A Tiny Seed – Wangari Maathai understood that a lot can be achieved for the world by planting a tiny seed and letting it grow. Through her belief and her dreams for her country and people, she became the first black woman to win the Nobel Prize. This inspiring true story for children is brought you in Creative Commons by BookDash.
By: Nicola Rijsdijk & Maya Marshak
Sample Text From A Tiny Seed – The Story of Wangari Maathai:
In a village on the slopes of Mount Kenya in East Africa, a little girl worked in the fields with her mother. Her name was Wangari.
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About the Author:
Nicola Rijsdijk is a freelance Editor, She works on academic and children books. She specialise in fiction, she also work in memoir and other non-fiction.
Maya Marshak from Swaziland studied art in London, She then move to Cape Town to study Environmental Science. aside from her love for animals She was able to bring together her interest for art and the environment in her work.
About Book Dash
Bookdash is a non-profit, driven by the donation of time from talented volunteers. Their aim is to provide good quality books free into the creative commons arena so all children have access to literacy resources. Books are free to be used, shared, modified and published in any way, provided attribution is given and the same license is used.
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Yes, it is a wonderful story!
Excellent ! Makes children really think
It is an amazing book.
I like this book because it was a interesting and happy.
i like it it was a happy story and cool.