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The mangrove tree : planting trees to feed families

Author: Susan L Roth; Cindy Trumbore; Christy Hale; Lee & Low Books.
Publisher: New York : Lee & Low Books, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"A cumulative verse, alternating with additional narrative, describes the ecological and social transformation resulting from the work of Dr. Gordon Sato, a Japanese American cell biologist who made saltwater and desert land productive through the planting of mangrove trees in the tiny African country of Eritrea. Includes afterword, photographs, glossary, and author's sources"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Gordon Sato; Gordon Sato; Gordon Sato
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan L Roth; Cindy Trumbore; Christy Hale; Lee & Low Books.
ISBN: 9781600604591 1600604595
OCLC Number: 658117309
Notes: "Manufactured in China by Jade Productions, Book design by Christy Hale"--Opposite title page.
Awards: Orbis Pictus Honor, 2012.
Target Audience: Elementary Grade.; 1190
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations, color map ; 24 x 29 cm
Responsibility: Susan L. Roth & Cindy Trumbore ; collages by Susan L. Roth.

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"A cumulative verse, alternating with additional narrative, describes the ecological and social transformation resulting from the work of Dr. Gordon Sato, a Japanese American cell biologist who made saltwater and desert land productive through the planting of mangrove trees in the tiny African country of Eritrea. Includes afterword, photographs, glossary, and author's sources"--Provided by publisher.

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