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Planting seeds : who says you can't change the world?

Author: Anna Park; Ben Hewitt
Publisher: New York, NY : Scholastic, ©2012.
Series: On the record
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English
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"Dr. Paul Farmer left the U.S. to live with the world's poor. He cofounded Partners in Health to try to secure healthcare for the people of Haiti; the organization also has projects in Russia, Rwanda, Lesotho, Malawi, and Peru. Wangari Maathai was a feminist and environmentalist who started the Green Belt Movement in Kenya. The 30,000 women of the movement have planted more than 40 million trees"--Provided by the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Wangari Maathai; Paul Farmer; Paul Farmer; Wangari Maathai
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Park; Ben Hewitt
ISBN: 9780531225592 0531225593
OCLC Number: 710044953
Description: 112 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm.
Contents: A Healthy Obsession : Paul Farmer --
A Stupid Death --
The Blue Bird Inn --
Healing Power --
Beating Tuberculosis --
Going Global --
Scenes from Hell --
Woman Warrior : Wangari Maathai --
Tree of Life --
Education of a Woman --
A Green Belt --
Behave, Women! --
Democracy Now --
A Prize for Peace.
Series Title: On the record
Responsibility: Anna Park and Ben Hewitt.

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"Dr. Paul Farmer left the U.S. to live with the world's poor. He cofounded Partners in Health to try to secure healthcare for the people of Haiti; the organization also has projects in Russia, Rwanda, Lesotho, Malawi, and Peru. Wangari Maathai was a feminist and environmentalist who started the Green Belt Movement in Kenya. The 30,000 women of the movement have planted more than 40 million trees"--Provided by the publisher.

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