The Last Mapou Written by: Edwidge Danticat Illustrated by: Edouard Duval-Carri Grade Level: 3rd-5th grade In Haiti, the mapou (silk cotton) tree is a very symbolic national tree. Award-winning author Edwidge Danticat and renowned painter Edouard Duval-Carri team up for this rich and vivid tale about a young girl’s relationship with her grandmother, and the history, beauty and circumstances of their family’s mapou tree. This is Danticat’s second children’s book.
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