A River Ran Wild by Lynne Cherry
An Environmental History

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This is the remarkable environmental success story of the cleanup of New England’s once polluted Nashua River. A River Ran Wild is "beautifully designed, and its message is admirable. Readers will be moved to consider their personal impact on the environment and what they can do to make a difference.”--Booklist
 

About Lynne Cherry

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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.
 
Published January 1, 1992 by Harcourt Brace* Co. 30 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Computers & Technology, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Science & Math, History, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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A pictorial history of Massachusetts and New Hampshire's Nashua River, from its valley's settlement 7,000 years ago by ``Indian peoples'' until its recent reclamation.

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Cherry traces the ecological evolution of New England's Nashua River--how it was respected by generations of Indians, polluted and ultimately deadened in the wake of the industrial revolution and restored in recent years through the efforts of concerned citizens.

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