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Planting the trees of Kenya : the story of Wangari Maathai

Planting the Trees of Kenya

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, Volume 1st, New York, p.32 (2008)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr SB63 .M22 N58 2008

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8373412

Keywords:

Biographies--2008, Dust jackets (Binding)--2008, Green Belt Movement (Society : Kenya), Green Belt Movement (Society : Kenya)--Juvenile literature, Jane Addams Children's Book Award Winner--2009, Maathai, Maathai, Wangari, Tree planters (Persons)--Kenya--Biography, Tree planters (Persons)--Kenya--Biography--Juvenile literature, Wangari--Juvenile literature, Women conservationists--Kenya--Biography, Women conservationists--Kenya--Biography--Juvenile literature, Women politicians--Kenya--Biography, Women politicians--Kenya--Biography--Juvenile literature

Abstract:

Summary: "This is the story of Wangari Maathai, winner of the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize and founder of the Green Belt Movement, Wangari came home from college to find the streams dry, the people malnourished, and the trees gone. How could she alone bring back the trees and restore the gardens and the people" --Dust jacket.

Notes:

Lexile measure 1030; ages 5-12; book level 5.9