Big Tree by Brian Selznick
From a vast view of outer space, we zoom in to a miniscule spark of life. A voice calls out to the stars and the story begins. Through two seeds, two tiny seeds among the thousands mothered by a wise sycamore tree, Selznick takes us on one of his best voyages yet. We get to experience mystery, adventure, time travel and the gentle exasperation of a brother who loves his sister even if he can't understand her completely. But the best part of this tale is that it doesn't remove us from this world. It's a retelling of our beginning, a reimagining of how we're connected.