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A fun and engaging account showcasing the works of the first landscape architect in the United States


Growing up on a Connecticut farm in the 1800s, Frederick Law Olmsted loved roaming the outdoors. A contest to design the nation’s first city park created new opportunities for Olmsted when his winning design became New York’s Central Park, just one of his ideas that changed our nation’s cities. Award-winning author Julie Dunlap brings Olmsted to life in this memorable new biography.


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Parks for the People: The Life of Frederick Law Olmsted

  • Juvenile Nonfiction

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