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House Held Up by Trees
House Held Up by Trees | Jon Klassen, Ted Kooser
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Built on a treeless yard by a family who cleared away all the sprouting trees on the property, a house is eventually abandoned and left to deteriorate on a lot that is gradually overrun by wild trees, in a poignant tale of loss, change and nature's quiet triumph by the Pulitzer Prize-winning former U.S. Poet Laureate and author of Delights & Shadows.
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Robotswithpersonality
House Held Up by Trees | Jon Klassen, Ted Kooser
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Poignant in its brevity to the point where I'd be more likely to recommend it to adults than kids. I think it resonates more with an older audience.

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GatheringBooks
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#DearDecember Day 4: A book with #TreesInTheTitle. Fats‘ review: “I felt sadness when I read the first half of House Held Up by Trees. A lot of places are getting commercialized. Trees are being cut down to make way for more houses and businesses. I like how this book turns the situation around and shows the beauty and (uplifting) power of nature.” Full review here: https://wp.me/pDlzr-d0H

Eggs Sounds really good! One great thing about Litsy is all the unique and wonderful books to which we are introduced! 3y
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Krisjericho
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A little sad, but such beautiful art. It broke my heart a little to see this home that had been the place a family grew be abandoned, but the image at the end was oddly comforting.