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Wangari Maathai: The Woman Who Planted Millions of Trees

Wangari Maathai: The Woman Who Planted Millions of Trees

by 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.

Ages: 7-12
Illustrated by: Aurélia Fronty
ISBN: 9781580896269
Price: $17.95
Published by: Charlesbridge Publishing, Inc.


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