The Leaf Detective: How Margaret Lowman Uncovered Secrets in the Rainforest

Author(s): Heather Lang

Non Fiction and Educational | MAY 2021 New Releases

Meg Lowman was always fascinated by the natural world above her head. The colors, the branches, and, most of all, the leaves and mysterious organisms living there. As a scientist, Meg set out to climb up and investigate the rain forest tree canopies-and to be the first scientist to do so. But she encountered challenge after challenge. Male teachers would not let her into their classrooms, the high canopy was difficult to get to, and worst of all, people were logging and clearing the forests. Meg never gave up or gave in. She studied, invented, and persevered, not only creating a future for herself as a scientist, but making sure that the rainforests had a future as well. Working closely with Meg Lowman, author Heather Lang and artist Jana Christy beautifully capture Meg's world in the treetops.


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General Fields

  • : 9781684371778
  • : Boyds Mills Press
  • : Boyds Mills Press
  • : 0.448149
  • : May 2021
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Heather Lang
  • : Heather Lang
  • : Hardback
  • : English
  • : 577.34092
  • : 48