A true story about Bob Redman, a New York City boy who built a series of intricate treehouses hidden in Central Park. This charming picture book tells the true story of Bob Redman, a child growing up in New York City. Tired of the noise, the people, and the rushing around, Bob took shelter in the natural beauty of Central Park—where he covertly built a series of amazing treehouses, starting with a simple platform and growing more and more elaborate over time. He played cat-and-mouse with the park workers, who kept tearing down his houses, until he was finally caught. But his story ends with a happy surprise . . .
This hopeful fall and leaves book can be used in speech therapy to address social/emotional issues like finding your place in the world. It is also great for inferencing, predicting and for targeting figurative language as well as for character analysis! Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using Up in the Leaves: The True Story of the Central Park Treehouses in speech therapy below: