The Education of Little Tree Questions and Answers
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What is the meaning of the title, The Education of Little Tree?

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The title refers to the basic simple life lessons learned by Little Tree after he has lost his parents and must come to live with his Cherokee grandparents.  There are lessons dealing with nature and standing up for one’s self.  Check out the link below for more information, if needed.

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The title refers to the lessons Little Tree learns when he goes to live with his grandparents. His education isn't a traditional learning experience, but it reflects the daily lives of Native Americans and their relationship to nature and the land. As...

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