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

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By Sophia Gholz, Kayla Harren (Illustrator)
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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.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781534110243
ISBN-10: 1534110240
Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press
Publication Date: March 15th, 2019
Pages: 32
Language: English

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