Marjory Stoneman Douglas and the Florida Everglades

by Dr Sandra Sammons (Author)
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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. 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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Publication date
June 01, 2010
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ISBN
9781561648733
Paper ISBN
9781561644704