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The Boy Who Grew a Forest: The True Story of Jadav Payeng

The Boy Who Grew a Forest: The True Story of Jadav Payeng

Gholz, Sophia
Harren, Kayla

Hardcover

BiographyGeneral Juvenile NonfictionScience & Nature

Publisher Price: $16.99

ISBN10: 1534110240
ISBN13: 9781534110243
Publisher: Sleeping Bear Pr
Published: Mar 15 2019
Pages: 32
Weight: 1.00
Height: 0.50 Width: 10.20 Depth: 10.10
Language: English
2020 Green Earth Book Award Long list 2020 Crystal Kite Awards - Southeast Division Winner 2020-2021 Keystone to Reading Elementary Book Award List Notable Social Studies Trade Books list - Winning Title! 2019 Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Award - Winning Title Florida Book Award Gold Winner Recipient of the 2019 Eureka! Honors Award Winner -Best of 2019 Kids Books - Most Inspiring Category As a boy, Jadav Payeng was distressed by the destruction deforestation and erosion was causing on his island home in India's Brahmaputra River. So he began planting trees. What began as a small thicket of bamboo, grew over the years into 1,300 acre forest filled with native plants and animals. The Boy Who Grew a Forest tells the inspiring true story of Payeng--and reminds us all of the difference a single person with a big idea can make.

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