Birth of a Forest Author:Millicent E. Selsam First two sentences of text: — Every part of the earth changes from moment to moment. Day in and day out, year in and year out, the action of wind and rain and sun cracks rocks and wears away mountains. — Last page of text: — If you see an abandoned field in which seedling trees are growing, you know now that it will not be too long before the tre... more »es will overtop the other vegetation.
The landscape looks quiet and still, but something is happening all the time. The world of nature is always changing.« less