Eliza's Cherry Trees
Japan's Gift to America
Pioneering world traveler, writer, photographer, and peace advocate Eliza Scidmore dreamed of beautifying the nation's capital, where she lived. Her dream became a reality in 1912 when, because of her years of persistence, cherry trees were planted across Washington, DC. This picture book for young readers tells the inspiring story.
Pelican Publishing Company, 9781589809543, 32pp.
Publication Date: March 15, 2011