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Helene Forst

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Helene Forst grew up on Long Island, New York. After graduating high school, she attended the State University of New York at Stony Brook to study teaching. After marrying her high school sweetheart, she and her husband settled in East Hampton, New York, to raise their two sons. In addition to being a grandmother, teacher, and environmental activist, Forst is also the author of two YA novels, The Journey of Hannah Woods and Stoked - 1969.

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Helene Forst One of my favorite fictional couples is Tiller and Sairy in Sharon Creech's novel, Ruby Holler. They're an eccentric older couple whose children have…moreOne of my favorite fictional couples is Tiller and Sairy in Sharon Creech's novel, Ruby Holler. They're an eccentric older couple whose children have grown. They invite twin orphans, who no one seems to want, to come live with them in a special place called Ruby Holler where they embark on life changing adventures.(less)
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The Journey of Hannah Woods

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Stoked - 1969

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EARTH DAY 2019

PROTECT MOTHER EARTH!

“In nature, nothing exists alone.”
— Rachel Carson, 1962


The first Earth Day took place on April 22, 1970. Since its inception, Earth Day continues to grow as a worldwide phenomenon focused on promoting a healthy, sustainable environment for people and wildlife alike.

Celebrating Earth Day serves as a conscious reminder of how fragile our planet is and how important...

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