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  • Grafton Public Library

    2009 - Wangari's Trees of Peace: A True Story from Africa by Jeanette Winter - 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.

  • International Humanity Foundation

    Wangari's Trees of Peace: A True Story from Africa by Jeanette Winter.As a 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. So Wangari decides to do something—and starts by planting nine seedlings. And as they grow, so do her plans. This is the true story of #WangariMaathai, environmentalist and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. #IHF #InternationalHumanityFoundation #ReadingList #BooksForKids

  • Pleasanton Public Library

    From the author of "The Librarian of Basra" comes a picture book based on the true story of Wangari Maathai, an environmental and political activist in Kenya and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004 who sets out to replenish her country's forests.

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