Title: The Great Kapok Tree
Author and Illustrator: Lynne Cherry
Publisher: Harcourt Brace & Co.
Flesch-Kinkaid Grade Level: 3.8
Concepts: natural resources, opportunity cost, externalities
Summary: The many different animals that live in a great kapok tree in the Brazilian rainforest try to convince a man with an ax of the importance of not cutting down their home.
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