|aAani and the tree huggers |cby Jeannine Atkins ; illustrated by Venantius Pinto.
|aNew York |bLee & Low Books|cc1995.
|a1 v. (unpaged) |bcol. ill. |c27 cm.
|aBased on true events in India in the 1970s, young Aani and the other women in her village defend their forest from developers by wrapping their arms around the trees, making it impossible to cut them down.
|aConservation of natural resources|vJuvenile fiction.
Horrified by the people who have come to cut down their forest homeland, Aani amd other women from her village try to make them understand how important the trees are, amd a single act of bravery helps save the forest