Wallace Stegner

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Extraordinary environments endure through the efforts of conservationists such as Wallace Stegner. In this engaging biography, readers will learn about Stegner's childhood in the United States and Canada, his education at the University of Utah and the Iowa Writers' Workshop, his wife and son, and his work as a college professor. Readers will discover his career as an award-winning author, his involvement with the Sierra Club, and his work to prevent dams in Dinosaur National Monument. Stegner's love of nature, in particular the West, helped launch the modern environmental movement. His long-lasting influence continues to inspire today's green pioneers.

Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
BISACS JNF007110, JNF037020, JNF051100
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Biographies, Science & Technology
Copyright 2014
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Checkerboard Library
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Season 2014-01-01
ISBN 9781624030970, 9781629680781
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 8
Lexile 830
Guided Reading Level R
ATOS Reading Level 4.9
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 165132
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
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Author: Joanne Mattern