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Adventure — as a child Aldo Leopold was always looking for it as he wandered over the bluffs along the Mississippi with his dog, Spud. This led Leopold to become a forester, wildlife scientist, author, and one of the most important conservationists in history. Award-winning author Marybeth Lorbiecki brings Leopold to life in this vivid new biography with historical photographs

Things, Natural, Wild, and Free: The Life of Aldo Leapold

  • Marybeth Lorbiecki, M.A., is author of more than 25 books for children and adults, most of them award-winners, and she teaches upper level college writing and the study of children's literature as an adjunct university professor. Like her hero Aldo Leopold, her works often explore the relationships of people to each other and to the natural world. Her adult biography, Aldo Leopold: A Fierce Green Fire, earned a Minnesota Book Award and a Distinguished Contribution to History Award from the State Historical Society of Wisconsin.

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