Lives of the Trees

An Uncommon History

By Diana Wells; Heather Lovett (Illustrator)
(Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, Hardcover, 9781565124912, 369pp.)

Publication Date: January 2010

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The author of "100 Flowers" and "How They Got Their Names" turns her attention to something bigger--humanity's deep-rooted relationship with trees. Wells reminds readers of just how innately bound people are to these protectors of our planet.

Thursday, Jan 7, 2010

In her book Lives of the Trees: An Uncommon History, author Diana Wells explores the history of and people's relationship with about 100 trees. She says she hopes the book will inspire readers to discover the trees around them because "we need the trees and they need us." More at

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