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Wangari's Trees of Peace

A True Story from Africa
Paperback Book
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
July, 2018
$11.99 CAD
Publisher’s Description: 

A paperback 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.

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 somethingand 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 womans passion, vision, and determination inspired great change.

Includes an authors note.

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