The Education of Little Tree Themes

Asa Earl Carter
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Granpa and Granma thrive on Little Tree's energy and enthusiasm. They like to pass on their wisdom and stories. The divergent generations also share a comfort in familiar customs and traditions that have been passed down through generations. Many have been lost in the modern world. At his mother's funeral, while everyone is arguing about who should keep him, Little Tree instinctively goes to his silent grandfather and clutches his pant leg. The connection is instant, and Granpa insists that he go with them. The bonds are deepened through stories, lessons and shared experiences on the mountain. They call the love they share 'kin'.

The family works as a unit to plant and harvest the crop, make whiskey, and forage. They also enjoy time together in nature, visiting special friends and reading stories in the evenings. Granpa and Granma include Little Tree in all the family decisions...

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