Out of school and into nature : the Anna Comstock story (Book, 2017) [WorldCat.org]
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Out of school and into nature : the Anna Comstock story

Author: Suzanne Slade; Jessica Lanan
Publisher: Ann Arbor, MI : Sleeping Bear Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"A picture book biography about naturalist and artist Anna Comstock (1854-1930), who defied social conventions and pursued the study of science. She pioneered a movement to encourage schools to conduct science and nature classes for children outdoors, thereby increasing students' interest in nature"--
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biographies Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Named Person: Anna Botsford Comstock; Anna Botsford Comstock; Anna Botsford Comstock; Anna Botsford Comstock
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Suzanne Slade; Jessica Lanan
ISBN: 9781585369867 1585369861
OCLC Number: 951613749
Awards: Council on Botanical and Horticultural Libraries (CBHL) Annual Literature Award Nominee, 2018
Target Audience: Age 6-10.; 670L
Description: 30 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Responsibility: written by Suzanne Slade ; illustrated by Jessica Lanan.

Abstract:

"A picture book biography about naturalist and artist Anna Comstock (1854-1930), who defied social conventions and pursued the study of science. She pioneered a movement to encourage schools to conduct science and nature classes for children outdoors, thereby increasing students' interest in nature"--

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