Dr. Wangari Maathai Plants a Forest


A branch of the amazing Rebel Girls book series, this new, smaller-sized chapter book is perfect for young readers interested in a more in-depth story about the amazing real-life women who have, and will continue to, shape our world.

This story details the life of Dr. Wangari Maathai, the activist and environmentalist from Kenya who also who became the first African woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize.

As a child, Wangari appreciated the richness of the natural world around her. But as she grew, the land changed. Farmers chopped down the trees; The pond dried up; The soil became overworked, dry, and unusable for planting. Dr. Wangari Maathai presented a simple solution to these problems: plant trees. 

This is a book about caring for the environment and about making your voice heard. Readers will also enjoy activity ideas at the end designed to encourage caring for the planet and believing in the power of one.

Ages 6-9, hardcover, 128 pages.  

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