AP Reading List – Book-a-Day: Baron in the Trees

Our recommendation for the #Book-A-Day challenge is Baron in the Trees by Italo Calvino.Author:  Italo Calvino

Category:  Fiction

Overview: If you have ever had enough and needed to get away from it all and chose to do that by living the rest of your life in the trees, then you’ll understand what this book is about.

What they’re saying in the Prepwise staff room about Baron in the Trees:

Chris: “When life becomes too much, the only answer is to climb a tree and stay there.  Take this book with you.”

Ethan: “About a boy who climbs a tree to live in a tree kingdom, The Baron in the Trees took my childhood fantasy and brought it into the cannon of literature.”

Karen: “The baron in the trees is the story of a man who is rebelling against his life and his duties. He decides to live in the trees and stays there for the rest of his life but still leading an active life. The most moving part of the story is the interactions”


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