Home > Readers > Reading Lists > CBC Showcase > Spring Into Action (Spring 2015) > Wangari Maathai: The Woman Who…
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: 6-9
Illustrated by: Aurélia Fronty
ISBN: 9781580896269
Price: $17.95
Published by: Charlesbridge Publishing, Inc.

More

  • MY BIKE
  • For Soccer-Crazy Girls Only
  • Caged Warrior in Paperback
  • Cal Ripkin Jr.’s, All-Stars: Out at Home
  • Try This: 50 Fun Experiments for the Mad Scientist in You
  • Mission: Polar Bear Rescue
  • DK Readers L2: Boys’ Life Series: Cliffhanger
  • Dance
  • Joe Flacco
  • Freckleface Strawberry and the Dodgeball Bully
  • Little Miss HISTORY Travels to SEQUOIA National Park
  • Barbed Wire Baseball
  • Basketball Belles: How Two Teams and One Scrappy Player Put Women’s Hoops on the Map
  • The Mighty Quinn
  • Rabbi Benjamin’s Buttons
  • Stick and Stone
  • Get Outside Guide: All Things Adventure, Exploration, and Fun!
  • Tino the Tortoise
  • Percy’s Neighborhood
  • Seaver the Weaver
Back to Top