for A River Ran Wild by Lynne Cherry
From the author of the beloved classic The Great Kapok Tree, A River Ran Wild tells a story of restoration and renewal. Learn how the modern-day descendants of the Nashua Indians and European settlers were able to combat pollution and restore the beauty of the Nashua River in Massachusetts. AUTHOR: Lynne Cherry has devoted her life to sharing her concern about environmental issues with others. She has written several children's books, including The Great Kapok Tree, The Shaman's Apprentice, and The Armadillo from Amarillo. She lives in Washington, D.C. SELLING POINTS: An environmental history of the Nashua River, from its discovery by Indians through the polluting years of the Industrial Revolution to the ambitious clean-up that revitalized it. Colour illustrations
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