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Seeds of Change

Seeds of Change

by Jen Cullerton Johnson Illustrated by Sonia Lynn Sadler

A picture book biography of scientist Wangari Maathai, the first African woman — and first environmentalist — to win a Nobel Peace Prize (in 2004), for her work planting trees in her native Kenya.

2011 Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Illustrator Award

Ages
8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 5
Genre
Biography and Autobiography

About the Author and Illustrator

Jen Cullerton Johnson Jen Cullerton Johnson is the author of "Seeds of Change."
Sonia Lynn Sadler

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