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John Muir, America"s first environmentalist

Kathryn Lasky

John Muir, America"s first environmentalist

by Kathryn Lasky

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Published by Candlewick Press in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Muir, John, -- 1838-1914 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Naturalists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Conservationists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature

  • About the Edition

    A biography of John Muir, naturalist and founder of the Sierra Club, whose travels, speeches and writings led directly to the creation of the Yosemite National Park in 1890 and other national parks that followed.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Kathryn Lasky ; illustrated by Stan Fellows.
    GenreJuvenile literature, Biography
    ContributionsFellows, Stanley, 1957-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination41 p. :
    Number of Pages41
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23274987M
    ISBN 100763619574, 141567115X
    LC Control Number2005050189

    John Muir - farmer, inventor, sheepherder, naturalist, explorer, writer, and conservationist - was born on Ap in Dunbar, Scotland. Until the age of eleven he attended the local schools of that small coastal town. In , the Muir family emigrated to the United States, settling first at Fountain Lake and then moving to Hickory Hill. Books shelved as john-muir: The Camping Trip That Changed America: Theodore Roosevelt, John Muir, and Our National Parks by Barb Rosenstock, The Mountain.

    John Muir was one of the earliest advocates of the national park idea, and its most eloquent spokesman. Born in Dunbar, Scotland, he moved with his family to a Wisconsin farm in John Muir Candlewick Biographies Americas First Environmentalist PDF Book - Yasuo Uchida Ltd John Muir Candlewick Biographies Americas First Environmentalist Paperback March 25 By Kathryn Lasky Author Visit Amazons Kathryn Lasky Page Find All The Books Read About.

    John Muir and His Legacy: The American Conservation Movement by Stephen R. Fox: John Muir and the Ice That Started a Fire: How A Visionary And The Glaciers Of Alaska Changed America by Kim Heacox: John Muir in Yosemite by Shirley Sargent: John Muir to Yosemite and Beyond: Writings from the Years to by John Muir: John Muir's America by.   John Muir, Scottish-born American naturalist, writer, and advocate of U.S. forest conservation, who was largely responsible for the establishment of Sequoia National Park and Yosemite National Park, which are located in California. Muir’s article on Yosemite appeared in .


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John Muir, America"s first environmentalist by Kathryn Lasky Download PDF EPUB FB2

The illustrations are beautiful and add to the story line. We bought the book because two of our grandsons, ages 8 & 11, will be visiting Muir Woods in California in March. So, we wanted them to learn a little about John Muir. However, after reading John Muir's own writtings, I wish this book had been more faithful to his words/5(13).

John Muir, America's First Environmentalist was written by Kathryn Lasky. This book is about daring, wild, young John Muir. He was born in Scotland in John had a younger brother named David.

His dad owned a store so he could not always keep an eye on those daring boys. John loved to find adventure in the outdoors.4/5. -- John Muir, quoted in John Muir: America's First Environmentalist, which is an excellent picture book for older readers.

I love how a picture book like this can provide enough inspiration to potentially change a readers perspective of the world in 32 pages of text and paintings/5. "A useful introduction to Muir, the founding of the national parks, and the broader idea of environmentalism." — School Library Journal John Muir loved the land.

Born inhe was a writer, a scholar, an inventor, a shepherd, a farmer, and an explorer. But above all, he was a naturalist/5(7). Get this from a library. John Muir: America's first environmentalist. [Kathryn Lasky; Stanley Fellows] -- A biography of John Muir, naturalist and founder of the Sierra Club, whose travels, speeches and writings led directly to the creation of the Yosemite National Park in and other national parks.

"A useful introduction to Muir, the founding of the national parks, and the broader idea of environmentalism." — School Library Journal John Muir loved the land. Born inhe was a writer, a scholar, an inventor, a shepherd, a farmer, and an : John Muir was particularly devotedto the high cliffs, waterfalls, and ancient giant sequoia trees that, through his careful influence, were set aside as the first national park in America - Yosemite.

Here is the life story of the man who, moved by a commitment to wilderness everywhere, founded the Sierra Club ina conservation group that /5(12). John Muir: America’s First Environmentalist. by Kathryn Lasky.

From the meadows of Scotland to the farms of Wisconsin, from the swamps of Florida to the Alaskan tundra, John Muir loved the land. Born inhe was a writer, a scholar, an inventor, a shepherd, a farmer, and an explorer, but above all, he was a naturalist.

The Children. Get this from a library. John Muir: America's first environmentalist. [Kathryn Lasky; Stanley Fellows] -- From the meadows of Scotland to the farms of Wisconsin, from the swamps of Florida to the Alaskan tundra, John Muir loved the land. Born inhe was a writer, a scholar, an inventor, a shepherd.

John Muir: America’s First Environmentalist. Kathryn Lasky Illustrator: Stan Fellows Nonfiction Picture Book For ages 6 to 11 Candlewick Press, ISBN: As a young boy John Muir used to love to explore the wild places that lay beyond the walls of his Scottish home.

It was while he watched the wild animals going about their. "A useful introduction to Muir, the founding of the national parks, and the broader idea of environmentalism." — School Library Journal John Muir loved the land.

Born inhe was a writer, a scholar, an inventor, a shepherd, a farmer, and an explorer. But above all, he was a naturalist. John Muir: America's First Environmentalist by Kathryn Lasky and Stan Fellows.

9 Total Resources 1 Awards View Text Complexity Submit Text Complexity. Meet-the-Author Recording of John Muir; Name Pronunciation with Kathryn Lasky; Grade; ; Genre; Biography; Nonfiction. Quoting from John Muir's diaries, Kathryn Lasky tells the inspiring tale of one of America's most dedicated environmentalists, aided by Stan Fellows's evocative, dramatic acrylic the meadows of Scotland to the farms of Wisconsin, from the swamps of Florida to the Alaskan tundra, John Muir loved the land.

Born inhe was a writer, a scholar, an inventor, a shepherd, a farmer. John first came to love the wilderness near his home in Scotland, and brought that love with him to America when his family moved to Wisconsin. Traveling Beautiful illustrations accompany this biography about nature-lover and environmentalist John Muir.

Home; Resources for Students & Teachers Menu Toggle. Destiny (School Library Catalog) Sora (Granite’s Digital Library of ebooks and audiobooks) Book Lists & Recommendations. By Kathryn Lasky Reading Level: Early Elementary School, Late Elementary School Genre: Non Fiction Publisher: Candlewick Find this book in a library near you, using Lasky's picture-book sketch of naturalist's John Muir focuses on Muir's special love of California's snowy Sierras and Yosemite Valley and his successes in founding Yosemite National Park and the Sierra Club.

Born inhe was a writer, a scholar, an inventor, a shepherd, a farmer, and an explorer. But above all, he was a naturalist.

John Muir was particularly devoted to the high cliffs, waterfalls, and ancient giant sequoia trees that, through his careful influence, were set aside as Yosemite, one of the first national parks in America.

John Muir (/ m jʊər / MEWR; Ap – Decem ) also known as "John of the Mountains" and "Father of the National Parks", was an influential Scottish-American: 42 naturalist, author, environmental philosopher, glaciologist, and early advocate for the preservation of wilderness in the United States of : ApDunbar, East Lothian, Scotland.

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Born inhe was a writer, a scholar, an. John Muir: America's First Environmentalist A useful introduction to Muir, the founding of the national parks, and the broader idea of environmentalism.

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