A River Ran Wild (Paperback)

An Environmental History

By Lynne Cherry

HMH Books for Young Readers, 9780152163723, 32pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2002

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (3/15/1992)
Prebound (4/1/2002)

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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.

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.

Praise For A River Ran Wild: An Environmental History

"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