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2010 Parents' Choice Approved Award
2011 Best Books of the Year,
Bank Street
2011 Finalist, Storyteller Award,
Western Writers of America
2011 Kansas State Reading Circle Recommended List

2012-2013 Nebraska Golden Sower Award Nominee

2012-2013 Prairie Bud Master List,
South Dakota Reading Council

In Kathryn O. Galbraith’s warm and lyrical storytelling and Cyd Moore’s sunny illustrations, readers will discover the many reasons we love and celebrate trees year after year—and the year after that.
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Read what reviewers say about Arbor Day Square!
"Galbraith's poetic text and Moore's soft watercolor and colored-pencil illustrations recreate those spring days on the prairie when planting trees was cause for celebration. The origin of Arbor Day, first observed in Nebraska in 1872, is explained in the author's note." ~ School Library Journal

"Nicely geared to a child's perceptions and interests, the story unfolds in short phrases and sentences that read aloud well. Charming, naïve illustrations in colored pencil and watercolor give this large-scale picture book great visual appeal. An appended note fills in the history of the holiday and references to a related Web site. An attractive introduction to the celebration of Arbor Day."
~ Booklist review by Carolyn Phelan

“Moore's gentle pencil and watercolors lend a classic storybook feel to the story...” ~ Kirkus