Planting the Trees of Kenya

Written and Illustrated by Claire A. Nivola

A Kenyan woman fights to save her country, one tree at a time. This is the story of Wangari Maathai, a naturalist who loved her country of Kenya. After returning to Kenya from school in the United States, Wangari travels across Kenya promoting women's rights and planting trees to help preserve the land.

Age Range 5 - 8 years
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Copyright Year
Page Count
32
Publisher
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Grade Level K - 3rd
ISBN
9780374399184
Lexile AD870
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