Wangari Maathai received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004 for her efforts to lead women in a nonviolent struggle to bring peace and democracy to Africa through its reforestation. Her organization planted over thirty million trees in thirty years. This beautiful picture book tells the story of an amazing woman and an inspiring idea.
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Featured in WOW Review Volume XI, Issue 4.
- ISBN: 9781580896269
- Author: Prévot, Franck
- Illustrator: Fronty, Aurélia
- Published: 2015 , Charlesbridge
- Themes: Inspirational, Peace, Struggle
- Descriptors: Africa, Biography - Autobiography- Memoir, Kenya, Picture Book, Primary (ages 6-9)
- No. of pages: 48