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Author Roth, Susan L.

Title The mangrove tree : planting trees to feed families / Susan L. Roth & Cindy Trumbore ; collages by Susan L. Roth.

Imprint New York : Lee & Low Books, c2011.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 577.698 ROT    Staff Reported Missing
Edition 1st ed.
Description 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill., col. map ; 24 x 29 cm.
Note "Manufactured in China by Jade Productions, Book design by Christy Hale"--opposite t.p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary "A cumulative verse, alternating with additional narrative, describes the ecological and social transformation resulting from the work of Dr. Gordon Sato, a Japanese American cell biologist who made saltwater and desert land productive through the planting of mangrove trees in the tiny African country of Eritrea. Includes afterword, photographs, glossary, and author's sources"--Provided by publisher.
Awards Orbis Pictus Honor, 2012.
Subject Sato, Gordon -- Juvenile literature.
Sato, Gordon.
Mangrove forests -- Eritrea -- Juvenile literature.
Mangrove ecology -- Eritrea -- Juvenile literature.
Biology -- Juvenile literature.
Water -- Juvenile literature.
Cumulative tales -- Juvenile literature.
Deserts -- Juvenile literature.
Natural history -- Juvenile literature.
Mangrove forests -- Eritrea.
Mangrove ecology -- Eritrea.
Eritrea -- Juvenile literature.
Genre/Form Dust jackets (Bindings) -- 2011.
Added Author Trumbore, Cindy.
Hale, Christy. Book designer.
Lee & Low Books. Publisher.
ISBN 9781600604591 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1600604595 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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