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Biography Juvenile literature
|Material Type:||Biography, Juvenile audience|
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|Description:||88 pages : color illustrations, map, portraits ; 27 cm|
|Contents:||"Botanomania": a passion for plants --
The Indiana Jones of the nineteenth century --
Why did they do it? --
Bringing the plants home alive --
Bringing themselves home alive --
Plant superstars --
Contemporary plant geeks --
Time line --
Author's note --
Illustration credits --
Presents the experiences and contributions of early adventurers, explorers, and scientists responsible for discovering and documenting new types of plants, showing how their often dangerous voyages help establish the field of botany.
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