What exactly counts as a tree nut? Pine nuts, cashews, pecans, and hazelnuts are just some of the nuts that fall into this category, and are a common allergen. Learning how to tell if a food needs to be avoided is very important to people with tree nut allergies. This book does just that, as well as explaining in age-appropriate language why some people have these allergies. Safety tips and practical advice help readers know what to do if they or a friend have this allergy and are exposed to tree nuts. It isn't as scary if you're prepared.