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John Muir: Protecting and Preserving the Environment

by Henry Elliot

Voices for Green Choices: John Muir: Protecting and Preserving the Environment
by Henry Elliot
New York: Crabtree Publishing Company, 2009

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John Muir spoke, wrote, and lived the wilderness, including taking President Theodore Roosevelt on an overnight trip to the Yosemite Valley. This trip led to Roosevelt’s signing into law a bill that placed Yosemite under federal control as a national park. Because of this and his founding of the Sierra Club, John Muir is credited as one of the key shapers of the modern environmental movement.

Reading Level: Gr. 6
Interest Level: Gr. 5-8
Series: Voices for Green Choices


Available in either Hardback or Paperback
Size: 7 1/4 x 9 1/4
No. of Pages: 48
Index Included
Glossary Included

Crabtree’s Voices for Green Choices is a series of biographical portraits of people who advanced the goals of achieving greener, more sustainable lifestyles. Young readers will be inspired by the stories of these environmental pioneers, and will come away with a clearer, more informed grasp of the critical environmental and ecological issues the world is facing today.

Other titles in the "Voices for Green Choices" series include:

Ed Begley, Jr., Rachel Carson, Al Gore, David Suzuki, andVictor Wouk.


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