About the Book

Katie and Francisco, two children who love trees, meet under a huge cottonwood in a meadow. They discover that each of them can hear trees with their hearts. They discover how wise the cottonwood is. They hear its loving message about what to do when they are bullied. The tree teaches them to stay focused so they won’t daydream in school, and they find ways to help the cottonwood stay healthy.

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