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Planting the trees of Kenya : the story of Wangari Maathai

Author: Claire A Nivola
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2008 +
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"This is the story of Wangari Maathai, winner of the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize and founder of the Green Belt Movement, Wangari came home from college to find the streams dry, the people malnourished, and the trees gone. How could she alone bring back the trees and restore the gardens and the people?"--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Dust jackets (Binding)
Biographies
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Nivola, Claire A.
Planting the trees of Kenya.
New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2008 + (China : South China Printing Co. Ltd.)
(OCoLC)760166951
Named Person: Wangari Maathai; Wangari Maathai; Wangari Maathai
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claire A Nivola
ISBN: 9780374399184 0374399182
OCLC Number: 76416622
Notes: "Frances Foster books."
Awards: Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2009
Notable Book for a Global Society award winner, 2009
Target Audience: 1030
Description: 32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 24 x 28 cm
Responsibility: Claire A. Nivola.
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"This is the story of Wangari Maathai, winner of the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize and founder of the Green Belt Movement, Wangari came home from college to find the streams dry, the people malnourished, and the trees gone. How could she alone bring back the trees and restore the gardens and the people?"--Jacket.

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A nice addition to any library

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-11-05) Good Permalink

      Wangari Maathai won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004 but few Americans know about this fascinating women who founded the Green Belt Movement in Kenya. This is a beautiful picture book/biography that will be a welcome addition to school libraries. It can be used in many...
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Kenya's rejuvenation from Wangari Maathai

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