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As a young girl growing up in Kenya, Wangari was surrounded by trees. But years later when she returns home, she is shocked to see whole forests being cut down, and she knows that soon all the trees will be destroyed. So Wangari decides to do something - and starts by planting nine seedlings in her own backyard. And as they grow, so do her plans...

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780152065454
ISBN-10: 0152065458
Format: Hardback
(273mm x 203mm x 9mm)
Pages: 32
Imprint: Harcourt Children's Books
Publisher: Harcourt Children's Books
Publish Date: 22-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United States


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Author Biography - Jeanette Winter

JEANETTE WINTER has written and illustrated many children s booksbased on true-life stories, including the highly acclaimed "MAMA"," " "The Librarian of Basra," and "My Name Is Georgia." She lives in New York City."

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