Friday, November 14, 2008
NJ Tree for Rockefeller Center-Fact and Fiction
HAMILTON, N.J. – The centerpiece of Christmas at New York's Rockefeller Center will be a tree from western New Jersey that its owners call a "miracle."
Workers cut down the 8-ton, 72-foot-tall Norway spruce at the home of the Varanyak family in Hamilton, near a tree nursery they own. It will be erected at Rockefeller Center on Friday, November 14, 2008
(written by a native New jersey author-illustrator team!)
Redbird at Rockefeller Center by Peter Maloney and Felicia Zekauskas.
Kate is upset when her favorite tree is cut down and sent to Rockefeller Center to be displayed at Christmas, especially because she saw a fledgling in it. The redbird is lonely in the city, and holiday magic brings the bird and Kate's tree back home