Rachel Carson: Pioneer of Ecology

Rachel Carson: Pioneer of Ecology

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by Kathleen V. Kudlinski
     
 

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Kachel Carson was always fascinated by the ocean. As a child, she dreamed of it and longed to see it. As a young woman, she felt torn between her love for nature and her desire to pursue a writing career. Then she found a way to combine both. Rachel had a talent for writing and talking about science in a way that everyone could understand and enjoy. With her

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Kachel Carson was always fascinated by the ocean. As a child, she dreamed of it and longed to see it. As a young woman, she felt torn between her love for nature and her desire to pursue a writing career. Then she found a way to combine both. Rachel had a talent for writing and talking about science in a way that everyone could understand and enjoy. With her controversial book, Silent Spring, Rachel Carson changed the way we look at our planet.

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“Kudlinski has admirably captured the driving force of spirit of a shy but courageous woman in a succinct, respectful approach.”
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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780670814886
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
05/01/1988
Series:
Women of Our Time Series
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
20.00(w) x 20.00(h) x 20.00(d)
Lexile:
770L (what's this?)
Age Range:
7 - 12 Years

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“Kudlinski has admirably captured the driving force of spirit of a shy but courageous woman in a succinct, respectful approach.”
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Meet the Author

Kathleen V. Kudlinski is the author of many fiction and nonfiction books for children including, My Lady PocahontasBoy, Were We Wrong About Dinosaurs, contributions to the Women of Our Time biography series, and the Once Upon America historical fiction series. You can visit her online at www.kathleenkudlinski.com.
 
Ted Lewin grew up in Buffalo, New York. He is the author/illustrator of over 100 books for children. In 1994, he was awarded a Caldecott Honor for his picture book Peppe the Lamplighter. You can visit him online at www.tedlewin.com.

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Rachel Carson: Pioneer of Ecology 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I may only be a child but I know a good book when I read it. I used it for a report and it gave me a great grade.It has lots of information throughout the book and also is easy to understand. This is the best book in Melleniums!!!!:)*****
Anonymous More than 1 year ago