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If Instead of a Person

by Courtney Defriend

Text copyright © 2019 Courtney Defriend - Artwork copyright © 2019 Terra Mar

Grade 02


If Instead of A Person imaginatively explores the wisdom to be learned from living as a tree. Using child-friendly rhyming verse, Courtney Defriend thoughtfully ponders a tree’s steadfast connection and vital contribution to life on earth. Reinforced by Terra Mar’s powerful illustrations, If Instead of A Person invites readers to become change agents that respect the interconnectedness of nature and humanity.