Illustrated by: Aurélia Fronty
Published by: Charlesbridge Publishing, Inc.
Wangari Maathai: The Woman Who Planted Millions of Treesby Franck Prévot
Nobel Peace Prize winner, Wangari Maathai challenged convention from the start. As a child she ran to school when young girls in Kenya were expected to stay home and do housework. She stood up against unjust politicians and when she started the Green Belt Movement, she rallied her countrywomen to take stewardship of Kenya’s forests by planting millions of trees—thus saving the environment and empowering women.Learn more about this title.