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The Resource Planting the trees of Kenya : the story of Wangari Maathai, Claire A. Nivola

Planting the trees of Kenya : the story of Wangari Maathai, Claire A. Nivola

Label
Planting the trees of Kenya : the story of Wangari Maathai
Title
Planting the trees of Kenya
Title remainder
the story of Wangari Maathai
Statement of responsibility
Claire A. Nivola
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
With flowing watercolor illustrations and lyrical prose, Claire Nivola tells the remarkable story of one woman's effort to change the fate of her land by teaching many to care for it, by planting trees
Summary
Watercolor illustrations and lyrical prose combine to tell the remarkable true story of Wangari Maathai, the winner of the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize, who changed the fate of her village in the highlands of Kenya by teaching her people how to care for it
Award
  • Jane Addams Book Award for Books for Younger Children, 2009.
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2009
  • Amelia Bloomer List, 2009
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2008
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
251042
Cataloging source
DLC
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Nivola, Claire A
Dewey number
  • 333.72092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
AD 1030
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
SB63.M22
LC item number
N58 2008
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
870
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • -1
  • 2
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Maathai, Wangari
  • Green Belt Movement (Society : Kenya)
  • Tree planters (Persons)
  • Women conservationists
  • Women politicians
  • Maathai, Wangari
  • Green Belt Movement (Society : Kenya)
  • Tree planters (Persons)
  • Women conservationists
  • Women politicians
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the story of Wangari Maathai
Label
Planting the trees of Kenya : the story of Wangari Maathai, Claire A. Nivola
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Frances Foster Books."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
5668618
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780374399184
Lccn
2006038249
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
Label
Planting the trees of Kenya : the story of Wangari Maathai, Claire A. Nivola
Link
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Frances Foster Books."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
5668618
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780374399184
Lccn
2006038249
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations

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