John Muir:At Home In The Wild (Earth Keepers)

Publisher: 21st Century

Written in English
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  • Juvenile Environmental Studies,
  • Muir, John,,
  • Conservationists,
  • United States,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s 9-12 - Biography / Autobiography,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Biography,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • General,
  • Muir, John,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Science & Technology,
  • Naturalists,
  • 1838-1914,
  • Biography
The Physical Object
FormatLibrary binding
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7931710M
ISBN 10080502123X
ISBN 109780805021233

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  In the late s, John Muir made several trips to the pristine, relatively unexplored territory of Alaska, irresistibly drawn to its awe-inspiring glaciers and its wild menagerie of bears, bald . Page 23 - Then Muir began to slide up that mountain. I had been with mountain climbers before, but never one like him. A deer-lope over the smoother slopes, a sure instinct for the easiest way into a /5(2). Chapter 9 Bloody Cañon and Mono Lake August —Have just returned from a fine wild excursion across the range to Mono Lake, by way of the Mono or Bloody Cañon Pass. Mr. Delaney has been . Danneberg recounts an event in the life of naturalist and Sierra Club founder John Muir at Yosemite Falls in While attempting to get as close as possible to the falls one night, Muir narrowly escapes .

John Muir was the third of the eight children born to Ann Gilrye and Daniel Muir, in Dunbar, Scotland. When he was a young boy, he enjoyed hunting birds’ nests and re-enacting Scottish battles. He had a . John Muir was born Ap , in Dunbar, Scotland. As early as , he urged the federal government to adopt a forest conservation policy through articles published in popular periodicals Born:

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Carr in Oakland. That same year Dr. Strentzel was organizing the Alhambra Grange, an association of local farmers. In he. John Muir (/mjʊər/; Ap - Decem ) was a Scottish-American naturalist, author, environmental philosopher and early advocate of preservation of wilderness in the United States.

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Editorial Reviews. 01/19/ Danneberg recounts an event in the life of naturalist and Sierra Club founder John Muir at Yosemite Falls in While attempting to get as close as possible Pages: Samuel Hall Young was a Presbyterian minister who came to the Alaskan territory as a missionary and met John Muir at Fort Wrangell.

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“The deeper the solitude, the less the sense of loneliness, and the nearer our friends.” – John Muir “Nothing truly wild is unclean.” – John Muir “Most people are on the world, not in it.” – John. An afterword shares a more detailed version of Muir's waterfall experience, which he eloquently described as "my wild bath in moonlit spray."-Publishers Weekly This attractive picture book retells.

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