Jul 312008

Francis, John. PlanetWalker: 22 Years of Walking and 17 Years of Silence. National Geographic. April 2008. ISBN: 978-1-4262-0275-9.
Gr 9 and up. John Francis is the founder and director of Planetwalk, a nonprofit environmental education organization. This book is about his quest to walk across the country, and taking a vow of silence after seeing the terrible effects of a 1971 oil spill in San Francisco Bay. The cover was the first thing about the book that drew me in.

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