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Author: Cheryl Foggo; Qin Leng
Publisher: Toronto : Second Story Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After his parents die, seven-year-old Maiko leaves his village in Africa to live across the ocean with his aunt and uncle. When he thinks of home, he thinks of the big baobab tree at the center of the village. In his new home, Maiko feels a special connection to the small spruce tree in the front yard, especially when he finds out it is the same age as he is. Like his beloved baobab, this tree also sings to him and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cheryl Foggo; Qin Leng
ISBN: 9781897187913 1897187912
OCLC Number: 718182335
Description: 24 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: written by Cheryl Foggo ; illustrated by Qin Leng.

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After his parents die, seven-year-old Maiko leaves his village in Africa to live across the ocean with his aunt and uncle. When he thinks of home, he thinks of the big baobab tree at the center of the village. In his new home, Maiko feels a special connection to the small spruce tree in the front yard, especially when he finds out it is the same age as he is. Like his beloved baobab, this tree also sings to him and shares his secrets. When he learns that the little spruce is in danger of being cut down, Maiko tries to save it.

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