Summary: Maathai, the winner of the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize and a single mother of three, recounts her life as a political activist, feminist, and environmentalist in Kenya. Born in a rural village in 1940, she was already an iconoclast as a child, determined to get an education even though most girls were uneducated. We see her become the first woman both in East and Central Africa to earn a PhD and to...
Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2006
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MAATHAI, WANGARI MAA
Summary: The story of Wangari Maathai, who in 1977 founded the Green Belt Movement, an African grassroots organization, and in 2004 was the first African woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2010
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 MAA
Summary: "In 'Nature's Allies', Larry Nielsen profiles the lives of eight pioneers-- John Muir, Ding Darling, Aldo Leopold, Rachel Carson, Chico Mendes, Billy Frank Jr., Wangari Maathai, and Gro Harlem Brundtland-- all individuals from modest backgrounds who have influenced the course of conservation over the past century, showing us better ways to live in balance with nauture. Some famous and some...
Publisher / Publication Date: Island Press 2017
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 NIE
Summary: Featuring live action and animation, this movie examines the history and current state of the living organic matter that we come from and will later return to.
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: New Video Group 2010