Annie Glover is NOT a Tree Lover

Annie Glover is NOT a Tree Lover

by Darleen Bailey Beard, Heather Maione


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Annie Glover's grandma is always protesting something, but she goes too far when she chains herself to a century-old tree and names it Elmer. Elmer is scheduled to be cut down to make way for a new swimming-pool complex and Grandma is trying to save him, but Annie wants that swimming pool—and so do all her classmates. Now she must endure all the other fourth graders asking her embarrassing questions and that pesky Leroy Kirk calling her a "tree lover." However, as Annie considers what Elmer means to her town and to herself, she begins to think that maybe Grandma's not so crazy after all.

Adorable illustrations perfectly capture Annie's scheme to save Elmer—with the help of her teacher, her best friend, a zany trio of parachuting Elvis impersonators, and, yes, even Grandma.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780374303518
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication date: 09/15/2009
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 748,351
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.70(d)
Lexile: NC630L (what's this?)
Age Range: 7 - 10 Years

About the Author

DARLEEN BAILEY BEARD's books include The Flimflam Man and Operation Clean Sweep, an ALA Amelia Bloomer Project Recommended Title. She lives in Norman, Oklahoma. HEATHER MAIONE has illustrated many books for young readers, including How Oliver Olson Changed the World by Claudia Mills. She lives in Laurel Hollow, New York.

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Annie Glover is Not a Tree Lover 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love this book. Well........probally because my last name is GLover. But it is awesome.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It's a great book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is a great book¿¿¿¿¿ I love this book because it encourages people to speak when they want to save something.