍾🎈#9DaysofLitmas

blurb
TheSpineView
The Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
post image

#bookschangelivesgiveaway @Moray_Reads

The Giving Tree has always been a special book. I have given a copy to all my kids and to grandchildren.

AmyG This BOOK! I have only read it once...to my 2 1/2 year old son (long time ago). By the time I was done we were both weeping. He gave it to me and asked that I not read it again. Such a simple, beautiful book. 9mo
TheSpineView @AmyG Totally agree! 9mo
Donald.Elbert I loved it as a kid. 9mo
See All 6 Comments
Donald.Elbert 👁️👁️ 9mo
Moray_Reads Ah, children's books are so special. I'm sorry to say I've never read this one but it seems important to a lot of people. Thanks for entering ❤️ 9mo
47 likes1 stack add6 comments
blurb
Butterflyamore
The Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
post image

These trees at a local nature park made me thing of The Giving Tree. Have you ever carved anything into the trunk of a tree?

Q84 I remember talking about do it as a child but I don't ever remember actually carving anything. Maybe it's because we didn't have anything to carve it with. 10mo
LazyDays No way! I don't even pick flowers💗💗🍁🍁🌲🌲 10mo
MayJasper I don't think I did. 10mo
80 likes2 stack adds3 comments
blurb
jmtrivera
The Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
post image

📖 The Giving Tree (It makes me cry. Every. Time. )
🖋Sue Grafton
📺Gilmore Girls & Golden Girls
🍴Guacamole or Ginger
#PlayingCatchUp #ManicMonday @JoScho

jmtrivera Ooh, also Grimm! I miss that show! 10mo
JoScho 💖💖💖 10mo
20 likes2 comments
blurb
HotMessJess
The Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
post image

Our baby shower is coming up this month so I‘ve been adding important baby things here and there... this morning my husband told me he noticed a MASSIVE chunk of our registry happens to be books for Baby B and I responded with a 🤷🏼‍♀️(sorry not sorry)

#raisingareader #bookhoarderproblems #noregrets

blurb
TracyReadsBooks
The Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
post image

Confession. I. Hate. This. Book. Well, I suppose it‘s more accurate to say the boy makes me really angry every time I read the book (of course my co-librarian loves it & cries every time she reads it). He just...ugh. A friend sent me a link for this T-shirt on Woot and all I can say is—yay! Tree!!! (And if you haven‘t read The Taking Tree, well, it‘s not really classroom appropriate but it is very, very funny.) Ok, mini rant over.

ravenlee I hate this book, too! A friend on Facebook just shared something about how awful it is, and how lots of kids (especially gifted kids) are traumatized by it. And the Rainbow Fish, too. 12mo
22 likes1 comment
blurb
umbrellagirl
Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
post image

True story.

Ashley85 😂😂 12mo
britt_brooke 😆 12mo
73 likes2 comments
review
SierraC
The Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
post image
Pickpick

The Giving Tree is a P book written and illustrated by Shel Silverstein, this book is perfect for RA in class. The book tells a story about a boy who grows into a man and the tree keeps giving to him and he comes to realize that life isn‘t always what it seems. http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/lesson-plans/creating-family-t... the link above is an activity for students ti share memories, bring pictures

SierraC Of their families and share how they give to their family and how their family gives to them. My ESOL strategies are 11 and 14, I want to make sure my ESOL students understand the language in this book as well as simplify my language. My UDL strategy is 2.5, I want to show my students you can see The Giving Tree in many different forms of media. 13mo
Gabylaurel10 A classic! Thanks for sharing! 13mo
prissy.mooney Such a classic! I actually came across my Giving Tree book last night! ❤️ 13mo
DrSpalding Excellent resource! 12mo
8 likes5 comments
blurb
keys_on_fire
The Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
post image

A local library was having a major book sale today. Despite my vow to not buy any more books, these came home with me! Hard to pass up getting $275 worth of books for $10!!

PS: I now need a new bookshelf 😳

wanderinglynn That is a fantastic haul! 👏🏻 13mo
keys_on_fire @wanderinglynn Thanks! It‘s so much fun to go treasure hunting 🕵🏻‍♀️ 13mo
Eggs Wow what a great haul 👏🏻👏🏻 13mo
See All 6 Comments
Tiffanywrites2 What an amazing haul. That‘s awesome! 13mo
HufflepuffGirl90 What a great haul!!! Congrats on your awesome new books!! 📚💜 13mo
Jaayimee Oh gosh, I hear that. I said the same thing and came home with a ton too 😂😂😂😂 13mo
107 likes6 comments
review
Ordonezk
The Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
post image
Pickpick

The Giving Tree by award winning author Shel Silverstein. It is a F book about a tree and its unconditional and selfless love for a boy. I always felt like the tree gave so much for the happiness of someone else. I would use S as the strategy. UDL strategy 2.1 clarity vocabulary and symbols. ESOL strategy20 list the most important words and phrases you plan to use in a presentation.

Ordonezk I found this website to accompany the reading of this book. www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resource/lesson-plans/exploring-change-through-allegory-1082.html?tab=4#tabs #UCFLAE3414SuB18 14mo
DrSpalding Nice image! The resource is not a hyperlinked however I know that it is because they include hashtags. No worries. Read write think is high-quality. 13mo
6 likes1 stack add2 comments
blurb
Linear
The Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
post image

1.) Carnations they come in so many beautiful colors. My favorites are the two tone ones.
2.)ive never concidered a vegetable to be my favorite. I guess id have to say carrots. Baby carrots both cooked and raw.
3.) No, i have a black thumb. I tried to keeo a rose bush and a lavender plant... it was...☠
4.)the only book that comes to mind is " the giving tree."
#gardenparty @REPollock

blurb
BookMaven407
The Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
post image

❤️❤️❤️ Voodoo Doughnut. 😋

MelissaS That is awesome! 1y
Grrlbrarian Love Voodoo Doughnut ❤️❤️❤️ 1y
AmyG Omg that‘s amazing. 1y
See All 8 Comments
PenguinInFlight That‘s so awesome! 😍😍🙌🏻 1y
mcipher Wow! So very cool!! ❤️ 1y
UnidragonFrag This is pretty cool, but I'm so burned out on voodoo! 1y
Reggie lol what an awesome donut!!!! 1y
Craftylikefox 😍 I have heard how good voodoo doughnuts are! That is beautiful 1y
120 likes8 comments
blurb
kstadt929
Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
post image

Thank you for the opportunity to win your #SummerizeGiveaway @CoffeeNBooks ! I am very excited to get my hands on the book Love & Luck by Jenna Evans Welch to read this summer! One thing I dislike about summer is how easily I burn when I spend ANY time outside in the nice weather!! 🌞

blurb
robinb
The Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
post image
71 likes3 stack adds
blurb
dsfisher
Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
post image

Congratulations Barbara!!!
#2468giveaway
@BarbaraTheBibliophage

Dragon 👍😀🎉 1y
BarbaraTheBibliophage Thanks for sharing! 1y
66 likes2 comments
blurb
robinb
The Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
post image

1. I read the tagged book as a teenager (it was published the year before I was born), and it has stayed with me through the years like a good friend, in so many ways and on so many levels. ❤️
2. My maternal and paternal great grandparents. ❤️❤️❤️❤️
3. Overly loud personal cell phone conversations in public.
@JenlovesJT47 #TuesdayTidbits
Thanks to @Andrew65 for the tag!

Feel free to jump in if you haven‘t played! 😊

Andrew65 3. Yes that too! 1y
LeahBergen Yes to # 3. 😡 1y
SaturnDoo Omg...that would be my mom on her cell phone 😂😂😂 Drives me crazy 😡 too. We tell her all the time to shhhh she doesn't need to be so loud...the other person can hear you. It makes her mad when we say something. 1y
See All 6 Comments
robinb @SaturnDoo I realize that some folks probably don‘t realize that others can hear, but I also feel like there are those who either don‘t care or actually LIKE others to hear their conversations...gets them noticed. You know what I mean?! Weird! 🤷🏻‍♀️ 1y
SaturnDoo @robinb Yep totally agree. My mom...ummm I don't know what her deal is. It's like she thinks the person on the other end can't hear. When she calls me I have to turn the volume down🙉🙉🙉🙉 1y
robinb @SaturnDoo My hearing is not the best, so I have a feeling one day I‘M going to be the one speaking much too loudly on the phone. The joys of growing older...🤷🏻‍♀️🤣😫 1y
61 likes6 comments
review
Kendallc
The Giving Tree | Shel Silverstein
post image
Pickpick

A poetry book that would be great for a read aloud. It‘s a story about a young boy who comes across a tree and he climbs the tree and grabs some apples. Over time the boy grows and then he doesn‘t need apples anymore, but he needs wood for a house, and the tree gives it to him. Then later in life the man need wood for a boat and the tree gives him that. As an old man he needs somewhere to sit...on the stump of what used to be the tree.

Kendallc #ucflae3414sp18 This link takes you to a website that has free downloads for a lesson plan and an activity with this book http://www.uniqueteachingresources.com/Giving-Tree-Lesson-Plans.html 1y
Kendallc ESOL: 14 simplify your speech by making it slower and redundant UDL: 3.2 highlight patterns, critical features, big ideas, and relationships 1y
AndreaG I love Shel Silverstein and think this book is exceptional. It‘s one of my all time favorites. I definitely feel like the book could be used to talk about being selfish, or selfless, and how we change over time. 1y
juliette_kathleen I love shel Silverstein. His words are so eloquently put. This book is so great for developing a base and honestly as an adult, a reminder to never take the ones we love around us for granted. I fully intend to incorporate this into my classroom!! 1y
devin.s This is one of my favorite books! I cannot wait to design lesson plans around this. There is so much that can be learned from this book and author! 1y
2 likes5 comments