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The Alphabet Tree

by Leo Lionni

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A story about a tree that used to house words. It gives good information on how letters make words and words make sentences and sentences have meaning. Interesting concept and again not what I was expecting. ( )
  Rosa.Mill | Nov 21, 2015 |
A story about a tree that used to house words. It gives good information on how letters make words and words make sentences and sentences have meaning. Interesting concept and again not what I was expecting. ( )
  Rosa.Mill | Nov 21, 2015 |
A story about a tree that used to house words. It gives good information on how letters make words and words make sentences and sentences have meaning. Interesting concept and again not what I was expecting. ( )
  Rosa.Mill | Nov 21, 2015 |
A story about a tree that used to house words. It gives good information on how letters make words and words make sentences and sentences have meaning. Interesting concept and again not what I was expecting. ( )
  Rosa.Mill | Nov 21, 2015 |
The Alphabet Tree is told by an ant and is story about a tree full of letters. There was a tree that was full of letters, and each letter a favorite leaf. One day the wind was very strong and some of the letters flew off of the tree. A bug explained to the letters that if they made words they would be stronger and the wind couldn't blow them away. Next time the wind came, all of the letters were safe. Later, a caterpillar says to the letters that they should make a sentence to become even stronger. The letters want their sentence to mean something and decide to spell out peace on earth and goodwill to all men. This story shows children that letters can become words and words can become sentences. As an activity, each student could draw their own alphabet tree and turn the letters into words, and the words into sentences. ( )
  EmilyDrennan | Apr 26, 2015 |
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When a fierce wind threatens to blow all the little letters out of the alphabet tree, they must band together in words—and then sentences—to create a message that's even stronger than the wind: peace on earth. With their newfound knowledge, there's nothing the letters can't do in this gentle parable about the power of the written word.

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A strong wind blows most of the letters off the alphabet tree and those that remain hide among the branches. Then a bug and a caterpillar come along and teach them how to arrange themselves into words and sentences to form a special message.

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