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Wangari's trees of peace : a true story from Africa / Jeanette Winter.

Winter, Jeanette, (author.).

Tells the story of Wangari Maathai, a Nobel Prize-winning environmentalist who, shocked to see entire forests being cut down in her native country of Kenya, decides to take action, beginning with the planting of nine seedlings in her own backyard.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780152065454
  • ISBN: 0152065458
  • Physical Description: 32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Orlando, Fla. : Harcourt, ©2008.

Content descriptions

Target Audience Note:
AD600L Lexile
3.5 Follett Library Resources
K-3 Follett Library Resources
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader LG 3.7 0.5 0.5 122901
Subject: Maathai, Wangari > Juvenile literature.
Green Belt Movement (Society : Kenya) > Juvenile literature.
Tree planters (Persons) > Kenya > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women conservationists > Kenya > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women politicians > Kenya > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Maathai, Wangari.
Green Belt Movement (Society : Kenya)
Tree planters (Persons)
Blacks > Kenya > Biography.
Women > Biography.
Genre: Picture books.

Available copies

  • 39 of 40 copies available at SPARK Libraries. (Show)
  • 3 of 3 copies available at Clinton County Libraries.


  • 0 current holds with 40 total copies.
Show Only Available Copies
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Annie Halenbake Ross Library JE 333.72 Win (Text) 00110338 YOUTH Easy Non-Fiction Available -
Clinton County Traveling Library JE 333.72 Win (Text) 00125224 YOUTH Easy Non-Fiction Available -
Friendship Community Library JE 333.72 Win (Text) 00160233 YOUTH Easy Non-Fiction Available -

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