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The tree lady : the true story of how one tree-loving woman changed a city forever / H. Joseph Hopkins ; illustrated by Jill McElmurry.

Hopkins, H. Joseph (author.). McElmurry, Jill, (illustrator.).

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Silas Bronson Library - Waterbury JB SESSIONS, K HOP (Text to phone) 34005107029802 Juvenile Biography Available -

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Summary, etc.: Katherine Olivia Sessions never thought she'd live in a place without trees. After all, Kate grew up among the towering pines and redwoods of Northern California. But after becoming the first woman to graduate from the University of California with a degree in science, she took a job as a teacher far south in the dry desert town of San Diego. Where there were almost no trees. Kate decided that San Diego needed trees more than anything else. So this trailblazing young woman singlehandedly started a massive movement that transformed the town into the green, garden-filled oasis it is today. Now, more than 100 years after Kate first arrived in San Diego, her gorgeous gardens and parks can be found all over the city.
Target Audience Note:
769 Lexile
Ages 5-10.
Elementary Grade.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader 4.8
Reading Counts! 4.6
Awards Note:
Charter Oak Children’s Book Award (COCBA) Nominee, 2014-2015.
Subject: Sessions, Kate Olivia 1857-1940 Juvenile literature
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Genre: Picture books.
Biographies.
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