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|Genre/Form:||Picture books for children
Biography Juvenile literature
|Named Person:||Wangari Maathai; Wangari Maathai; Wangari Maathai; Wangari Maathai|
|Material Type:||Biography, Primary school|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Donna Jo Napoli; Kadir Nelson
|Notes:||"A Paula Wiseman book."|
|Awards:||Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2011|
|Target Audience:||004-008.; Elementary Grade.; 710|
|Description:||1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 32 cm.|
|Responsibility:||written by Donna Jo Napoli ; illustrated by Kadir Nelson.|
"This is the true story of Wangari Muta Maathi, a Kenyan woman who helped to bring trees back to a sadly deforested country. Her grassroots efforts to help her people and the environment at the same
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A good book, and a good lesson
A book about the Nobel Prize winning environmentalist Wangari Maathai's Greenbelt Movement. People come to her with problems, and her solution is always the same-plant a tree. Plant as many as you can. Over time these tree's solve many problems, such as food and firewood shortages, shelter and medicinal...
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