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Kisner, Adrienne

Summary: "Seventeen-year-old Laurel Graham has a singular, all-consuming ambition in this life: become the most renowned nature photographer and birder in the world. The first step to birding domination is to win the junior nature photographer contest run by prominent Fauna magazine. Winning runs in her blood -- her beloved activist and nature-loving grandmother placed when she was a girl. One day Gran...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel & Friends 2019

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC KIS

Fankhouser, Kris

Summary: "A biography on the Kenyan activist and environmentalist Wangari Muta Maathai"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, Inc. 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 MAA

Winter, Jeanette

Summary: This true story of Wangari Maathai, environmentalist and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, is a shining example of how one woman's passion, vision, and determination inspired great change.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Company 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 MAA

McDaniel, Jequita Potts

Summary: Introduces Mardy Murie's life of wilderness preservation, which included helping to create Grand Teton National Park and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, and encourages caring for the land and the trees and the air, as Mardy Murie did.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Taylor Trade 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction McDaniel 2010

Napoli, Donna Jo

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2010

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Nivola, Claire A.

Summary: "This is the story of Wangari Maathai, winner of the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize and founder of the Green Belt Movement"--Dust jacket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 MAA

LaBastille, Anne.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 1976

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LAB

Montgomery, Ben.

Summary: "Emma Gatewood told her family she was going on a walk and left her small Ohio hometown with a change of clothes and less than two hundred dollars. The next anybody heard from her, this genteel, farm-reared, 67-year-old great-grandmother had walked 800 miles along the 2,050-mile Appalachian Trail. And in September 1955, having survived a rattlesnake strike, two hurricanes, and a run-in with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GATEWOOD, EMMA ROWENA CALDWELL MON

Denyer, Susan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harry Abrams 2000

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 823.912 Denyer

Sheldrick, Daphne Jenkins

Summary: A conservationist who has dedicated her life to saving orphan elephants in Africa describes her relationships with her late husband, Tsavo Park warden David Sheldrick, and a host of animals, including the majestic elephant, Eleanor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 639 SHE

LaBastille, Anne.

Summary: An account of the author's move into the woods of the Adirondacks and of her life as a consultant and conservationist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norton 1987

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LAB

Maathai, Wangari.

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MAATHAI, WANGARI MAA

Riley, Glenda

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.72 RIL

Summary: It would be hard to name anyone who has had more of an impact in the realm of animal research and wildlife conservation than Jane Goodall, whose 45 year study of wild chimpanzees in Africa is legendary. In Jane's Journey, we travel with her across several continents, from her childhood home in England, to the Gombe National Park in Tanzania where she began her groundbreaking research and where...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 3011

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Seal, Mark.

Summary: Vanity Fair" contributing editor Seal tells the mesmerizing story of the captivating life and shocking death of world-renowned naturalist Joan Root.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2009

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: 333.95 SEA

Kudlinski, Kathleen V.

Summary: A biography of the scientist and writer whose book "Silent Spring" warned of the dangers of pesticides and launched a popular movement to control their use.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking Kestrel 1988

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 CAR