[DWJ] Re: Dwj Digest, 'The Giving Tree'

Devra at aol.com Devra at aol.com
Thu Jul 13 13:50:39 EDT 2006

In a message dated 7/13/2006 4:13:56 AM Pacific Daylight Time,  
dwj-request at suberic.net writes:

I was  trying to explain why it was Bad to someone 
(male and Mexican-American)  and he didn't get it until I told him to 
imagine the tree was  Mexican-American and the boy non-Hispanic white. 
That  worked.

At my library (Bklyn) they were having film previews for the J department,  
and showed the movie of That Book. The tree's voice is of course female. We 
were  all up in arms against it! Ugh.

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