Annotations for Wangari's Trees of Peace : A True Story from Africa


Baker & Taylor
This true story of Wangari Maathai, environmentalist and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, is a shining example of how one woman's passion, vision, and determination inspired great change.

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Baker & Taylor
When she returns to her childhood home in Kenya and sees that the whole forest around her village is being cut down, courageous and determined Wangari starts planting trees in her own backyard and ends up in the midst of a movement that is respected around the world.

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Baker & Taylor
When she returns to her childhood home in Kenya and sees that the whole forest around her village is being cut down, courageous and determined Wangari starts planting trees in her own backyard and ends up in the midst of a movement that is respected around the world. Jr Lib Guild. 25,000 first printing.

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Harcourt Publishing

As a young girl growing up in Kenya, Wangari was surrounded by trees. But years later when she returns home, she is shocked to see whole forests being cut down, and she knows that soon all the trees will be destroyed. So Wangari decides to do something--and starts by planting nine seedlings in her own backyard. And as they grow, so do her plans. . . .

         This true story of Wangari Maathai, environmentalist and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, is a shining example of how one woman's passion, vision, and determination inspired great change.

         Includes an author's note.

This book was printed on 100% recycled paper with 50% postconsumer waste.

 

 



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Harcourt Publishing
A picture book based on the true story of Wangari Maathai, an environmental and political activist in Kenya and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004


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Houghton
A picture book based on the true story of Wangari Maathai, an environmental and political activist in Kenya and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004


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Houghton

As a young girl growing up in Kenya, Wangari was surrounded by trees. But years later when she returns home, she is shocked to see whole forests being cut down, and she knows that soon all the trees will be destroyed. So Wangari decides to do something?and starts by planting nine seedlings in her own backyard. And as they grow, so do her plans. . . .

This true story of Wangari Maathai, environmentalist and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, is a shining example of how one woman's passion, vision, and determination inspired great change.

Includes an author's note.

This book was printed on 100% recycled paper with 50% postconsumer waste.



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