The old man who talked to the trees : restoration of the Idaho State Capitol (Book, 2009) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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The old man who talked to the trees : restoration of the Idaho State Capitol

Author: Diana Baird; Sharon Harp Gregory
Publisher: Boise, Idaho : Borderline Pub., 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : A special commemorative ed., 1st ed
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Three United States presidents planted trees on the grounds of the Idaho capitol building. They are known affectionately as Oakley, Sugar, and Buck. When they must be removed due to the Capitol's renovation, they live on in carefully crafted items inside the Idaho State Capitol building.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Pictorial works
Juvenile literature
Pictorial works Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diana Baird; Sharon Harp Gregory
ISBN: 9780984366934 0984366938 9780984366927 098436692X
OCLC Number: 537194324
Description: 64 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 21 x 26 cm
Responsibility: by Diana Baird ; illustrated by Sharon Harp Gregory.

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Three United States presidents planted trees on the grounds of the Idaho capitol building. They are known affectionately as Oakley, Sugar, and Buck. When they must be removed due to the Capitol's renovation, they live on in carefully crafted items inside the Idaho State Capitol building.
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Great History about the Idaho State Capitol for kids & adults

by Driabid (WorldCat user published 2010-04-15) Excellent Permalink

This delightful book is great for all ages. My father related to the old man in the story who walks the Idaho State Capitol grounds every day and talks to his friends the trees. The trees are special as they were planted by U.S. Presidents.

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