Trees..around the World

As I read about Jadav  Molai Payeng and his work in India  planting trees  I thought about the other tree stories I have shared and a few new ones I am just learning about. We could learn  and teach a lot of our world through the tree stories of Wangari Matthai. Kate Sessions, Anne Frank and  The Little Bonsai from Hiroshima. If you have other book suggestions let me know!





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Harriet Tubman has three statues and her face will be on the 20 dollar bill, but not sure about the statue in the US Capitol!



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Dolores and statue

who belongs here

In my book Who Belongs Here? I wrote, Dolores Huerta and many others are working with the United Farm Workers of America, so that all farm workers can be healthy, safe and treated fairly.

A statue of Huerta and Chavez was dedicated in May.

I just  bought this book by Sarah Warren. Let me know if you have read it with your students.