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Maple Awake by Alice Doray - Page 13 and 14

When the man reached the sugar maple, he raised his

head and up flew his arms!   Down flew the ax and he

shouted, "I don't believe my eyes!"

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The maple tree was thick with green kinglet

leaves, fluttering as though in a gentle breeze.

Brilliant reds, blues, yellows and warm browns

filled every branch.

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The birds kept very quiet.   They knew

that leaves don't peep!

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