Wangari Maathai : the woman who planted millions of trees

Title
Wangari Maathai : the woman who planted millions of trees

Author
Prévot, Franck, 1968- author

Uniform Title
Wangari Maathai. English

ISBN
9781580896269

Edition
First US edition.

Physical Description
45 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 27 cm

Reading Level
970 L Lexile

Personal Subject
Maathai, Wangari.

Corporate Subject
Green Belt Movement (Society : Kenya)

Subject Term
Tree planters (Persons) -- Kenya -- Biography.
 
Environmentalists -- Kenya -- Biography.
 
Women conservationists -- Kenya -- Biography.
 
Women politicians -- Kenya -- Biography.
 
Nobel Prize winners -- Biography.
 
Women Nobel Prize winners -- Biography.

Added Author
Fronty, Aurélia

Summary
Wangari Maathai received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004 for her efforts to lead women in a nonviolent struggle to bring peace and democracy to Africa through its reforestation. Her organization planted over thirty million trees in thirty years. This beautiful picture book tells the story of an amazing woman and an inspiring idea.


LibraryCall NumberStatus
Hardwood Creek Library (Forest Lake)J 921 MAATHAINonfiction Collection
Oakdale LibraryJ 921 MAATHAINonfiction Collection
Park Grove Library (Cottage Grove)PICTURE BOOK PREChildren's Picture Books
R.H. Stafford Library (Woodbury)J 921 MAATHAINonfiction Collection
Wildwood Library (Mahtomedi)J 921 MAATHAINonfiction Collection