The Mangrove Tree

By Salt Lake City's Deseret News

“Many children around the world go to bed hungry every day. Such was the case of the children in Hargigo, a village in the tiny African country of Eritrea, before Dr. Gordon Sato began an experimental project of planting mangrove trees in the salty soil near the Red Sea. In a combination of poetry and prose, Susan L. Roth tells how the village benefits from the trees. Cindy Trumbore’s mixed media illustrations add cultural tones that augment this glimpse of children in a faraway land and their survival there.”