John Muir: America's First Environmentalist ( Candlewick Biographies )

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From the meadows of Scotland to the farms of Wisconsin, from the swamps of Florida to the Alaskan tundra, John Muir loved the land. Born in 1838, he was a writer, a scholar, an inventor, a shepherd, a farmer, and an explorer, but above all, he was a naturalist. John Muir was particularly devoted to the high cliffs, waterfalls, and ancient giant sequoia trees that, through his careful influence, were set aside as the first national park in America - Yosemite. Here is the life story of the man who, moved by a commitment to wilderness everywhere, founded the Sierra Club in 1892, a conservation group that carries on his crucial work to this day.
Target age group 9-12
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  • ISBN-13
    9780763662141
  • ISBN-10
    0763662143
  • Item #
    49688
From the meadows of Scotland to the farms of Wisconsin, from the swamps of Florida to the Alaskan tundra, John Muir loved the land. Born in 1838, he was a writer, a scholar, an inventor, a shepherd, a farmer, and an explorer, but above all, he was a naturalist. John Muir was particularly devoted to the high cliffs, waterfalls, and ancient giant sequoia trees that, through his careful influence, were set aside as the first national park in America - Yosemite. Here is the life story of the man who, moved by a commitment to wilderness everywhere, founded the Sierra Club in 1892, a conservation group that carries on his crucial work to this day. Target age group 9-12
  • Age Group
    9 to 12 yrs
  • Language
    English
  • Binding
    Paperback
  • Series
    Candlewick Biographies
  • Grade Level
    3-5
  • Subject Category 1
    Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Subject Category 2
    Biography & Autobiography | Science & Technology
  • Subject Category 3
    Science & Nature | Environmental Conservation & Protection
  • Author
    Lasky, Kathryn
  • Lexile Level
    1050
  • AR Level
    6.1
  • Pages
    45
  • Publication Date
    3/25/2014
  • Publisher
    Candlewick Press
  • Dimensions
    0.2 H x 9.0 L x 6.0 W
  • Case Qty
    84

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