Marjory Stoneman Douglas

Marjory Stoneman Douglas introduces this beautifully written and illustrated biography. This feisty lady, who began her career as a writer, became one of the leading environmentalists of all time. Her perseverance in the crusade to preserve the Florida Everglades has saved a unique part of the ecosystem for generations to come. Yet, the battle for the Everglades remains an ongoing one, as man and industry continue to threaten the delicate balance of this natural wonder.

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