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The Boy Who Grew a Forest : The True Story of Jadav Payeng
by Sophia Gholz and Kayla Harren


Overview - As a boy, Jadav Payeng was distressed by the destruction deforestation and erosion was causing on his island home in India's Brahmaputra River. So he began planting trees. What began as a small thicket of bamboo, grew over the years into 1,300 acre forest filled with native plants and animals.  Read more...

 
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Overview
As a boy, Jadav Payeng was distressed by the destruction deforestation and erosion was causing on his island home in India's Brahmaputra River. So he began planting trees. What began as a small thicket of bamboo, grew over the years into 1,300 acre forest filled with native plants and animals. The Boy Who Grew a Forest tells the inspiring true story of Payeng--and reminds us all of the difference a single person with a big idea can make.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781534110243
  • ISBN-10: 1534110240
  • Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press
  • Publish Date: March 2019
  • Page Count: 32
  • Reading Level: Ages 4-8
  • Dimensions: 10.1 x 10.1 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds


Related Categories

Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Science & Nature - Trees & Forests
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Biography & Autobiography - Cultural, Ethnic & Regional
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > People & Places - Asia

 
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