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Marjory Stoneman Douglas

Guardian of the Everglades

by Kem Knapp Sawyer

  • 22 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Discovery Enterprises Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Florida,
  • Conservationists,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 2-3,
  • Nature conservation,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Historical,
  • Biography,
  • Douglas, Marjory Stoneman,
  • Everglades

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8674997M
    ISBN 101878668285
    ISBN 109781878668288
    OCLC/WorldCa31815343

    From acclaimed children’s book biographer Sandra Neil Wallace comes the inspiring and little-known story of Marjory Stoneman Douglas, the remarkable journalist who saved the Florida Everglades from development and ruin. Marjory Stoneman Douglas didn’t intend to write about the Everglades but when she returned to Florida from World War I, she hardly recognized the .   Marjory Stoneman Douglas, the woman for whom the high school where Wednesday's deadly shooting took place was an author and an activist. She was responsible for helping preserve Florida's everglades.

      At Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, students knew that while preserving a record of normal school activities, they would have to include the story of a tragedy, too. By Patricia Mazzei and Sam. Alligator Crossing by Stoneman Douglas, Marjory Book The Fast Free Shipping. $ Free shipping. NEW - Alligator Crossing by Stoneman Douglas, Marjory. $ Free shipping. Alligator Crossing (ExLib) by Marjory Stoneman Douglas. $ Free shipping. Hugless Douglas and Friends activity book (Hugless Douglas) by Melling, Rating: % positive.

    Environmentalist Marjory Stoneman Douglas, who led the fight to preserve Florida's Everglades region, died today at age She was considered an .   Marjory Stoneman Douglas was a freelance journalist, a civil rights activist, a women’s rights activist, and an environmentalist. Through her writing, she helped abolish the practice of convict leasing in Florida in , and in she successfully advocated for a law that helped provide African American homes in then-segregated Coconut Grove (today a part Author: Erika Harlitz-Kern.


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-- Story of an influential life told in a unique and spiri /5. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, built inbecame nationally known on Feb. 14,when a year-old gunman Nicholas Cuz opened fire in the school, killing Born: Written by students and teachers who survived the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland, Florida, this book provides an raw and powerful look into how a community and its individuals mourn and try to heal after such immense loss.

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In her beautifully written book, Marjory Stoneman Douglas presents a history of the Everglades that is as interesting and thought provoking today as the day it was published over 60 years ago The daughter of the founder of The Miami Herald, Marjory Stoneman Douglas was inspired by her father's interest in the Everglades and she became an important early advocate for protecting Cited by:   Yearbook photo of Marjory Stoneman Douglas senior Meadow Pollack.

Pollack was one of four seniors slated for graduation in before being shot and killed in Parkland. Marjory Stoneman Douglas, American author and environmentalist (born April 7,Minneapolis, Minn.—diedMiami, Fla.), helped dispel the centuries-long revulsion that many had for the Everglades wilderness in southern Florida through her writings and environmental activism.

Inwhen Douglas arrived in southern Florida, the young. The book, “#NeverAgain,” takes an “in-depth look at the making of the #NeverAgain movement” in the aftermath of the shooting at the siblings’ school, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School share their emotional journeys that began on Februand continue today.

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She brought the world's attention to the need to preserve The the Afterword, Michael Grunwald tells us what has happened to them since then/5(24). Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School (MSDH) is a four-year, comprehensive, U.S. public high school located in Parkland, Florida, in the Miami metropolitan is a part of the Broward County Public School district, and it is the only public high school in Parkland, serving almost all of the limits of that city as well as a section of Coral district: Broward County Public Schools.

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Infollowing a brief and calamitous marriage, she arrived in Miami to live with her father, the founder and editor of the Miami Herald. Marjory Stoneman Douglas was an American journalist, writer, feminist, and environmentalist known for her staunch defense of the Everglades against efforts /5.

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Marjory Stoneman Douglas’s most popular book is The Everglades: River of Grass. The Everglades exist in their present form as a contiguous national park protected by the power and dignity of the United States Government in large part because of this book.

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Originally published inThe Everglades was one of those rare books, like Uncle Tom's Cabin and Silent Spring, to have an immediate political effect: it Cited by: It was dedicated by President Harry Truman on December 6,one month after Marjory Stoneman Douglas' book; "The Everglades: River of Grass" was released.

In the same year, several tropical storms struck South Florida, prompting the construction of 1, miles (2, km) of canals, sending water unwanted by farmers and residents to the on: Miami-Dade, Monroe, & Collier .