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Marjory Stoneman Douglas and the Florida Everglades
by Sandra Sammons


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Marjory Stoneman Douglas is called "the Grandmother of the Everglades." Read about her life from her childhood up north to her long and inspiring life in south Florida.

She arrived in Miami in 1915 from her native Massachusetts, happy to be in the tropical warmth.  Read more...


 
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Overview

Marjory Stoneman Douglas is called "the Grandmother of the Everglades." Read about her life from her childhood up north to her long and inspiring life in south Florida.

She arrived in Miami in 1915 from her native Massachusetts, happy to be in the tropical warmth. She began to understood the importance of the Everglades, an area most considered a "swamp." She called attention to it with her book Everglades: River of Grass. During her 108 years, she was a newspaper and magazine journalist as well as book writer. She received the Presidential Medal of Freedom for her work on the Everglades.

Ages 9-12


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781561644711
  • ISBN-10: 1561644714
  • Publisher: Pineapple Press
  • Publish Date: June 2010
  • Page Count: 60
  • Reading Level: Ages 9-12
  • Dimensions: 9.08 x 6.06 x 0.23 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.27 pounds

Series: Young Readers (Pineapple Press)

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Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Biography & Autobiography - Literary

 
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