Item description for The Treasure Tree: Helping Kids Get Along and Enjoy Each Other by John Trent...
Overview Four animal friends trying to get to a treasure find that their different personalities make each of them a valuable member of the search team and that the very best treasure is knowing how much they love and need each other.
Publishers Description Kids will love this creative and fun book in which 4 animals (an otter, beaver, golden retriever & lion) teach personality traits and how to respect and appreciate each individual for who they are. Common Core Standards: R.CCR.1 Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text; R.CCR.2 Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas; R.CCR.3 Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text; R.CCR.7 Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words; R.CCR.9 Analyze how two or more texts address similar themes or topics in order to build knowledge or to compare the approaches the authors take; SL.CCR.1 Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively; SL.CCR.2 Integrate and evaluate information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally; SL.CCR.3 Evaluate a speaker's point of view, reasoning, and use of evidence and rhetoric
Awards and Recognitions The Treasure Tree: Helping Kids Get Along and Enjoy Each Other by John Trent has received the following awards and recognitions -
Gold Medallion Book Awards - 1993 Winner - Elementary Children category
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Studio: Thomas Nelson
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.29" Width: 8.15" Height: 0.49" Weight: 1.3 lbs.
Release Date Mar 17, 1998
Publisher Thomas Nelson
Grade Level Grade School
ISBN 0849958490 ISBN13 9780849958496 UPC 023755058492
Availability 11 units. Availability accurate as of Jan 22, 2017 09:36.
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More About John Trent
DR. JOHN TRENT, PH.D., is a licensed professional counselor in private practice and the president of Encouraging Words and Strongfamilies.com, a ministry committed to strengthening marriage and family relationships. In addition to an extensive speaking ministry (including regular engagements with Promise Keepers and frequent appearances on Focus on the Family ), Dr. Trent has authored and co-authored (with Gary Smalley) more than a dozen award-winning and best-selling books, including The Blessing, LifeMapping, and The Language of Love, and children s book The Black and White Rainbow. Dr. Trent s newest book, My Mother s Hands, will be released Spring 2000. Altogether, there are over 2,100,000 copies of his books in print in nine languages."
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Reviews - What do customers think about The Treasure Tree: Helping Kids Understand Their Personality?
The Treasure Tree Feb 21, 2008
The Treasure Tree: Helping Kids Understand Their Personality
This book was bought for my son when he was around 7, he is now 17 and refuses to give this book away. It's message was and still is wonderful. Great book and highly reccomended.
PERFECT STORY TIME BOOK Oct 19, 2007
MY DAUGHTER LOVES THIS BOOK. IT'S GREAT FOR STORY TIME!!! I LOVED READING THE BOOK TO HER AND ALLOWING HER TO ANTICIPATE THE NEXT ADVENTURE WAS EXCITING FOR BOTH OF US.
Excellent book! Fun for Kids and grown-ups! Sep 5, 2007
This colorful book is written to kids, but adults will learn as well. You will see yourself in at least one of the characters and laugh at your extremes. You also will hopefully come to understand the strengths of your own personality tendencies and be encouraged to work on them. Another great thing about this book is it helps you to understand those around you and to see strengths in them, rather than being annoyed with the extreme side of their tendencies. I highly recommend this book to anyone with children ages 5 and up.(though it can be read earlier, the personality traits are maybe seen better after age 5.)
Great book to help teach the importance of diversity! Jul 17, 2007
As a mother of three, I embrace the unique qualities of each of my children. This book helped my children to see the importance that diversity plays in all of our lives. We read it in the morning at the bus stop over the course of a few days. They really looked forward to the next chapter to see what was going to happen. This book was also a great conversational tool to get my children to think about and express the importance of the role each of us plays in our family.
Great book Mar 16, 2007
My 5 year old loves this book. We borrowed it from his school library and he read it all the way home from school and didn't want to get out of the car when we got home until he finished it.