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Earth Heroes, Champions of the Wilderness
The Earth Heroes books feature the youth and careers of the world's greatest environmentalists, and the waves of influence that spread from their ideas and actions. This first in a series of three Earth Heroes books features such historic greats as John Muir and Aldo Leopold, as well as current luminaries such as David Suzuki and Maathai Wangari.
Paperback, 143 pages
Published March 1st 2009 by Dawn Publications (CA)
(first published 2009)
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This book, written for young readers, chronicles the lives of eight conservation heroes that have made significant contributions to wilderness. The authors preface the book by promising that you will feel less like you are reading a history book and more like you are meeting friends as you read the short bios. They stay true to that promise, highlighting not only the achievements, but the personalities of conservation greats such as John Muir, Aldo Leopold, and Teddy Roosevelt. Especially useful ...more