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50 Years of Shel Silverstein

Posted by on Feb 24, 2014 in Holidays/Events, Language Arts | 0 comments

We’ve all read it at some point or another, Shel Silverstein’s powerful book The Giving Tree celebrates 50 years of teaching the power of love and sacrifice. His second children’s book, The Giving Tree is still Silverstein’s best selling book. Shel Silverstein was born into a Jewish family in Chicago, Illinois in September of 1930. He was drafted in to the Unite States Army in 1953, ten years later Silverstein published his first children’s...

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