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  1. Planting the Trees of Kenya: The Story of Wangari Maathai (Frances Foster Books)
    Planting the Trees of Kenya: The Story of Wangari Maathai (Frances Foster Books)
    Planting the Trees of Kenya: The Story of Wangari Maathai (Frances Foster Books)
    Planting the Trees of Kenya: The Story of Wangari Maathai (Frances Foster Books)
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  2. Planting the Trees of Kenya: The Story of Wangari Maathai (Frances Foster Books)

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Wangari Maathai, winner of the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize and founder of the Green Belt Movement, grew up in the highlands of Kenya, where fig trees cloaked the hills, fish filled the streams, and the people tended their bountiful gardens. But over many years, as more and more land was cleared, Kenya was transformed. When Wangari returned home from college in America, she found the village gardens dry, the people malnourished, and the trees gone. How could she alone bring back the trees and restore the gardens and the people?

Bill McKibben, author of The End of Nature, says: "Wangari Maathai's epic story has never been told better―everyone who reads this book will want to plant a tree!"

With glowing watercolor illustrations and lyrical prose, Claire Nivola tells the remarkable story of one woman's effort to change the fate of her land by teaching many to care for it. An author's note provides further information about Wangari Maathai and the Green Belt Movement. In keeping with the theme of the story, the book is printed on recycled paper.

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Specifications

Country
USA
Author
Claire A. Nivola
Binding
Hardcover
Brand
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
EAN
9780374399184
Edition
First
ISBN
0374399182
Label
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Manufacturer
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
MPN
9780374399184
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
32
PartNumber
9780374399184
PublicationDate
2008-04-01
Publisher
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
ReleaseDate
2008-04-01
Studio
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
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