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John Muir

(2006)
America's First Environmentalist
A non fiction book by

 
 
Quoting from John Muir's diaries, Kathryn Lasky tells the inspiring tale of one of America's most dedicated environmentalists, aided by Stan Fellows's evocative, dramatic acrylic paintings.

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.

Genre: Children's Fiction

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March 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: John Muir: Candlewick Biographies: America's First Environmentalist
Author(s): Kathryn Lasky
ISBN: 0-7636-6470-7 / 978-0-7636-6470-1 (USA edition)
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Title: John Muir (Candlewick Biographies)
Author(s): Kathryn Lasky
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Title: John Muir: America's First Environmentalist (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (Candlewick Biographies)
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August 2008 : USA Library Binding
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Title: John Muir: America's First Environmentalist (Candlewick Biographies (PB))
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March 2006 : USA Hardback
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Title: John Muir: America's First Environmentalist
Author(s): Kathryn Lasky
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January 2006 : USA Hardback

Title: John Muir: America's First Environmentalist
Author(s): Kathryn Lasky
ISBN: 1-4156-7115-X / 978-1-4156-7115-3 (USA edition)
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March 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: John Muir: Candlewick Biographies: America's First Environmentalist
Author(s): Kathryn Lasky
ISBN: 0-7636-6214-3 / 978-0-7636-6214-1 (USA edition)
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Title: John Muir: America's First Environmentalist
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ISBN: 0-7636-3884-6 / 978-0-7636-3884-9 (USA edition)
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