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Author Swanson, Jennifer, author.

Title Environmental activist Wangari Maathai / Jennifer Swanson.

Publication Info. Minneapolis : Lerner Publications, [2018]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 92 Maathai,W SWA    Available
 GDL Montrose Library Children's Non-fiction    j 92 Maathai,W SWA    Available
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Description 32 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Stem trailblazer bios
STEM trailblazer bios.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Connecting with the land -- Finding roots in education -- Planting for the future -- Taking action -- Inspiring a generation -- Timeline.
Summary Nobel Peace Prize winner Wangari Maathai started the Green Belt Movement, which educated women in villages in Kenya and paid them for every tree they planted. The program helped plant millions of trees and brought money to the villages.
Subject Maathai, Wangari -- Juvenile literature.
Green Belt Movement (Society : Kenya) -- Juvenile literature.
Tree planters (Persons) -- Kenya -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women conservationists -- Kenya -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Other Form: Online version: Swanson, Jennifer. Environmental activist Wangari Maathai. Minneapolis : Lerner Publications, [2018] 9781512499865 (DLC) 2017046389
ISBN 9781512499827 (lb ; alk. paper)

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