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Wangari Maathai : the woman who planted millions of trees

Author: Franck Prévot; Aurélia Fronty; Dominique Clément, (Translator)
Publisher: Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First US editionView all editions and formats
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Wangari Maathai received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004 for her efforts to lead women in a nonviolent struggle to bring peace and democracy to Africa through its reforestation. Her organization planted over thirty million trees in thirty years. This beautiful picture book tells the story of an amazing woman and an inspiring idea.--
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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Picture books
Biographies
Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Wangari Maathai; Wangari Maathai; Wangari Maathai
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Franck Prévot; Aurélia Fronty; Dominique Clément, (Translator)
ISBN: 9781580896269 158089626X
OCLC Number: 866253072
Language Note: Translated from the French by Dominique Clément.
Notes: Translation of: Wangari Maathai, la femme qui plantait des millions d'arbres (Voisins-le-Bretonneux, France : Éditions Rue du monde, 2012).
Description: 45 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 27 cm
Other Titles: Wangari Maathai.
Responsibility: Franck Prévot ; illustrated by Aurélia Fronty ; translated by Dominique Clément.

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Wangari Maathai received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004 for her efforts to lead women in a nonviolent struggle to bring peace and democracy to Africa through its reforestation. Her organization planted over thirty million trees in thirty years. This beautiful picture book tells the story of an amazing woman and an inspiring idea.--

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