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The Great Spruce

Written by John Duvall & illustrated by Rebecca Gibbon
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Oct 18, 2016
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Together with his grandpa, a young boy finds a way to save his favorite tree in this heartwarming Christmas tale. Alec loves to climb trees-the little apple trees, the wide willow trees, even the tall locust trees. But his favorite is the great spruce, with its sturdy trunk and branches that stretch up to the sky. Alec’s grandpa planted it as a sapling years and years before Alec was born, and every Christmas, Alec and his grandpa decorate the tree together, weaving tinsel and lights through its branches, making it shine bright. But one day, a few curious men from the nearby city take notice of Alec’s glistening great spruce, and ask to take it away for their Christmas celebration. Though it’s a huge honor, Alec’s heartbroken at the idea of losing his friend. With great courage and creativity, Alec comes up with a plan to save his favorite tree in this joyful holiday tale. Praise for The Great Spruce-

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Who Wrote The Great Spruce

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John Duvall
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Rebecca Gibbon
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<b>Rebecca Gibbon</b> is the illustrator of several picture books, including<i> Elizabeth Leads the Way</i>, which was named an ALA Notable Book among other honors. She lives in England with her husband and two young children.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780399160844
Publication Date:
October 18, 2016
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2015039922
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0399160841
Lexile® Level:
NC790L
ATOS® Book Level:
4.3
Accelerated Reader® Points:
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
186703
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

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