The Palm Tree option is now called Photo Background. This option used to be represented (up through iPhoto '08) with a Palm Tree:
This was a bit confusing, since not everyone associates palm trees with backgrounds, so in iPhoto '09, Apple updated the icon to the much less glamorous but ultimately more intelligible:
The function has not changed: select the Photo Background option to choose a custom background for your book pages.
If you have any comments, questions, or suggestions, I'd love to hear them.
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