Rachel Carson: Pioneer of Ecology

Rachel Carson: Pioneer of Ecology

by Kathleen V. Kudlinski
     
 

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Rachel Carson—scientist, author, and environmentalist

Rachel 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

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Rachel Carson—scientist, author, and environmentalist

Rachel 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.
 
Contains black-and-white illustrations.
 
“Kudlinski has admirably captured the driving force of spirit of a shy but courageous woman in a succinct, respectful approach.”
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About the Women of Our Time series:
International in scope, the Women of Our Time series of biographies cover a wide range of personalities in a variety fields. More than a history lesson, these books offer carefully documented life stories that will inform, inspire, and engage.

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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:
9781101174272
Publisher:
Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date:
05/01/1989
Series:
Women of Our Time
Sold by:
Penguin Group
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
64
Sales rank:
1,031,777
Lexile:
770L (what's this?)
File size:
3 MB
Age Range:
8 - 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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