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Mama Miti : Wangari Maathai and the trees of Kenya

Author: Donna Jo Napoli; Kadir Nelson
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, [2010] ©2010
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : Primary school : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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The story of Wangari Maathai, who in 1977 founded the Green Belt Movement, an African grassroots organization, and in 2004 was the first African woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Electronic books
Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Napoli, Donna Jo, 1948-
Mama Miti.
(DLC) 2008023604
(OCoLC)230730009
Named Person: Wangari Maathai; Wangari Maathai; Wangari Maathai; Wangari Maathai
Material Type: Biography, Document, Primary school, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Donna Jo Napoli; Kadir Nelson
ISBN: 9781442459021 1442459026
OCLC Number: 894997658
Notes: "A Paula Wiseman book."
Awards: Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2011
Target Audience: 004-008.; Elementary Grade.; 710
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume (unpaged)) : color illustrations
Responsibility: written by Donna Jo Napoli ; illustrated by Kadir Nelson.

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-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 Read more...

 
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