Synopses & Reviews
From the author of the beloved classic The Great Kapok Tree
, A River Ran Wild
tells a story of restoration and renewal. Learn how the modern-day descendants of the Nashua Indians and European settlers were able to combat pollution and restore the beauty of the Nashua River in Massachusetts.
"An important, intelligently presented story."--Kirkus Reviews
"Readers will be moved to consider their personal impact on the environment and what they can do to make a difference."--Booklist
"An important contribution to literature."--School Library Journal
From the author of the classic "The Great Kapok Tree" comes a story how the modern-day descendants of the Nashua Indians and European settlers combat pollution and are able to restore the beauty of the Nashua River.
A remarkable environmental success story!
About the Author
LYNNE CHERRY has devoted her life to sharing her concern about environmental issues with others. Her important children's books also include The Armadillo from Amarillo and two tales from the Amazon rain forest: The Great Kapok Tree and The Shaman's Apprentice. She lives in Washington, D.C.