"We are all like trees: our spines, trunks; our skin, bark; our hearts giving us strength and support, like heartwood. We are fueled by air and sun. And, like humans, trees are social. They “talk” to spread information; they share food and resources. They shelter and take care of one another. They are stronger together." --publisher
Early morning and a ruffle of feathers, a shadow gliding through the backyard. High above your house Father Hawk circles, sharp eyes searching for prey. Swoosh! He dives after chipmunks, crows, sparrows, squirrels. Screech! The sun hangs low in the sky as three hungry chicks wait. Will they eat today?
At the same time seven-year-old Alma, lonely and desperately missing her mother, decides to rescue a dog as a surprise for Mami's return, a scared pup named Lulu is rescued by volunteers from the side of the highway, and is eagerly awaiting a place to call home.