John Burroughs

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Extraordinary environments endure through the efforts of conservationists such as John Burroughs. In this engaging biography, readers will learn about Burroughs's farming childhood, his mother's influence on his early love of nature, his education at various schools in New York State, his teaching career, and his wife and family. Readers will discover Burroughs's friendship with the poet Walt Whitman, who inspired Burroughs to become the famous nature writer he would one day be. Burroughs's love of the Hudson River valley and his travels to California and Alaska helped people such as Theodore Roosevelt and John Muir establish national parks. Burroughs spent his days experiencing and writing about nature. In turn, he has inspired generations of green pioneers.

Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
BISACS
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Biographies
Copyright 2014
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Checkerboard Library
Language English
Number of Pages
Season 2020-12-01
Item No
ISBN 9781624030925
Title Format Reinforced Hardcover
Dewey 508.092
Graphics
Dimensions
Lexile 770
Guided Reading Level P
ATOS Reading Level 4.6
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
 

Author: Joanne Mattern

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