Marjory Saves the Everglades
The Story of Marjory Stoneman Douglas
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A VIBRANT biography … Gibbon’s watercolor illustrations shine, evoking the richness of Florida wildlife. The text is spare but compelling, emphasizing the many times Douglas had to fight the same battles over the years and convince new people of the importance of her mission. ... A lively addition to biography collections and an ideal starting point for further learning.School Library Journal
Marjory Saves the Everglades will INSPIRE CHILDREN of today and tomorrow to be persistent and follow their dreams to create a better world. Sandra Neil Wallace captures Marjory's passionate commitment to justice for our natural world and all of its inhabitants.Friends of the Everglades
SUNNY illustrations, created with acrylic inks and colored pencils, are particularly effective at capturing the beauty of nature … This picture book provides a LIVELY portrayal of Douglas as a remarkable individual and a significant environmental activist.Booklist