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Book details
  • SubGenre:Social Themes / Emotions & Feelings
  • Age Range (years):8 - 12
  • Language:English
  • Pages:24
  • Hardcover ISBN:9798350937503

Me and My Tree

by Chris Perry

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Me and My Tree is a story of a young boy and his beloved cherry tree. In an effort to love and protect his tree, the boy builds walls to protect it and the consequences are stifling. Thankfully, he learns to trust the help of others just in time to help save the tree.
In the story of Me and My Tree, a young boy grows to love a beautiful cherry tree as he confronts common human struggles like self doubt and anxiety. He soon learns that he and his beloved cherry tree are susceptible to pain and loss. Themes of love, fear, vulnerability and trust are explored throughout the sweet story of the boy and his cherry tree. Readers of all ages will enjoy following the journey of the boy and his valiant effort to protect the beautiful tree while learning to trust the help of others. The beautiful cherry tree provides the perfect backdrop for prompting meaningful discussions about the power of unconditional love, vulnerability, forgiveness and friendship. Readers will surely love Me and My Tree just as the young boy and will reread the story over and over as it's sure to become a favorite.
About the author
Chris Perry earned his B.A. in sociology from The University of Pittsburgh. In 1996, he received the most outstanding scholar athlete of year award. His name is forever on the Walk of Fame. Mr. Perry, as he was known by countless students, was a dedicated teacher for the School District of Lancaster. He was known for his warmth, humor, adventurous spirit, and remarkable athleticism. Chris had a huge heart for those who needed encouragement, and this is the inspiration for the book- to encourage those who feel lost or alone. Proceeds from this sale of this book will go towards charities that Chris supported before he passed on from this world.