Book of Trees | North Eastern Trees Edition | Children's Forest and Tree Books

Author: Baby Professor
Publisher: Speedy Publishing LLC
ISBN: 1541901118
Category: Young Adult Nonfiction
Page: 40
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The North Eastern Trees are the star of this educational book. Here, such trees are featured in order to help a child better understand biodiversity and environment. Hopefully, the book will ignite a strong passion to save the trees because of their importance to life on the planet. Grab a copy today!

The Tree Book

For Kids and Their Grown Ups
Author: Gina Ingoglia
Publisher: Brooklyn Botanic Garden
ISBN: 1889538434
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 96
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Describes the different types of trees of North America and how to identify them by their leaves, buds, and bark, and explains why trees are important to the environment.

Illustrated Book of Trees

The Comprehensive Field Guide to More than 250 Trees of Eastern North America
Author: William Carey Grimm
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811741648
Category: Nature
Page: 720
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Completely revised and updated. More than 30 new species described and illustrated.

Trees of the Northeast Coloring Book

Author: Stefen Bernath
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486237343
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 48
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45 excellent illustrations of trees, including close-up details of distinctive features such as fruit, bark, leaf, and more. Learn to identify White Ash, Quaking Aspen, Balsam Fir, Cottonwood, and other trees. Full descriptive captions.


A Field Guide to Trees of the Northeast
Author: Michael Wojtech,Tom Wessels
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781584658528
Category: Nature
Page: 264
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What kind of tree is that? From Maine to New York, you'll never be stumped again with this handy companion to the trees of the Northeast, either out in the woods or in your own backyard.

Why Would Anyone Cut a Tree Down?

Author: Roberta Burzynski
Publisher: Forest Service
ISBN: 9780160916267
Category: Trees
Page: 41
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This delightful book shows children the life cycle of trees, showing that trees are a renewable resource as their seeds can be planted to make new trees grow. It also discusses the need to remove sick, flammable and other dangerous trees as well as the various uses for wood from cut trees. All of it is so beautifully illustrated in full color that the lessons come alive for adults and children alike. Ideal for parents, teachers and children. By Roberta Burzynski. Illustrations by Juliette Watts. NA-IN-01-12.

The Dying of the Trees

The Pandemic in America's Forests
Author: Charles E. Little
Publisher: Viking Press
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 275
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Examines the loss of trees from New England to California; details causes including acid rain, ozone, ultraviolet rays, and clear-cutting; and discusses responses from scientists, government officials, and citizens

A Natural History of North American Trees

Author: Donald Culross Peattie
Publisher: Trinity University Press
ISBN: 1595341676
Category: Nature
Page: 512
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"A volume for a lifetime" is how The New Yorker described the first of Donald Culross Peatie's two books about American trees published in the 1950s. In this one-volume edition, modern readers are introduced to one of the best nature writers of the last century. As we read Peattie's eloquent and entertaining accounts of American trees, we catch glimpses of our country's history and past daily life that no textbook could ever illuminate so vividly. Here you'll learn about everything from how a species was discovered to the part it played in our country’s history. Pioneers often stabled an animal in the hollow heart of an old sycamore, and the whole family might live there until they could build a log cabin. The tuliptree, the tallest native hardwood, is easier to work than most softwood trees; Daniel Boone carved a sixty-foot canoe from one tree to carry his family from Kentucky into Spanish territory. In the days before the Revolution, the British and the colonists waged an undeclared war over New England's white pines, which made the best tall masts for fighting ships. It's fascinating to learn about the commercial uses of various woods -- for paper, fine furniture, fence posts, matchsticks, house framing, airplane wings, and dozens of other preplastic uses. But we cannot read this book without the occasional lump in our throats. The American elm was still alive when Peattie wrote, but as we read his account today we can see what caused its demise. Audubon's portrait of a pair of loving passenger pigeons in an American beech is considered by many to be his greatest painting. It certainly touched the poet in Donald Culross Peattie as he depicted the extinction of the passenger pigeon when the beech forest was destroyed. A Natural History of North American Trees gives us a picture of life in America from its earliest days to the middle of the last century. The information is always interesting, though often heartbreaking. While Peattie looks for the better side of man's nature, he reports sorrowfully on the greed and waste that have doomed so much of America's virgin forest.

The Sierra Club Guide to the Ancient Forests of the Northeast

Author: Bruce Kershner,Robert T. Leverett
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781578050666
Category: Nature
Page: 276
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Showcases 134 forests across nine northeastern states, offering helpful recommendations on where to go, how to get there, and what to see of approximately 400,000 acres of ancient forests that are still thriving in the region. Original.

Trees of the northern United States and Canada

Author: John Laird Farrar
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Category: Gardening
Page: 502
View: 436

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Identifies in a full-color guide more than 300 species of conifer and broadleaf trees found in the upper United States (Virginia to northern California) and Canada.

The Book of Leaves

A Leaf-by-Leaf Guide to Six Hundred of the World's Great Trees
Author: Allen J. Coombes
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022617686X
Category: Nature
Page: 656
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Of all our childhood memories, few are quite as thrilling, or as tactile, as those of climbing trees. Scampering up the rough trunk, spying on the world from the cool green shelter of the canopy, lying on a limb and looking up through the leaves at the summer sun almost made it seem as if we were made for trees, and trees for us.Even in adulthood, trees retain their power, from the refreshing way their waves of green break the monotony of a cityscape to the way their autumn transformations take our breath away. In this lavishly illustrated volume, the trees that have enriched our lives finally get their full due, through a focus on the humble leaves that serve, in a sense, as their public face. The Book of Leaves offers a visually stunning and scientifically engaging guide to six hundred of the most impressive and beautiful leaves from around the world. Each leaf is reproduced here at its actual size, in full color, and is accompanied by an explanation of the range, distribution, abundance, and habitat of the tree on which it’s found. Brief scientific and historical accounts of each tree and related species include fun-filled facts and anecdotes that broaden its portrait. The Henry’s Maple, for instance, found in China and named for an Irish doctor who collected leaves there, bears little initial resemblance to the statuesque maples of North America, from its diminutive stature to its unusual trifoliolate leaves. Or the Mediterranean Olive, which has been known to live for more than 1,500 years and whose short, narrow leaves only fall after two or three years, pushed out in stages by the emergence of younger leaves. From the familiar friends of our backyards to the giants of deep woods, The Book of Leaves brings the forest to life—and to our living rooms—as never before.

Trees & Forests of America

Author: Tim Palmer
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
Category: Nature
Page: 224
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Captures the rich beauty of the natural world across America in a series of two hundred exquisite full-color photographs and thoughtful essays that explore the seminal importance of trees and forests to human life.

Trees of North America

A Guide to Field Identification, Revised and Updated
Author: C. Frank Brockman,Rebecca Marrilees
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1582380929
Category: Nature
Page: 280
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Presents a handbook for the identification of over five hundred species of trees by illustration and text.

Tree Identification Book

Author: George W. Symonds
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062281453
Category: Gardening
Page: 100
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A new method for the practical identification and recognition of trees -- and an important supplement to existing botanical methods. The book is in two parts: Pictorial Keys and Master Pages. The Keys are designed for easy visual comparison of details which look alike, narrowing the identification of a tree to one of a small group -- the family or genus. Then, in the Master Pages, the species of the tree is determined, with similar details placed together to highlight differences within the family group, thus eliminating all other possibilities. The details of the Oak trees on this plate are an example of the system. All of the more than 1500 photographs were made specifically for use in this book and were taken either in the field or of carefully collected specimens. Where possible, details such as leaves, fruit, etc., appear in actual size, or in the same scale.

American Canopy

Trees, Forests, and the Making of a Nation
Author: Eric Rutkow
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439193584
Category: History
Page: 406
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Explains how the story of trees in America reflects the nation's history, discussing the use of pines for British warships, the California orange groves that lured pioneers, and the enduring symbolism of trees for communities.

Remarkable Trees of the World

Author: N.A
Publisher: W W Norton & Company Incorporated
ISBN: 0393325296
Category: Nature
Page: 191
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Profiles significant tree varieties on four continents, including Japanese midgets, India stranglers, and American redwoods, in a volume that also discusses the dangers posed to many trees.

The Hidden Life of Trees

What They Feel, How They Communicate Discoveries from a Secret World
Author: Peter Wohlleben
Publisher: Greystone Books
ISBN: 1771642491
Category: Nature
Page: 288
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In The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben shares his deep love of woods and forests and explains the amazing processes of life, death, and regeneration he has observed in the woodland and the amazing scientific processes behind the wonders of which we are blissfully unaware. Much like human families, tree parents live together with their children, communicate with them, and support them as they grow, sharing nutrients with those who are sick or struggling and creating an ecosystem that mitigates the impact of extremes of heat and cold for the whole group. As a result of such interactions, trees in a family or community are protected and can live to be very old. In contrast, solitary trees, like street kids, have a tough time of it and in most cases die much earlier than those in a group. Drawing on groundbreaking new discoveries, Wohlleben presents the science behind the secret and previously unknown life of trees and their communication abilities; he describes how these discoveries have informed his own practices in the forest around him. As he says, a happy forest is a healthy forest, and he believes that eco-friendly practices not only are economically sustainable but also benefit the health of our planet and the mental and physical health of all who live on Earth.

National Geographic Field Guide to the Trees of North America

Author: Keith Rushforth,Charles Hollis
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9780792253105
Category: Nature
Page: 262
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Features more than one thousand annotated illustrations of North American trees and their foliage, seeds, and buds, and provides information on habitat, climate, and species traits and history.