Item description for John Muir: Young Naturalist (Childhood of Famous Americans) by Montrew Dunham & Al Fiorentino...
Overview Recounts the early years of the founder of the conservation movement, describing his immigration to the United States, his passion for the wilderness, and his role in establishing Yosemite National Park
Publishers Description A founding father of the conservation movement in the United States, John Muir was born in Scotland and emigrated to Wisconsin when he was eleven. His boyhood passion for the wilderness of North America matured into a pathbreaking career, which included such triumphs as working with President Theodore Roosevelt to establish the National Parks Service, creating the first ever national park, Yosemite, and founding the Sierra Club. For today's eco-conscious kids, John Muir has become a hero.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.44" Width: 5.64" Height: 0.51" Weight: 0.45 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 1998
ISBN 068981996X ISBN13 9780689819964
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More About Montrew Dunham & Al Fiorentino
Montrew Dunham is the author of James Whitcomb Riley, Young Poet and Langston Hughes, Young Black Poet. He lives in Downers Grove, Illinois.