The Boy Who Grew a Forest: The True Story of Jadav Payeng
The Boy Who Grew a Forest: The True Story of Jadav Payeng
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The Boy Who Grew a Forest: The True Story of Jadav Payeng

Illustrated by Kayla Harren
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5 - 8
Reading age
32
Page count
17
Words per page
790L
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Mar 15, 2019
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2020 Green Earth Book Award Long list 2020 Crystal Kite Awards - Southeast Division Winner 2020-2021 Keystone to Reading Elementary Book Award List Notable Social Studies Trade Books list - Winning Title! 2019 Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Award - Winning Title Florida Book Award Gold Winner Recipient of the 2019 Eureka! Honors Award Winner -Best of 2019 Kids Books - Most Inspiring Category As a boy, Jadav Payeng was distressed by the destruction deforestation and erosion was causing on his island home in India’s Brahmaputra River. So he began planting trees. What began as a small thicket of bamboo, grew over the years into 1,300 acre forest filled with native plants and animals. The Boy Who Grew a Forest tells the inspiring true story of Payeng–and reminds us all of the difference a single person with a big idea can make.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9781534110243
    Publication Date
    March 15, 2019
    Publisher
    Sleeping Bear Press
    Page Count
    32
    Words Per Page
    16.53125
    Audience
    Picture
    Reading Age
    5 - 8 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    2018037506
    Lexile® Level
    790L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~S
    ATOS® Book Level
    4
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    0.5
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    507521
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    LG

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