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Dawn Publications
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This is THE BEST John Muir biography for children, says Jill Harcke, co-producer of the John Muir Tribute CD. Written mostly in th...e words of Muir, it brims with his spirit and adventures. The text was selected and retold by naturalist Joseph Cornell, author of Sharing Nature with Children, who is well known for his inspiring nature games. The result is a book with an aliveness, a presence of goodness, adventure, enthusiasm, and sensitive love of each animal and plant that will give young adults an experience of a true champion of nature. It is a book that expands your sense of hope, adventure, and awareness. Adults will be just as fond of this book as young readers. Cornell includes numerous explore more activities that help the reader to understand and appreciate the many wonderful qualities of Muir. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 7/3/2000 Pages: 79 Reading Level: Age 10 and Up Author: John Muir Publisher: Dawn Publications Dimensions: 5.98in length x 0.27in width x 9.01in height Weight: 0.8oz. Read More

Dawn Publications
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If there is a pre-teen or adolescent in your life, especially a girl, take a look at this empowering, inspiring chapter book. It p...ortrays the youths and careers of six remarkable women whose curiosity about nature fueled a passion to steadfastly overcome obstacles to careers in traditionally men-only occupations. The six--Maria Merian (b.1647), Anna Comstock (b.1854), Frances Hamerstrom (b.1907), Rachel Carson (b.1907), Miriam Rothschild (b.1908), and Jane Goodall (b.1934)--all became renowned scientists, artists and writers. A wonderful resource for young researchers and biographers, these stories can be a starting point for issues of gender, science, and the environment. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 9/1/2000 Pages: 63 Reading Level: Age 10 and Up Author: Jeannine Atkins Publisher: Dawn Publications Dimensions: 5.98in length x 0.19in width x 9.01in height Weight: 0.8oz. Read More

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