The Secrets of Tree Taylor
The Secrets of Tree Taylor
The Secrets of Tree Taylor
Dandi Daley Mackall
Thirteen-year-old Tree Taylor has two goals for the summer of '63:  1. Experience her first real kiss. A kiss delivered by a boy. A boy who is not related to her. A kiss worth writing about. 2. Become a famous writer. (Or, at least, write an investigative article that will land her the freshman spot on the Blue and Gold staff.)So when a gunshot is fired right across the street, Tree knows this is the big story she's been waiting for. But the more she goes digging, the more secrets she uncovers, and soon she begins to wonder: When is it important to expose the truth? And when is it right to keep a secret?“A simple story with surprising depth in its examination of truth and compassion.” —Kirkus Reviews

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  • Mystery

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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The book, The Secrets of Tree Taylor by Dandi Daley Mackall is about a 13 year old girl, Tree, and it follows her throughout the summer of 1963. Tree has created two goals for herself to complete before the summer is over: receive her first kiss and land a spot on her high school newspaper staff.

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