A River Ran Wild: An Environmental History
Long ago, Indian peoples discovered the Nashua River. Later they settled on its banks and lived in harmony with nature. In the 1600s, English colonists with a different view towards nature settled there. At the start of the twentieth century, an industrial revolution began decades of pollution that destroyed the river -- until an ambitious cleanup campaign was launched. Grades K-3 and older readers.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing
I dunno. Important, interesting, lovely... but just kinda randomly superficial. Step by step through the history of the river, yes. Exploration of the entire ecosystem of the river, including the ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - wichitafriendsschool - LibraryThing
From the author of the beloved classic The Great Kapok Tree, A River Ran Wild tells a story of restoration and renewal. Learn how the modern-day descendants of the Nashua Indians and European settlers were able to combat pollution and restore the beauty of the Nashua River in Massachusetts. Read full review